Iran

After a significant jump in the number of refugees in 2022 as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine, the number of refugees under the United Nations Refugee Agency mandate grew at a more tepid pace....
If the current conflict between Israel and Hamas spreads throughout the region, particularly Iran, global oil shipments could be curtailed.
The Hamas-Israeli war may be a proxy battle between Saudi Arabia and Iran over oil.
Nearly all U.S. defense stocks showed good gains Monday. The Hamas missile strike and Israel's response could lift U.S. aid to Israel.
Crude oil prices have spiked since Saturday's Hamas attack on Israel, and activist investor Nelson Peltz is taking another run at gaining a seat on Disney's board.
The oldest living former president in U.S. history turns 99 today. He was diagnosed with cancer, subsequently cured, in 2015 and more recently suffered a brain bleed from a fall and a urinary tract...
On Dec. 8, 2022, after months of negotiations over her wrongful imprisonment, WNBA star Brittney Griner was exchanged on a tarmac in Abu Dhabi for Russian arms dealer Victor Bout, who had been a...
July was the hottest month ever recorded, with record-breaking heat waves across Europe, North America, and Asia. Over 6.5 billion people — 81% of the world’s population — faced extreme...
Defense stocks had a very good 2019, and military gear makers are expecting 2020 to be another solid year. Heightened tensions in the Middle East aren't hurting either.
A Ukraine International Airlines 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people aboard. While not a 737 Max jet, the 737-800 has had issues of its own.
A hot war between Saudi Arabia and Iran would push crude oil prices "unimaginably" high, according to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Sultan. How likely is such a war?
Saudi Arabia has virtually doubled its oil exports to China and halved its exports to the United States. Is this trouble for the United States, or Saudi Arabia, or China, or even Iran?
In a war game exercise conducted in late 2015, military planners considered the impact of just such an event as the Iranian downing of a U.S. drone.
A prominent member of Congress says a government shutdown can be prevented, a hack of Quora exposes 100 million records, and other important business headlines.
U.S. sanctions against Iran went into effect today, six months after the Trump administration announced the sanctions. The impact on crude markets has been downgraded over the period, but prices did...