1. UAE congratulates Iran on atomic deal, first official Gulf comment
    The ruler of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, sent a note of congratulations to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday for Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, the UAE’s official news agency WAM reported.
  2. Nobel Prize for Iran? Many doubts but fits Hiroshima anniversary
    A nuclear deal clinched between Iran and six major world powers that caps more than a decade of negotiations has stoked talk of a joint Nobel Peace Prize for Tehran and Washington this year, despite the likelihood of strong objections from some quarters.
  3. Iran deal welcomed by Iraq and Syria but won’t change course of conflict
    Iran’s historic nuclear deal may ease hostility with the West that has fuelled Middle East tensions for decades, but it is unlikely to change the course of conflicts where Tehran and Washington are both awkward allies and enemies.
  4. U.N. rights envoy urges prompt lifting of sanctions on Iran
    A United Nations human rights investigator called on Tuesday for an immediate lifting of sanctions and “unilateral coercive measures” on Iran that he said had hurt the Iranian people’s right to food, health and development.
  5. Germany’s Merkel calls for speedy implementation of Iran deal
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed the nuclear deal signed between Iran and six world powers as “an important success” and said she hoped the agreement could be implemented quickly.
  6. Iran deal could unleash big pent-up commercial aircraft demand
    Airplane sales to Iran were cleared for take off after Tehran signed a nuclear agreement with six major powers on Tuesday, opening a potentially significant opportunity for Boeing Co (BA.N) and Airbus Group (AIR.PA) after decades of isolation.
  7. On edge over Iran deal, Israel looks to lobby U.S. Congress
    Israel will ramp up its lobbying of the U.S. Congress to try to hinder the nuclear agreement struck with Iran on Tuesday and minutely monitor the deal for any violations in the hope of getting sanctions reimposed on Tehran.
  8. Suicide bombers kill Syrian rebel figure in Idlib province
    Two suicide bombers killed a prominent figure from the Islamist insurgent group Ahrar al Sham when they blew up a local headquarters in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province, rebel sources and a monitor said on Monday.
  9. Iran’s nuclear deal puts Saudis on edge
    Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday will make the Middle East a “more dangerous part of the world” if it comes with too many concessions, a Saudi official told Reuters, signalling Gulf Arabs’ deep unease over the accord.
  10. Iran’s nuclear deal puts Saudis on edge
    Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday will make the Middle East a “more dangerous part of the world” if it comes with too many concessions, a Saudi official told Reuters, signalling Gulf Arabs’ deep unease over the accord.
  11. Does this Deal Prevent Iran from Developing a Nuclear Weapon?
    Does the proposed deal with Iran actually prevent the Mullah’s from ever developing a nuclear weapon?