Iran outlines budget to resist U.S. sanctions as oil exports plunge

Swissinfo | Dec 8, 2019 at 11:03 AM

Iran’s president presented a draft state budget of about $39 billion to parliament on Sunday, saying it was designed to resist U.S. sanctions by limiting dependence on oil exports.

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United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation

Reuters | Dec 7, 2019 at 9:27 PM

The United States and Iran each freed a prisoner on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.

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Rise in U.S.-Iran tensions precedes prisoner swap

Reuters | Dec 7, 2019 at 7:06 PM

In a year of heightened tensions between Iran and the United States that brought the longtime foes to the brink of military conflict, a swap of prisoners on Saturday was a rare act of cooperation.

Reactions to Iran-U.S. prisoner swap

Reuters | Dec 7, 2019 at 6:15 PM

The United States and Iran swapped prisoners – an American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian – on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.

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