Storm Frank causes billions in damages - Iran expects booming tourism after sanctions
Global oil prices fell after the US-led airstrikes in Syria at the weekend, having spiked last week on fears Middle East tensions might escalate. Eyes now turn to how Syria's key sponsors, Russia and Iran, react.
The measures were first passed in 2011 in response to government repression during and after Iran's 2009 election. The European Union is set to discuss whether it should pass new sanctions at a meeting next Monday.
The Russian reaction to Western airstrikes in Syria is a mix of relief and anger. The country's parliament is discussing sanctions against the United States. DW's Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
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