Storm Frank causes billions in damages - Iran expects booming tourism after sanctions
The US Treasury has sanctioned two German companies involved in an elaborate counterfeit currency scheme. "Hundreds of millions of dollars" in Yemeni bank notes were likely made with the help of Iran's elite Quds Force.
British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could see her five-year sentence lengthened. The case has become politicized after UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was accused of jeopardizing her defense.
Under Emmanuel Macron, France has sought to regain power and influence in the region. Amid escalating tensions, Iran's president suggested France play a key role by taking a "realistic" approach to emerging crises.
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