Bonyad
Bonyads are charitable trusts in Iran that play a significant role in Iran's non-petroleum economy, controlling an estimated 20% of Iran's GDP. Exempt from taxes, they have been called "bloated", and ...
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Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Government of Iran
The politics of Iran take place in a framework of presidential democracy and theocracy in a format of Syncretic politics that is guided by an Islamist ideology. The December 1979 constitution, and its...
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Ministry of Welfare and Social Security (Iran)
The Ministry of Welfare and Social Security (Persian: وزارت رفاه و تأمین اجتماعی‎) established in 2004 and dissolved in 2011, was an Iranian government body responsible for the oversight of Soci...
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Social Security Organization (Iran)
Social Security Organization (SSO) is a social insurer organization in Iran which provides coverage of wage-earners and salaried workers as well as voluntary coverage of self-employed persons. In 1975...
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Iranian Economic Reform Plan
The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector. Some 60% of the economy is centrally planned. It is dominated by oil and gas production, although over 40 industries a...
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Construction in Iran
The construction industry of Iran is divided into two main sections. The first is government infrastructure projects, which are central for the cement industry. The second is the housing industry. In ...
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Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
Reformist Gains In Iran Elections Clear Way For Business Boom
Gains by reformist candidates in Iranian elections open the way for changes to economic policy that will boost foreign investment and trade with the West, businessmen and analysts said on Sunday.
Quds Force
The Quds Force (alternatively spelled Ghods or Qods) (Persian: نیروی قدس‎ Nīrū-ye Qods or سپاه قدس Sepâh-e Qods) is a special forces unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guards and is responsible for th...
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Geography of Iran
Geographically, Iran is located in West Asia and borders the Caspian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Gulf of Oman.Its mountains have helped to shape both the political and the economic history of the country ...
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Central Bank of Iran
The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran (CBI; Persian: بانک مرکزی جمهوری اسلامی ايران‎, Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islami Iran) is the central bank of Iran. It is entirely government owned. ...
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Economic history of Iran
Prior to 1979, Iran's economic development was rapid. Traditionally an agricultural society, by the 1970s the country had undergone significant industrialization and economic modernization. This pace ...
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U.S. sanctions against Iran
US sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran, which have been imposed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or by the international commun...
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Iranian defense industry
Iran's military industry has taken great strides in the past 25 years, and now manufactures many types of arms and equipment. According to Iranian officials, the country sold $100 million worth of mil...
Privatization in Iran
According to the Fourth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2005-2010), the Privatization Organization of Iran affiliated to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is in charge of setting price...
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Telecommunication Company of Iran
Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) (Persian: شرکت مخابرات ایران‎) was established in 1971. Iran Telecommunication Industries (ITI) was also founded in the same year to manufacture the requi...
Iranian rial
The Iranian rial (in Persian: ریال ایران ; ISO 4217 code IRR) is the currency of Iran and, as of 2014, remains the world's least valued currency unit.Although the "toman" is no longer an official...
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History of the Islamic Republic of Iran
One of the most dramatic changes in government in Iran's history was seen with the 1979 Iranian Revolution where Shah (monarch) Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was overthrown and replaced by Ayatollah Ruhollah ...
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Petroleum industry in Iran
Iran is an energy superpower and the Petroleum industry in Iran plays an important part in it. In 2004 Iran produced 5.1 percent of the world’s total crude oil (3.9 million barrels (620,000 m) pe...
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Iranian labor law
Iranian labor law describes the rules of employment in Iran. As a still developing country, with an authoritarian government, Iran is considerably behind by international standards. It has failed to r...
Energy in Iran
Energy in Iran describes energy and electricity production, consumption, import and export in Iran. Iran has the fourth largest oil reserves and the world's largest natural gas reserves in the world. ...
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Persian: محمود احمدی‌نژاد‎, Mahmūd Ahmadinezhād [mæhmuːd(-e) æhmædiːnɛʒɑd], born 28 October 1956) is an Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran from 2005 to 2...
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Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
Iran-Iraq War - Wikipedia
Persian rugs
The Persian carpet or Persian rug (Middle Persian: bōb, Persian: فرش‎ farsh, meaning "to spread"; sometimes قالی qālī) is an essential part of Persian art and culture. Carpet-weaving is undo...
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Basij
The Basij (Persian: بسيج‎), full name Sâzmân-e Basij-e Mostaz'afin (Persian: سازمان بسیج مستضعفین‎, "The Organization for Mobilization of the Oppressed") is a paramilitary volunteer militi...
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Foreign Direct Investment in Iran
Foreign direct investment in Iran (FDI) has been hindered by unfavorable or complex operating requirements and by international sanctions, although in the early 2000s the Iranian government liberalize...
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EPC (contract)
The EPC contractor (EPCC) agrees to deliver EPC, which is an acronym that stands for engineering, procurement and construction. It is a common form of contracting arrangement within the construction i...
Sanctions against Iran
Numerous governments and multinational entities impose sanctions against Iran. Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to i...
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Mining in Iran
Mining in Iran is underdeveloped, yet the country is one of the most important mineral producers in the world, ranked among 15 major mineral-rich countries, holding some 68 types of minerals, 37 ...
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