StanChart faces US sanctions probe

US investigates whether transactions were concealed

Acid attacks on women spread fear in Iran

Up to eight women in city of Isfahan injured in incidents this month

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Death sentence sparks international condemnation

Houthi expansion threatens Yemeni strait

Interference with shipping could hit global trade through Suez Canal

Women targeted in Iran power struggle

Attacks part of campaign by hardliners to ‘propagate virtue’

Iranians struggle with cost of living

Perception that improvement is not feeding through to real economy

BP-Iran North Sea gasfield to restart

Production was halted because of sanctions

Businesses look to Iran opportunities

London conference prepares for eventual easing of sanctions

Iran ecommerce thrives despite obstacles

Country is one of world’s biggest untapped internet markets

Iran urges Opec to halt oil price slide

Move highlights split in cartel over how to react to falling price

Rouhani charm wasted on Iran’s hardliners

Opponents fear success in nuclear talks could reduce their sway

Cameron and Rouhani meet at UN

Latest sign of thaw in relationship between UK and Iran

Turkey hopes Iran nuclear deal will boost business

Easing of sanctions seen as essential to expanding trade

EU freeze on Iran bank assets rejected

For or against Isis, Iran must choose

Tehran will show its true colours in its actions on the caliphate

Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei has surgery

Iran banks pushed to curb asset appetite

Rouhani wants lenders to concentrate on helping ailing industries

Nuclear watchdog sees little Iran progress

Tehran misses target date for addressing key questions

Iran claims to have downed Israeli drone

Tehran alleges aircraft trying to spy on Natanz nuclear facility

Iran: Dried out

Poor planning, populist policies and drought have caused a crisis