Iran nuclear deal: International sanctions lifted

International sanctions on Iran have been lifted after a watchdog confirmed it had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons. (BBC)

Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Zarif, who had travelled to Vienna on Saturday to declare the implementation of the nuclear accord along with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, told reporters, “All oppressive sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic will be annulled today (Saturday).” (Tehran Times)