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About

Yeganeh Torbati is a Reuters reporter covering defense and sanctions policy out of Washington, D.C.

Between 2011 and 2013, Yeganeh covered Iranian politics, the effects of international sanctions on Iran’s economy, human rights issues, Iran’s foreign policy, and the Islamic Republic’s disputed nuclear program.

Yeganeh was part of a three-person team at Reuters in 2013 that authored a series of investigative pieces about Setad, an …

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News and Updates

Some news

I’m happy to announce some exciting news – from February onward I will be taking on a new role for Reuters, covering the intersection of energy and foreign policy out of Washington, D.C. This follows a short hiatus I took from reporting to work in the private sector as chief of staff at a multinational media company based in Dubai. 2014 was an exciting year in which I learned a …

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High praise for our Iran series

George Brock, professor and head of journalism at City University London and a longtime former Times of London editor/writer, recently had some high praise for our series, “Assets of the Ayatollah”:

Three Reuters reporters, Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh and Yeganeh Torbati spent six months scouring documents and sources across the Middle East to produce“Assets of the Ayatollah”, which lifted the veil on the wealth of …

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