Sanctions against Iran

 Iranian foreign ministry condemns new US sanctions

Iranian foreign ministry condemns new US sanctions

Iranian foreign ministry criticised new US sanctions on its missile programme, saying they would undermine a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "Iran condemns the US administration's ill will in its effort to reduce the …

US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

US President Donald Trump extended wide sanctions relief for Iran called for under a 2015 international nuclear deal even as he imposed narrow penalties on Iranian and Chinese figures for supporting Iran's ballistic missile …

 Rouhani warns Iranians about possibility of new sanctions

Rouhani warns Iranians about possibility of new sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned that hardliners in the country will make the sanctions come back on Iran if his conservative rivals win the upcoming presidential election. Rouhani said that he was not into …

Oil Prices Edge Higher From OPEC Boost

Oil Prices Edge Higher From OPEC Boost

But increasing shale production in the U.S. and still-high global stocks threatened to pull prices lower

EU extends sanctions on Iran over human rights claims

EU extends sanctions on Iran over human rights claims

The European Union has extended by another year sanctions against Iran over alleged claims of “human rights violations” despite the fledgling rapprochement between Tehran and the bloc since the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement, …

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Iran would face tighter US sanctions over ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities under a bill announced on Thursday by a bipartisan group of senators. It would set mandatory sanctions for anyone involved with …

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans who live in Iran can open bank accounts in the country, the lawyer from the Central Bank of Iran's (CBI) Legal Studies Department Hamid Ghanbari, said. He noted that according to the US Department of the …

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

The alliance between the United States and Israel is unbreakable, the US President Donald Trump said during his address to a joint session of Congress tonight. At the same time, the President stressed the sanctions he imposed …

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

There is no all-of-the-above option. Something will have to give

Trump proposal for terrorist listing of Iran Revolutionary Guard in limbo

Trump proposal for terrorist listing of Iran Revolutionary Guard in limbo

A proposal the Trump administration is considering to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization has stalled over warnings from defense and intelligence officials that the move could backfire, according to …

U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development

U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development

U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilize" the Middle East, a U.S. …

How Moscow should act in terms of US-Iranian confrontation

How Moscow should act in terms of US-Iranian confrontation

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The anti-Iranian policy of the US may be an attempt to drive a wedge between Iran and Russia

Trump and Iran: Scenarios of escalation

Trump and Iran: Scenarios of escalation

Washington's ill-conceived ploys could intensify the conflict between Iran and the US, but one smart move could save it.

Total may abandon decision to invest in Iran#039s South Pars

Total may abandon decision to invest in Iran's South Pars

French oil major Total plans to make a final investment decision on a $2 billion gas project in Iran by the summer, but the decision hinges on the renewal of US sanctions waivers, the company's chief executive Patrick …

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Trump is aware of Turkey's strong presence in the Middle East as he focuses on determining the U.S.'s road map in the region

Trump ready to confront Iran

Trump ready to confront Iran

US President Donald Trump may take additional actions against Iran if its leaders continue to flout an international agreement restricting its nuclear program, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in his …

Alexander Gusev: US foreign policy to become very tough

Alexander Gusev: "US foreign policy to become very tough"

The Director of the Institute of Strategic Planning and Forecasting on Washington's intention to "drive a wedge" between Moscow and Tehran

Trump slams Iran: it is #039number one terrorist state#039

Trump slams Iran: it is 'number one terrorist state'

US President Donald Trump told Fox News television channel that Iran disrespects America and remains "the number one terrorist state." "They have total disregard for our country. They are the number one …

 Oil prices increase in response to Trump#039s sanctions on Iran

Oil prices increase in response to Trump's sanctions on Iran

World oil prices increased on the background of the expansion of the US sanctions against Iran. As of 08:18 (MSK) the crude oil futures of WTI rose 0.35%, reaching $54.02. The price of a barrel of Brent crude rose by 0.35%% to …

Pence: decision on Iran to be made in days ahead

Pence: decision on Iran to be made in days ahead

US Vice President Mike Pence warned Iran "not to test the resolve" of the Donald Trump administration, days after Washington slapped new sanctions on Tehran following a ballistic missile test …

Iranian baby girl in need of heart surgery gets waiver to enter US after travel ban

Iranian baby girl in need of heart surgery gets waiver to enter US after travel ban

A four-month-old Iranian girl in need of an emergency heart surgery has received an emergency waiver for Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban on Iranian citizens, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced late Friday. “This …

Iranian Foreign Ministry slams US new sanctions

Iranian Foreign Ministry slams US new sanctions

Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that inclusion of new Iranian and non-Iranian people and institutes to the list of illegitimate sanctions by the US under the excuse of missile tests is inconsistent with the country’s …

 US planning fresh sanctions against Iran

US planning fresh sanctions against Iran

The US is expected to impose sanctions on multiple Iranian entities as early as Friday following Tehran's recent ballistic missile test, but in a way that will not violate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, sources familiar with the matter said. …

US congressmen seek new sanctions against Iran

US congressmen seek new sanctions against Iran

US Representatives Peter J. Roskam, Lee Zeldin , Leonard Lance and Doug Lamborn introduced the Iran Nonnuclear Sanctions Act of 2017 to target the Islamic Republic's support for terrorism, human rights abuses, and ballistic missile program. …

Enforcing Iran Nuke Deal Crucial for Mideast Peace

Enforcing Iran Nuke Deal Crucial for Mideast Peace

The Iran nuclear deal must be kept because the alternative is a return to ever-heightening tensions

Vladimir Sazhin: Iran has almost not changed after year without sanctions

Vladimir Sazhin: "Iran has almost not changed after year without sanctions"

The expert on how Iran and its relations with the world changed in the last year

Iran’s Oil, Gas Revenues To Hit $41B

Iran’s Oil, Gas Revenues To Hit $41B

Tehran has been quickly ramping up crude oil production, aiming to reach pre-sanction levels

US renews sanctions against Iran for another 10 years

US renews sanctions against Iran for another 10 years

US President Barack Obama declined to sign a bill renewing the Iran Sanctions Act for another 10 years on Wednesday, allowing the legislation to become law, the White House said. "This administration has …

China warns US over breaking Iran nuclear deal

China warns US over breaking Iran nuclear deal

The warning comes amid uncertainty about the incoming administration's Iran policy

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s Rouhani threatens ‘response’ if Obama extends sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that US President Barack Obama not sign an extension of US sanctions, saying the bill is a violation of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world …