Iran and the US

Trump lambastes May over Iran - media

The U.S. President Donald Trump berated British Prime Minister Theresa May over the phone while flying Air Force One to Paris, the Washington Post reported. Trump reportedly criticised May, who had …

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U.S. concerned about Iran’s ties to Hamas

The United States is deeply concerned about Iran’s growing ties to Palestinian fundamentalist organization Hamas, State Department's top counter-terrorism official Nathan Sales said. "After a brief …

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 SWIFT cuts off Iran's Central Bank

SWIFT cut-off Iranian financial institutions, including the Iranian central bank, targeted by the U.S. sanctions, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Sigal Mandelker said. The U.S. Treasury official stressed that …

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Zangeneh: oil prices to rise soon

U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil sector will lead to "painful months" for consumers worldwide as oil prices rise, Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said. According to IRIB News, Zangeneh said that …

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Trump on low oil prices: 'That's because of me'

U.S. President Donald Trump claimed credit for falling oil prices, glossing over market forces that knocked crude futures from four-year highs last month. He also appeared to hint that his administration may not tighten …

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Cavusoglu says cornering Iran is unwise

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticized the U.S. resumption of sanctions on Iran as unilateral, not wise and dangerous, calling for a dialogue and engagement instead. "As a principle Turkey is against …

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Oil prices decline as U.S. grants Iran sanctions waivers

Oil prices fell today as the start of U.S. sanctions against Iran's fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow major buyers to still import Iranian crude. But Tehran said it would ignore Washington and continue to sell its …

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Iran: under old new sanctions

The United States unleashed its "toughest ever" sanctions against Iran today (08:00 MSK). The Trump administration reinstated all sanctions removed under the 2015 nuclear deal, targeting both Iran and states that trade with it. …

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U.S. grants eight countries Iran sanctions waivers

The U.S. government has agreed to let eight countries keep buying Iranian oil after it reimposes sanctions on Tehran from next week, Bloomberg reported, citing a U.S. official. The list of countries includes South Korea, Japan, India …

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Trump world can live without Iranian oil

U.S. President Donald Trump said in a presidential memorandum that he had determined there was sufficient supply of petroleum and petroleum products from nations other than Iran to permit a reduction in purchases from that …

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U.S. grants India waiver from Iran oil sanctions?

The United States has granted India a waiver from sanctions imposed on Iran, which would allow Indian oil companies to continue to import about 1.25 million tonnes of oil a month till March from Tehran, Economic Times reported with reference to …

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Rouhani: Iran has no fear over U.S. sanctions

Iran has no fear about new U.S. sanctions due to take effect in coming days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. "(Nov. 4) of this year signifies a new injustice from the Americans," the Islamic …

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EU scrambles to defy U.S.sanctions against Iran

The European Union has struggled to find a member-state to host a new financial channel to shield trade with Iran from looming US sanctions, diplomats said, in the latest hurdle to the bloc’s efforts to save a landmark nuclear deal with …

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