Sanctions

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  • اروپا آسیا 2018-10-20 20:06

    Asia-Europe leaders support JCPOA, decry return of sanctions 

    TEHRAN – Late on Friday, the political leaders attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) reaffirmed their "collective support" for a multilateral nuclear agreement Iran signed with major world powers in 2015, saying the lifting of sanctions against Tehran is an essential part of the deal.

  • IRENEX 2018-10-19 22:38

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Debate over offering crude oil at IRENEX to tackle sanctions

    The issue of offering crude oil in the stock market of Iran dates back to the Iranian calendar year of 1379 (March 2000-March 2001). Since then it has come on the table several times but was never materialized.

  • Sanctions originate from U.S. ‘blind hostility’: Iran 2018-10-18 09:02

    Sanctions originate from U.S. ‘blind hostility’: Iran

    TEHRAN – The new U.S. sanctions against Iran are part of a psychological war, “a clear insult to legal and international mechanisms” and a result of “blind hostility toward the Iranian nation”, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Wednesday.

  • Rezaul Hasan Laskar 2018-10-17 20:48

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'India may be willing to decide in a more strategic manner on oil purchases from Iran'

    TEHRAN - Iran and India have shared age-old historical, commercial and cultural ties. The two countries have inked many bilateral agreements in recent years. Iran has been the main supplier of crude oil to India even at the peak of Western sanctions between 2012 and 2016. Now, with sanctions imposed against Iran by the Trump administration, it remains to be seen which course of action New Delhi takes.

  • Sanctions can be turned into opportunity: diplomat 2018-10-17 19:55

    Sanctions can be turned into opportunity: diplomat

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei said on Wednesday that although sanctions have big negative effects, countries under sanctions can turn them into opportunities, IRNA reported.

  • White House 2018-10-17 13:58

    U.S. imposes new sanctions targeting Iran banks, companies

    TEHRAN- The United States has imposed fresh sanctions on a number of Iranian banks and financial institutions as well as companies ahead of the start of the next month's new round of the U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • پرچم ایران و ژاپن 2018-10-16 20:25

    Japan says continuing cooperation with Tehran under sanctions

    A senior official of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) announced that the country will not alter its supportive policies towards Iran after implementation of the US sanctions on November 4.

  • Uzair Hasan Rizvi 2018/10/15

    By: Uzair Hasan Rizvi

    Iran, India should bolster tourism cooperation

    TEHRAN - Is it safe for an Indian tourist to travel to Iran? How cheap is Iran for an Indian tourist?

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2018-10-14 15:49

    By Javad Heirannia

    Sanctions imposed on Iran contrary to the UN charter: ex-UN official

    TEHRAN - Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University “The U.S. during the Trump presidency has insisted that there is no higher authority than the U.S. government.”

  • Iran’s situation will improve after Nov. 4 sanctions: Zibakalam 2018-10-13 20:33

    Iran’s situation will improve after Nov. 4 sanctions: Zibakalam

    TEHRAN – A renowned political science professor at the University of Tehran thinks Iran’s situation will improve after November 4, when the new U.S. sanctions against Iran are scheduled to come into force.

  • سوئیفت 2018-10-09 19:55

    Europe steps up drive to exempt Swift from Iran sanctions

    European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.

  • Iran oil 2018-10-09 03:00

    ‘India to continue with Iranian oil imports despite U.S. sanctions’

    TEHRAN - In a significant development that is likely to raise eyebrows in Washington, two major Indian oil companies have placed orders to import Iranian crude next month, in defiance of U.S. sanctions.

  • mousavian 2018-10-08 19:07

    A weak, helpless Iran is the objective of U.S., Israel: expert

    TEHRAN – It is the objective of the United States and Israel to have a weak and helpless Iran, a political expert and former diplomat believes.

  • qassemi 2018-10-06 23:52

    Tehran calls Israeli president’s remarks ‘thoughtless’ and ‘rude’

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has warned the Zionist regime of Israel against anti-Iran “thoughtless” and “rude” statements.

  • France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire 2018-10-06 12:35

    Iran row may lead to more European financial autonomy: French FinMin

    BERLIN - Sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States offer an opportunity for Europe to develop its own independent financial institutions, France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said.

  • Iran, allies agree to end terror in Idlib: Zarif 2018-10-03 22:00

    Zarif: Iran can’t ‘start all over again’ with U.S.

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran cannot “start all over again” with the United States to renegotiate a new deal after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Martin Love 2018-10-03 09:35

    By Martin Love

    Banality and crudeness on display in Washington

    The latest turn in attention in the U.S. in recent days has been somewhat away from imperial pretensions and overreach, sanctions on other countries, threats of attacks on Syria (and Iran) and any other country, including even Venezuela, that fails to bow to U.S. demands, whatever they may be. Long gone are the days (as when George W. Bush launched the so-called “War on Terror” to believing citizens), when the U.S. government could claim to be spreading (militarily, which is an oxymoron) some sort of enlightened “democracy” across various flashpoints and countries, particularly in Asia.

  • jahangiri 2018-10-02 23:10

    Iran to pass the difficult time proudly: Jahangiri

    TEHRAN - Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that Iran will pass the current difficult time proudly and apologized to people for economic hardship.

  • 1,700 schools inaugurated nationwide 2018-10-02 21:30

    1,700 schools inaugurated nationwide

    TEHRAN – Some 1,700 new schools were simultaneously inaugurated nationwide in a ceremony which was held in a school in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • محمد جواد ظریف 2018-09-30 22:16

    Iran, Europe about to reach oil deal, Zarif says

    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday evening that Tehran was closing in on an agreement to sell oil to European nations despite American threats of sanctions against any countries that do business with Iran.

  • Rouhani 2018-09-26 22:50

    "Iran unconcerned if U.S. suffers in Syria"

    Not honoring U.S. sanctions a 'legal obligation' for all countries: Iran’s Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says it is a “legal obligation” for all countries to bypass U.S. sanctions against Iran.

  • مکرون 2018-09-26 20:27

    France's Macron urges 'dialogue and multilateralism' on Iran

    French President Emmanuel Macron has called for "dialogue and multilateralism" on Iran, shortly after his American counterpart promised hard-hitting sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

  • Mogherini 2018-09-26 20:20

    Mogherini: Iran should benefit from ‘legitimate’ economic relations 

    The European Union foreign policy chief has stressed that Iran should benefit from its “legitimate” economic relations with the world. 

  • Trump 2018-09-24 11:21

    By Martin Love

    Change is coming, but when is the question

    It has been claimed that when Neocon warmonger John Bolton won his appointment as Trump’s National Security Advisor and showed up at the White House that Trump, in jest or not, told him he was not going to permit him to start another war. Trump was signaling his alleged refusal to allow Bolton to start a war with Iran in particular.

  • India-U.S.-Russia 2018-09-23 10:04

    U.S. warns India of sanctions over defense deal with Russia

    TEHRAN - Last week, Narendra Modi government in New Delhi cleared the way for a lucrative $2.2-billion frigates deal with Russia, which came after India had signed a historic defense deal with the U.S.

  • Rouhani 2018-09-22 15:14

    By Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran.

    Iran is keeping its nuclear commitments — despite Trump

    I faced two options on May 8, when President Trump announced the United States’ official withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • Medea Benjamin 2018-09-21 11:38

    CodePink con-founder Medea Benjamin interrupts Trump official's warmongering Iran speech

    After senior State Department official and head of the Trump administration's so-called "Iran Action Group" Brian Hook delivered a hawkish speech on Wednesday trashing the Iran nuclear accord and praising the White House's deeply harmful sanctions, CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin interrupted the event and condemned Hook for "making the case for war with Iran."

  • Pang Sen 2018-09-17 21:09

    Chinese envoy: We support JCPOA 

    TEHRAN – China’s ambassador to Tehran says his country will support the Iran nuclear deal, aka the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • tourist 2018-09-17 10:50

    By Marjohn Sheikhi

    Currency slump gives rise to visits from neighbors, sanctions wane visits from EU

    TEHRAN– The fall in Iran’s national currency value has attracted a new wave of visitors from neighboring countries, particularly Iraq. According to recent figures, the arrival of foreign tourists to Iran has had a 45% increase in a five-month period compared to last year.

  • macron may merkel 2018-09-16 14:07

    Europe looks to thwart Trump’s Iran sanctions

    Europe’s biggest economic powers are planning to create a “special purpose” financial company to thwart U.S. President Donald Trump’s sanctions and help Iran to continue to sell oil in the EU.