U.S. sanctions on Iran

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  • Sanctions on Iran to affect all countries in COVID-19 battle Yesterday 15:23

    Sanctions on Iran to affect all countries in COVID-19 battle

    TEHRAN – U.S. sanctions against Iran, which have led to a lack of prevention and treatment equipment, will affect all other countries as well, head of the Medical Council has stated.

  • U.S. political approach fails in global coronavirus fight, Iran says 2020-07-10 17:41

    U.S. political approach fails in global coronavirus fight, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The United States has practically failed in the fight against COVID-19 by taking a political approach toward the global crisis, said Iranian Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Mohammad Shariatmadari.

  • trade 2020-07-07 09:58

    Trade between Iran, U.S. falls by half in 5 months on year

    TEHRAN- The value of trade between Iran and the U.S. has dropped 51 percent during the first five months of 2020, compared to the same period of time in the past year, Eghtesad Online news website reported.

  • Unlawful sanctions disrupt Iran’s anti-drug fight: official 2020-06-26 16:43

    Unlawful sanctions disrupt Iran’s anti-drug fight: official

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy foreign minister has criticized the U.S. sanctions for hindering Iran’s effort and cooperation with other countries in the fight against drug trafficking, saying other countries will not be immune from the consequences.

  • FTZ 2020-06-19 16:58

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Iran’s FTZs development continues despite sanctions

    Considering the important role that the free trade zones (FTZs) play in promoting the country’s export and employment, Iran is seriously pursuing development of its existing FTZs and establishment of new zones as well.

  • Hemmati 2020-06-17 10:31

    ‘Iran to take back funds from S. Korea through legal, intl. channels’

    TEHRAN- Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati said that Iran will take back its dollars from South Korea through legal and international methods, IRNA reported.

  • Iran oil 2020-06-10 14:32

    U.S. sanctions 121 ships linked to Iran's IRISL; little oil market impact expected

    The U.S. Treasury Department on June 8 designated 121 tankers, container ships and other vessels owned or tied to Iranian shipper IRISL for additional secondary sanctions, but the action is expected to have limited impact on crude and oil product markets, Platts reported.

  • S. Korea sends humanitarian medical aid worth $500,000 to Iran 2020-05-29 17:37

    S. Korea sends humanitarian medical aid worth $500,000 to Iran

    TEHRAN – South Korea sent by air a shipment of medical supplies and medicine worth $500,000 needed for genetic diseases to Iran on Friday.

  • Sanctions a barrier to sustainable development goals, Iran says 2020-05-29 17:36

    Sanctions a barrier to sustainable development goals, Iran says

    TEHRAN – The U.S. sanctions have acted as a barrier to achieve the sustainable development goals, deputy director of the Department of Environment (DOE) said, noting that global solidarity is needed in moving towards sustainable development regardless of the abuse of political power to put pressure on others.

  • Dr. Christoph Hamelmann 2020-05-26 18:35

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Learning from each other – Iran’s COVID-19 experiences should be shared: WHO’s Hamelmann

    TEHRAN – Iran is benefiting from strengths in fighting against the coronavirus epidemic, including strong primary health care system, production surge in a reasonable time, and multisectoral response, WHO Representative in Iran, Dr. Christoph Hamelmann, said in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times.

  • ISA stands against U.S. economic sanctions against Iran 2020-04-19 19:23

    ISA stands against U.S. economic sanctions against Iran

    TEHRAN – The International Sociological Association (ISA) has issued a statement announcing that it stands against the economic sanctions that the United States has imposed on Iran amid the coronavirus outbreak that is sweeping the globe.

  • IMF 2020-04-12 16:30

    IMF can give Iran financial support despite U.S. pressures: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is able to provide Iran with its rightful financial assistance despite the U.S. efforts to sabotage the disbursement of the funds, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.

  • steel 2020-02-29 17:09

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sanctions not to impede Iranian steel sector’s upward trend

    Although in early May last year, the U.S. imposed new sanctions on Iran targeting the country’s metals sector, the report released by World Steel Association (WSA) and also Iranian organizations indicate that not only did not the new round of sanctions hinder Iranian steel sector, this industry has preserved its growth trend as well.

  • auto industry 2020-02-22 17:12

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Knowledge-based companies to help car industry nullify sanctions

    While Iran is considering knowledge-based economy a strong tool to compensate for the losses caused by the sanctions, the country is seriously supporting knowledge-based companies and startups, also cementing relationship between domestic universities and industry sector.

  • Trump 2020-02-16 13:33

    By Tohid Raeisi

    How Trump has violated Iranian human rights

    While in 2015 the U.S. Mission to the United Nations (USUN) had requested that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and its annexes be circulated as a document of the Security Council, three years later the Trump administration claimed the JCPOA is a political agreement and unilaterally withdrew from it. Since that time, the U.S. has launched a wave of economic sanctions against the Iranian people.

  • Denmark's biggest pharmaceutical company to launch production line in Iran 2020-02-05 19:42

    Denmark's biggest pharmaceutical company to launch production line in Iran

    TEHRAN – Denmark's ambassador to Tehran, Danny Annan, has said the country’s largest pharmaceutical company will begin production in Iran within the next two months.

  • TIM 2020 seeks joint investment to mitigate sanctions effect 2020-02-05 19:35

    TIM 2020 seeks joint investment to mitigate sanctions effect

    TEHRAN – The second Technology Investment Meeting (TIM 2020) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation (D-8) kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday with the aim of promoting joint investment of domestic and foreign companies in order to reduce effects of the U.S. sanctions.

  • Swiss financial mechanism not to fully overcome medicine sanction: deputy minister 2020-02-04 16:31

    ‘Swiss mechanism not to tackle medicine sanctions problem’

    TEHRAN – The Swiss Humanitarian Trade Arrangement (SHTA) will not remove the impact of unfair U.S. sanctions on the import of medicine by Iran, as it is not capable of carrying money in large scale, deputy health minister for legal affairs has said.

  • Frame grab from a video published by Fars News Agency shows Swiss Ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner’s posing with medicine cartons inscribed with the Swiss flag after their transfer into the country. 2020-02-03 18:39

    Iran receives medicine under Swiss financial mechanism

    TEHRAN – Some 180,000 packages of medicine needed for cancer patients and transplant operations entered Iran on Sunday following the implementation of Swiss payment mechanism.

  • oil 2020-02-02 18:00

    China shipped in over 295,000 bpd of Iranian oil in 2019: customs

    TEHRAN – China imported 295,400 barrels per day (bpd) of Iranian crude oil on average during 2019, despite U.S. pressure to wipe out oil exports from Iran to the country, IRNA reported, citing Chinese customs data. 

  • Iran capable of manufacturing any medicine in two years 2020-01-21 21:23

    Iran capable of manufacturing any medicine in two years

    TEHRAN – Iranian pharmaceutical industry and scientists are capable of producing any kind of medicine over a two-year period, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of Food and Drug Administration, has said.

  • Rahmani 2020-01-12 17:09

    Special support for private sector required under current condition: industry min.

    TEHRAN- Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Rahmani said his ministry should support private sector in a special way during the current condition (sanctions), Shata reported.

  • steel export 2020-01-11 15:01

    Steel exports up 19% in 9 months on year

    TEHRAN- Iran’s crude steel exports rose 19 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2019) from the same period of time in the previous year, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Hassan Rouhani and Charles Michel 2020-01-10 15:04

    Iran's Rouhani, EU's Michel confer on recent developments in region

    TEHRAN- In a phone conversation on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and European Council President Charles Michel conferred on the recent developments in West Asia, including the U.S. assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani and new sanctions on the Islamic Republic by Washington.

  • South Korea pursues resumption of humanitarian trade with Iran 2020-01-08 16:50

    South Korea pursues resumption of humanitarian trade with Iran

    TEHRAN – The South Korean foreign ministry has decided to continuously pursue the resumption of trade in humanitarian products with Iran through won-based accounts at Korean banks, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.

  • Health ministry pursuing to provide medicine for SMA patients 2020-01-04 18:28

    Health ministry pursuing to provide medicine for SMA patients

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health is trying to provide medicines for patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and other rare diseases, IRIB news agency reported on Friday.

  • Iran-Italy 2019-12-29 17:57

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Italians persistently willing to preserve trade with Iran under sanctions

    TEHRAN- Although the U.S. renewed sanctions against Iranian economy are preventing Iran’s European trade partners to do business with the Islamic Republic, Italian traders and businessmen seem strongly determined to preserve their trade ties with Iran.

  • shakhani 2019-12-23 20:16

    Iran calls for multilateral cooperation to disable U.S. sanctions 

    TEHRAN - The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said on Monday that independent nations should embark on enhancing multilateral cooperation to foil the U.S. plots in imposing sanctions and fueling terrorism. 

  • EB patients, the most oppressed victims of U.S. sanctions 2019-12-22 21:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    EB patients, the most oppressed victims of U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – Although food and medicine are claimed to be exempted from U.S. sanctions, financial and banking sanctions have limited the life-saving medicine trade which harshly targeted the patients suffering from Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare genetic disease that causes painful blistering of the skin.

  • IRICA 2019-12-16 14:00

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    IRICA taking more steps to facilitate imports, combat sanctions

    TEHRAN- Since the U.S. re-imposition of sanctions against Iran’s economy, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) has been taking various measures to facilitate customs process both for exports and imports of the commodities to reduce the effect of sanctions.