US sanctions

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  • Economy 2020-11-27 15:22

    IIF sees a growth of 4.4% for Iranian economy if sanctions lifted

    TEHRAN - The Institute of International Finance (IIF) said Iran’s economy could grow 4.4 percent next year despite the negative impacts of the pandemic if the sanctions are lifted.

  • Zarif 2020-11-18 22:04

    FM Zarif outlines give-and-take approach to revive JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has introduced a give-and-take approach to help ease tensions over a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, conditioning Iran’s return to the deal on the U.S. compliance with it.

  • IRCS, Austrian Red Cross seek enhanced co-op 2020-11-18 17:55

    IRCS, Austrian Red Cross seek enhanced co-op

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) chief, Karim Hemmati, and the Austrian Red Cross secretary-general, Michael Opriesnig, discussed enhanced cooperation between the two national associations in a video conference on Wednesday.

  • Moqtadaee 2020-11-16 23:36

    Parliament to review ‘strategic bill to lift sanctions’ at first opportunity

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Parliament’s strategic bill to lift the United States sanctions on Iran will be submitted to the Parliament’s presiding board at the earliest opportunity, a senior lawmaker sitting on the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee told the Islamic Consultative Assembly News Agency (ICANA) on Monday.

  • Fly-by-night countries 2020-10-22 10:46

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Fly-by-night countries

    Tehran Times analytical report on main countries that have frozen Iranian assets 

    Due to the United States’ unilateral sanctions against Tehran, it is estimated that about $150 billion of Iranian assets are being frozen in other countries. By blocking about $7 billion of Iranian oil assets, South Korea is one of the major countries that refuses to release them. It is followed by Iraq and Japan.

  • UN Arms Embargo 2020-10-14 20:13

    The right to defensive arms

    TEHRAN – As a UN arms embargo on Iran nears its end, Iran appears to be poised to exercise its right to freely buy and sell arms while securing the support of the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal.

  • Hossein Askari 2020-10-11 14:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    New U.S. sanctions on Iran will disrupt import of medicine, food: international business professor

    “U.S. sanctions on Iran are an act of war”

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, who teaches international business at the George Washington University, says the recent U.S. unilateral financial sanctions are cutting off Iranian banks from the international banking system, thereby making import of medicine and food by Iran much more difficult.

  • Sanctions 2020-10-06 23:31

    26 countries criticize sanctions amid Covid-19

    TEHRAN – Speaking on behalf 26 countries, Zhang Jun, the Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations, issued a joint statement on Monday at the General Debate of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, calling for an immediate lifting of unilateral sanctions, criticizing Western countries for violating human rights, and voicing concern on racial discrimination.

  • Rouhani 2020-10-06 22:59

    Rouhani calls on countries to ignore U.S. sanctions

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has called on the global community to disregard U.S. sanctions and to avoid being complicit in “U.S. inhumane measures” against Iran, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

  • Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan (L) talks to a correspondent during his visit to the Mehr news agency on October 3, 2020.  2020-10-06 00:01

    Iran’s tourism achieves growth despite sanctions: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism sector achieved a growth [of almost ten percent year on year] in the previous Iranian calendar year 1398 (March 2019-March 2020) despite the adverse effects of the U.S. sanctions, Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan said on Saturday.

  • Jahangiri 2020-10-04 22:13

    U.S. seeking collapse of Iranian economy: vice president

    TEHRAN – First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri has denounced the U.S. “unprecedented” pressure on Iran, saying the main goal of the pressure was to bring the Iranian economy to collapse.

  • Iran oil 2020-09-26 18:37

    There will be no dead end

    Iran boosts oil exports sharply in September

    TEHRAN- The latest reports on Iran’s oil exports indicate that the country has risen oil exports sharply in September in defiance of the U.S. sanctions.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-23 20:05

    U.S. seeks regime change in Iran, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the U.S. is pursuing the policy of regime change in Iran but it failed to do so.

  • oil 2020-09-23 19:38

    Iran helps Venezuela export its oil: Bloomberg

    TEHRAN – An Iranian supertanker, which has delivered a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela last week in defiance of U.S. sanctions, is now loading Venezuelan oil to export it, Bloomberg reported.

  • Iran-China-Russia 2020-09-21 12:17

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    China, Russia next targets if U.S. wins in undermining Iran

    TEHRAN – Pointing to U.S. unlawful move to reimpose sanctions against Iran and importance of confronting its unilateralism, Cartalucci said China and Russia are next targets of the U.S. if it will be successful in undermining of Iran.

  • Knowledge-based companies in full swing to tackle sanctions 2020-09-16 19:26

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Knowledge-based companies in full swing to tackle sanctions

    TEHRAN – Domestic knowledge-based companies are now flourished to the extent that 300 Iranian products have replaced the sanctioned foreign ones, helping the country to take steps toward a knowledge-based economy to reduce the impact of sanctions.

  • Director Shahram Mokri poses on stage with the Special Orizzonti Award for his movie “Fish and Cat” during the Closing Ceremony of the 70th Venice International Film Festival at the Palazzo del Cinema 2020-09-08 18:28

    Shahram Mokri: Iran sanctions big obstacle to joint film projects

    TEHRAN – Iranian director Shahram Mokri, whose latest drama “Careless Crime” was screened at the 77th Venice Film Festival, has said the U.S. sanctions on Iran have put a big obstacle in the way of the countries and companies eager to cooperate with Iran in the film industry.

  • Iran South Korea 2020-08-03 23:20

    Seoul somehow shooting itself in the foot by refusing to release funds

    Seoul may lose Iranian market forever

    TEHRAN-Iran and South Korea are locked in a dispute over Seoul’s decision to block Iranian assets due to U.S. sanctions. An analyst tells the Tehran Times that the South Korean procrastination could impinge on Seoul-Tehran ties and lead to South Korea’s loss of the Iranian market.

  • Omar Rahmoun 2020-07-21 15:54

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    American Caesar act cannot affect the Syrian economy: Syrian politician

    TEHRAN - A member of the National Reconciliation Committee in Syria stresses that the American Caesar act cannot paralyze the Syrian economy, and Damascus's collaboration with its neighboring countries will continue.

  • Hassan Rouhani - Nicolas Maduro 2020-07-08 13:48

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Reasons why Iran backs Venezuela

    As two oil-producing countries under U.S. sanctions, Iran and Venezuela have been working in recent years to strengthen geopolitical ties to relieve U.S. pressure and find a solution to improve their economies.

  • Takht-Ravanchi 2020-07-03 12:22

    Iran condemns U.S. sanctions on countries hit hard by coronavirus

    TEHRAN — Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, has highlighted the need for lifting of the United States’ sanctions, which have been weakening the targeted countries’ fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Hemmati 2020-06-10 16:45

    Iran pushes South Korea to release billions withheld by banks

    Iran is escalating its pressure on South Korea to release billions of dollars of oil-export revenue, arguing that Seoul is buckling to pressure from its U.S. ally and illegally withholding funds needed to counter the West Asia’s worst coronavirus outbreak.

  • Amir abd - french envoy 2020-06-09 11:10

    Iran reiterates call on Europe to stand against U.S. unilateralism amid pandemic

    TEHRAN – Iran has once again censured the unilateral American sanctions that have hampered humanitarian supplies into the country, renewing a call for the European Union to take a stand against such illegal U.S. moves.

  • 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.

  • Chinese ambassador to Tehran 2020-05-17 18:37

    By Payman Yazdani

    China was, is, and will be peace builder and promoter in West Asia: envoy

    TEHRAN- Chinese ambassador to Tehran Chang Hua in an interview with the Mehr News Agency criticizes the U.S. baseless accusations over the outbreak of coronavirus. 

  • Widodo shaking hand with Rouhani during an official visit to Tehran in mid-Dec. 2016 2020-04-27 14:24

    Rouhani talks to Widodo, says U.S. sanctions go against fundamental human rights

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the United States’ sanctions are against the fundamental human rights.

  • 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.

  • Richard Anderson Falk 2020-04-15 00:41

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. sanctions against Iran is ‘a geopolitical crime’: Falk

    TEHRAN – Richard Anderson Falk, professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, says “Imposition of unilateral sanctions by US against Iran that is, not authorized by the UN Security Council is by itself unlawful and immoral, and indeed what I call ‘a geopolitical crime’.”

  • سرخابی ها 2020-03-31 21:04

    Persepolis, Esteghlal not allowed to hire foreigners

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Sports and Youth Ministry has reportedly told football clubs Persepolis and Esteghlal to stop hiring foreign coaches and players from now on.