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Iran Sanctions Are Having a Quicker Impact Than Expected

Wall Street Journal – March 7, 2012

Sanctions on Iran are affecting the country’s ability to export oil more quickly than many expected, in large part because oil shippers leaving the country are having increasing difficulty insuring their vessels, a U.S. State Department official said Wednesday. Carlos Pascual, special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs at the State Department, said oil shippers are having difficulty getting their vessels insured even for voyages bound for countries not participating in sanctions. “A process that many thought was going to ...

  Reuters - 25 minutes ago

Warren Buffett tours the exhibit hall during the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. April 30, 2016./ Warren Buffett's Berkshire ...

  Reuters - 57 minutes ago

Management recently became aware that one of co's foreign subsidiaries made sales through a third-party distributor to customers in iran * Total net income attributable to sales to iran parties ...

  Fox News - 57 minutes ago

Iran's leaders voiced outrage this week – and even threatened to shut down the Strait of Hormuz -- following a Republican congressman’s proposed legislation seeking a stronger response to Tehran’s ...

  Huffington Post - Two hours ago

proposals, from members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) as well as other major oil-producing countries, to discuss freezing of oil production in order to boost ...

  CNN - Two hours ago

In a reflection of the change and churn in the Middle East, former high-level officials from Saudi Arabia and Israel -- nations that have no formal diplomatic ties -- spoke publicly about their ...

  Payvand - Three hours ago

Iran’s tenth parliament will begin its term in June boasting many firsts, including the highest number of female parliamentarians. In Iran’s first round of parliamentary elections, 14 female MPs ...

  Press TV - Four hours ago

NIOC Director for International Affairs Mohsen Qamsari has told reporters that any new increase in Iran’s oil exports will depend on market conditions and its domestic capabilities./ Iran on ...

  Al-Arabiya - Five hours ago

level meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, NAM, takes place in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. The 120-nation NAM, headed by Iran, has accused the US Supreme Court on Thursday of violating ...

  Press TV - Seven hours ago

Iran says it will take over rival Qatar in producing natural gas from a major field that both share in Persian Gulf waters./ Iran said on Friday that it will take over Qatar in production of ...

  Tehran Times - Seven hours ago

TEHRAN – Yonhap News Agency, South Korea’s major news service, opened its branch office in Tehran, the Persian service of IRNA reported on Thursday. Media expert Kang Hoon-sang arrived in Tehran ...

  Al-Arabiya – Five hours ago
  • Iran turns to UN again to attempt to deny compensation for American ... - Fox News
  • NAM slams US court ruling on Iran's frozen assets - Press TV
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  Reuters – May 5, 2016
  • Iran Ready for Action With OPEC Once It Restores Earlier Output - Bloomberg
  • Iran says oil exports near pre-sanctions level - UPI
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  Fox News – May 5, 2016
  • Iran Bans American Cars After Critical Speech By Khamenei - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran bans imports of American cars - Press TV
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  Xinhua – May 4, 2016
  • Tehran, Seoul promoting banking relation - Tehran Times
  • South Korea offers Iran $25bn in loans - Payvand
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  Reuters – May 4, 2016
  • OMV, Iran sign new MoU - Trend
  • Iranian, German companies ink MoUs on gas, oil - Press TV
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  Xinhua – May 4, 2016
  • Learn from mistakes or face the music: Top IRGC commander to US - Press TV
  • Iran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz - Trend
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  Radio Free Europe – May 2, 2016
  • Tehran, Seoul set to hike trade to $18 billion/Iran, S. Korea sign 19 ... - Tehran Times
  • S. Korean president arrives in Iran for talks on ties - Xinhua
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  NPR – May 1, 2016
  • Spotlight: Power lineup in new Iranian parliament to favor moderates - Xinhua
  • Iran Moderates Fail to Win Majority - Wall Street Journal
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  Reuters – Apr 30, 2016
  • OPEC Oil Output Surges as Iran Looks to Regain Market Share - Bloomberg
  • Europe refiners step up Iran oil imports - Press TV
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  Radio Free Europe – Apr 30, 2016
  • Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election: Iranian media - Reuters
  • Reformists gain in Iran's run-off parliamentary election: media - Xinhua
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level meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, NAM, takes place in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. The 120-nation NAM, headed by Iran, has accused the US Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law. (File photo: AP)/ The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement (NAM), headed by Iran, accused ...

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A worker receives money from a client at a petrol station in Tehran, Iran, January 25, 2016./ Iran's new oil industry investment contract for international oil firms will be ready by July, a senior Oil Ministry official was quoted as saying on Thursday by Iranian state TV. "The new contracts ...

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In this picture taken on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, cars drive past a painting of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini at Bahonar street in northern Tehran, Iran. Chevrolet, the U.S. car brand once advertised as the “Heartbeat of America,” won’t be rolling new models through the ...

  Payvand - May 5, 2016

Iran has stopped importing U.S.-made cars because of a speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticizing them, news agencies report. Iranian-made automobiles have received low marks on quality and safety Although U.S. car manufacturers have been barred from selling cars directly to ...

  VOA News - May 5, 2016

In this picture taken on April 7, 2015, and released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, is seen in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has threatened to close the waterway to U.S. and allied vessels./ U.S. Defense Department spokesman Colonel Steven Warren says U.S. warships ...

  Iran Focus - May 5, 2016

Iran is set to fully blind a man with acid under brutal retributive eye-for-an-eye laws. Mojtaba Saheli, 31, who was charged with blinding a man in 2009, was blinded in his left eye last year. The punishment falls under the qisas category of crimes, which permits the victim or their family the ...

  Iran Focus - May 5, 2016

London, 5 May – Twelve Iranian banks have gone bankrupt. The claim comes from the state-affiliated ILNA news agency that quoted a government economist on 1 May as saying “right now, 12 banks are officially bankrupt, but nothing is publicly announced” ( Hossein Raghfar, economist and member of ...

  Wall Street Journal - May 5, 2016

BP seeks to transfer technology after lifting of sanctions, according to Iranian official/ LONDON—British oil giant BP will open an office in Iran this summer, according to Rokneddin Javadi, chairman of the National Iranian Oil Company. Quoted on the state-owned oil news service Shana, Mr. ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

A hospital with the capacity of 217 beds opened on Thursday in the northern city of Amol, Mazandaran province. Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi officially inaugurated the hospital. About 430 billion rials (nearly $12.5 million) has been spent on the construction of the hospital over a ...

  Press TV - May 5, 2016

File photo shows delegates from member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) attending NAM's summit in Tehran, Iran./ The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has denounced the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling that allows for the seizure of frozen Iranian assets, describing the measure as violation of ...

  Huffington Post - 21 hours ago

Iran's conservative parliament just had a significant makeover -- and it's one worth taking note of. It all started back in 2013 with the election of President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate politician who eased relations with the West through careful negotiations and ended a decade of tension and ...

  Fox News - May 5, 2016

Iranian officials turned to the United Nations Thursday to accuse the U.S. Supreme Court of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country. In an attempt to punish and isolate the United States, ...

  Press TV - 15 hours ago

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani addresses a meeting between Iranian officials, ambassadors from Muslim states and Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in Tehran on May 5, 2016. ( Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani names the US and Zionism as the main forces ...

  Tehran Times - Nine hours ago

- The 29th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) was warmly received by visitors at its new venue while experts predicted that the relocation of the fair would result in a drop in the number of visitors. The publishers were surprised by the large number of visitors on Thursday, the second day of ...

  Press TV - 21 hours ago

An Iranian woman receives a ballot to cast her vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP)/ On April 29, Iranians went to the polls in the second of parliamentary ...

  Examiner - May 5, 2016

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) removed previously imposed on the Islamic Republic over its illegal nuclear program; the one exception made, at Teheran's request, was for commercial went to Tehran to negotiate with Iranian airlines their offer of three new aircraft; 737,787, and ...

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level meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement, NAM, takes place in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012. The 120-nation NAM, headed by Iran, has accused the US Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law. (File photo: AP)/ The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement (NAM), headed by Iran, accused ...

  Huffington Post - Nine hours ago

CAMILIA RAZAVI and DANIEL KHALESSI take an in-depth look at China's growing footprint in Iran./ In 138 BC, a Chinese imperial envoy named Zhang Qian set out to traverse the dangerous plains of Central Asia on horseback, ultimately entering the Persian Empire. On January 30th, 2016, Chinese ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

Iran continue to be the highest ranked Asian nation in the latest FIFA rankings announced on Thursday. Australia is the second best Asian team, followed by South Korea, who has moved up to third. Meanwhile, Argentina topped the latest FIFA ranking, followed by Belgium and Chile. Colombia, ...

  India Times - 13 hours ago

Iran hopes the money will revive its moribund economy and raise Iranian living standards as well as help to integrate the country into the global economic system./ NEW DELHI: The central banks of India and Iran have reached an arrangement to use European banks to process pending oil payments to ...

  Payvand - Eight hours ago

Iran says a foreign company has purchased 30 percent of one of its leading detergent producing brands for a total value of around €51 million through SWIFT - what is already seen as a breakthrough move in the country's stock market./ The purchase has been carried out through Iran Fara Bourse ...

  Gulf News - Eight hours ago

Iran protests use of ‘Arabian Gulf’ name and claims it is not experiencing the benefits it envisioned after sanctions relief/ New York: Tensions between Iran and the United States, never far from the surface, showed signs of worsening on Wednesday, with the Iranians threatening to block a vital ...

  Tehran Times - Seven hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran and Pakistan have insisted on expansion of bilateral ties, particularly in economic and security sectors, IRNA reported on Friday. Iran’s Ambassador to Islamabad, Mehdi Honardoust, and Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said this during an appearance on Thursday in ...

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