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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 - 19 minutes ago

A member of Iraqi security forces gestures near Falluja, Iraq, May 31, 2016./ On May 30, Iraqi special forces stormed the southern edge of Falluja under U.S. air cover, launching a new assault to ...

 
  Press TV - Three hours ago

Iran's National Volleyball Team tasted its 1st defeat in the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan,at the hands of a fierce French side. Iran made a good start to the game but it ...

 
  Payvand - Six hours ago

President Rouhani is visiting Western Azerbaijan province in northwest of Iran in a series of 'provincial visits' where the Cabinet would hold meetings in the province visited to address ...

 
  Payvand - Seven hours ago

Tokyo, Japan, May 31, 2016 - France improved their win-loss record to 2-1, after they recorded a straight-set (25-20, 25-18, 25-22) win over Iran at the Men's World Olympic Qualification ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

Iran has barred its pilgrims from traveling to Mecca to take part in the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage after accusing Saudi Arabia of failing to guarantee the safety of its citizens and the issue ...

 
  Tehran Times - Nine hours ago

TEHRAN – Masoud Pezeshkian, a reform-minded lawmaker from Tabriz, and Ali Motahari, a vocal and yet moderate principlist MP representing Tehran, were elected respectively as first and second ...

 
  Tehran Times - Ten hours ago

President of Kurdistan Regional Government Masoud Barzani plans to visit Iran in the near future, Iranian ambassador to Baghdad Hassan Danaeifar said on Tuesday. The exact date of the visit has ...

 
  Tehran Times - Ten hours ago

Ali Akbar Salehi, chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced on Tuesday that European countries seek to buy 20 tons of heavy water from Iran. He also said Iran will sell 32 tons of ...

 
  VOA News - Ten hours ago

Iranian lawmakers attend an open session of parliament to choose the interim presiding board in Tehran, Iran, May 29, 2016. Iran's long-serving parliament speaker Ali Larijani will retain his post ...

 
  Bloomberg - 11 hours ago

Country developing contract model for oil projects: official/ Energy, petrochemical industries need $185 billion investment/ Iran plans to invite international companies to bid for oilfield ...

 
  Tehran Times – Eight hours ago
  • Iran bans pilgrims from Hajj, accusing Saudis of safety failings - Christian Science Monitor
  • Iran-Saudi tussle - Daily Times
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  VOA News – Ten hours ago
  • Iranian Parliament Confirms Long-Serving Speaker For Another Year - Radio Free Europe
  • Majlis decides on presiding board - Tehran Times
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  Reuters – 17 hours ago
  • Iran to award power plant deal to Turkey - Press TV
  • Turkish private sector to build $3 billion worth power plant in Iran - Trend
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  Examiner – May 30, 2016
  • France beats Iran in straight sets at WOQT - Tehran Times
  • Iran loses 3-0 to France in Olympic volleyball qualifier - Press TV
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  Tehran Times – 21 hours ago
  • Iran pledges to support Syria, Iraq with more military advisers - Xinhua
  • Iran to go on with military assistance to Syria, Iraq - Trend
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  Reuters – May 29, 2016
  • Tehran Orders Foreign Social Media To Move Data Of Iranian Users Into Iran - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran demands social media data - The Hindu
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  Al-Arabiya – May 30, 2016
  • Iranian FM aims to drum up business in Poland - Tehran Times
  • Iran, Poland FMs sign MoU to boost political consultations - Press TV
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  Al-Arabiya – May 29, 2016
  • Iran Blames Saudis For Hajj Impasse - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran Boycotts Hajj Pilgrimage Amid Discord With Saudi Arabia - Bloomberg
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  Xinhua – May 29, 2016
  • Iran parliament speaker easily wins reelection - Al-Arabiya
  • Iran assembly head wins initial re-election vote -state media - Reuters
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  Tehran Times – May 29, 2016
  • Iran blanks Australia with straight-sets win in Asian Olympic qualifier - Press TV
  • Volleyball: Iran blanks Australia with straight-sets win in Asian ... - Payvand
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Iran has barred its pilgrims from traveling to Mecca to take part in the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage after accusing Saudi Arabia of failing to guarantee the safety of its citizens and the issue hits the Saudi economy where it hurts. CNN reported on Monday that Saudi Arabia makes around $18 ...

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Iranian lawmakers attend an open session of parliament to choose the interim presiding board in Tehran, Iran, May 29, 2016. Iran's long-serving parliament speaker Ali Larijani will retain his post despite gains by reformists in elections held earlier this year, the official IRNA news agency ...

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Iran will soon sign a $3 billion investment deal with Turkish private companies on building a 5,000 megawatt power plant in Iran, Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper on Tuesday cited the Iranian deputy energy minister as saying. Most international sanctions on Tehran were lifted in January in exchange ...

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on Saturday, Iran defeated Canada in five sets at the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Canada lost a tight five set match by a score of 27-29, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21, 16-14. With the loss, Canada drops to a record of zero wins and two losses. Iran was led in scoring by Milad ...

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TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs said on Monday that Iran will “honorably and resolutely” continue to play its advisory role in Iraq and Syria which are in serious war against terrorists. “Honorably and resolutely, Iran will continue with offering its advisory helps ...

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May 29 Iran has given foreign messaging apps a year to move data they hold about Iranian users onto servers inside the country, prompting privacy and security concerns on social media. Iran has some of the strictest controls on internet access in the world and blocks access to social media ...

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Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, right, exchange documents of cooperation agreement with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Warsaw, Poland, on May 29, 2016. (AP)/ Iran’s foreign minister kicked off an EU trade drive in Poland on Sunday, in one of Tehran’s first moves to ...

  Wall Street Journal - May 30, 2016

The radical who could help pick Iran’s next supreme leader./ One of the advertised benefits of the nuclear deal with Iran is that it will gradually soften the regime by empowering more moderate politicians. To judge by last week’s leadership election in Iran’s Assembly of Experts, moderation ...

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TEHRAN – Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs said on Monday that Iran will “honorably and resolutely” continue to play its advisory role in Iraq and Syria which are in serious war against terrorists. “Honorably and resolutely, Iran will continue with offering its advisory helps ...

  ۵ related news

on Saturday, Iran defeated Canada in five sets at the World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan. Canada lost a tight five set match by a score of 27-29, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21, 16-14. With the loss, Canada drops to a record of zero wins and two losses. Iran was led in scoring by Milad ...

  ۴ related news

Iran has barred its pilgrims from traveling to Mecca to take part in the annual Muslim Hajj pilgrimage after accusing Saudi Arabia of failing to guarantee the safety of its citizens and the issue hits the Saudi economy where it hurts. CNN reported on Monday that Saudi Arabia makes around $18 ...

  Daily Times - May 30, 2016

In an unfortunate conclusion to the negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the Hajj impasse, the Iranian embassy on Sunday said that Iranians would not be performing Hajj this year. Embroiled in accusations and counter accusations, the two Islamic countries seem to be at daggers drawn ...

  Tehran Times - 19 hours ago

TEHRAN – Masoud Pezeshkian, a reform-minded lawmaker from Tabriz, and Ali Motahari, a principlist and vocal MP representing Tehran, were elected respectively as first and second deputy parliament speakers on Tuesday. Out of the 273 votes cast, Pezeshkian secured 158 votes and Motahari 133. ...

  Radio Free Europe - 17 hours ago

Parliament in Iran has confirmed the reelection of its long-serving speaker for another year. According to state TV, Ali Larijani received 237 votes out of 276 lawmakers present on May 31 in the 290-seat house. Analysts say the 59-year-old Larijani's election marks an early victory for the ...

  Tehran Times - May 30, 2016

- German hospitality company, Steigenberger Hotel Group, is set to build 10 hotels in different parts of Iran over the next ten years. The CEO of Steigenberger Hotels, Puneet Chhatwal, signed an agreement with the deputy director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization ...

  Tehran Times - Nine hours ago

TEHRAN – Masoud Pezeshkian, a reform-minded lawmaker from Tabriz, and Ali Motahari, a vocal and yet moderate principlist MP representing Tehran, were elected respectively as first and second deputy parliament speakers on Tuesday. Out of the 273 votes cast, Pezeshkian secured 158 votes and ...

  Press TV - May 30, 2016

Abdollahian, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs/ A senior official says Iran will continue its advisory military assistance to the Iraqi and Syrian governments in their fight against terrorism. The remarks by Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on ...

  Christian Science Monitor - May 30, 2016

The decision, which escalates tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, partially rests upon questions of what Saudi Arabia has done to guarantee better safety since last year's disaster./ Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims move around the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the annual Hajj in ...

  Trend - May 30, 2016

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the second leg of his trip to Europe, arrived in Finland's capital Helsinki on Monday, Zarif is expected to address the Helsinki Policy Forum on Tuesday morning. The foreign minister is also scheduled to meet with former Finland president and the ...

  Radio Free Europe - May 30, 2016

Saudi Arabia accused Iran of sewing "sedition" in Iraq and demanded that Tehran "stop intervening" in its neighbor's affairs. "If Iran wants stability in Iraq, it has to stop intervening and withdraw," Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on May 30. "Sedition and division in Iraq are the ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

- French cartoonist Zeon, who was arrested for his anti-Zionist work in March 2015, and Iranian artist Arash Forughi have won first prizes at the 2nd International Holocaust Cartoons Contest in Tehran. Zeon was awarded a cash prize of $12,000 in the cartoon section and Forughi received a cash ...

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Iranian lawmakers attend an open session of parliament to choose the interim presiding board in Tehran, Iran, May 29, 2016. Iran's long-serving parliament speaker Ali Larijani will retain his post despite gains by reformists in elections held earlier this year, the official IRNA news agency ...

  Tehran Times - 15 hours ago

France improved its win-loss record to 2-1, after the team defeated Iran in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-22) at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Tuesday. France took advantage of the absence of Iran’s main hitter Amir Ghafour, as it was able ...

  Press TV - 15 hours ago

Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)/ The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says European countries have voiced readiness to buy 20 tons of heavy water from the Islamic Republic. Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks on Tuesday, saying, “We ...

  Press TV - 16 hours ago

The photo shows a view of the match between Iran (players in dark blue) and France at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Tokyo, Japan, on May 31, 2016./ The national French men's volleyball team has beaten Iran in straight sets at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification ...

  Reuters - 17 hours ago

Iran will soon sign a $3 billion investment deal with Turkish private companies on building a 5,000 megawatt power plant in Iran, Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper on Tuesday cited the Iranian deputy energy minister as saying. Most international sanctions on Tehran were lifted in January in exchange ...

  Reuters - 18 hours ago

Asian imports of Iran oil at 1.32 mln bpd last month * Imports by India rise as China, Japan see decline * South Korean imports nearly double yr/yr * Iran struggles to find enough ships for exports By Aaron Sheldrick TOKYO, May 31 (Reuters) - Asian imports of Iranian oil in April rose by more ...

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