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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 ...

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Turkish F-16 warplanes bombed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) firing positions in southeast Turkey on Wednesday after the militants killed a soldier in the area, Turkey's armed forces said./ ...

 
  USA Today - Three hours ago

Amir Hekmati, left, of Flint is a prisoner in Iran, accused of being a spy. Iran native Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi visited him in Tehran./ DETROIT — A Muslim leader in Dearborn Heights said the U.S. ...

 
  CNN - Four hours ago

President Barack Obama is on the verge of a major foreign policy victory./ Supporters of the Iran nuclear agreement are now just one vote shy of locking in enough support to preserve the deal ...

 
  CNN – Four hours ago
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  Radio Free Europe – 19 hours ago
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  CNN – 20 hours ago
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  Press TV – Aug 30, 2015
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  Fox News – Aug 30, 2015
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  VOA News – Aug 30, 2015
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  Nasdaq – Aug 28, 2015
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  Reuters – Aug 27, 2015
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  Yahoo! News – Aug 27, 2015
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KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's public prosecutor says his office has referred 26 people to court on allegations that include illegal weapons possession, committing acts harmful to the country's unity, and having "furtive contacts" with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. The official ...

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U.S. President Barack Obama said he's hurt and angered by people who say supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are "anti-Semitic." In response to a question from Forward, a Jewish newspaper, Obama said "of course" he's bothered by such accusations. "There's not a smidgeon of evidence for it, other ...

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Here's more good news for gas prices: Iran is planning a big return to world oil markets. Iran has been shut out of Western oil markets for years due to sanctions, but those restrictions will be lifted if/ Tehran is wasting no time in planning its comeback, and is aiming to ramp up production ...

  CNN - Aug 31, 2015

Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state, is chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm, and professor of diplomacy at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers./ I ...

  India Times - 22 hours ago

Kuwait and Iran were on relatively good terms for years until the Gulf state this month broke up a "terrorist cell" and seized large quantities of weapons and explosives./ CITY: A senior Kuwaiti lawmaker on Sunday described as the "true enemy" of Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in a sign of ...

  Fox News - 11 hours ago

Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war./ The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the U.S. is still the "Great Satan," regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over ...

  San Francisco Chronicle - Sept 1, 2015

gallery_thumbs_close|article-gallery-6476256|article-gallery-6476256|0/ gallery_overlay_close|article-gallery-6476256|article-gallery-6476256|0/ said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and then conclude he's "not ...

  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation into last month's deadly bombing in Bangkok gathered steam. National police spokesman ...

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President Barack Obama is on the verge of a major foreign policy victory./ Supporters of the Iran nuclear agreement are now just one vote shy of locking in enough support to preserve the deal after two Senate Democrats said Tuesday they would back it. Just about an hour apart, Sens. Chris Coons ...

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Here's more good news for gas prices: Iran is planning a big return to world oil markets. Iran has been shut out of Western oil markets for years due to sanctions, but those restrictions will be lifted if/ Tehran is wasting no time in planning its comeback, and is aiming to ramp up production ...

  Gulf News - 15 hours ago

The regional geopolitical balance of power is titling towards the Riyadh-led forces of stability rather than the Tehran-led forces of instability. Saudi Arabia seems to have scored a couple of unexpected points lately. Traditionally, any win by Riyadh automatically translates as a net loss for ...

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U.S. President Barack Obama said he's hurt and angered by people who say supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are "anti-Semitic." In response to a question from Forward, a Jewish newspaper, Obama said "of course" he's bothered by such accusations. "There's not a smidgeon of evidence for it, other ...

  Yahoo! News - Sept 1, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard is saying the U.S. is still the "Great Satan" as local media is reporting police have raided shops distributing American, Israeli and British apparel. The comments by Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, reported by the official Guard website ...

  Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago

Kuwait has charged 26 people with possessing weapons and having contacts with Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah group in order to plot attacks against the Gulf state. The case relates to the seizure of an arms cache in Kuwait last month which local newspapers have reported was smuggled in from ...

  Radio Free Europe - 19 hours ago

U.S. President Barack Obama said he's hurt and angered by people who say supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are "anti-Semitic." In response to a question from Forward, a Jewish newspaper, Obama said "of course" he's bothered by such accusations. "There's not a smidgeon of evidence for it, other ...

  Yahoo! News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of the international agreement with Iran on its nuclear program moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact. Democratic Senators Bob ...

  Huffington Post - 11 hours ago

Sens. Chris Coons and Bob Casey announced their support for the deal Tuesday./ WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) came out in favor of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, calling his decision a "very hard choice" and putting the Obama administration within one vote of a victory./ Coons is the ...

  USA Today - Three hours ago

Amir Hekmati, left, of Flint is a prisoner in Iran, accused of being a spy. Iran native Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi visited him in Tehran./ DETROIT — A Muslim leader in Dearborn Heights said the U.S. Marine veteran from Flint held captive in Iran for four years, suggesting that he could be released ...

  Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif holds a press conference at the residence of the Iranian ambassador in the Tunisian capital Tunis on September 1, 2015 (AFP Photo/Salah Lahbibi)/ Tunis (AFP) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday he hoped the US Congress would ...

  Washington Post - 20 hours ago

In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cardin is predicting there will be enough votes in the Senate by week’s end to uphold President Barack Obama’s veto of a resolution ...

  Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago

In this July 23, 2015 file photo, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cardin is predicting there will be enough votes in the Senate by week's end to uphold President Barack Obama's veto of a resolution ...

  Gulf News - 19 hours ago

Shaikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice-President of Commercial Operations Centre, on board the inaugural flight to Mashhad.Iran’s economy is expected to surge from early next year when international sanctions begin to lift under the nuclear agreement the country reached with the ...

  Tehran Times - 17 hours ago

Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alavi announced that Iranian security forces have defused many plots hatched by enemies to incite insecurity and chaos across the country. “Thank God, the enemies’ plots to carry out sabotage acts in the country were foiled with the measures and ...