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Israel official praises world block on Iran banks

Israel official praises world block on Iran banks

CBS News - March 16, 2012


A currency exchange bureau worker counts US dollars, as Iranian bank notes are seen at right with portrait of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, in downtown Tehran, Iran, in this ...

Iran Cut Off From Global Financial System

NPR - March 16, 2012


BRUSSELS (AP) — Dozens of Iranian banks were blocked from doing business with much of the world as the West tightens the financial screws on a country it wants to prevent from developing nuclear ...

Payments system SWIFT to expel Iranian banks Saturday

Yahoo! News - March 15, 2012


The world's biggest electronic payment system on Saturday will cut off in an attempt to further strangle Tehran's ability to finance a , which facilitates the bulk of global cross-border payments, ...

Sanctions vice tightens on Iran over nuclear dispute

Yahoo! News - March 15, 2012


Empty and disused Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL Group) containers are seen at Malta Freeport in the Port of Marsaxlokk outside Valletta February 10, 2012. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit ...

Payments system SWIFT to cut off Iranian banks

Yahoo! News - March 15, 2012


, which facilitates the bulk of global cross-border payments, will on Saturday cut off after an EU order and pressure from the United States. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial ...

  Press TV - 46 minutes ago

File photo shows an oil tanker in international waters. A US-based insurance company says it has obtained necessary authorization from US government to cover Iranian oil cargos transported by ...

 
  Yahoo! News - 48 minutes ago

Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

The Red Cross said on Saturday it had entered the war-torn Yemeni city of Taiz for the first time since August, delivering three tonnes of life-saving medical supplies to four hospitals treating ...

 
  Gulf Times - Two hours ago

Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields, 1,250 km south of Tehran from this July 25, 2005 file photo./ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day (bpd) of crude oil, ...

 
  Trend - Two hours ago

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Turkey to attend the high-level strategic cooperation conference, Milliyet newspaper reported. Iran’s Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli told ...

 
  Al-Arabiya - Three hours ago

Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP)/ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Four hours ago

Turkey and Saudi Arabia could launch a ground operation against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, while Riyadh is also sending war planes to a Turkish base to fight the extremists, the ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Four hours ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for government reform Saturday, demanding greater accountability and threatening to withdraw from the political process if ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Four hours ago

VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him./ The ...

 
  Reuters - Four hours ago

Feb 13 Iran will load 4 million barrels of crude oil on tankers destined for Europe in the coming 24 hours, a senior official was quoted as saying on Saturday, including 2 million barrels to be ...

 
  Al-Arabiya – Three hours ago
  • Iran to ship 4 mln barrels of crude to Europe in coming 24 hours - Reuters
  • Iran exporting 1.3 mln bpd of crude, set to increase - Gulf Times
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  Reuters – Six hours ago
  • Iran Calls for Better Relations with Rival Saudi Arabia - VOA News
  • Iran can work with Saudis on Syria, IS: foreign minister - Yahoo! News
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 11, 2016
  • Khomeini grandson loses appeal to stand in Iranian election - Reuters
  • Prominent reformists back in Iran election - Gulf News
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 10, 2016
  • Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defence system - Reuters
  • Russia's S-300 missile system ready to be delivered to Iran - Trend
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  Trend – Feb 9, 2016
  • Iran needs $200bn oil investments - Press TV
  • Iran needs $200b to develop oil industry: Zanganeh - Tehran Times
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  Press TV – Feb 8, 2016
  • Tsipras and Rouhani hold talks - Tehran Times
  • Iran ready to expand cooperation with EU, Greece: President Rouhani - Payvand
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  Reuters – Feb 5, 2016
  • Iran wants India to pay oil dues in euros - India Times
  • Iran wants euro payment for new and outstanding oil sales: source - Tehran Times
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Tehran, EU to resume high-level talks on Monday - Tehran Times
  • EU foreign affairs chief to visit Iran - Xinhua
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Iranian commander mocks Saudi offer to intervene in Syria - CNN
  • Iran mocks Saudi offer to send ground troops to Syria - Reuters
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 5, 2016
  • Canada lifts Iran sanctions - Al-Arabiya
  • UPDATE 1-Canada says lifting some sanctions against Iran - Reuters
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Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP)/ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a vice president was quoted as saying on ...

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Reuters - Six hours ago

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago

Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome years of strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Friday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference hours after his Saudi counterpart addressed the event, Zarif had a simple ...

  Gulf Times - Two hours ago

Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields, 1,250 km south of Tehran from this July 25, 2005 file photo./ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day (bpd) of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a ...

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Trend - 22 hours ago

The possibility of a coordinated production cut between OPEC and non-OPEC members is extremely low, Emma Richards, an oil and gas analyst with BMI Research, which is a part of Fitch Group, believes. “OPEC's current policy is to allow the lower price to clear the market of the higher cost barrels ...

  Yahoo! News - 23 hours ago

Frosty relations between North Korea and China may be warming despite a ramping up of nuclear and missile testing, according to Pyongyang watcher Andrei Lankov./ Andrei Lankov is a Russian-born specialist and writer on North Korea who lives and teaches in Seoul. He was at Harvard University this ...

  UPI - Feb 12, 2016

Organizers of an Iranian petroleum conference scheduled in London said the event was postponed because Iranian delegates were having visa issues. Co. requested the event, which was scheduled for later this month, . Simon Hoare, the manager of the event for CWC, said in response to email ...

  Asharq Alawsat - Feb 12, 2016

An Iranian-Kurdish opposing leader revealed that Kirkuk’s Governor, Najm al Din Kareem, has inaugurated Khomeini Cultural and Sports Center in Kirkuk, in the presence of Iranian Consul in Kurdistan, Murtada al-Abadi, on the occasion of Khomeini’s revolution anniversary. The center is considered ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 12, 2016

Kuwait's defence minister Sheikh Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah did not specify the number of planes involved in the deal but the Eurofighter consortium said in September that Kuwait had agreed to buy 28 fighter jets (AFP Photo/Adrian Dennis)/ Kuwait City (AFP) - Kuwait and Italy will finalise a ...

  Gulf News - Feb 11, 2016

Iranian women wait in line outside a polling station during the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, in this June 12, 2009 file photo. To match Insight story IRAN-ELECTION/WOMEN-YOUTH REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah/Files/ Ankara: Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the ...

  Reuters - 21 hours ago

Morality police take down the name of a detained woman during a crackdown on 'social corruption' in north Tehran in this June 18, 2008 file photo./ A handout photo shows a new Iranian app, Gershad, that aims to help users circumvent the Iranian police by having users upload the locations of ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 12, 2016

Five years after Sunni-ruled Bahrain crushed a popular uprising by the Shiite majority, the kingdom is locked in a political impasse exacerbated by an economic crisis, analysts say./ They see an urgent need for a compromise between the rulers and the opposition, after the Arab Spring touched the ...

  NPR - Feb 12, 2016

Just ahead of Valentine's Day, we visited the tomb of a poet who wrote often of love. is buried in Shiraz, the city where he lived almost 700 years ago. He remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of romance and other topics that are not obviously embraced in the modern-day Islamic ...

  Bloomberg - Feb 11, 2016

Opening up of Iranian market seen boosting demand, prices/ Traders say shipments to Iran may rise to 20,000 tons by 2019/ East African tea exports to Iran are expected to jump more than sixfold by 2019 as trade ties with the Persian Gulf nation normalize after western sanctions were lifted, a ...

  Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it is cracking down on Valentine's Day celebrations and shops engaging in them will be guilty of a crime. Iranian news outlets reported the police directive Friday warning retailers against promoting "decadent Western culture through Valentine's Day rituals." Police ...

  Bloomberg - 21 hours ago

Internationally recognized tanker insurance crucial for Iran/ U.S. left restrictions on covering such cargoes in place/ A U.S.-based insurer to the global shipping industry said it got government authorization to cover non-American companies transporting oil from Iran, potentially helping the ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

MUNICH (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says the nuclear deal with world powers offers a chance to demolish a "wall of mistrust" between Iran and the United States, but it's not a task for Tehran alone. July's agreement led to the lifting last month of international sanctions against Iran after ...

  Yahoo! News - 48 minutes ago

Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a deepening humanitarian crisis. Next month, Syria's civil war will reach the end of its fifth year, and ...

  Turkish Weekly - Feb 12, 2016

A senior Iranian official has cited Turkey as a “priority” in boosting trade relations in the aftermath of the removal of sanctions, proposing to establish a new economic plan for the development of overall economic ties. “The Turkish state and government, which had stood with us during the ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 12, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short./ The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United States, which had wanted an immediate ...

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