US administration to warn shippers against storing Iranian oil: Official

Monday, 09 March 2020

The Trump administration will soon issue advisories warning shippers, port officials and insurance ......

Lebanon needs early elections to regain legitimacy

Friday, 28 February 2020

Ryan Bohl is a Middle East and North Africa analyst at Stratfor. He holds a bachelor's degree in history and a master's degree in education from Arizona State University, where he studied Middle Eastern history and education.


US blacklists subsidiary of Russian oil firm Rosneft to tighten funds for Venezuela

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to tighten financial restrictions on Venezuela, ......

Iran may reverse nuclear breaches if Europe provides ‘meaningful’ benefits:Zarif

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Iran would be willing to move back towards the 2015 nuclear deal if Europe provides ......

Iranian regime recommends citizens fast to counter US sanctions

Sunday, 02 February 2020

Iranians should fast to counter US sanctions, a senior military adviser to Supreme Leader Ali ......

Iranian man charged with laundering more than $115 mln to Iran, lying to FBI

Saturday, 01 February 2020

An Iranian national has been charged with fraud and lying to US federal agents about laundering more ......

Iran’s limited options against the US

Sunday, 02 February 2020

Hanin Ghaddar is the inaugural Friedmann Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, where she focuses on Shia politics throughout the Levant. She tweets @haningdr.


Rights groups urge EU to sanction Iranian TV for airing prisoners’ confessions

Friday, 31 January 2020

Human rights groups have called on the European Union Council to impose sanctions on the Islamic ......

Iran calls US sanctions on nuke organization chief ‘unwise’

Friday, 31 January 2020

Iran’s nuclear energy organization called recent sanctions on the head of the agency by the US ......

EU slaps sanctions on seven more people in Russian-annexed Crimea

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

The European Union added seven Russian-backed officials in Crimea to its sanctions blacklist on ......

US Treasury will allow 90-day wind-down period for fresh Iran sanctions

Thursday, 16 January 2020

The US Treasury Department said on Thursday it would allow for a 90-day period to wind down ......

Iran falls to deep recession as sanctions pummel economy: IFF

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Iran’s economy continues to take a battering as US sanctions take their toll, according to ......

US targets Maduro-picked top legislator, others in fresh Venezuelan sanctions

Monday, 13 January 2020

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan government officials it said led a ......

Iraq could risk dollar access, oil marketing if US troops out

Sunday, 12 January 2020

Iraq’s government could lose access to its dollar account at the Federal Reserve if the Trump ......

US says imposes sanctions on two Iranian judges

Thursday, 19 December 2019

The United States has imposed sanctions on two Iranian judges whom it accuses of having punished ......