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Iran's Khamenei hopes for economic upturn in Persian new year speech Iran's Khamenei hopes for economic upturn in Persian new year speech
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed on Sunday hopes for the improvement of his country's economy during a speech to mark Nowruz, the Persian New Year.Iran's economy has suffered ...
Middle East 20 March ,2022
US weighs dropping Iran's IRGC from terrorism list: Reuters US weighs dropping Iran's IRGC from terrorism list: Reuters
The US is considering removing Iran's Revolutionary Guards from its foreign terrorist organization blacklist in return for Iranian assurances about reining in the elite force, a source familiar with ...
Middle East 17 March ,2022
US seized Iran oil cargo as Biden considers easing sanctions US seized Iran oil cargo as Biden considers easing sanctions
“This seizure serves as a perfect example of why the US should not lift sanctions,” said Claire Jungman, the chief of staff at the New York-based group United Against Nuclear Iran, which closely tracks Iran’s crude shipments.
Middle East 11 March ,2022
US official to discuss tightening Iran sanctions compliance on UAE trip US official to discuss tightening Iran sanctions compliance on UAE trip
The Biden administration is moving to tighten enforcement of sanctions against Iran with the dispatch of a senior delegation to the United Arab Emirates next week, the US State Department said on ...
Middle East 09 December ,2021
Iran seeks to return oil output to pre-Trump sanction levels Iran seeks to return oil output to pre-Trump sanction levels
Iran wants to pump more oil than it did before the Trump administration tightened sanctions, a top official said ahead of high-level nuclear talks whose outcome would directly impact the country’s ...
Middle East 28 November ,2021
US slaps sanctions on Iran's drone program, will continue to hold Tehran accountable US slaps sanctions on Iran's drone program, will continue to hold Tehran accountable
The drones were also making their way to Ethiopia, “where the escalating crisis threatens to destabilize the broader region.”
Middle East 29 October ,2021
China welcomes Huawei executive home, silent on freed Canadians China welcomes Huawei executive home, silent on freed Canadians
Chinese state media welcomed telecoms giant Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, back to the “motherland” on Saturday, after more than 1,000 days under house arrest in Canada, on what they ...
World News 25 September ,2021
Iran supports ‘any diplomatic proposal’ to lift sanctions: President Raisi Iran supports ‘any diplomatic proposal’ to lift sanctions: President Raisi
Sanctions on Iran “must be lifted” and Tehran supports “any diplomatic proposal” that would achieve this, Iran’s newly elected President Ebrahim Raisi said during his inauguration ceremony on Thursday ...
Middle East 05 August ,2021
Iran’s outgoing president says US to lift oil sanctions, Germany cautious on matter Iran’s outgoing president says US to lift oil sanctions, Germany cautious on matter
Iran said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping, although Germany cautioned that major issues remained at talks between Tehran and world powers ...
Middle East 23 June ,2021
Top US diplomat anticipates hundreds of sanctions on Iran to remain in place Top US diplomat anticipates hundreds of sanctions on Iran to remain in place
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday that “hundreds” of US sanctions will remain on Iran even if the United States rejoins a nuclear accord.President Joe Biden’s administration has been ...
Middle East 08 June ,2021
Imported Iranian crude oil to US was from seized tankers: Sources Imported Iranian crude oil to US was from seized tankers: Sources
The US Treasury Department took the cargoes, and no money was transferred to Iran, a source familiar with the matter told Al Arabiya English
Middle East 02 June ,2021
US denies Iran state media report on prisoner swap deal for $7 bln frozen oil funds US denies Iran state media report on prisoner swap deal for $7 bln frozen oil funds
The United States on Sunday denied a report by Iran’s state television that the arch-foes had reached a prisoner swap deal in exchange for the release of $7 billion frozen Iranian oil funds under US ...
Middle East 02 May ,2021
Iran suspends ‘human rights talks’ with EU after bloc sanctioned Iranian officials Iran suspends ‘human rights talks’ with EU after bloc sanctioned Iranian officials
Iran said on Monday it is suspending talks on human rights with the European Union, after the bloc’s decision to sanction eight Iranian militia commanders and police chiefs, over the deadly crackdown ...
Middle East 12 April ,2021
EU sanctions eight Iranian security officials over protest crackdown EU sanctions eight Iranian security officials over protest crackdown
The European Union targeted eight Iranian militia commanders, police chiefs and three prisons over a deadly crackdown in November 2019 by Iranian authorities, the EU said in its Official Journal on ...
Middle East 12 April ,2021
EU set to sanction more Iranians for rights abuses, first since 2013: Diplomats EU set to sanction more Iranians for rights abuses, first since 2013: Diplomats
The European Union is set to agree to sanction several Iranian individuals on Wednesday for human rights abuses, the first such measures since 2013, three EU diplomats said.EU envoys are expected to ...
Middle East 30 March ,2021
Ten Iranian nationals charged with evading US sanctions, disguised $300 mln Ten Iranian nationals charged with evading US sanctions, disguised $300 mln
US prosecutors charged 10 Iranian nationals on Friday over an alleged long-running scheme to dodge US sanctions on Tehran by disguising $300 million in transactions, including the purchase of two oil ...
Middle East 20 March ,2021
Election looming, Iran’s Rouhani says hardliners obstruct goal to lift US sanctions Election looming, Iran’s Rouhani says hardliners obstruct goal to lift US sanctions
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani accused hardline opponents on Wednesday of obstructing efforts to lift US sanctions, in remarks that demonstrate how an upcoming election in Iran is now looming over ...
Middle East 17 March ,2021
Rouhani estimates ‘damage’ to Iran by US sanctions since 2018 at $200 billion Rouhani estimates ‘damage’ to Iran by US sanctions since 2018 at $200 billion
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani estimated the “damages” to his country by re-instating US sanctions under the Donald Trump administration at $200 billion.“If the new US administration wants to make up ...
Middle East 04 March ,2021
Biden should capitalize now on Iran’s endemic insecurity Biden should capitalize now on Iran’s endemic insecurity
As the Biden administration enters its second month in power, its Iran policy remains at best ambiguous, but now should be the time for Biden to act, forcing change and building on the success of his ...
Middle East 04 March ,2021
Treasury deputy nominee vows to enforce US sanctions on Iran Treasury deputy nominee vows to enforce US sanctions on Iran
Wally Adeyemo, President Joe Biden's nominee as deputy Treasury secretary, underscored his commitment to rigorous enforcement of U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia and other countries.In written ...
World News 02 March ,2021
Biden: US will not lift Iran sanctions to get them back to the table Biden: US will not lift Iran sanctions to get them back to the table
US President Joe Biden said the United States will not lift sanctions on Iran to get them back to the negotiating table and that they need to stop enriching uranium first, according to an interview he ...
Middle East 07 February ,2021
Iran asks Indonesia for details on seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer Iran asks Indonesia for details on seizure of tanker accused of illegal oil transfer
Iran has asked Indonesia to provide details about the seizure of an Iranian-flagged vessel, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday, a day after Jakarta said it had seized ...
Middle East 25 January ,2021
Indonesia says it has seized Iranian and Panamanian oil tankers Indonesia says it has seized Iranian and Panamanian oil tankers
Indonesian authorities said that they seized an Iranian tanker and Panamanian tanker suspected of carrying out the illegal transfer of oil in their country’s waters Sunday.The tankers – the ...
World News 24 January ,2021
US blacklists four companies for helping export of Iranian petrochemical products US blacklists four companies for helping export of Iranian petrochemical products
The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies, accusing them of supporting the sale of Iranian petrochemicals as Washington increases pressure on Tehran even as President Donald ...
Middle East 16 December ,2020
US imposes new Iran sanctions on two officials linked to Ministry of Intelligence US imposes new Iran sanctions on two officials linked to Ministry of Intelligence
The United States on Monday imposed Iran-related sanctions on two individuals, according to the Treasury Department's website, increasing pressure on Tehran as US President Donald Trump's term nears a ...
Middle East 14 December ,2020