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Hoping for US waiver, India tries to keep Iran oil flowing

China, the largest importer of Iranian oil, is negotiating a similar arrangement.

published on : 15th September 2018

Prepared to take strongest action for not complying with Iranian sanctions: US

The Trump administration says it wants to cut Iran's oil exports to zero - which would deprive the Iranian government of its biggest source of hard currency.

published on : 14th September 2018

US imposes sanctions on North Korean IT firm

The sanctions come at a time when the US is maintaining pressure on the North Korean government in its negotiations to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.

published on : 14th September 2018

Ahead of US sanctions, Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in August: Data

The United States is reimposing sanctions on Iran following Washington's decision in May to withdraw from a 2015 international deal aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear programme.

published on : 11th September 2018

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

President Hassan Rouhani has faced mounting pressure from lawmakers over his handling of an economic crisis, partly triggered by the withdrawal of the United States from the 2015 nuclear deal.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin deplores US sanctions as counter-productive and pointless

Despite the sanctions, Putin said a summit with Trump in Helsinki last month had been useful and praised the benefits of direct dialogue.

published on : 22nd August 2018

France's energy giant Total has left billion-dollar gas project in Iran after US sanctions: Oil minister

The United States said in May that it was reimposing sanctions on Iran in two phases in August and November, with the second targeting the country's vital oil and gas sector.

published on : 21st August 2018

Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the US.

published on : 19th August 2018

Turkey will respond if US imposes more sanctions: Minister Ruhsar Pekcan

Washington had warned yesterday that it would impose more sanctions unless pastor Andrew Brunson, described by US President Donald Trump as a "hostage", was released.

published on : 17th August 2018

US threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

Mnuchin yesterday suggested the next spiral of tit-for-tat sanctions was coming soon.

published on : 17th August 2018

US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo

Russia-based Profinet Pte violated United Nations sanctions by providing port services to sanctioned North Korean-flagged ships at three eastern Russia ports.

published on : 15th August 2018

Erdogan says Turkey to boycott US electronic goods

Erdogan has said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods like the iPhone in retaliation for punitive sanctions from Washington.

published on : 15th August 2018

Michael Pompeo discusses US sanctions over Russian with Sergey Lavrov

Last week, the Trump administration had said it would impose new sanctions against Russia to punish Moscow for the use of a nerve agent in an assassination attempt on a British citizen and his daughte

published on : 11th August 2018

Iran could answer US sanctions with cyber attacks: Experts

U.S. intelligence agencies have singled out Iran as one of the main foreign cyber threats facing America, along with Russia, China and North Korea.

published on : 8th August 2018

US President Donald Trump reimposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran after exiting 'horrible' nuclear deal

Iranians are already seeing the effects of the sanctions, with Iran's rial currency losing around half its value since Trump announced the US would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord.

published on : 7th August 2018
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