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IOCL hopeful of Iranian investment in CPCL refinery 

IOCL chairman Sanjiv Singh said on Wednesday that Iran is keen to invest in the planned `35,700-crore expansion of the refinery.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Afghanistan appreciates US' flexibility towards exempting Chabahar port from Iran sanctions

Last month, the US government exempted India from certain sanctions for the development of the strategically-located Chabahar Port in Iran.

published on : 18th December 2018

Will not allow Iran obtain nuclear weapons: Trump

Trump told the Jewish community that the US now has "left the horrible Iran nuclear" deal.

published on : 7th December 2018

We will work everything out: Mattis on India's purchase of S-400 defence systems

India risked US sanctions when it agreed in October to a USD 5 billion deal to buy Russian missile systems.

published on : 4th December 2018

Iran to cap petrol sales to curb smuggling

The Islamic republic has some of the most heavily subsidised petrol in the world, with a pump price of around USD 0.08 per litre (less than two US cents per gallon).

published on : 20th November 2018

Russia understands Iran as both countries affected by sanctions introduced by US: Tehran

US President Donald Trump announced in May that he was pulling the country from the Iranian nuclear deal.

published on : 20th November 2018

US hits Libyan militia leader with sanctions

Badi is a senior commander of the armed Al-Sumud front and the Fajr Libya brigade, both of which have challenged the shaky UN-backed coalition Government of National Accord.

published on : 19th November 2018

Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions

During a meeting, the Indian diplomat Saurabh Kumar and the Iranian official Masoud Khansari reviewed the ways to continue trade relations during sanctions.

published on : 18th November 2018

Jamal Khashoggi murder: US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions

Under heavy pressure from the United States, Britain, France and Turkey, Riyadh has admitted that Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate and said it would punish those involved.

published on : 15th November 2018

'Partnership also includes our pressure': US urges sustained sanctions pressure on North Korea

While Trump has struck an optimistic tone in public, there are indications Pyongyang is not moving quickly enough towards abandoning its nuclear weapons.​

published on : 15th November 2018

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea

The council unanimously adopted a British-drafted resolution lifting the arms embargo, all travels bans, asset freezes and targeted sanctions against Eritrea.

published on : 15th November 2018

US security chief John Bolton vows to 'squeeze' Iran

President Donald Trump has dramatically increased pressure on Tehran, withdrawing from an international agreement aimed at ending its nuclear programme.

published on : 13th November 2018

US slaps additional sanctions on Russia over Crimea annexation

Moscow had claimed that Crimea became a part of Russia, following a referendum, where the population of Crimea agreed to switch from Ukrainian nationality to Russian.

published on : 9th November 2018

Keeping the lights on: US grants Iraq sanctions waiver to buy Iranian electricity 

Iraqi government representatives have shuffled between American and Iranian officials for months in a bid to insulate their fragile economy from escalating tensions.

published on : 8th November 2018

US experts hail move to exempt India from certain sanctions for Chabahar Port development in Iran

The exemption provided to India is a much welcome and necessary step in the right direction, noted Bharath Gopalaswamy, director of the South Asian centre in the think-tank, Atlantic Council.

published on : 8th November 2018
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