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Oil hits 4-year high after OPEC+ shows no sign of turning on the taps

The United States from Nov. 4 will target Iran's oil exports with sanctions, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies around the world to fall in line and cut their purchases.

published on : 25th September 2018

After North Korea, Donald Trump targets Iran with 'maximum pressure'

While Trump has not totally ruled out meeting with Rouhani on the sidelines of the General Assembly, the Iranian president appears in no mood to meet his US counterpart.

published on : 25th September 2018

South Korea has bought no Iranian crude oil for about three months

Three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters in early July that South Korea would not lift any Iranian crude and condensate that month, halting all shipments for the first time in six years.

published on : 24th September 2018

European powers try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive amid US sanctions

Their delicate, and perhaps unrealistic, task is to build a case for Tehran to respect the deal's limits on its nuclear program even though Washington has pulled out.

published on : 21st September 2018

India may lock in crude oil prices in future to stem rupee slide

The rupee, Asia's worst performing currency this year, has depreciated about 12 per cent year-to-date against the U.S. dollar, closing at 72.39 on Wednesday, after a record low of 72.99 on Tuesday.

published on : 21st September 2018

US sanctions Chinese agency for buying Russia military equipment

The move is in contravention of a sweeping US sanctions bill signed in 2017.

published on : 21st September 2018

India in touch with EU over alternative payment mechanism for Iran oil imports: Sources

So far, the 28-nation bloc has not put forward a concrete proposal for making payments to Iran for buying of oil.

published on : 20th September 2018

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

Iran's creative options to face down US oil sanctions

Analysts expect such behaviour to ramp up when the US sanctions on Iran's oil industry return on November 5, following Washington's withdrawal from the nuclear deal in May.

published on : 13th September 2018

US reviewing India's Chabahar port development, says official 

The Chabahar port is being considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries.

published on : 13th September 2018

Donald Trump to order sanctions against countries that interfere in US elections

US intelligence agencies now believe that Russia would again try to interfere the mid-term polls this year and also the 2020 presidential elections.

published on : 12th 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

Oil prices climb as US drilling stalls, Iran sanctions loom

While Washington exerts pressure on other countries to also cut imports from Iran, it is also urging other major producers to raise their output in order not to create too strong of a price hike

published on : 10th September 2018
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