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Posts Tagged: Iran sanctions

December 4, 2016 11:53 am
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Rouhani: Iran Will ‘Firmly Respond’ If Obama Doesn’t Block Congress Sanctions Extension

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Sunday that Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the US Congress, saying Tehran would otherwise "firmly...

December 2, 2016 1:01 pm
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Senate Votes to Extend President’s Authority to Impose Iran Sanctions for Another Decade

JNS.org - The U.S. Senate voted Thursday 99-0 to extend sanctions against Iran for another 10 years, just weeks after the House of Representatives passed...

November 16, 2016 11:21 am
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Will Donald Trump ‘Fire’ the Iran Deal?

JNS.org -- The election victory by Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman who has never held political office and is a neophyte on foreign policy, has left many...

November 16, 2016 11:02 am
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House Votes to Extend Iran Sanctions for 10 Years, in Bid to Ensure Nuclear Deal Compliance

The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for legislation to extend American sanctions on Iran for 10 years, a move that proponents called critical...

October 26, 2016 10:51 am
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GOP House Leaders to Introduce Vote on Renewing Iran Sanctions Act

The Republican leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act,...

October 21, 2016 10:48 am
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Western Insurers Cautiously Reestablishing Business Ties With Iran

Western insurers are slowly reaching deals with Iran as they seek to re-enter a multi-billion dollar market, although the pace of business is hampered by...

October 20, 2016 10:32 pm
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Report: Obama Administration Refusing to Give Congress Info on Updated Treasury Guidelines That Eased Iran Sanctions

The Obama administration is refusing to give Congress information about updated Treasury Department guidelines issued earlier this month that allow greater Iranian access to the...

September 5, 2016 10:18 am
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Iran to Open Banks in Munich to Boost Export Ties With Germany

Iran's Middle East Bank and Sina Bank will open branches in the Bavarian city of Munich by the end of the year, Iran's central bank...

September 1, 2016 9:53 am
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US, Partners Agreed to ‘Secret’ Exceptions for Iran’s Compliance of Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - The United States and its international partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade certain restrictions in the landmark nuclear deal in...

August 16, 2016 2:01 pm
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Iranian President Rouhani Lauds Nuclear Deal for ‘Destroying’ Basis for Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lauded the nuclear deal for destroying the basis for the sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, the regime-aligned news agency Tasnim...

July 18, 2016 5:17 am
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The Iran Deal, One Year Later

The Iran nuclear deal was struck one year ago. Many lauded the agreement, claiming it would lead to peace, while others cited the economic benefits that the...

July 13, 2016 3:43 am
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Honor Elie Wiesel by Imposing Sanctions on and Stopping Iran

Both personally, and on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), I wish to join many others throughout the world in mourning the passing...

June 8, 2016 9:49 am
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Iran Denies Visas to Congressmen Who Opposed Nuclear Deal

Iran said Tuesday it would not grant visas to three US congressmen opposed to the nuclear deal, calling their request to monitor the accord a...

June 1, 2016 9:56 am
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Iran Planning June Oilfield Tender for International Companies

Iran plans to invite international companies to bid for oilfield development rights in June, a government official said, as the Persian Gulf country seeks to revive its energy...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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