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Posts Tagged: Iran sanctions

February 9, 2018 2:29 pm

Hold the Phone? Olympics Organizers Apologize to Iran for Apparent Gift Gaffe

Organizers of South Korea's Winter Olympics apologized to the Iranian team before Friday's opening ceremony for what they called a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung...

February 8, 2018 11:22 am

France Pushing Iran Business Ties Despite Nuclear Deal ‘Limbo’

France will encourage its firms to do business in Iran despite uncertainty over a landmark 2015 nuclear deal putting the business environment in "limbo," a...

January 25, 2018 11:26 am

House Leader Ryan Says US Wants Europe to Join Iran Sanctions Push

The United States is in talks with the European Union about tightening sanctions on Iran over its missile program and foreign policy, House of Representatives...

January 16, 2018 10:38 am

Iran Jetliner Deal Could Take Longer to Complete, Airbus Says

The sales chief of European planemaker Airbus predicted Iran would take delivery of dozens of European jets it has ordered under a nuclear sanctions deal...

January 14, 2018 12:45 pm

Iran Threatens ‘Serious Reaction’ After US Ultimatum on Nuclear Deal, New Sanctions

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States after President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix "disastrous...

January 12, 2018 2:14 pm

‘Last Chance’ for Iran, Trump Says, as Sanctions on Tehran Regime Waived Again

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would waive nuclear sanctions against Iran for the last time to give Washington and its European allies...

January 10, 2018 11:32 am

European Powers to Meet Iran to Back Nuclear Deal, in Message to Trump

European powers will reaffirm on Thursday their support for the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump has rejected, EU diplomats said, on the eve of...

January 4, 2018 3:34 pm

US Sanctions Five Entities Tied to Iran’s Missiles Program

The United States on Thursday sanctioned five Iranian-based entities it said were owned or controlled by a industrial firm responsible for developing and producing Iran's...

October 8, 2017 11:30 am

Iran Warns US Against Imposing New Sanctions, Labeling Revolutionary Guards a Terrorist Group

Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said US regional military bases would be at risk...

August 20, 2017 1:28 pm

German Engineering Giant Owned by Volkswagen Eager to Re-Enter Iranian Market

An engineering subsidiary of German car giant Volkswagen has announced that it is restarting its operations in Iran, official Iranian media outlets reported on Sunday. Gaby...

August 15, 2017 10:15 am

Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup

Iran is preparing to send a flotilla of warships to the Atlantic Ocean following the announcement of a massive $500 million investment in war spending,...

July 26, 2017 10:15 am

President Rouhani: Iran Will Respond if US Missile Law Passes

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country will respond if a bill in the US Congress imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic...

July 7, 2017 11:13 am

Ships Carrying Iran’s Oil Exports Go Dark, Raising Sanctions Evasion Concerns

Ships transporting almost a fifth of Iran’s oil exports in the second half of last year either turned off their radio-signal tracking systems or gave...

May 16, 2017 9:54 am

Report: Former Obama Officials Working to Hinder New Iran Sanctions

Top officials from the Obama administration are working to stymie congressional pressure on Iran, including through a quiet push in Congress by an organization that...


Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...


At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: I Will Not Shut Up, US Recognition ...

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN Security Council on Tuesday,...


After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Rec...

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official...

Middle East

Iranian Official Threatens Israeli PM Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel A...

JNS.org - An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic...