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Posts Tagged: Iran sanctions

June 6, 2018 10:21 am

European Refiners Winding Down Purchases of Iranian Oil

European refiners are winding down oil purchases from Iran, closing the door on a fifth of the OPEC member's crude exports after the United States...

June 6, 2018 10:16 am

Europe Seeks US Sanction Exemptions for its Firms in Iran

Ministers from Germany, France and Britain have written to senior US officials urging them to protect European companies working in Iran from getting caught up...

June 5, 2018 3:37 pm

Top US Treasury Official: Iranian Regime Must Change Its Malign Behavior, or Face ‘Economic Calamity’

The Trump administration is actively countering malign Iranian behavior, including financial malfeasance, across the globe, a top Treasury Department official said on Tuesday. Speaking at the...

June 5, 2018 9:24 am

Nuclear Chief: Iran Is Preparing for Possible Increase of Enrichment Capacity if Deal Fails

Iran has begun preparations to boost its uranium enrichment capacity, its nuclear chief said on Tuesday, adding to pressure on European powers trying to save...

June 4, 2018 9:54 am

Iran Calls on World to Stand Up to Trump, Save Nuclear Deal

The world should stand up to Washington's bullying behavior, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Sunday by state media in a letter to...

May 28, 2018 11:16 am

India Says It Only Follows UN Sanctions, Not Unilateral US sanctions on Iran

India only abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as ones announced by the United...

May 28, 2018 8:53 am

Iran Says Security Forces to Clamp-Down on Protests

Iranian security forces will "resolutely confront" unrest that could be exploited by the United States and other enemies, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, after...

May 22, 2018 8:57 am

IRGC Official Says Iranians Will Give ‘Strong Punch to the Mouth’ of US Secretary of State

A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on US threats to tighten sanctions on Tuesday, saying the Islamic Republic's people would respond by punching US Secretary...

May 22, 2018 8:28 am

US Toughens Stance on Iran, Lists Sweeping Demands

The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear program to pulling out of the Syrian civil war --...

May 18, 2018 9:24 am

EU Considers Iran Central Bank Transfers to Beat US Sanctions

The European Commission is proposing that EU governments make direct money transfers to Iran's central bank to avoid US penalties, an EU official said, in...

May 17, 2018 9:18 am

European Firms Will Make Their Own Call on Iran Business

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday Europe would try to protect its companies doing business with Iran from US sanctions, reimposed over Tehran's nuclear program,...

May 15, 2018 8:38 am

After US Withdrawal, Iran and Europe Seek United Front on Nuclear Deal

Europe and Iran sought a united front on Tuesday to save the nuclear deal US President Donald Trump abandoned last week, with Britain warning against regime change...

May 13, 2018 11:35 am

Difficult to Shield German Firms After US Withdrawal From Iran Deal: Minister

Germany wants to help its companies continue doing business in Iran after the US decision to reimpose sanctions against Tehran, but it could be difficult...

May 11, 2018 10:53 am

Iran Says Airbus to Announce Decision on Selling Planes to Tehran Soon

Iran said on Friday that Airbus would announce in the next few days whether it would sell planes to Tehran after the United States withdrew...


Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


After Death Threats, South African Model Pledges to ‘Re-Educate’...

A South African model who faced death threats after excoriating the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for its abuses in the...


Three Wounded in Suspected Car-Ramming Attack Near Jerusalem

Three Israeli soldiers were wounded on Saturday in a suspected car-ramming terror attack near Jerusalem. According to Israel Hayom, the incident took place in the area of Gush Etzion, a group of...

Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan Faces Biggest Election Challenge Yet

After dominating Turkish politics for a decade and a half, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now faces his biggest electoral challenge, from a combative former teacher who has revitalized a dispirited...