Iran Cut Off From Global Commerce

Iran Sanctions

The body that handles global banking transactions says it will cut Iran's banks out of the system on Saturday to enforce EU sanctions.

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  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • Rouhani to visit Putin in Moscow as Iran and Russia move closer
    But Iran and Russia, which compete with each other in global energy markets and have publicly sparred ... to set up parallel peace talks that cut out the United States. “If you look at Syria and the way that Syria has evolved, it has become the crucible ...
    03/25/2017 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • Saudi general: My country supports America's tough stance against ISIS, terror and Iran
    Since the Global Coalition’s founding three years ago ... On the financial front, Saudi Arabia works closely with the United States to cut off funding for Daesh and Al Qaeda. Through real-time information-sharing, we cooperate with the United States ...
    03/25/2017 - 1:59 pm | View Link
  • Will Iran Cut Production If OPEC’s Deal Is Extended?
    Speculation about whether or not OPEC will extend its production cut deal for another six months will be one of the most significant variables affecting oil prices in the short run. S&P Global Platts reports that Saudi Arabia might only agree to an ...
    03/25/2017 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • ZTE Corp Pleads Guilty in Sanctions Case
    Shenzhen-based ZTE, which devised elaborate schemes to hide the illegal activity, agreed to the guilty plea after the U.S. Department of Commerce took actions that threatened to cut off the company’s global supply chain.
    03/23/2017 - 1:22 pm | View Link
  • ZTE Pleads Guilty In Iran Sanctions Case, To Pay Record $900 Million In Fines
    ZTE, which devised elaborate schemes to hide the illegal activity, agreed to the guilty plea after the U.S. Commerce Department moved to cut off its global supply chain. One of the world's biggest telecommunications equipment makers, ZTE purchases some $2 ...
    03/22/2017 - 8:33 pm | View Link
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  • Iran
    Keep up to date on the latest news in Iran. Browse The New York Times's complete collection of articles and commentary on Iran.
    03/24/2017 - 10:29 am | View Website
  • Iran
    The earliest archaeological artifacts in Iran, like those excavated at the Kashafrud and Ganj Par sites, attest to a human presence in Iran since the Lower ...
    03/22/2017 - 7:46 am | View Website
  • Oil prices: OPEC reaches a deal to cut production | The ...
    Oil prices OPEC reaches a deal to cut production. Oil prices surge as Saudi Arabia and Iran sign on to a deal at OPEC’s meeting in Vienna
    12/1/2016 - 1:59 pm | View Website
  • OPEC Confounds Skeptics, Agrees to First Oil Cuts in 8 ...
    OPEC will reduce output by about 1.2 million barrels a day by January, the group said, fulfilling a plan sketched out in Algiers in September to cut its ...
    11/30/2016 - 3:23 am | View Website
  • OPEC agrees to oil production cuts
    OPEC agrees to oil production cuts. OPEC last cut oil production eight years ago.
    11/29/2016 - 10:08 pm | View Website
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