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 endsIran 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
  • Global threats hinder Obama’s nuclear disarmament goal - Japan Times
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  • UPDATE 4-New Turkish cabinet reflects Erdogans growing power - Reuters UK
    Turkish PM Yildirim Says Growth Through Production Is First Priority - New York Times
    05/24/2016 - 1:31 pm | View Link
  • PSX ends down on profit-taking in energy, financial shares - The News International
    ... rate cut promoted selling in banking sector and soft oil bit energy shares, while futures rollover also trimmed gains, dealers said. The Global...
    05/24/2016 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • Profit hunters drag KSE-100 index in the red - DAWN Group
    Dealers at Global Securities said that the index succumbed to selling ... continued to remain under pressure after the policy rate cut to 5.75pc
    05/24/2016 - 11:32 am | View Link
  • National security reforms for the next president - Washington Times
    It credits her for “building a global coalition to impose crippling sanctions against Iran.” ... He says he would cut better deals.
    05/24/2016 - 10:22 am | View Link
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  • Iran Suffers Heavy Losses in Syrian Village South of Aleppo
    The two countries, co-chairs of an global group pushing peace talks ... demanding that opposition forces cut all ties with the al-Qaeda wing. The Badr Movement, an Iraqi group fighting outside of Aleppo, released photographs and said they show that ...
    05/24/2016 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • The Maldives joins states that have cut ties with Iran
    However, the IMF praised the government's approach to finance its deficit through a combination of using some of its foreign reserves and issuing debt at both the local and global level. The establishment of a Debt Management Office (DMO) is a positive ...
    05/20/2016 - 3:41 pm | View Link
  • Maldives cuts diplomatic ties with Iran
    Countries that depend on oil, including OPEC members, have urged the Saudi to cut production, but the country has refused ... to cashing in foreign reserves and borrowing from local and global banks as the government tries to cope with low crude oil ...
    05/19/2016 - 9:47 am | View Link
  • Next Big Travel Destination: Iran?
    Iran has largely been cut off from global commerce since 1979, when a revolution sparked an exodus of Western firms, including hotel groups like Hyatt Hotels Corp. H 0.59 % and Hilton Hotels HLT-0.42 % & Resorts. The U.S., and later the United Nations ...
    05/18/2016 - 10:19 am | View Link
  • Maldives sides with Saudis to cut ties with Iran
    In January Saudi Arabia and Iran severed diplomatic relations. Riyadh cut ties with Tehran after Iranian demonstrators burned its embassy and a consulate following the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.
    05/17/2016 - 9:19 pm | View Link
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  • Iran
    More information about Iran is available on the Iran Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact ...
    05/21/2016 - 2:14 am | View Website
  • Somalia received Saudi aid the day it cut ties with Iran ...
    Somalia received a pledge of aid for $50 million from Saudi Arabia this month on the same day it announced it was cutting ties with Saudi rival Iran, a document seen ...
    05/21/2016 - 1:24 am | View Website
  • Iran joins OPEC member Libya calling on group to cut oil ...
    TEHRAN (Bloomberg) -- Iran became the second OPEC member this month to call on the group to reduce oil production ahead of its June meeting amid a global oversupply ...
    05/20/2016 - 10:46 pm | View Website
  • Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
    Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) The Iran-Iraq War permanently altered the course of Iraqi history. It strained Iraqi political and social life, and led to severe economic ...
    05/20/2016 - 5:53 pm | View Website
  • Nuclear Weapons
    Nuclear Weapons. A deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief took effect 20 January 2014. Officials from both sides confirmed the ...
    05/20/2016 - 2:04 pm | View Website
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