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
  • Strength of the US Market a Beacon for Other Economies - WMBF
    90% from oil, countries such as Iran, Iraq and ... the Bank of Canada will further cut interest rates ... and gives talks on state of Global ...
    03/3/2015 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • ‘Even If Israel Has to Stand Alone, Israel Will Stand’ -
    ... the Obama argument that America must cut a deal with Iran in order to stop ISIS: Iran and ISIS ... “The foremost sponsor of global terrorism
    03/3/2015 - 8:01 am | View Link
  • The Fantasy World of Benjamin Netanyahu: Responses to His Talk to ... - Huffington Post
    ... decimating Gaza, not Iran decimating a neighboring city or province or country. From a global ... the War in Vietnam, and refused to cut off ...
    03/3/2015 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • 'It's a very bad deal': Benjamin Netanyahu rips possible U.S. ... - New York Daily News
    Netanyahu Speech: Bibi delivers strong message to Congress about ... -
    03/3/2015 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • Iran Dismisses Israel's Objections to Nuclear Deal - Palestine Chronicle
    Iran dismisses Israel's objections to nuclear deal - Yahoo! News
    03/3/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
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  • On the Need to Re-Establish Sensible Diplomatic Relations Between Canada and the Islamic Republic of Iran
    "Canada views the Government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today ... Netanyahu's aim was to cut off the possibility of a deal on Iran's nuclear energy program between the governments of Iran and the ...
    03/28/2015 - 7:53 am | View Link
  • Who Has A Stake In Yemen Fight
    has been a central figure in the global fall in oil prices that began in 2014. Oil accounted for some 90 percent of Saudi Arabia's budget in 2013, according to Reuters, yet Riyadh has steadfastly refused to cut production to buoy prices. Iran has ...
    03/28/2015 - 2:23 am | View Link
  • Iran: The Next Frontier?
    “Iran is the largest economy in the world by far that remains cut off from global markets,” says Charles Robertson, chief economist of Renaissance Capital, a London-based investment bank that had a good run in Russia and now wants to...
    03/27/2015 - 5:02 pm | View Link
  • Iran oil to put pressure on prices as nuclear talks in critical stage
    Abu Dhabi: As Iran ... global energy expert at the University of Oxford said if sanctions are lifted, the oil price would likely drop by several dollars. “Even though it appeared as of late that oil prices were starting to firm up, the lack of an output ...
    03/27/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Don't Scare Off Investors From Iran
    The U.S. is pursuing an agreement that would impose limitations on Iranian nuclear activities in exchange for a suspension of economic sanctions that have kept Iran isolated from the global economy ... United States and get cut off from U.S. banks ...
    03/27/2015 - 11:30 am | View Link
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  • Iran
    Iran holds some of the world's largest deposits of proved oil and natural gas reserves, ranking as the world's fourth-and second-largest reserve holder of oil and ...
    03/27/2015 - 8:41 pm | View Website
  • Press TV
    Iran's television network, broadcasting in English round-the-clock. Based in Tehran.
    03/27/2015 - 1:18 pm | View Website
  • Iran
    Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. [15] It is bordered to the northwest by Armenia, the de facto ...
    03/27/2015 - 8:10 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    03/26/2015 - 4:11 pm | View Website
  • Economy of Iran
    The economy of Iran is a mixed and transition economy with a large public sector. Some 60% of the economy is centrally planned. It is dominated by oil and gas ...
    03/25/2015 - 11:36 pm | View Website
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