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
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    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
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    06/29/2016 - 8:40 am | View Link
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  • Iran's president urges transparency in Saudi embassy trial
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Indignant European Union lawmakers pressed Britain to end the uncertainty that has gripped European and global markets ... an attack that prompted the kingdom to cut ties with Tehran and left relations between the regional powers badly ...
    06/28/2016 - 12:05 am | View Link
  • Iran Inflation at 25-Year Low May Spur Rate Cut to Boost Growth
    Since world powers and Iran agreed an accord which removed most trade and finance restrictions in return for nuclear curbs, crude exports have risen almost to pre-sanctions levels and global companies have signed deals. Lower inflation and interest rates ...
    06/20/2016 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Iran cut off from global financial system
    BRUSSELS — Iran was effectively cut off from global commerce on Thursday, when the company that handles financial transactions said it was severing ties with many Iranian banks - part of an international effort to discourage Tehran from developing ...
    06/20/2016 - 12:31 am | View Link
  • Iran: OPEC production cut unlikely
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    05/18/2015 - 4:25 am | View Link
  • Global crude supplies sufficient to cut Iran imports: DJ
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  • 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 ...
    06/27/2016 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • Iran
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  • Nuclear Weapons
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  • Iran
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