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
  • Duckworth gives maiden speech on floor of U.S. Senate
    Our nation wasn’t founded as the dominant global economic and military force it is today ... in the Senate passed unanimously—with bipartisan support—and it will cut red tape and help streamline efforts to modernize our infrastructure while helping ...
    04/25/2017 - 9:15 am | View Link
  • Kobe Bryant Discusses His New Obsession After Basketball: The Art of Storytelling
    "With storytelling and writing, I can really sit and go over every word, every break, every look, every edit, every cut, every sound until it is absolutely ... and it’s a lot of researching and looking for global inspiration. Understanding psychology ...
    04/25/2017 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • North Korea’s Nuclear Gamble – a game of cards vs. the art of the deal
    It’s a crucial step toward drawing North Korea into the global community. This agreement represents the ... China appears poised to cut energy exports to North Korea, a move that would have a devastating impact on North Korea’s economy.
    04/25/2017 - 7:43 am | View Link
  • What’s Really at Stake in Trump’s War on Science
    Consequently, the only way to limit global warming is to significantly reduce the use of ... fueling previous Republican attempts to end the NOAA’s climate science activities, but it never cut much ice. Now, however, given a potential 17 percent ...
    04/25/2017 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • The Case for Solar and Other Renewables in Iran Instead of Nuclear Anything
    Learning about Putin's reactor offer must have caused global head-scratching from those all too familiar ... nothing says that Iran can't cut its losses midway into construction of that second nuclear plant in Bushehr. Nuclear's Radioactive Waste Has ...
    04/25/2017 - 3:46 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    04/22/2017 - 6:08 pm | View Website
  • Exclusive: Iran capitalizes on OPEC oil cut to ...
    LONDON Iran has sold more than 13 million barrels of oil that it had long held on tankers at sea, capitalizing on an OPEC output cut deal from which it is exempted to ...
    01/6/2017 - 4:19 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 - 8:29 am | 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
  • Iran Won’t Cut, Boldly Ask Saudis To Cut 1 Million Bpd ...
    Less than 24 hours to go until the decisive Wednesday OPEC meeting, not only is Iran refusing to cut its own oil production, it is asking the Saudis to cut their ...
    11/29/2016 - 6:23 am | View Website
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