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
  • Saudi Arabia announces plan to end its 'addiction' to oil - Washington Post
    Saudi Arabia tries to break 'dangerous' addiction to oil - CNN Money
    04/25/2016 - 2:52 pm | View Link
  • Dubai set to grow faster in 2016: IMF - Khaleej Times
    The IMF expects UAE’s growth to moderate in 2016 - Gulf News
    04/25/2016 - 1:41 pm | View Link
  • Saudi Arabia to end its ‘addiction’ to oil with bold reforms New ... - Seattle Times
    Saudi Arabia has already begun to cut back on its remarkably generous ... — wrestling with its ever-present regional rivalry with Iran and the
    04/25/2016 - 8:47 am | View Link
  • A post-oil Saudi Arabia? Kingdom hopes so - Sydney Morning Herald
    ... by 2020 and would soon be a "global player" on ... Saudi Arabia has already begun to cut back on ... its ever-present regional rivalry with ...
    04/25/2016 - 5:48 am | View Link
  • A post-oil Saudi Arabia? Kingdom announces plan to end ... - Sydney Morning Herald
    ... by 2020 and would soon be a "global player" on ... Saudi Arabia has already begun to cut back on ... its ever-present regional rivalry with ...
    04/25/2016 - 4:29 am | View Link
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  • Iran Finds Doha Meeting, Despite Failure, a Positive Step
    Are the Saudis Scared to Cut Oil Production? Apparently ... to sit down at the table with Brent at $43 per barrel as it is when it's below $30", he said. Global stocks are high and getting higher as the market remains over supplied by around 1.5 million ...
    04/25/2016 - 11:35 pm | View Link
  • OPEC fails to agree on production cut after Iran, Saudi Arabia disagreement
    The highly-anticipated meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC global oil producers this weekend in Doha did very ... The idea of a freeze and not a cut initially looked more palatable to producers already suffering after oil's dramatic fall since the summer of ...
    04/25/2016 - 9:26 am | View Link
  • Oil freeze deal without Iran is possible, says Russia's Energy Minister
    An oil output cut by global producers, following on from the output freeze initiative, is quite unlikely and would be months away, OPEC sources said, suggesting any additional action to boost prices is remote. "Iran and Iraq remain the big swing factors ...
    04/24/2016 - 10:07 am | View Link
  • South African President Zuma in Iran to develop trade, political ties: presidency
    South Africa is hoping to exploit a market hungry for investment as tens of billions of dollars worth of Iranian assets will now be unfrozen and global companies that have ... to oil the apartheid machinery and cut ties with apartheid South Africa.
    04/24/2016 - 1:34 am | View Link
  • International Monetary Fund forecasts Iran's GDP to grow by 4% in 2016
    However, the Fund forecasts Indian economy to grow at the fastest pace of 7.25% in 2016. The IMF cut its global economic growth forecast to 3.2 percent for 2016 from 3.4 percent, chiefly citing a slump in trade stemming from slowing growth in China and ...
    04/23/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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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 ...
    04/22/2016 - 8:46 am | View Website
  • Iran urges OPEC to cut oil output to raise prices to $70-$80
    TEHRAN, Iran (Bloomberg) -- OPEC member states should cut crude output to boost prices to a range of $70/bbl to $80/bbl, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh ...
    04/22/2016 - 12:39 am | View Website
  • No Safe Haven: Iran's Global Assassination Campaign
    No Safe Haven: Iran's Global Assassination Campaign ... Shahriar Shafiq, the Shah’s nephew, was assassinated in Paris on December 7, 1979.
    04/20/2016 - 9:49 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 ...
    04/20/2016 - 8:59 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 ...
    04/20/2016 - 1:35 pm | View Website
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