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
  • Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 30.93 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day ... - Electric Energy Online
    Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 30.93 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day ... - International Business Times
    05/9/2015 - 10:31 am | View Link
  • Crude rallies past $65/barrel, but disconnected from fundamentals - The Nation - Thailand
    ... with expectations of an ebb in global crude-oil ... Some US shale producers have cut costs by up to ... year on year to around 10.71mbpd. ...
    05/8/2015 - 2:43 pm | View Link
  • Crude reacts to demand, dollar, jobs - Resource Investor
    US planes bombing Islamic State militants at besieged Iraqi refinery - Miami Herald
    05/8/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Link
  • Jeb courts evangelicals while right fights in SC -
    First Draft: Today in Politics: Jeb Bush Heads to Liberty University ... - New York Times
    05/8/2015 - 12:14 pm | View Link
  • Oil prices 'unlikely' to rise with US, Iran, OPEC output - Turkish Weekly
    In addition, Iran's possible comeback to the global oil market with the lifting of ... preserve their market share by resisting any production cut.
    05/8/2015 - 11:53 am | View Link
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  • FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)
    The Fed has faced repeated questions by members of Congress about contacts between staff and Medley Global Advisers ... with large remaining liabilities not yet quantified. (FT) Obama on Iran and Isis The president sits down to discuss Middle East policy.
    05/21/2015 - 7:34 pm | View Link
  • Travels of Narendra Modi: With his luggage, the peripatetic PM should carry a global plan for India
    Recently, Washington wanted developing countries to cut down on polluting industries, glossing over the fact that with 17 per cent of global carbon emissions ... linking Mumbai by sea to Chabahar port in Iran, and then by road and rail through central ...
    05/21/2015 - 12:11 pm | View Link
  • Iran thinks oil is going to $80 per barrel
    Before OPEC’s November meeting, members such as Iran, Iraq and Venezuela, which were feeling financial pressure from the glut, had urged the cartel to cut production ... said he is convinced that the average global price of oil will rise to $80 per ...
    05/21/2015 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Threat of 'Snapback' Could Limit Firms' Iran Deals
    Nephew, now a fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, says that companies will hesitate to make concrete infrastructure investments to support businesses in Iran, like building ... it preferable to cut their rosters of Iranian ...
    05/21/2015 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • Washington renews Iran oil ban
    In a decree, issued by his office, the U.S. president said “global economic conditions ... to a U.S. measure which forbids transactions with Iran. Under the measure, foreign companies are cut off from the U.S. financial system and face sanctions should ...
    05/20/2015 - 1:20 am | 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 ...
    05/22/2015 - 5:45 am | 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 ...
    05/21/2015 - 5:06 pm | View Website
  • PressTV
    Iran's television network, broadcasting in English round-the-clock. Based in Tehran.
    05/21/2015 - 2:50 pm | View Website
  • Iran News Today
    Keep up to date on the latest news in Iran. Browse The New York Times's complete collection of articles and commentary on Iran.
    05/21/2015 - 10:18 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 ...
    05/20/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Website
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