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
  • Oil prices sink in Asia on output fears and strong dollar - China Post
    Oil prices sink in Asia on strong dollar, output fears - Yahoo! Singapore
    08/29/2016 - 1:37 pm | View Link
  • 2 Oil Stocks to Buy on an Upcoming Pullback in Oil Prices - Motley Fool
    ... the last two weeks hedge funds cut their total ... unlikely, but useless, since Iran has a large chunk of OPEC’s spare capacity. With global ...
    08/29/2016 - 12:52 pm | View Link
  • Obama’s Imperial Mideast Policy Unravels - Consortium News
    ... simply because that’s what global hegemons do. ... hearted efforts to persuade him to cut off aid ... Turkey would switch allegiance to ...
    08/29/2016 - 12:47 pm | View Link
  • The Real 'War Dogs': How Two American Kids... 5.1 - Rolling Stone
    ... his 21-year-old friend from high school, had offered to cut him in on ... "This contract is part of a vital mission in the global war on ...
    08/29/2016 - 8:20 am | View Link
  • Iran Oil-Market Share Grab Seen Dimming Prospect for Freeze - Bloomberg
    Iran oil market share grab seen dimming prospect for freeze - Gulf News
    08/29/2016 - 6:53 am | View Link
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  • Iran oil-market share grab seen dimming prospect for freeze
    Iran should be let to recoup its share of global sales, he said. Iran has regained about 80 ... an intervention of significance is required" and doesn't support a production cut. The kingdom boosted July output to a record 10.67 million barrels a day ...
    08/29/2016 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Iran Installs Advanced Anti-Aircraft Missiles… Around “Iran Deal” Site
    Turkey, meanwhile, has been effectively cut off by Iran’s and Russia’s success in the opening game of this global chess match. As late as the Ottoman Empire, the Turks looked south through Iran and Iraq to power bases as far away as Arabia.
    08/29/2016 - 8:25 am | View Link
  • Iran’s Oil-Market Share Grab Seen Dimming Hopes for Freeze Talks
    Iran should be let to recoup its share of global sales, he said. Iran has regained about 80 ... of significance is required” and doesn’t support a production cut. The kingdom boosted July output to a record 10.67 million barrels a day, according ...
    08/28/2016 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent fires
    The oil minister said last week that most of the fires in petrochemical plants happened because the privatized petrochemical companies have cut their budgets for health ... earlier this year involving the global financial network known as SWIFT.
    08/27/2016 - 1:46 am | View Link
  • In Iran, Kidney Donors Get Paid
    The program has been championed by some Western doctors as a way to cut time for lifesaving transplants ... The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner ...
    08/25/2016 - 1:37 am | View Link
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  • Iran
    Iran, known as Persia until 1935 and now officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is the second-largest nation in the Middle East by population.
    08/25/2016 - 6:32 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 ...
    08/25/2016 - 1:17 am | View Website
  • Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 ...
    Global Warfare: “We’re going to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan & Iran..” Video Interview with General Wesley Clark
    08/25/2016 - 12:49 am | View Website
  • OPEC may decide to give Iraq, Iran, and Libya immunity ...
    Should OPEC decide to cut production this week in an effort to boost oil prices, media reports suggest that Iraq, Iran, and Libya could be given an exemption from ...
    08/24/2016 - 8:28 am | View Website
  • Iran Country Profile
    GEOGRAPHY Iran (pronounced ee-RAHN), formerly known as Persia, is situated at the crossroads of Central Asia, South Asia, and the Arab states of the Middle East.
    08/23/2016 - 3:21 am | View Website
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