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
  • Iran sees oil output reaching 4m bpd by mid-April- report
    Under a deal agreed to cut production by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting ... and provides up-to-the-minute news and views on global and regional events.
    02/19/2017 - 1:18 am | View Link
  • Iran offers dialog with Arabs on 'anxieties', violence
    Some of Riyadh's allies followed suit and cut or downgraded their ties with Iran ... “For nearly four decades, a well-financed global proliferation of Takfiri ideology based on division, hatred and rejection, which everybody would agree has nothing ...
    02/19/2017 - 12:44 am | View Link
  • S.Korea's Jan crude imports from Iran more than double on year
    The world's fifth-largest crude importer's intake of Saudi Arabian crude, in contrast, fell 17.3% to 3.32 MMt, or 785,084 bpd, in the first month of 2017 from a month ago as the world's top oil exporter complies with the global supply cut deal. Saudi ...
    02/15/2017 - 12:59 am | View Link
  • Iran Takes Market Share From OPEC And Others "Not Fully Complying" With Oil Cut Deal
    Herman Wang, OPEC specialist at S&P Global Platts, told CNBC that while the Saudis are doing the most to make the cutback agreement a success, "how long Saudi Arabia is willing to shoulder the burden of these cuts if it proves some of their cohorts are not ...
    02/9/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Iran’s Zanganeh Suggests Extending OPEC/Non-OPEC Crude Oil Supply Cut Until End of 2017
    Out of the total 1.758-million-bpd cut undertaken by the 24 participating countries, total output was lowered by 1.4 million barrels per day in January. Despite the market-friendly actions from global producers, crude oil prices ended January on a minor ...
    02/9/2017 - 1:32 am | View Link
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  • Iran News
    Keep up to date on the latest news in Iran. Browse The New York Times's complete collection of articles and commentary on Iran.
    02/14/2017 - 10:17 pm | View Website
  • Iran
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    02/14/2017 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    02/14/2017 - 2:24 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 ...
    02/10/2017 - 7:01 pm | View Website
  • Exclusive: Iran capitalizes on OPEC oil cut to sell ...
    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
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