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
  • Commons In The Political Mainstream?
    But if oil prices and energy prices rise, consumers and companies will be forced to cut back many discretionary expenses to ... In fact it is likely that the global economics and politics are heading towards some kind of collapse and major wars with ...
    11/23/2017 - 2:52 am | View Link
  • Business Is Booming for America’s Survival Food King
    Wise also sells water storage and filtration kits for rehydration in the event a household’s water supply is cut off. I first heard about Wise ... warming temperatures will reduce global agriculture yields more than 2 percent every decade, given current ...
    11/21/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • CBS News, PBS move to cut off Charlie Rose after reports of sexual harassment
    “He talked about this position, which he referred to as being his intellectual partner, that I would be the executive producer for global content,” she recalled. By now, she had been told the unorthodox interview process was standard because of Rose ...
    11/20/2017 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Iran sees support for an extended OPEC cut agreement
    the global benchmark, was down sharply before the start of trading Monday in New York. "I basically think that OPEC has been boiling the chicken on production cut extension news for so long that the soup cannot get any stronger," Ole Hanson, the head of ...
    11/19/2017 - 10:22 pm | View Link
  • Is Iran a threat to global peace?
    From the US point of view, possessing nuclear is a threat to the global peace. But from Iran’s point of view ... most of the international nuclear cooperation with Iran was cut off. In 1981, Iranian diplomats and officials concluded that the country ...
    11/17/2017 - 5:06 am | View Link
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  • Wires
    3 Hours Ago. BERKELEY, Calif., Nov 18- Economists presenting at a conference earlier this week blew through the organizers' four-slides-per-speaker limit, and the ...
    11/19/2017 - 9:12 pm | View Website
  • Why global oil production looks set to grow ...
    Why global oil production looks set to grow in 2018, despite OPEC-led output cut
    11/19/2017 - 5:13 am | View Website
  • Iran
    The U.S.-Iran Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet is currently being updated. Information about Iran is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of ...
    11/19/2017 - 12:33 am | View Website
  • Iran
    The earliest attested archaeological artifacts in Iran, like those excavated at Kashafrud and Ganj Par in northern Iran, confirm a human presence in Iran since the ...
    11/18/2017 - 7:33 pm | View Website
  • Sanctions against Iran
    Following the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the United States imposed economic sanctions against Iran and expanded them in 1995 to include firms dealing with the ...
    11/17/2017 - 10:26 pm | View Website
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