Iran Oil

Iran said on Tuesday it would stop oil exports if pressure from Western sanctions got any tighter and it had a “Plan B” contingency strategy to survive without oil revenues.

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    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
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  • Indonesia seizes Iran, Panama tankers
    Indonesia has seized an Iranian tanker and Panamanian vessel suspected of illegally transferring oil in the Southeast Asian nation’s waters, authorities said on5.
    01/26/2021 - 1:52 am | View Link
  • U.S. Tries to Seize Oil Shipment It Says Came From Iran
    Under Trump, Washington tightened sanctions on Iran in an effort to halt its oil sales, end its nuclear activities and stop it interfering in other Middle Eastern countries. The Achilleas’ Greek ...
    01/26/2021 - 12:41 am | View Link
  • US tries to seize oil shipment it says came from Iran
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    01/26/2021 - 12:28 am | View Link
  • Iran's oil exports rise 'significantly' despite sanctions, minister says
    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Iran’s oil exports have climbed in recent months and its sales of petroleum products to foreign buyers reached record highs despite U.S. sanctions ... opting-out may not mean ...
    01/21/2021 - 10:05 pm | View Link
  • Officials Talk About a JCPOA Return with Biden
    Nuclear Inspections to be Restricted. Zarif says Khamenei Approved Bill on Nuclear Expansion. Khamenei’s Advisor Indirectly Says Negotiations Possible after a JCPOA Return. Rouhani’s Chief of Staff ...
    01/21/2021 - 3:52 pm | View Link
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