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
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
Iran Daily: Supreme Leader Worries About Low Oil Prices In past when some Islamic countries stood against Zionist regime by an oil embargo, West made much ado about political use of oil. 1/2 Iran has counted on a rebound in oil exports for economic recovery, following implementation of the July 2015 nuclear ... 10/22/2016 - 8:48 pm | View Link
Iran: Were expectations of sanctions relief too high? The July 2015 Vienna Agreement and its implementation in January 2016 raised hopes in Iran that there would be an immediate influx of foreign investment which, along with higher oil revenues following the lifting of the EU embargo on oil imports ... 10/22/2016 - 8:05 pm | View Link
Hellenic Petroleum S A : Greece to Repay Oil Debt To Iran In Two Years Since the international sanctions were lifted, Iran has been increasingly ramping up its crude oil output to try to regain market shares it had lost with the embargo. According to NIOCs managing director Ali Kardor, the country reached the 4-million-bpd ... 10/22/2016 - 5:49 am | View Link
Greece to Repay Oil Debt To Iran In Two Years At the time the agreement with NIOC was announced, Hellenic Petroleum was thought to owe Iran some US$550-600 million for oil it had imported, which it was unable to pay under the international embargo. Since the international sanctions were lifted ... 10/21/2016 - 10:07 am | View Link
Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Politics for Oil What we sometimes miss when we look at this situation is what has happened in Syria and oil production in the region during the embargo on Iran. The Iranians have a huge underground market where people can buy their product, despite sanctions or restrictions. 10/21/2016 - 1:43 am | View Link
Oil Embargo 1973 The months preceding the 1973 embargo witnessed a marathon of negotiations over prices, taxes, and shares between governments of the oil-producing countries and the ... 10/16/2016 - 3:10 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 ... 10/16/2016 - 2:56 pm | View Website
International Sanctions on Iran Iran's defense ministry inaugurated this carbon-fiber plant, seen in 2011, after international sanctions blocked the dual-use material's import. 10/16/2016 - 9:48 am | View Website
History and Analysis -Crude Oil Prices Post World War II. Pre-Embargo Period. From 1948 through the end of the 1960s, crude oil prices ranged between $2.50 and $3.00. The price oil rose from $2.50 in 1948 ... 10/15/2016 - 4:23 pm | View Website
U.S. sanctions against Iran US sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran, which have been imposed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets ... 10/15/2016 - 1:28 am | View Website
Large crowds of people hit the streets outside Wrigley Field Saturday night after the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1945.
Police said one person was arrested after climbing a traffic pole, and a couple others were taken into custody after shooting off fireworks.
Two points for a team winning in overtime or shootout; the team losing in overtime or shootout receives one which is registered in the OTL or SOL columns.
Medicine Hat 4 Kootenay 1
Edmonton 3 Prince Albert 1
Red Deer 3 Prince Albert 1
Regina 8 Medicine Hat 5
Spokane at Moose Jaw, 7 p.m.
A Pakistani tea seller with striking eyes who saw his life change overnight after a picture of him at work went viral, said Friday he was totally unaware of social media people starting thronging his stall to take selfies with him.