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
Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran In exchange for Tehran rolling back its nuclear program, the U.S. and other world powers agreed to suspend wide-ranging oil, trade and financial sanctions ... country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. The measure is supported by Sen. 03/27/2017 - 10:43 pm | View Link
Iran Oil Embargo Has Ripple Effect for Europe The six-month run-up to the implementation of a full European Union embargo on Iranian crude left many market watchers complacent about the impact sanctions would have on consumers in Europe. By the time July 1 rolled around, most European refiners had ... 08/10/2012 - 1:03 am | View Link
EU Oil Embargo Pains Iran, But Is It Enough? The European Union’s embargo on Iranian oil went into effect on Sunday, July 1. Other countries cut back their imports. The regime admits it’s feeling the sting but is boisterously defiant. These sanctions are the toughest yet but they will only ... 07/5/2012 - 7:18 pm | View Link
Iran shrugs off EU oil embargo TEHRAN — A European Union embargo on Iranian oil went into effect on Sunday, provoking anger in Tehran which says the measure will hurt talks with world powers over its sensitive nuclear activities. Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi sought to downplay the ... 06/30/2012 - 5:55 pm | View Link
Iran's Oil Embargo: Impact on the E.U. Over the past few weeks, Iran, due to the embargo imposed upon it, has decided to stop exports step by step to almost all European countries, the latest being Greece and Spain. In parallel, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad relayed to the public that ... 04/12/2012 - 4:29 pm | View Link
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Security Council Imposes Additional Sanctions on Iran ... Security Council 6335th Meeting* (AM) Security Council Imposes Additional Sanctions on Iran, Voting 12 in Favour to 2 Against, with 1 Abstention 03/25/2017 - 11:49 pm | 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 ... 03/25/2017 - 4:11 pm | View Website
1973 oil crisis The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo. The embargo occurred ... 03/22/2017 - 11:38 pm | View Website
Tehran Times www.tehrantimes.com, Tehran times is the first English daily newspaper printed after 1979 Islamic revelution in iran. 03/22/2017 - 1:59 pm | View Website
Clashes in Paris over the killing of a Chinese man by police have left three officers injured and led to 35 arrests.
Police official Agnes Thibault Lecuivre said Tuesday that demonstrators, who were from the Asian community, had gathered Monday night in the 19th district on the French capital's northeastern edge.
The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor.
If the deep cuts are approved by Congress and the U.
The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade.
The OPEC member announced plans to invest $35 billion over five years in the United States in 2015.