Keyword: Iran sanctions

  • Iran's Zanganeh blasts US for trying to pressure OPEC
    Iran's Zanganeh blasts US for trying to pressure OPEC
    12/6

    Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh (pictured) said during the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting in Vienna on Thursday that it is up to the countries that caused a global crude oversupply to implement...

  • China calls for Huawei CFO's immediate release
    China calls for Huawei CFO's immediate release
    12/6

    The Chinese embassy in Ottawa rejected the accusations made against Huawei's CFO, Wanzhou Meng, and called for her immediate release.

    "The Chinese side firmly opposes and strongly protests over such kind of actions which...

  • Huawei CFO arrested for Iran sanctions violation
    Huawei CFO arrested for Iran sanctions violation
    12/5

    Huawei's CFO, Wanzhou Meng, was arrested in Vancouver, Canada under suspicion she violated United States sanctions against Iran, local media reported.

    "Wanzhou Meng was arrested in Vancouver on December 1. She is sought ...

  • Iran won't discuss OPEC quotas under sanctions
    Iran won't discuss OPEC quotas under sanctions
    12/5

    Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh stated on Wednesday that his country will not discuss the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) quotas as long as Tehran remains under Washington's sanctions, local media reporte...

  • Rouhani: If Iran oil exports denied, Gulf exports will be too
    Rouhani: If Iran oil exports denied, Gulf exports will be too
    12/4

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the United States during his televised broadcast on Tuesday that if his country is denied exporting oil, other countries in the Gulf won't be able to export crude either, local media reported....

  • Nobody will benefit from JCPOA breakdown - Iran VP
    Nobody will benefit from JCPOA breakdown - Iran VP
    11/26

    Head of Iran Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (pictured) warned on Monday that nobody will benefit from the failure of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iranian nuclear deal, and urged ...

  • New York halts overseeing StanChart over Iran
    New York halts overseeing StanChart over Iran
    11/21

    The New York State Department of Financial Services issued a consent order to Standard Chartered Plc for its SCB-NY unit, ending an enforcement action for "apparent violations" of the state's laws and rules, and highlighted...

  • Iran FM spokesman: Iran not pulling out of JCPOA
    Iran FM spokesman: Iran not pulling out of JCPOA
    11/21

    Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasem said on Wednesday that Iran has no intention of pulling out of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), branding both Iran Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai and Deputy Foreign Minister...

  • US disrupting oil shipments to Syria
    US disrupting oil shipments to Syria
    11/20

    The United States Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed restrictive measures against companies and individuals suspected to have facilitated oil shipments to Syria. “Today we are acting against a complex scheme Iran and Russia hav...

  • Defense min: Iran will not be affected by US sanctions
    Defense min: Iran will not be affected by US sanctions
    11/20

    Iran Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Tuesday that Iran will not be harmed by the sanctions despite United States attempts at preventing Iran from using domestic resources, IRNA reported. He underlined that Washingt...

  • Iran: Tehran in talks with EU on countering US sanctions
    Iran: Tehran in talks with EU on countering US sanctions
    11/15

    Tehran is in discussions with European countries on how to counter the reimposed United States sanctions on Iran, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi told IRN...

  • Wintershall halts activities in Iran amid US sanctions
    Wintershall halts activities in Iran amid US sanctions
    11/13

    Wintershall Holding GmbH revealed on Tuesday that it was "forced" to suspend work in Iran after the United States reintroduced severe sanctions for the country's alleged breach of an international agreement regarding its di...

  • Iran still adhering to 2015 nuclear deal terms - IAEA
    Iran still adhering to 2015 nuclear deal terms - IAEA
    11/12

    Iran is still abiding by the terms of the nuclear deal it agreed with global powers in 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), United Nations' atomic watchdog said in its latest report published on Monday. According to t...

  • Iraq nearing deal with Kurds to restart Kirkuk oil exports
    Iraq nearing deal with Kurds to restart Kirkuk oil exports
    11/9

    The Iraqi government is close to striking a deal with the local Kurdish authorities that would restart oil exports from the disputed territory of Kirkuk, the Financial Times reported on Friday. The report comes after the United States pr...

  • Pompeo relieves Iran from some US sanctions
    Pompeo relieves Iran from some US sanctions
    11/6

    United States State Secretary Mike Pompeo granted exemptions from some US sanctions against Iran that could harm Afghanistan's economic development, the department's spokesman announced on Tuesday. The exception will allow the de...

  • Lavrov: Iran sanctions 'absolutely illegitimate'
    Lavrov: Iran sanctions 'absolutely illegitimate'
    11/6

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Tuesday that Washington's measures against Tehran are "absolutely illegitimate," local media reported. The diplomat added that Russia will find ways to circumvent the United ...

  • Japan might use waiver to resume importing oil from Iran
    Japan might use waiver to resume importing oil from Iran
    11/6

    Japan's largest oil company JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. (NOC) is considering to resume importing oil from Iran, as Tokyo was exempted temporarily by the United States from the sanctions against the Middle Eastern country, NOC&...

  • Anti-Iran sanctions aim to destabilize world - Erdogan
    Anti-Iran sanctions aim to destabilize world - Erdogan
    11/6

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Tuesday that his country does not plan to abide by the newly imposed United States sanctions against Iran, Turkish EHA Medya reported.

    Ankara will not support "a world of impe...

  • Iran to reduce impact of US sanctions - vice president
    Iran to reduce impact of US sanctions - vice president
    11/6

    Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri (pictured) said on Tuesday that the new United States sanctions against Iran will have an effect on the country's economy, but noted Tehran has plans to lower the impact.

    "I c...

  • Trump: Want to go slower on Iran sanctions
    Trump: Want to go slower on Iran sanctions
    11/5

    United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that he wants to go "slower" on Iran sanctions as he doesn't want to drive up the prices of oil.

    As he departed Joint Base Andrews for a rally in Cleveland ahead o...