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Obama vows `ton of bricks` pain for Iran sanctions violators

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 04:25

President Barack Obama said today that foreign firms testing commercial prospects in Iran did so at their own peril and vowed to come down like a "ton of bricks" on sanctions violators.

US has warned France about doing business with Iran: John Kerry

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 04:33

US has warned France that French companies - which sent executives to Tehran this week - will be punished if they violate US sanctions with Iran, John Kerry said.

US begins Iran sanctions relief, sees tough talks ahead

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 09:11

The United States has followed through on promised sanctions relief for Iran covering oil exports, trade in precious metals and automotive services as part of a nuclear agreement that began taking effect on Monday, US officials said.

White House won`t predict Iran sanctions vote

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 04:04

The White House declined Friday to renew its previous prediction that a Senate bill slapping new sanctions on Iran, which it fears could scupper nuclear talks, would not pass the Senate.

Obama, Congress locked in Iran sanctions dispute

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 14:12

The Obama administration enters the year locked in a battle with Congress over whether to go ahead with new economic sanctions against Iran.

`No need` for new Iran sanctions: Obama

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 09:42

US President Barack Obama has said there is no need to impose new sanctions on Iran because current negotiations have a good chance to halt the country`s controversial nuclear programme which has been a challenge to America`s security for over a decade.

US exempts India, China from Iranian sanctions

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:10

The US on Friday exempted some countries, including India and China, from the tough Iranian sanctions act as they continue to reduce their dependence on Iranian oil.

Barack Obama asks senators to `pause` new Iran sanctions

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:19

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday held a meeting with the senators and asked them to not propose new sanctions on Iran for now and permit the world powers to negotiate a nuclear deal.

John Kerry to warn US Senate off new Iran sanctions

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:31

Kerry faces a potentially hostile reception Wednesday when he urges skeptical US lawmakers not to proceed with proposed new sanctions aimed at halting Iran`s nuclear drive.

Obama admin seeks pause in new Iran sanctions push

Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 13:15

The Obama administration is asking Congress to hold off on enacting new sanctions against Iran.

Easing sanction against Iran historic mistake: Netanyahu

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:45

Any move to ease sanctions against Iran would be a "historic mistake", Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned as Tehran resumed talks with six world powers over its controversial nuclear programme.

Israel`s Netanyahu calls for tighter Iran sanctions

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 00:34

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called for sanctions on Iran to be strengthened to curb its atomic programme, which the Israeli leader said could lead to nuclear military abilities.