Iran sanctions

Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions.

Oct 01, 2017, 06:51 AM IST

Russia calls new US sanctions against Iran unfounded: RIA

Washington slapped new economic sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

US Senate passes Russia sanctions bill

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill slapping Russia with new sanctions that also gives Congress the power to review any White House attempts to roll them back.

Jun 16, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

Iran's Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list on its website on Saturday, which added nine targets.

May 20, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
Israel's Netanyahu urges Britain to join Iran sanctions

Israel's Netanyahu urges Britain to join Iran sanctions

Ahead of his talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Netanyahu said other nations should follow new US President Donald Trump's imposition of sanctions against Iran following a ballistic missile test.

Feb 07, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
Extension of sanctions will violate 2015 nuclear accord: Iran tells US

Extension of sanctions will violate 2015 nuclear accord: Iran tells US

Tehran said it will retaliate against the US Senate's vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for 10 years, Reuters reported. 

Dec 02, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Iran says new US sanctions illegitimate, points to Washington's arms sales

Iran says new US sanctions illegitimate, points to Washington's arms sales

Iran said on Monday new U.S. sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic`s ballistic missile programme were illegitimate because of Washington`s arms sales in the Middle East.

Jan 18, 2016, 13:07 PM IST
Israel licks wounds as Iran sanctions end, looks to future US aid

Israel licks wounds as Iran sanctions end, looks to future US aid

The International Atomic Energy Agency on Saturday ruled Iran had abided by last July`s deal with world powers curbing its nuclear programme.

Jan 18, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Iran-US tensions flare over sanctions threat, rocket claim

Iran accused the United States of lying Thursday about alleged test-firing of rockets near an American warship and anger rose in Tehran at the spectre of new sanctions from Washington.

Jan 01, 2016, 01:38 AM IST

US preparing new sanctions against Iran: Report

The United States is preparing sanctions against firms and individuals in Iran, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates over alleged links to Iran`s ballistic missile program, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Dec 31, 2015, 05:56 AM IST
Barack Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions

Barack Obama orders steps towards lifting Iran sanctions

President Barack Obama ordered the US government on Sunday to take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran.

Oct 18, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Britain says Iran sanctions could be lifted next spring

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Monday he expected sanctions on Iran could start to be lifted as early as Spring next year.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

EU extends Iran sanctions freeze to July 13

The EU extended a freeze on sanctions targeting Iran until Monday, the second such move this month to allow more time for tense talks in Vienna on agreeing a nuclear deal.

Jul 10, 2015, 21:31 PM IST
Iran sanctions freeze extended for 7 days for talks: EU

Iran sanctions freeze extended for 7 days for talks: EU

The European Union has extended a freeze on sanctions targeting Iran by one week, EU officials said Tuesday, as tense talks on agreeing a nuclear deal continue in Vienna.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Give Iran diplomacy a chance, Europeans urge Congress

Top European diplomats waded into the political fray in Washington over Iran, urging US lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions and pleading for time to allow nuclear talks to succeed.

Jan 23, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

EU likely to extend freeze on some Iran sanctions

The European Union is likely to extend a freeze on certain sanctions against Iran after negotiations over the country's nuclear programme were prolonged by seven months, a diplomatic has source said.

Nov 25, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

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

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.

Feb 06, 2014, 04:33 AM IST

US begins Iran sanctions relief, sees tough talks ahead

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.

Jan 21, 2014, 09:11 AM IST

Obama, Congress locked in Iran sanctions dispute

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

Jan 09, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

`No need` for new Iran sanctions: Obama

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.

Dec 21, 2013, 09:42 AM IST