Iran sanctions

US President Donald Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi Arabia readies attack evidence

"I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase sanctions on the country of Iran!," he wrote. Iran, however, again denied involvement in the Sept. 14 raids, which hit the world`s biggest crude processing facility and initially knocked out half of Saudi production.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:14 PM IST

If we can't export oil from Gulf, no one can: Iran president Hassan Rouhani

"If one day they want to prevent the export of Iran`s oil, then no oil will be exported from the Persian Gulf."

Dec 05, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

Iran sells more oil to private exporters to bypass US curbs

Iran sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday in a second round of sales aimed at countering US sanctions on the country`s exports, oil ministry news website SHANA reported.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:51 PM IST

Donald Trump uses Game of Thrones meme to target Iran

Winter is coming. So are sanctions!

Nov 03, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

US to impose 'toughest ever' sanctions on Iran from November 5

The Trump administration on Friday announced it would impose "toughest ever" sanctions on Iran beginning November 5.

Nov 02, 2018, 22:27 PM IST

US wants 'regime change' in Iran: Hassan Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has accused US of seeking a regime change in Iran.

Oct 15, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

US oil exports fall as India turns to Iran ahead of sanctions

US oil shipments to India fell to 84,000 barrels per day (bpd) last month, down 75 percent from a record high of 347,000 bpd in June, Kpler data showed. India accounted for 12 percent of US crude exports in June.

Oct 05, 2018, 14:25 PM IST

World Court orders US to ensure Iran sanctions don't hit humanitarian aid

The ruling is likely to have at most limited practical impact on the implementation of sanctions, which Washington is reimposing and tightening after pulling out of a 2015 nuclear deal that Iran signed with world powers.

Oct 03, 2018, 15:09 PM IST

Brent oil hits four-year high ahead of Iran sanctions, but demand may stutter

Benchmark Brent crude oil futures rose to as much as $83.32 a barrel on Wednesday and were at $83.09 at 0335 GMT, still 36 cents, or 0.4 percent above their last close.

Oct 01, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Trump, Macron call for new nuclear deal with Iran

French President and his American counterpart called jointly on Tuesday for a new nuclear deal with Iran.

Apr 25, 2018, 00:21 AM IST

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

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

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 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

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