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After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

“What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

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Foreign Minister's Statement On Kulbhushan Jadhav In Parliament Today External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a statement in Parliament today about the International Court of Justice or ICJ's verdict on the Kulb...
09:16, 07/18/2019

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 rep...
17:00, 07/18/2019

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported,...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Mini...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Britain listens to the United States on Huawei, foreign minister says Britain takes careful notice of what the United States says on the risks of using Huawei in 5G networks and does not want to be overly dependent on a ...
16:32, 06/03/2019

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual income...
15:32, 07/18/2019

Swedish trade minister Linde shifting to foreign affairs: TV Sweden's trade minister and Social Democratic party veteran Ann Linde will succeed Margot Wallstrom as foreign minister, public broadcaster SVT report...
13:16, 09/09/2019

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system...
15:32, 07/20/2019

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure min...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Su...
17:16, 09/08/2019

Mexican foreign minister cites sharp decrease in immigration to U.S. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration thr...
03:32, 09/11/2019

UK foreign minister Hunt 'outraged' by leak which led to envoy quitting Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday he was outraged that confidential memos by the country's ambassador to the United States were...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after Pres...
05:32, 07/19/2019

Russian foreign minister to meet Venezuela counterpart on May 5: Ifax Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Venezuelan counterpart, Jorge Arreaza, in Moscow on Sunday, Interfax reported on Satur...
14:00, 05/04/2019

UK Foreign Minister Warns Of Conflict In Gulf "Happening By Accident" British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Monday issued a stark warning of the dangers of conflict erupting "by accident" in the Gulf, as tensions betwe...
16:32, 05/13/2019

French foreign minister arrives in Sudan to meet new leaders France’s foreign minister has arrived in Sudan to meet with the African country’s new leaders, weeks after the formation of the first civilian-led gov...
21:32, 09/16/2019

Government To Hold Discussions With Foreign Investors: Finance Minister FPIs pulled out Rs 2,881.10 crore from debt and equity segments on August 1 and 2. In July, they had withdrawn a net amount of Rs 2,985.88 crore from ...
19:48, 08/05/2019

S Jaishankar To Meet Russian Foreign Minister In Moscow On Tuesday External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is slated to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow on August 27, according to Russia's Ministr...
18:16, 08/22/2019

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off...
22:00, 05/31/2019

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Former Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj Tributes continued to pour in from world dignitaries for former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, who died on Tuesday evening after a cardiac a...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Is BJP's Rajya Sabha Candidate From Gujarat The BJP today fielded External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and party leader JM Thakor as its nominees for the by-elections to the Rajya Sabha from G...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems an...
10:16, 05/22/2019

Iran Disparages U.S. Over Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani said that the latest sanctions were pointless. Separately, the U.S. national security adviser accused Iran of being “a source...
14:48, 06/25/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to p...
19:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose ev...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Siachen To Be Rajnath Singh's First Visit As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to ...
09:16, 06/02/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later relea...
10:00, 07/20/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazili...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accor...
20:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. crafting surrender plan, not peace deal: Palestinian foreign minister The United States seems to be crafting a plan for a Palestinian surrender to Israel instead of a peace deal, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Mal...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump report...
02:48, 09/22/2019

German foreign minister tells UK's Johnson: 'Good luck, Boris!' Britain will remain part of Europe and a close friend of Germany, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday as Boris Johnson was set to tak...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar In Nepal For Wide-Ranging Bilateral Talks External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Kathmandu today to participate in the 5th Joint Commission Meeting between India and Nepal and to ta...
13:16, 08/21/2019

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in Lo...
12:32, 07/12/2019

German foreign minister meeting with Joshua Wong 'disrespectful': China Beijing has slammed democracy activist Joshua Wong's meeting with Germany's foreign minister as "disrespectful." Wong has urged countries to stand by ...
01:16, 09/11/2019

Pompeo will meet Russian foreign minister to discuss Venezuela crisis Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Finland next week to discuss disagreements over the crisis in Venez...
19:16, 05/02/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carri...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
08:00, 06/04/2019

Pompeo to meet with Mexico's foreign minister to discuss immigration, trade U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened b...
08:00, 07/21/2019

China's Ambassador To India Luo Zhaohui Appointed Vice Foreign Minister Outgoing Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui has been elevated as vice-minister of foreign affairs. Announcing Mr Luo's appointment as the vice fo...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's b...
01:48, 06/07/2019

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", accord...
23:16, 08/12/2019

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy...
07:16, 05/23/2019

China Urges Indo-Pak Dialogue As Pak Foreign Minister Arrives In Beijing China on Friday called on India and Pakistan to resolve their disputes through dialogue and negotiation as Pakistan Foreign Minister arrived in Beijin...
15:48, 08/09/2019

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outl...
06:32, 07/18/2019

Mexican Foreign Minister says Mexico will meet with 19 countries over migration plan Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico would meet with 19 countries in the coming weeks in an attempt to boost support for...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on issue of Syria safe zone: foreign minister Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Tur...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Saudi foreign minister: Attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with 'firmness' Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Wednesday that attacks on Gulf oil facilities must be addressed with "strength and firmness" and that more eff...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace ...
18:48, 06/10/2019

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. count...
16:48, 07/22/2019

North Korean foreign minister calls Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization ...
07:16, 08/23/2019

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von ...
04:32, 09/06/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil ...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration ordered new sanctions that aim to freeze the assets of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office and several Iranian military comm...
03:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts...
14:48, 06/25/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path...
09:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Ad...
13:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising te...
13:32, 05/31/2019

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants ...
23:48, 09/11/2019

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts ...
07:48, 08/29/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.       &...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure ag...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
04:32, 06/26/2019

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie ...
02:48, 08/03/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for a...
15:00, 06/25/2019

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donal...
06:16, 08/28/2019

Defence Minister To Visit France For First Rafale's Delivery: Report Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is set to receive the first of 36 Rafale fighter jets in Paris on October 8 -- the foundation day of the Indian Air For...
20:48, 09/10/2019

German minister discusses Mideast conflict on Jordan visit Germany’s defense minister has reaffirmed its support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during a visit to neighboring Jorda...
17:00, 08/19/2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Mozambique From Sunday In his first overseas trip as Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will travel to Mozambique on a three-day visit beginning Sunday during which three bilat...
22:48, 07/26/2019

Iceland’s prime minister will skip Pence’s visit. She says it’s not a snub. Iceland Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said that it was “very difficult” to organize her schedule around the visit, saying she’ll be out of the co...
12:48, 08/22/2019

"2 Toilets For 400?": Mamata Banerjee Blasts Minister During Slum Visit It could be the Prashant Kishor effect, an extension of his makeover plan as part of her "Didi Ke Bolo", or a deliberate change in style. But on Monda...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town if Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in t...
18:32, 05/03/2019

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization ...
12:16, 08/23/2019

China's assistant foreign minister says global community sees harm from protectionism China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that the international community recognizes harm from protectionism, and that C...
06:32, 06/24/2019

In Slip Of Tongue, Rajnath Singh Calls Foreign Minister Jaishankar Prasad There was a slip of tounge by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday when he referred to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar as "...
20:32, 07/24/2019

Dianne Feinstein dined with Iranian foreign minister as US feud with Tehran escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a t...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire: French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister ...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Kuwait foreign minister calls on armed forces to be on high alert: KUNA Kuwait's foreign minister called on the country's armed forces to be on high alert and prepared to confront any incident that may destabilize the coun...
16:48, 09/17/2019

Japan's export curbs 'undesirable', S.Korean foreign minister tells Pompeo South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against South Korea are "undesirable" for trilateral...
03:16, 07/11/2019

Sushma Swaraj Discusses Wuhan Summit Agenda With China's Foreign Minister External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of a multilateral meeting in Kyrgyzstan's ca...
14:48, 05/22/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The ...
17:16, 08/22/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Japan foreign minister says South Korea's move 'completely mistaken response' Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday criticized South Korea for terminating an intelligence agreement between the two countries, calling it...
16:48, 08/22/2019

Venezuela foreign minister denies military coup underway, blames Washington Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused o...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Japan's foreign minister Kono may move to defense in cabinet shuffle: Sankei Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono is being considered for the role of defense minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet next wee...
10:16, 09/08/2019

Mike Pompeo To Meet PM Modi, Foreign Minister In Delhi Today: 10 Points US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Minister S Jaishankar will hold talks in New Delhi today. Terrorism, H1B visas, trade and the situation ...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Miracle needed to solve Irish border problem: Luxembourg foreign minister A miracle would need to happen for the European Union and Britain to find a solution to the Irish border problem to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Luxembourg...
12:16, 08/22/2019

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is announcing new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran. President Donald Trump iss...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security is...
07:48, 07/15/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy...
14:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices...
05:32, 04/29/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarre...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nucl...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Iran claims right to respond to ‘unacceptable’ US sanctions Iran’s foreign minister says it has the right to respond to “unacceptable” sanctions imposed by the Trump administration after the U.S. withdrew from ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ...
20:16, 06/24/2019

US imposes new sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed new sanctions on Iran's central bank following Tehran's alleged involvement in last weekend's drone and...
03:00, 09/21/2019

Iran's Rouhani says no talks with U.S. unless sanctions lifted Iran has no intention to talk to the United States unless all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day ...
08:16, 08/27/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
22:32, 09/03/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
07:00, 09/04/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the ...
16:48, 07/02/2019

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press confere...
03:00, 09/21/2019

Trump announces 'highest sanctions ever' in Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced what he described as the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country" against Iran, more than a year after...
21:03, 09/20/2019

Russia says it will counter new U.S. sanctions on Iran: reports Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabk...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack o...
01:48, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executiv...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed th...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vis...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Iran resists sanctions, U.S. is 'desperate,' Rouhani says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday new U.S. sanctions, under which Iran's central bank was blacklisted for a second time, pointed to U.S....
12:48, 09/23/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's central bank President Donald Trump says the US has imposed sanctions on Iran's central bank following last weekend's drone and cruise missile attacks on Saudi oil...
19:48, 09/20/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institu...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Tomorrow: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of deaths in M...
19:00, 06/15/2019

PM Modi's Visit After Easter Bombings Helped Sri Lanka Tourism: Minister In an effort to restore the Sri Lankan tourism following the Easter attacks in April, the country's tourism minister John Amaratunga visited Mumbai to...
22:16, 06/24/2019

At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister's Visit, Says Family A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground s...
12:16, 06/16/2019

PM Modi In France: Prime Minister, On 3-Nation Visit, Arrives In Paris Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on a three-nation tour, has arrived in Paris for bilateral meetings with his French counterpart Edouard...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Home Minister Amit Shah Likely To Visit J&K Amid Turmoil: Sources Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir after the ongoing parliament session amid uncertainty triggered after the state governmen...
06:48, 08/04/2019

Chinese foreign minister claims 'black hand' of Western involvement in Hong Kong Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the "black hand" of Western forces of attempting to use recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong to "stir ...
10:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire - French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister ...
19:16, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", I...
17:48, 05/19/2019

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to autho...
00:48, 08/28/2019

China’s Foreign Minister says Hong Kong faces its worst crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong has been engulfed in angry and sometimes violent protests against the government for three months, sparked by a now-suspended extradition bi...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the reg...
14:16, 07/18/2019

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was qu...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seiz...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terr...
07:48, 08/21/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on its oil industry will damage market stability U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Monday....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blame...
15:49, 09/18/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Trump says he has ordered substantial increase of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, ...
16:33, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednes...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an e...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from ...
16:32, 06/23/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by ...
12:32, 06/19/2019

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has ...
09:48, 06/25/2019

Iran: New US sanctions permanently close road for diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and othe...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agr...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Iran says ‘idiotic’ new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplo...
21:48, 06/25/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top d...
02:48, 05/18/2019

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order Monday to slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran that would also target the country’s supre...
19:32, 06/24/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic hea...
14:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctio...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump u...
09:48, 08/29/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial meta...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep s...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran’s president says it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, ...
17:48, 07/10/2019

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors o...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanc...
14:16, 08/27/2019

Ready To Deal With Impact Of US Sanctions On Iran, Says India India is ready to deal with the impact of US sanctions against Iran and will get extra supplies from other oil producing countries to compensate for l...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said th...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of dip...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both...
05:16, 08/28/2019

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​r...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ira...
08:48, 08/28/2019

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, aft...
00:50, 09/19/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks....
12:48, 08/27/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda arm...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Se...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear wha...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreemen...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his ...
12:16, 08/27/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CN...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump adminis...
10:32, 05/16/2019

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after W...
22:16, 06/03/2019

| Sweeping US sanctions on Iran target leaders, oil and trade Ongoing US sanctions on Iran have targeted Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the Islamic republic's top brass, while also seeking to choke tra...
21:32, 09/19/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
23:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wha...
06:16, 06/24/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochem...
11:00, 06/08/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawk...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support ...
20:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade U.S. and international sanction...
00:48, 08/29/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Ir...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in quite a number of emerging countries are hoardin...
16:48, 06/25/2019

US Sanctions Networks It Says Are Connected To Iran Government, Military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade US and international sanctions ...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapon...
06:32, 06/23/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pre...
17:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's o...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after ...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Iran says path to diplomacy ‘permanently closed’ following U.S. sanctions The Trump administration imposed restrictions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Monday and said further sanctions were planned against Iran’s foreign minister...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi, in Visit to U.S., Seeks to Ease Trade Tensions India may loosen restrictions impeding U.S. goods as Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to the U.S. for a week in an effort to damp simmering trade te...
16:32, 09/20/2019

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolut...
14:48, 07/18/2019

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf which it claims was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh collisi...
12:16, 08/04/2019

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counte...
13:00, 06/22/2019

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip th...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump sa...
12:00, 05/28/2019

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t la...
17:32, 07/15/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from ...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Iran says latest US sanctions ends ‘channel of diplomacy forever’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a tweet Tuesday that the new U.S. sanctions that target Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and othe...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Trump and John Bolton clashed over Iran sanctions before ouster Former national security advisor John Bolton reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump about United States sanctions on Iran the day before his o...
07:48, 09/15/2019

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuel...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Country Won’t Change Stance Following New U.S. Sanctions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader said Wednesday that Iranians will not budge or change their stand following new U.S. sanctions targ...
21:32, 06/26/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Economic sanctions having a 'significant effect' on Iran In the second part of an exclusive interview set to air Tuesday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and "Fox & Friends" co-host discuss the esc...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump tells Iran ‘call me’ over lifting sanctions President suggests US could help revive Iran’s economy in return for no-nuclear weapons pledgeDonald Trump has offered Iran direct talks, saying its l...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administr...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, othe...
17:48, 08/27/2019

U.S. threatens Iran with more sanctions, warns Europe against business with Tehran The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose more sanctions on Iran 'very soon' and warned Europe against doing business with Tehran via a syst...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would b...
03:32, 06/23/2019

China says it strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese firm over Iran oil China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on a Chinese energy firm for allegedly violating restrictions imposed...
10:48, 07/23/2019

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all o...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Israeli ambassador to UN: Iran is 'panicking' in the face of increased US sanctions Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that the Iranians are "panicking" in the face of increased sanctions, dismissing the newest rhe...
08:48, 06/26/2019

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acros...
15:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a se...
22:16, 06/27/2019

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapo...
17:48, 06/22/2019

US Sanctions On Supreme Leader Is "Permanent Closure" Of Diplomacy: Iran Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to d...
19:32, 06/25/2019

US sanctions Iran space agency over alleged ballistic missiles The Trump administration has sanctioned three Iranian space organizations, alleging a cover up for missile work. The US has said the orders serve as a...
07:32, 09/04/2019

Oil steadies after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices steadied on Monday, after a weeks-long rally was halted on Friday when the market tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that p...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Donald Trump Announces "Highest Sanctions" But Says Won't Strike Iran President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's central bank, calling the measures the "highest" sanctions ever imposed on a foreig...
21:32, 09/20/2019

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
12:16, 07/02/2019

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said "decades of bad behavior" from China have hampered free trade and prompted tariffs and other action...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran targeting supreme leader US President Donald Trump signed off on a new round of "hard hitting" sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. The s...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities W...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader US President Donald Trump has signed off "hard-hitting" sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Trump Targets Iran’s Supreme Leader With Financial Sanctions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financia...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed o...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Iran's Hassan Rouhani Tells US To Take 'First Step' By Lifting Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donal...
19:48, 08/27/2019

Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monda...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wit...
09:32, 07/15/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a...
21:32, 06/24/2019

No link between Exxon deal and Iran sanctions waiver -Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday there was no link between an initial oil agreement his government was about to sign with Exxon M...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top...
21:00, 05/17/2019

President Trump Orders New Sanctions on Iran After Saudi Attacks The news came as Iran’s president said he might skip a U.N. gathering, blaming U.S. obstacles and Saudi Arabia prepared to release what it said was ev...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
16:32, 07/04/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step tha...
18:48, 07/04/2019

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time sin...
16:00, 07/01/2019

"Gratified By Cooperation From Great Friend India": US Sanctions Iran The United States is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India" on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said ...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Iran Threatens Return to Nuclear Enrichment as U.S. Sanctions Bite TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offer...
12:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on ...
04:48, 07/10/2019

Cruz bill would use Iran sanctions cash to pay for downed US drone The bill would take hundreds of millions from frozen Iranian bank accounts and use them to offset the cost of an American military drone that was shot...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Iran's hardline media say new U.S. sanctions based on 'fabricated excuses' Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on "fabricated excuses" while Iranian officials have not res...
21:48, 06/24/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Departme...
17:00, 06/12/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, biodiversity crisis and Istanbul election Monday’s top story: Trump promises new sanctions on ‘absolutely broken’ Iran. Plus, where have our 8.3bn tons of plastic waste gone since 1950?Good mo...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busines...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to develo...
17:16, 09/04/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC ...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Says She’ll Skip Mike Pence’s Visit, Citing ‘Prior Commitments’ (REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — Iceland’s leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to her Nordic nation...
11:16, 08/22/2019

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, as international concern...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fin...
15:32, 07/09/2019

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against t...
22:32, 06/23/2019

France suggests Europe will reimpose sanctions if Iran reneges on deal European countries will reimpose sanctions on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, a source at the French presidency said on Tues...
19:48, 05/07/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing ...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil instal...
18:48, 09/18/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid pri...
18:00, 05/02/2019

US sanctions Iran's space program for first time over ballistic missile work In a first, the United States handed down sanctions calling out Iran’s space agency for its involvement in the regime’s ballistic missile development,...
15:32, 09/05/2019

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a la...
04:16, 07/11/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations WASHINGTON (AP) — US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations....
20:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. to renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs: Washington Post The United States is set to announce this week it will renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European co...
03:48, 07/31/2019

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to e...
14:32, 06/17/2019

Iran Calls New US Sanctions ‘Outrageous And Idiotic’; Leader Mocks Trump In this picture released on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Al...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Iran warns US to drop sanctions as time runs out for nuclear deal Even while insisting they do not want a war, leaders of Iran and the US have again ratcheted up international tension. The EU is scrambling to salvage...
20:32, 06/26/2019

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump...
01:16, 06/22/2019

Oil mixed, caught between US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela and trade dispute with China Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as U.S. sanctions on oil exporters Iran and Venezuela kept markets on edge while concerns that an escalating Sino-U.S...
04:32, 05/07/2019

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions ...
06:16, 07/02/2019

Sanctions choke Iran's crude sales, but oil product exports booming While U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports by more than 80%, oil product sales from the Islamic Republic...
18:00, 09/02/2019

"Very Dangerous": Trump Warns Iran But Doesn't Rule Out Lifting Sanctions US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pav...
08:49, 09/12/2019

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in t...
00:32, 07/21/2019

US warns Europe not to develop barter system to evade Iran sanctions American officials have issued a warning to European nations that they risk falling foul of sanctions on Iran if they press ahead with a barter system...
05:32, 07/27/2019

Iran's Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and 'insults': website Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Iranian nation will not retreat in the face of "cruel" U.S. sanctions and "ins...
12:48, 06/26/2019

US Sanctions "Economic Terrorism" Worse Than Pulwama: Iran Envoy To India Iranian Ambassador to India, Ali Chegini, blasted the United States for imposing sanctions on Tehran and called it as "economic terrorism" which he sa...
04:48, 08/27/2019

Trump Orders Treasury Secretary to 'Substantially Increase' Sanctions on Iran President Trump said on Twitter that he has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran in the wake of att...
18:48, 09/18/2019