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Iran sanctions


Rouhani: US has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

April 01, 2020 3:55 pm

Trump has adopted a "maximum pressure" policy on Iran aimed at persuading Tehran to negotiate a broader deal that further constrains its nuclear programme, limits its missile programme and curbs its use of proxy forces in Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.

No American or Iraqi lives were lost in Iranian attacks on US bases: Donald Trump

January 09, 2020 7:54 am

Donald Trump began his address to the nation by saying that as long as he is President, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.

US imposes new Iran sanctions, but waives others

November 01, 2019 11:55 am

President Donald Trump's administration last year pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal in which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for the lifting of sanctions that crippled its economy.

Punjab: Basmati’s early variety fetches lower price than last year, arhtiyas blame sanctions on Iran

September 17, 2019 3:34 am

While traders said that US sanctions on Iran, which is a big importer of Basmati from India, was the reason behind the slump, the farmers blamed the arhtiyas of ganging up to show less demand in order to keep the prices artificially lower.

Iran's nuclear chief: European Union has failed to fulfil 2015 deal commitments

September 08, 2019 5:44 pm

"Unfortunately the European parties have failed to fulfil their commitments... The deal is not a one-way street and Iran will act accordingly as we have done so far by gradually downgrading our commitments," said Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's nuclear energy agency.

Amidst tensions with Iran, US tells commercial vessels to send Gulf transit plans in advance

August 08, 2019 3:21 pm

Traffic through the Strait has become the focus for a standoff between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump last year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.

Iran says it has breached 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit, IAEA confirms claim

July 01, 2019 8:49 pm

"We can confirm that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has informed the Board of Governors that the Agency verified on 1 July that Iran's total enriched uranium stockpile exceeded (the deal's limit)," an IAEA spokesman said in a statement.

US prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat

June 24, 2019 9:25 am

Last year Trump withdrew the United States from a 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions. Relations in the region have worsened significantly since then.

United States carries out cyberattacks on Iran in response to provocations

June 23, 2019 3:11 pm

The online attacks, which had been planned for several weeks, were ultimately meant to be a direct response to both the tanker attacks this month and the downing of a US drone this week, according to the people briefed on the operations.

Trump slaps fresh sanctions on Iran, says 'Let's make Iran great again'

June 23, 2019 7:09 am

Speaking in Washington on Saturday before heading to the US presidential retreat at Camp David, Trump indicated the government was taking a diplomatic path to put pressure on Tehran by moving to impose new sanctions.