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India’s gameplan in Iran-Afghanistan has been damaged because of the Trump administration’s strategy

Iran claims right to respond to 'unacceptable' US sanctions

On Wednesday, the US State Department ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions.


Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions

The US last week ended deals allowing Iran to exchange its enriched uranium for unrefined yellowcake uranium with Russia, as well as it being able to sell its heavy water to Oman.

Oil market torn between loss of Iran waivers, surging US supply

US sanctions against Iran have denied its government more than $10 billion in oil revenue since President Donald Trump first announced the move last May.

US to India: Helping you on Masood Azhar, so end Iran oil imports

The US backed India after the Pulwama attack. Delhi, which relies on US support at the UNSC, has a tough choice given Iran accounts for about 13% of its oil imports

Explained: Life without Iranian oil

How has India been preparing for the tightening of US sanctions? What key metrics could be impacted? What are the main concerns, and what role are the ongoing elections likely to play in India’s response?


Tackling Tehran

US move on Iran oil could damage India’s energy and economic security. New Delhi needs to reduce its dependency on Tehran

US ends waiver for Iran oil, India second biggest buyer after China

India was one of eight countries allowed temporary import of Iranian oil. India was being pushed by the US to restrict its monthly purchase to 1.25 million tonnes, down from 22.6 million tonnes bought in 2017-18

Donald Trump to end waivers to India, 7 other nations importing Iranian oil

The United States had reimposed sanctions in November on Iranian oil exports after Trump unilaterally pulled out of a 2015 nuclear accord in a bid to pressure Iran to curtail its nuclear programme.

US risks roiling oil markets in trying to tighten sanctions

The Trump administration has been trying to force major political change on Iran, withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal and imposing sanctions as punishment for actions in the Middle East that Washington considers unacceptable. It also is pressuring Venezuela with sanctions as U.S. officials seek the ouster of President Nicolás Maduro from power.