U.S. House Approves Tougher Sanctions on IranU.S. House votes 400-20 for a measure that would subject more Iranian goods and services to sanctions.
Lavrov: Iran is Prepared to Halt 20-Percent EnrichmentRussian Foreign Minister urges the world to drop the sanctions on Iran.
Obama Slaps Sanctions on Iran's Currency and Auto IndustryObama signs executive order, authorizing new sanctions targeting Iran's currency and automobile industry.
UN Blacklists Syrian Al-Nusra FrontUN Security Council blacklists the Syrian group Al-Nusra Front, adds it to its global sanctions list because of its links to Al-Qaeda.
U.S. Allows Sales of Communications Equipment to IraniansU.S. eases some of the sanctions on Iran in order to give Iranians access to Internet services and social media.
Canada Freezes Trade with IranCanada ratchets up its sanctions against Iran, bans almost all exports to and imports from the country.
U.S.: Iran is Obtaining Materials in Violation of UN SanctionsThe United States says that both Iran and North Korea are trying to obtain high-tech materials linked to their nuclear programs.
Iranian Minister: Sanctions Are 'Causing a Lot of Trouble'Iran's Finance Minister says international pushed inflation above 30%, but stresses that nuclear program will continue.
Proposal: Iran Nuclear Freeze for Eased SanctionsIran has reportedly offered to temporarily freeze uranium enrichment in exchange for eased sanctions.
Peres, Hollande Call for Tougher Sanctions on IranSanctions on Iran over are biting but need to be strengthened further, President Shimon Peres and French President Francois Hollande say.
Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not WorkingIran’s behavior poses the greatest risk to stability in the Middle East, warns Gen. James N. Mattis.
Ahmadinejad Admits: It's Been a Hard Year“This was a very difficult year for our economy,” Iranian President admits during a live television interview.
Fordow Will Never be Shut Down, Says Iranian LawmakerIranian lawmaker rejects the Western proposal for Iran to close its Fordow nuclear facility in exchange for the relaxation of restrictions.
West to Tell Iran: Close Fordow, We'll Ease the SanctionsThe West plans to offer to ease sanctions on Iran in return for Iranian steps to shut down the Fordow plant.
U.S. Treasury: Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Global CapitalWestern sanctions on Iran have contributed to a drop in its access to global sources of capital last year, says the U.S.
Iran's Currency Plummets to All-Time LowIran’s rial has plummeted to an all-time low, dropping more than 21 percent drop over two weeks.
White House: Sanctions Having Profound Impact on IranThe White House says that Ahmadinejad's latest warnings on the state of Iran's economy, proved the "profound impact" of nuclear sanctions.
Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Life-Saving MedicationIranians with serious illnesses have been put at risk by the unintended consequences of international sanctions, the Guardian reports.
Iran Takes Off the Mask, Admits Sanctions Hit Oil ExportsAn Iranian minister breaks ranks with Ahmadinejad, admits sanctions cut oil exports by 45 percent, but nuke program continues.
Ahmadinejad: Iran in a 'Smart War' with the WestIran is engaged in a "smart economic war" with Western powers, claims President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Canada Adds Iranian Quds Force to Terror ListCanada adds Iran's Quds Force to a list of terrorist groups, says the elite special operations unit arms the Taliban, Hamas and others.
Security Council Sanctions Two Iranian FirmsUN Security Council slaps sanctions on two Iranian firms accused of supplying arms to the Syrian government.
U.S. Targets Iranian Companies and Individuals in New SanctionsThe U.S. Treasury Department targets seven companies and five individuals with ties to Iran's uranium-enrichment program.
U.S. Senate Approves New Economic Sanctions Against IranThe U.S. Senate unanimously approves sanctions targeting Iran's energy, shipping and port sectors.
Iran's VP: We'll Break Obama's Grasping HandsMohammad Reza Rahimi says Iran will overcome U.S.-led sanctions against the country.
Report: Iran Suspends 20% Uranium EnrichmentIran has suspended uranium enrichment in order to have Western-imposed sanctions lifted, reports Al Arabiya.
Sanctions Hurting Iran's Shipping IndustryThe head of Iran’s shipping company has admitted that Western sanctions are hurting the country’s shipping industry.
US Sanctions on Iran Exempt Popcorn as 'Humanitarian Aid'Humanitarian aid is part of the reason US exports to Iran rise as sanctions stiffen. Aid includes Coca-Cola, Kraft cheese – and popcorn.
Israel to EU: Don't Send Delegation to TehranIsrael pressuring European countries to cancel an official visit by representatives of the European parliament to Iran.
Iran Angry over Shutdown of its Satellite ChannelsDecision to shut down 19 Eutelsat channels draws Tehran's ire. Netanyahu commends new EU sanctions.
Lieberman: Stopping Iran Like Stopping HitlerForeign Minister hopes for "additional meaningful sanctions" on Iran at EU meet Monday.
EU Reaches Deal on New Iran SanctionsEU reaches a preliminary deal on a broad package of new sanctions on Iran, targeting the energy, commerce, financial and transport sectors.
Iranian Minister: World Will Pay for SanctionsIran's minister of economic affairs and finance warns that the West will “pay a price” for sanctions on his country.
Tighten the Squeeze on 'Mad' Iran, Says Britain's HammondThe world should tighten the squeeze on Iran over its "mad" nuclear plans, Britain's defense secretary Philip Hammond says.
U.S. Lawmakers Exploring New Iran SanctionsAs Iran’s currency continues to drop, U.S. lawmakers are exploring possibilities for tougher sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Scuffles in Tehran as Citizens Protest Plunging CurrencyScuffles break out in central Tehran as citizens protest over Iran's plunging currency, which has lost more than half its value.
Ahmadinejad: We Won't Retreat on Nuclear IssueIran will not back down on its nuclear program despite the Western sanctions,says President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Iranian Currency Dives, Ahmadinejad in Hot WaterAhmadinejad faces parliamentary questioning as sanctions help sink the “rial” currency by 20 percent in two days. Iranians running scared.
Rumsfeld Backs Netanyahu: Sanctions not EnoughNetanyahu is totally correct: Sanctions won’t work, and Israel will not tell the US of plans to attack Iran, says Donald Rumsfeld.
Ahmadinejad Threatens - or Bluffs - To Halt Oil ExportsAhmadinejad calls for a total halt to crude oil exports, a move that could be economical suicide but cause worldwide depression.
Obama Omits Deadline on 'Diplomatic Window' for IranObama says “window is closing” on Iran but there still is time for diplomacy. He did not set a deadline, likely after November.
Obama’s Super Bowl Interview an Indicator of Policy on Iran?With regards to Israel and Iran, is ambiguity the policy in the United States?