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U.S. House Approves Tougher Sanctions on Iran

U.S. House Approves Tougher Sanctions on Iran

U.S. House votes 400-20 for a measure that would subject more Iranian goods and services to sanctions.Elad Benari, 01/08/2013 04:16
Lavrov: Iran Prepared to Halt 20% Enrichment

Lavrov: Iran Prepared to Halt 20% Enrichment

Russian Foreign Minister urges the world to drop the sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 19/06/2013 00:14
Obama Slaps Sanctions on Iran's Currency

Obama Slaps Sanctions on Iran's Currency

Obama signs executive order, authorizing new sanctions targeting Iran's currency and automobile industry.Elad Benari, 04/06/2013 05:44
UN Blacklists Syrian Al-Nusra Front

UN Blacklists Syrian Al-Nusra Front

UN Security Council blacklists the Syrian group Al-Nusra Front, adds it to its global sanctions list because of its links to Al-Qaeda.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/05/2013 23:23
U.S. Allows Sales of Comms Equipment to Iranians

U.S. Allows Sales of Comms Equipment to Iranians

U.S. eases some of the sanctions on Iran in order to give Iranians access to Internet services and social media.Elad Benari, 31/05/2013 05:42
Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

Canada Freezes Trade with Iran

Canada ratchets up its sanctions against Iran, bans almost all exports to and imports from the country.Elad Benari, 30/05/2013 05:16
U.S.: Iran Violating UN Sanctions

U.S.: Iran Violating UN Sanctions

The United States says that both Iran and North Korea are trying to obtain high-tech materials linked to their nuclear programs.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/05/2013 21:40
Iranian Minister: Sanctions Are 'Causing Trouble'

Iranian Minister: Sanctions Are 'Causing Trouble'

Iran's Finance Minister says international pushed inflation above 30%, but stresses that nuclear program will continue.Elad Benari, 24/04/2013 05:44
Proposal: Iran Nuclear Freeze for Eased Sanctions

Proposal: Iran Nuclear Freeze for Eased Sanctions

Iran has reportedly offered to temporarily freeze uranium enrichment in exchange for eased sanctions.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 27/03/2013 08:26
Peres, Hollande Call for Tougher Sanctions on Iran

Peres, Hollande Call for Tougher Sanctions on Iran

Sanctions on Iran over are biting but need to be strengthened further, President Shimon Peres and French President Francois Hollande say.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/03/2013 21:07
Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

Top U.S. Commander: Sanctions on Iran Not Working

Iran’s behavior poses the greatest risk to stability in the Middle East, warns Gen. James N. Mattis.Elad Benari, 06/03/2013 03:12
Ahmadinejad Admits: It's Been a Hard Year

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.Elad Benari, 24/02/2013 05:47
Iranian Lawmaker: Fordow Will Never be Shut Down

Iranian Lawmaker: Fordow Will Never be Shut Down

Iranian lawmaker rejects the Western proposal for Iran to close its Fordow nuclear facility in exchange for the relaxation of restrictions.Elad Benari, 18/02/2013 03:15
West to Iran: Close Fordow, We'll Ease Sanctions

West to Iran: Close Fordow, We'll Ease Sanctions

The West plans to offer to ease sanctions on Iran in return for Iranian steps to shut down the Fordow plant.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/02/2013 21:03
U.S.: Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Capital

U.S.: Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Capital

Western sanctions on Iran have contributed to a drop in its access to global sources of capital last year, says the U.S.Elad Benari, 08/02/2013 04:43
Iran's Currency Plummets to All-Time Low

Iran's Currency Plummets to All-Time Low

Iran’s rial has plummeted to an all-time low, dropping more than 21 percent drop over two weeks.Elad Benari, 03/02/2013 06:28
White House: Sanctions Having Impact on Iran

White House: Sanctions Having Impact on Iran

The White House says that Ahmadinejad's latest warnings on the state of Iran's economy, proved the "profound impact" of nuclear sanctions.Elad Benari, 18/01/2013 06:42
Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Medication

Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Medication

Iranians with serious illnesses have been put at risk by the unintended consequences of international sanctions, the Guardian reports.Elad Benari, 14/01/2013 06:44
Iran Drops the Mask, Admits Oil Exports Plummet

Iran Drops the Mask, Admits Oil Exports Plummet

An Iranian minister breaks ranks with Ahmadinejad, admits sanctions cut oil exports by 45 percent, but nuke program continues.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 08/01/2013 12:47
Ahmadinejad: Iran in a 'Smart War' with the West

Ahmadinejad: Iran in a 'Smart War' with the West

Iran is engaged in a "smart economic war" with Western powers, claims President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Elad Benari, 23/12/2012 04:02
Canada Adds Iranian Quds Force to Terror List

Canada Adds Iranian Quds Force to Terror List

Canada adds Iran's Quds Force to a list of terrorist groups, says the elite special operations unit arms the Taliban, Hamas and others.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/12/2012 22:30
Security Council Sanctions Two Iranian Firms

Security Council Sanctions Two Iranian Firms

UN Security Council slaps sanctions on two Iranian firms accused of supplying arms to the Syrian government.Elad Benari, 21/12/2012 04:15
U.S. Targets Iranian Individuals in New Sanctions

U.S. Targets Iranian Individuals in New Sanctions

The U.S. Treasury Department targets seven companies and five individuals with ties to Iran's uranium-enrichment program.Elad Benari, 14/12/2012 05:15
U.S. Senate Approves New Sanctions Against Iran

U.S. Senate Approves New Sanctions Against Iran

The U.S. Senate unanimously approves sanctions targeting Iran's energy, shipping and port sectors.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/11/2012 21:04
Iran's VP: We'll Break Obama's Grasping Hands

Iran's VP: We'll Break Obama's Grasping Hands

Mohammad Reza Rahimi says Iran will overcome U.S.-led sanctions against the country.Gil Ronen, 12/11/2012 13:12
Report: Iran Suspends 20% Uranium Enrichment

Report: Iran Suspends 20% Uranium Enrichment

Iran has suspended uranium enrichment in order to have Western-imposed sanctions lifted, reports Al Arabiya.Elad Benari, 04/11/2012 02:05
Sanctions Hurting Iran's Shipping Industry

Sanctions Hurting Iran's Shipping Industry

The head of Iran’s shipping company has admitted that Western sanctions are hurting the country’s shipping industry.Elad Benari, 23/10/2012 04:15
US Sanctions on Iran Exempt Popcorn

US Sanctions on Iran Exempt Popcorn

Humanitarian aid is part of the reason US exports to Iran rise as sanctions stiffen. Aid includes Coca-Cola, Kraft cheese – and popcorn. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/10/2012 16:44
Israel to EU: Don't Send Delegation to Tehran

Israel to EU: Don't Send Delegation to Tehran

Israel pressuring European countries to cancel an official visit by representatives of the European parliament to Iran.Elad Benari, 17/10/2012 02:42
Iran Angry over Shutdown of its Satellite Channels

Iran Angry over Shutdown of its Satellite Channels

Decision to shut down 19 Eutelsat channels draws Tehran's ire. Netanyahu commends new EU sanctions.Gil Ronen, 16/10/2012 15:14
Lieberman: Stopping Iran Like Stopping Hitler

Lieberman: Stopping Iran Like Stopping Hitler

Foreign Minister hopes for "additional meaningful sanctions" on Iran at EU meet Monday.Gil Ronen, 14/10/2012 22:43
EU Reaches Deal on New Iran Sanctions

EU Reaches Deal on New Iran Sanctions

EU reaches a preliminary deal on a broad package of new sanctions on Iran, targeting the energy, commerce, financial and transport sectors.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/10/2012 22:55
Iranian Minister: World Will Pay for Sanctions

Iranian Minister: World Will Pay for Sanctions

Iran's minister of economic affairs and finance warns that the West will “pay a price” for sanctions on his country.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/10/2012 21:40
Tighten the Squeeze on 'Mad' Iran

Tighten the Squeeze on 'Mad' Iran

The world should tighten the squeeze on Iran over its "mad" nuclear plans, Britain's defense secretary Philip Hammond says.Elad Benari, 07/10/2012 06:08
U.S. Lawmakers Exploring New Iran Sanctions

U.S. Lawmakers Exploring New Iran Sanctions

As Iran’s currency continues to drop, U.S. lawmakers are exploring possibilities for tougher sanctions on the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/10/2012 22:54
Scuffles in Tehran as Citizens Protest

Scuffles in Tehran as Citizens Protest

Scuffles break out in central Tehran as citizens protest over Iran's plunging currency, which has lost more than half its value.Elad Benari, 04/10/2012 03:16
Ahmadinejad: We Won't Retreat on Nuclear Issue

Ahmadinejad: We Won't Retreat on Nuclear Issue

Iran will not back down on its nuclear program despite the Western sanctions,says President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Elad Benari, 03/10/2012 03:48
Iranian Currency Dives, Ahmadinejad in Hot Water

Iranian Currency Dives, Ahmadinejad in Hot Water

Ahmadinejad faces parliamentary questioning as sanctions help sink the “rial” currency by 20 percent in two days. Iranians running scared. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 02/10/2012 15:10
Rumsfeld Backs Netanyahu: Sanctions not Enough

Rumsfeld Backs Netanyahu: Sanctions not Enough

Netanyahu is totally correct: Sanctions won’t work, and Israel will not tell the US of plans to attack Iran, says Donald Rumsfeld. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/08/2012 08:48
Bluff or Threat? Ahmadinejad To Halt Oil Exports

Bluff or Threat? Ahmadinejad To Halt Oil Exports

Ahmadinejad calls for a total halt to crude oil exports, a move that could be economical suicide but cause worldwide depression. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 31/07/2012 17:07
Obama Omits Deadline on 'Closing Window' for Iran

Obama Omits Deadline on 'Closing Window' for Iran

Obama says “window is closing” on Iran but there still is time for diplomacy. He did not set a deadline, likely after November.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/03/2012 14:04
Obama Interview an Indicator of Policy on Iran?

Obama Interview an Indicator of Policy on Iran?

With regards to Israel and Iran, is ambiguity the policy in the United States?Rachel Hirshfeld, 07/02/2012 01:13