Iran Commits New Breach of Fraying Nuclear Deal, Expands Enrichment: IAEA
Iran has committed another breach of its nuclear deal with major powers by enriching uranium with advanced centrifuges, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing that deal said on Thursday, further fraying the landmark accord.
Erdogan Says Turkey Will Continue Oil, Natural Gas Trade with Iran: NTV
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday it was impossible for Turkey to stop buying oil and natural gas from Iran, despite the threat of U.S. sanctions, and added that trade between the two countries would continue, according to broadcaster NTV.
Keffiyeh Wrap of Naturalized Bahraini of Yemeni Origin Stirs up Social Media
The Keffiyeh wrap of a naturalized Bahraini journalist, who’s a Yemeni national, while taking part in a TV interview turned into a topic of ridicule on social media after it looked gigantic and occupied half of the TV screen.
India, Other Nations to Benefit from US Waiver on Iran Oil Buys, Minister
India and other leading oil buyers will benefit from the waiver the United States has granted them from Iran sanctions, the South Asian nation’s oil minister said on Saturday.
IranAir Looking for Planes not Needing US Sales Permit
IranAir is looking to buy planes from any company not requiring U.S. sales permits and may consider Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100, the flag carrier’s head was quoted as saying, as Iran tries to renew its aging fleet despite facing U.S. sanctions.
U.S. Allows Eight Importers to Keep Buying Iran Oil for Now
The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it re-imposes sanctions on Monday to try to force Iran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities.
Rouhani Reshuffles Economic Team, Says US Isolated against Iran
Iran’s parliament approved a government economic reshuffle on Saturday, days before new US sanctions on Tehran’s oil exports take effect.
Iran's Oil Minister Says US Sanctions Cannot Stop Crude Exports
The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Tehran, Iran’s oil minister said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions will ensure the market remains volatile.
Trump Expected to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal, Official Says
President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that potentially could cause the 2015 accord to unravel.
U.S. Senate's Iran Sanctions are Breach of Nuclear Deal: Senior Iranian Official
The U.S. Senate's decision to impose new sanctions on Iran is an "unquestionable" violation of a nuclear deal reached in 2015 between Tehran and six major powers including the United States, Iranian media quoted a senior Iranian official as saying.
UN Confirms Iran Compliance to Nuclear Deal
Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord with major powers even as tensions rise between Tehran and US President Donald Trump, a UN atomic watchdog report showed yesterday.
Iran Vows ‘Firm Response’ unless Obama Stops Sanctions Revival
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded Sunday that President Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the U.S. Congress, saying Tehran would otherwise “firmly respond.”
Senior Saudi Prince Says Trump Shouldn't Scrap Iran Deal
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump should not scrap a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers but should take the nation to task for its "destabilizing activities" in the Middle East, said a former senior Saudi official.
Iran has No Reason to Point Finger over Sanctions, U.S. Says
The United States has kept its side of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, and Tehran has no reason to complain that Washington has not done enough on lifting sanctions against it, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Monday.
U.N. Nuclear Agency Says Iran Sticking to Nuclear Deal
Iran has kept to a nuclear deal it agreed with six world powers last year limiting its stockpiles of substances that could be used to make atomic weapons, a report by the U.N. nuclear agency found.
Trump and Brexit Deepen Iran's Global Banking Problems
Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralysed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran.
Iran's Khamenei Threatens to 'Set Fire' to Nuclear Deal if West Violates
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened on Tuesday to "set fire" to the nuclear ...
Iran's Khamenei Says U.S., 'Evil' Britain Can't be Trusted
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday Tehran had no...
Bahraini FM: Iran Is Fighting Against Us With Kalashnikovs & Bombs..Nuclear Deal Doesn’t Address All Sources of Tension
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said it was still premature to assess the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, yet he pointed out that the deal “didn’t cover all the sources of tensions with Iran.”
Reuters: Kerry to Visit Gulf Arab States, Vows to 'Push Back' Against Iran
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will seek to reassure Gulf Arab officials at a meeting in Qatar soon that Washington will work with them to "push back" against Iranian influence in the region, he told the pan-Arab newspaper al-Sharq al-Awsat.