Iran warns US to back off from Persian Gulf
Iran issued a warning to the US Navy operating in the Persian Gulf. The White House responded by saying that Iran is lashing out because its economy is suffering under sanctions aimed at its nuclear program. CBS News correspondent David Martin looks ...
Iran Closing Hormuz Strait Would Hurt Tankers, Arctic Says
Oil jumps 4 percent on Iran anxiety
Iran advises US carrier not to return to Persian Gulf
Christian Science Monitor
Why Iran's currency dropped to worst low in two decades
Christian Science Monitor
The value of Iran's currency, the rial, to the dollar fell nearly 30 percent after President Obama approved new Iran sanctions on Saturday. By Roshanak Taghavi, Correspondent / January 3, 2012 An Iranian man walks past a currency exchange shop in ...
Iran defiant amid appeals for European sanctions
Iran says big slide in currency value unrelated to new sanctions
Gold Rallies Most in 10 Weeks on Iran, Dollar; Wien Sees $1800
3 (Bloomberg) -- Gold futures headed for the biggest gain in 10 weeks on increased demand from investors after reports that Iran produced its first nuclear fuel rod and as the dollar weakened. Silver also gained. A domestically-made rod was inserted ...
Gold rallies amid concerns over Iran tension, weakening dollar
Gold Ends Above $1600
Gold benefits from euro strength, set for strongest rise since mid-Dec
Iran sentences former president's daughter to jail
The daughter of influential former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was on Tuesday sentenced to jail and banned from political activities for "anti state propaganda" dating back to the 2009 disputed presidential election, Iranian media ...
Iran jails former President Rafsanjani's daughter
Faezeh Hashemi, Daughter Of Former Iran President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ...
Daughter of former Iranian leader gets prison time
The Nation, Pakistan
Iran 'threatens' to close its border with Pakistan
Pakistan Daily Times
QUETTA: It seems that all is not well at the borders, especially at Pak-Iran border. The arrest of Iranian border guards at the hands of FC took an ugly turn on Tuesday when Iran warned that it would close its border with Pakistan for a prolonged ...
Report: Iran negotiating Pakistan to release detained border guards
Iran calls on Pakistan to free Iranian border guards
Iran guards 'unintentionally' crossed Pakistan border
Crude oil surges above USD102 on upbeat ISM, Iran fears
Meanwhile, reports that Iran had produced its first nuclear fuel rod added to ongoing concerns over a potential disruption to Iranian oil supplies. The report came after the Islamic Republic said it had test-fired two long-range missiles over the ...
Iran Oil Spike Emboldens FTTN's U.S. Drilling Plans
NYMEX crude settles $4.13/b higher on Iran tension, bullish data
Oil rises on upbeat data, Iran tension
Council on Foreign Relations
Senator queries Obama on Iran sanctions
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator on Tuesday questioned President Barack Obama's commitment to new sanctions on Iran's central bank, noting the president had claimed the right to sidestep some of the requirements when he signed them into law last week. ...
Iran says depreciation in riyal not linked to latest US sanctions
Why don't the US and Iran choose dialogue first?
Obama Signs Iran Central Bank Sanctions Into Law
Iran oil tension boosts prices: The new Libya?
Oil prices surged nearly USD 4 per barrel on Tuesday morning on concerns about supply disruption ensuing from a possible confrontation between the US and Iran. Front month WTI crude prices reached a intraday high of nearly USD 103 a barrel. ...
Huawei's Work in Iran May Violate US Sanctions, Lawmakers Say
4 (Bloomberg) -- Six US lawmakers urged the State Department to investigate whether Huawei Technologies Co. violated US law by supplying sensitive technology to Iran. Huawei, China's largest maker of phone equipment, said Dec. ...
Huawei's Work in Iran Should Be Probed by State Department, Lawmakers Say
Iran tests missiles, issues warning
Iran tests two long-range missiles on the last day of its naval exercises. The country is threatening to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, which would cut off a large percentage of the world's oil supply. (Jan. 3) (/The Associated Press) Correction: ...