Wall Street Journal (blog)
US imposes new sanctions on Iran
The Obama administration and Congress moved separately Tuesday to tighten the economic screws on Iran, betting that additional pressure from sanctions will force Iranian officials to accept a compromise to curb their nuclear activities. The White House ...
New Iran sanctions also hit banks in China, Iraq
White House Orders New Iran Sanctions; Targets 2 Banks Under Existing ...
Obama's New Iran Sanctions Target Energy, China, Iraq Banks
Israel's message to Panetta: US can't prevent an attack on Iran
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta arrived in Israel last night for a brief visit that will focus on the American-Israeli dispute over whether to attack Iran's nuclear facilities. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak ...
White House and Congress Are in Step Over Iran Sanctions
New Iran sanctions: why President Obama is tightening the screws
White House insists Iran sanctions are working
Iran, al-Qaida, Taliban told to pay $6B for 9/11
Last year, Judge George Daniels signed a default judgment on the lawsuit brought by relatives of 47 victims. He found al-Qaida, the Taliban and Iran liable and asked the magistrate to determine damages. Maas' ruling Monday is a recommendation to ...
Judge Orders Iran, al-Qaida, To Pay $6 Billion In 9/11 Lawsuit
Despite close ties to Iran, top US general says Venezuela not a threat
LIMA, Peru – The Air Force general responsible for U.S. military operations in most of Latin America said Tuesday that he does not believe Venezuela, despite ongoing arms purchases and close ties to Iran, poses a national security threat to the United ...
Sydney Morning Herald
State Department: Iran Supports Al Qaeda, Taliban
The Weekly Standard (blog)
The State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism on Tuesday. Once again, the U.S. government has deemed Iran the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism. The Iranian regime's sponsorship of terrorism includes troubling ...
US warns on Iran, Qaeda terror threat
US warns on Iran, al-Qaeda terror threat
Voice of America
US: Iran Remains Leading State Sponsor of Terrorism
Voice of America
The annual terrorism report says a September plot last year to kill Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington "underscored anew Iran's interest in using international terrorism - including in the United States - to further its foreign policy goals." It ...
Iran Mulling Possible Boycott of Venice Film Festival (Report)
ROME – A leading Iranian government official said Iran could decide to boycott the Venice Film Festival this year for what he says is a protest against oil sanctions imposed by the European Union. But censorship may be the real issue. our editor ...
OPEC Output Falls as Iran Pumps Least in 22 Years, Survey
Iran pumped 2.86 million barrels a day, down 300000 barrels from June and the lowest level since February 1990. The Islamic republic was the third-biggest producer the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in July, after Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
Saudi, Venezuela gain from Iran's shrinking oil sales to Asia
OPEC Output Falls Again on Saudi Cut, Iran Embargo -Survey
Iraq says will force out Iran dissident group
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq on Tuesday told an Iranian dissident group that was given a base in Iraq by Saddam Hussein but is now out of favor with a government that is close to Iran that it must move out of the camp immediately or be forced to leave.
Russia Says Iran Breaks Sanctions With Caspian Port Takeover
Russia is taking legal action to block companies controlled by Iran from acquiring the strategic Astrakhan port on the Caspian Sea in violation of United Nations sanctions, the Russian competition watchdog chief said. “We know that these companies ...