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US imposes sanctions on Iran's petrochemical industry
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States blacklisted on Friday eight companies in Iran's petrochemical industry, sending a warning to the Islamic Republic's global customers as Washington strives to cut off funds to the country's nuclear program.
US Targets Iran's Petrochemical Industry
Kerry sees no change on Iran no matter who wins election
Iran's presidential candidates debate justice and a 'resistance economy'
Tehran says US, not Iran, sponsors terrorism
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran on Friday rejected a U.S. State Department report that accused Tehran of increasing its support for terrorism overseas to levels not seen for two decades, saying it is the United States that backs terrorists in the ...
State Department highlights Iran's 'marked resurgence' of state-sponsored ...
Iran support for global terror surged in 2012, administration report says
Iran's sponsorship of terrorism sees "marked resurgence" : US
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Iran denounces US sentencing for Saudi envoy plot
Iran's foreign ministry is condemning the U.S. for the sentencing of an Iranian-American in a death plot involving the Saudi envoy to Washington. arbabsiar. This handout mugshot obtained October 12, 2011 courtesy of the Nueces County, Texas, sheriff's ...
Iranian American in Iran-backed plot to kill Saudi ambassador gets 25 years
Iran denounces US sentencing over Saudi envoy Plot
Iran Downplays Sentencing Over Plot To Kill Saudi Envoy
US allows export of devices and software to Iran in runup to election
The U.S. government has lifted sanctions on the export of a variety of consumer communications devices, software and services including mobile phones to Iran ahead of elections in that country. The U.S. Department of the Treasury, in consultation with ...
Iran's religious poor losing hope
The densely populated communities supplied tens of thousands of young men to fight in the eight-year war between Iran and Iraq in the 1980s. Their working classes formed a base of support that helped catapult Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the presidency in ...
Iran accused of using online censorship and hacking to sway presidential poll
Iranian authorities are mounting a sophisticated campaign of online censorship, hacking attacks and filtering to influence the country's imminent presidential elections, according to reports from people inside the country and security researchers outside.
OPEC to meet amid Iran-Saudi tensions
For the 12 oil ministers from countries ranging from Venezuela to Nigeria and Iran, the formal focus of Friday's get-together is to determine production levels. The consensus in the markets is that ministers will opt to maintain the status quo as ...
Iran presidential debate on economy dissolves into chaos
DUBAI, May 31 (Reuters) - Iran's first debate between candidates for the presidency degenerated into acrimony live on state television on Friday when, instead of discussing the economy, some of the hopefuls resorted to sniping over the questions and ...
US lifts ban on mobile phones and software for Iran
The US has eased restrictions on the sale of mobile phones and other communications devices, software and services to Iranians. The move is intended to promote Iranians' political freedom, countering what the US describes as Tehran's efforts to ...
US targets Iran petrochemical industry - FRANCE 24
"We are committed to intensifying the pressure against Iran, not only by adopting new sanctions, but also by actively enforcing our sanctions and preventing sanctions evasion," David Cohen, the Treasury Department point man on sanctions, said in a ...