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Sanctions pushing Iranian economy into recession

Iranian businessman denies EU accusations

Neither his Malaysia-based First Islamic Bank nor his more than 60 other companies had done anything wrong, he said.

December 24, 2012 10:20
 
China Mulls Guarantees for Ships Carrying Iran Oil

China Mulls Guarantees for Ships Carrying Iran Oil

China is considering sovereign guarantees for its ships to enable the world's second-biggest oil consumer to continue importing Iranian crude after new EU sanctions come into effect in July, the head of China's shipowners' association said.

April 30, 2012 3:06
 
EU Calls For More Sanctions On Syria But Little Else

EU Calls For More Sanctions On Syria But Little Else

EU leaders called on Friday for increased sanctions on members of the Syrian government but came up with no other new means to pressure on President Bashar al-Assad apart from a plan to gather evidence against those responsible for atrocities.

March 3, 2012 5:24
 
Bitter Irony: EU Pays Price For Oil Sanctions On Iran

Bitter Irony: EU Pays Price For Oil Sanctions On Iran

Businesses and consumers across the EU are starting to pay a financial penalty for the bloc's decision to ban crude oil imports from Iran.

February 18, 2012 1:23
 

EU to extend Belarus, Iran, Syria sanctions

EU to add 16 names to Belarus sanctions list; Another 29 Iranians targeted over rights; Syrian Commercial Bank to be added to target list

October 9, 2011 6:00
 

Syria bans imports to save foreign currency

Syria says it wants to preserve foreign reserves, boost local industry; Businessmen say ban damages already hard-hit confidence; EU sanctions hit Syria's main mobile operator and its largest company

September 25, 2011 9:52
 

Syria, unable to buy fuel, tries barter

Gasoil tender failing to attract any sellers; Logistical restrictions making supply near-impossible; Supply of LPG may be a lifeline

September 24, 2011 4:37
 

Germany EIH Bank takes legal move to unfreeze assets

German trading bank Europaeisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG (EIH) confirmed on Friday it had filed a suit at the European Court of Justice challenging the EU's decision to freeze its assets after it processed Indian payments for Iranian oil.

September 24, 2011 4:34
 
EU sanctions target Syrian oil companies

EU sanctions target Syrian oil companies

EU sanctions target Syrian industry; Western experts say EU approach needs more bite; Russia Foreign min says sanctions 'will lead to no good'

September 3, 2011 4:07
 
EU weighs ban on Syria firms alongside oil embargo

EU weighs ban on Syria firms alongside oil embargo

Bans on Syrian companies discussed in Brussels; EU plans broad Syria sanctions package, oil embargo

August 29, 2011 12:01
 
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