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United States and Iran diplomats agreeing on a deal

How will the lifting of sanctions in Iran affect the UAE

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September 7, 2015 12:15

U.S. says Iran oil exports down dramatically

Iran crude exports drop to about 1 mln bpd from 2.4 mln; Sanctions have isolated most Iranian banks

September 13, 2012 11:41

Iran parks oil off Malaysia to dodge Western sanctions

Iran is using a little-known port off the East Malaysia coast to hide millions of barrels of oil from Western sanctions, according to shipping data, industry sources and officials.

September 13, 2012 11:11
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EU states working on new Iran sanctions

European Union states are putting together a new set of sanctions to increase pressure on Iran to give up its controversial nuclear activity, British Foreign Secretary William Hague told Reuters on Tuesday.

September 12, 2012 11:44

France, Britain and Germany call for more EU sanctions on Iran

European Union heavyweights Britain, France and Germany called on Friday for new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme, as Israel continues to threaten military action.

September 9, 2012 10:29

Asian oil buyers help Iran stave off the worst, for now

Asian imports of Iran oil may edge up, but will level by year-end; Japan, China, India and South Korea buy most of Iran's oil exports; Iran exports at risk due to possible fresh sanctions

August 13, 2012 10:18

Sanctions cut Iran’s July oil exports to near 1 million barrels per day

Iran to ship at most 1.1 mln bpd in July, half of 2011 avg; Japan, S.Korea halt Iran imports this month; Iran to store at least 8.3 mln bbls of crude in July

July 5, 2012 5:51
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Swiss government decides against EU ban on Iranian oil

The Swiss government said on Thursday it would widen sanctions against Iran but would not implement a European Union ban on trading Iranian oil because of "foreign policy reasons".

July 5, 2012 5:44

Freight dispute risks delay in Iran oil to China

Sinopec, NITC unable to agree on freight costs; No vessels booked for 12 mln bbls of deliveries; China depends on Iran's NITC tankers amid sanctions

July 3, 2012 5:19
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UN publishes report on N.Korea sanctions violations

After more than a month's delay due to Chinese objections, the United Nations on Friday published a report on North Korea that says a panel of independent experts is investigating reports of possible North Korean arms deals with Syria and Myanmar.

July 1, 2012 10:03