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Iran Oil Exports Up 26 Percent from 2012

             Iran’s oil exports increased by 180,000 barrels per day in September 2013, according to Tags: China, India, Japan, Oil, Sanctions, Reports

Poll: Jewish Support for Iran Strike Drops

            Some 52 percent American Jews would support a U.S.

Report: Principles for Unwinding Sanctions

            Iran may be ready to limit its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, but removing punitive measures would require &

Nasser Hadian on Why Iran is Ready

Nasser Hadian

U.S. Eases Sanctions for Medicine, Sports

            On September 10, the U.S. Treasury eased sanctions on humanitarian activity and athletic exchanges with Iran.

US Expands Sanctions, EU Court Voids Others

            On September 6, Iran faced new sanctions imposed by the United States as the top European court mandated the lifting of sanctio

US Renews Sanctions Waivers for 11 Nations

            On September 6, the United States extended Iran sanctions waivers to Japan and 10 E.U.

President Rouhani’s First Press Conference

      President Hassan Rouhani met with local an

76 Senators Call for Tougher Sanctions

             On August 2, 76 Democratic and Republican senators called for tougher sanctions and credible military threat to accompan

A Setback for US-Iran?

            On July 31, the U.S.

Iran Angry Over New US Bill

             On August 1, Tehran warned that new U.S.

US Eases Rules on Export of Humanitarian Aid

            On July 25, the United States introduced new measures to ease the export of humanitarian goods, especially medical supplies, t

Report: US and EU Sanctions Bite

            New rounds of tightened sanctions on Iran’s energy and financial sectors hit hard in 2013.

US Report: Limited Sanctions Impact

            The following are excerpts from a new Congressional Research Service report on Iran sanctions with a link

Gallup: Half of Iran Lacks Funds for Basics

             Iranian residents' election of moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani to the presidency has been widely interpreted as evidence of

Rouhani: First Presser on US, Reforms, Nukes

      On June 17, president-elect Hassan Rouhani called fo

Obama on Rouhani Victory

      On June 17, President Barack Obama said

G8 Communique on Iran

            On June 18, the Group of Eight industrialized nations called on Iran to move “without delay” to fulfill its long-de

US Sanctions Iran Leadership

           On June 4, the United States sanctioned a major network of front companies for hiding assets on behalf of Iranian leaders.

US Sanctions Iran Currency

      On June 3, the United States imposed sanctions for the first time on Iran’s currency, the rial.

Report: Sanctions Empower Regime

            Sanctions have had  the unintended consequence of empowering the Iranian regime, according to a new report by the Center

US Targets Iran Oil, Sanctions Evaders

            On May 31, the United States targeted Iranian petrochemical companies for the first time.

US Lifts Sanctions

            On May 30, the United States authorized the export of cell phones, computers and internet equipment to Iran.

US Sanctions Nuclear and Missile Programs

            On May 23, the U.S.

Top US Officials on Sanctions Impact

            On May 15, two top officials in the Obama administration claimed U.S.

New U.S. Sanctions on Nuclear Program, Bank and Shipping

            On May 9, the State Department imposed new sanctions on four Iranian companies and one individual for providing “goods, tech

Part II: Sanctions Hit Iran’s Oil Production

            Iran’s oil production dropped 17 percent in 2012, according to a new according to a new report by the U.S.

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