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Iran Trying to Bypass U.S. Sanctions on Its Oil Sector

Iran Trying to Bypass U.S. Sanctions on Its Oil Sector

By Shahriar Kia

SHANA, the oil ministry news website reported that Iran – in a second attempt to bypass U.S. sanctions – sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil for export to private companies. The barrels were traded on the country’s energy bourse.

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Pompeo: Iran’s Mullahs Must Decide to Feed the Iranian People

Pompeo: Iran’s Mullahs Must Decide to Feed the Iranian People

By Shahriar Kia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told BBC Persia that the Iranian regime’s leaders must decide whether the Iranian people should eat; just days after the Trump administration imposed the “harshest sanctions ever” on Iran.

He was asked how the US would ensure that medicine and food are exempted from the sanctions, as the US already promised to do, and responded that the US would do two things in relation to the sanctions:

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The US Still Wants Iran Exports Cut to Zero

The Us Still Wants Iran Exports Cut to Zero

By Staff Writer

United States Special Representative on Iran Brian Hook said on Wednesday that the US is still determined to push Iranian oil exports to zero, a promise made several times this year by Donald Trump, using a 'calibrated' approach that will ensure maximum economic pressure on the rogue state without lifting global oil prices.

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Insurer Pulls out of Iran to Avoid Us Sanctions

Insurer Pulls out of Iran to Avoid Us Sanctions

By Staff Writer

The latest company to abandon business dealings with Iran to avoid US economic sanctions is insurer American International Group Inc (AIG), according to an AIG filing on Friday, November 2.

While AIG had no business with Iran itself, a subsidiary - Bermuda-based reinsurer Validus Holdings Ltd - that it acquired in July for $5.56 billion did.

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Iran: Being Cut off From SWIFT System Is Crucial for U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign

Iran: Being Cut off From SWIFT System Is Crucial for U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign

By Mahmoud Hakamian

There have been reports about the internal disputes within the Trump administration with regards to the U.S. sanctions on Iran that are now in effect. European leaders have been trying to convince the United States to let Iran remain in contact with the international marketplace. Several officials in the Treasury Department have been reluctant to go the full way with President Trump’s maximum economic pressure campaign on Iran. Or perhaps their European colleagues have convinced them that it would be better if Iran remained connected to the SWIFT system.

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U.S. Sanctions on Iran Showing Signs of Success Already

U.S. Sanctions on Iran Showing Signs of Success Already

By Mohammad Sadat Khansari

U.S President Donald Trump pulled out of the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), also known as the 2015 nuclear deal, earlier this year. He explained that the agreement does not meet the aim of preventing Iran from becoming nuclear – rather it guarantees a nuclear arms race in the region.

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Iran: Consequences of U.S. Sanctions

Iran: Consequences of U.S. Sanctions

By Shahriar Kia

Earlier this year, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be exiting the 2015 nuclear deal and that the crippling economic sanctions on Iran would be re-instated.

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