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Iran: Politics creates a new emerging market

Nov 25, 2013
International firms are now making calculations about whether to do business in Iran.
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Lifting Iran sanctions would be complicated

Nov 8, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry and others are discussing lifting some sanctions against Iran.
Posted In: sanctions, Iran, nuclear program

A look at what happens to seized Iranian assets

Sep 24, 2013
Iran's foreign minister and Secretary of State John Kerry plan to meet at the U.N. General Assembly.
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New sanctions on Iran target currency, car industry

Jun 4, 2013
There will be new penalties for financial institutions that deal in Iranian currency, which should cause the rial to devalue further. But new sanctions on the country's car industry could be felt more acutely.
Posted In: Iran, sanctions, currency, rial

North Korea rocket launch angers international community

Dec 12, 2012
North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.
Posted In: North Korea, sanctions, United Nations

Iran suffers as international sanctions bite

Oct 4, 2012
As the European Union prepares to impose a ban on natural gas imports from Iran, the country's currency has already fallen sharply because of international sanctions.
Posted In: Iran, sanctions

A work-around for sanctions in Syria

Aug 13, 2012
There are lots of ways that U.S. companies get around sanctions in foreign countries. But the trail isn't easy to follow.
Posted In: syria, sanctions

How economic sanctions affect Syria

Jul 19, 2012
At the UN today, the Security Council is expected to vote today on economic sanctions against Syria, in an effort to help end the 16 month conflict between the government of Bashar Al-Assad and rebel forces. But will more economic sanctions work?
Posted In: syria, sanctions, United Nations

EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers

Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, European Union, sanctions

Sanctions hitting Iranian oil production hard

Mar 15, 2012
Iran is feeling the effects of U.S. sanctions over its nuclear program. The International Energy Agency says Iranian oil exports have fallen to a ten-year low.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

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