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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.
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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.
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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

Iran sanctions could lead to higher gas costs in U.S.

Feb 20, 2012
Oil prices have jumped to a near nine month high this morning. That's after Iran cut exports to Britain and France over sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions, gas prices

More sanctions expected on Syria

Feb 14, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she'll support more sanctions on Syria. But do sanctions even work? Joshua Landis, an expert on Syria and a professor at the University of Oklahoma, explains.
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European Union agrees on sanctions against Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The EU has agreed on a plan to phase out Iranian oil deals, as part of the broader sanctions against the country and its nuclear program.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

EU, U.S. announce tougher sanctions on Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The hope is further isolation by freezing assets and penalizing the banks that do business with Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions

Mr. Geithner goes to Asia as tension with Iran grows

Jan 9, 2012
Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
Posted In: China, Japan, Iran, sanctions, Oil

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