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Possible new sanctions on Iran not to significantly affect nuclear talks – expert

March 6, 2013


The possible new sanctions on Iran not going to have an immediate impact, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. The expert was commenting on the possibility of new sanctions on Iran from the U.S. side taking place. Meanwhile, Gen. James Mattis, head of U.S. Central […]

United Against Nuclear Iran group targets Iran’s currency crash

October 9, 2012


UANI (United Against Nuclear Iran) plans to highlight the current crash of the Iranian rial, which has fallen 80 percent in the last year, and 40 percent in the last week alone, a source in UANI said. Speaking of the latest foreign currency rate jumps in the Islamic Republic, the source in UANI said that […]

Iran implementing “economy of resistance” to fight off western sanctions

July 28, 2012


It seems like Iranian officials have finally started to realize what damage is being done to the whole country with sanctions being imposed on the Islamic Republic. A few days ago a special meeting with representatives from Iranian parliament, presidential administration and the juridical system was held in the parliament, regarding the “economy of resistance” […]

The least you need to know about Iran and imposed sanctions

June 30, 2012


The U.S. and Europe want to deprive Iran of the oil income it needs to run its government and, most importantly, fund what they believe is an effort to build a nuclear weapon. Their efforts are entering a new phase this week. The U.S. will penalize banks that do oil deals with Iran, while European […]

Expert: Iran-Tajikistan cooperation reduces the impact of international sanctions

April 13, 2012


Iran’s closer cooperation with the Central Asian countries, in particular with Tajikistan, decrease the impact of the sanctions, imposed by the international community against the country, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. The expert was commenting on Iran’s willingness to provide financial support for the […]

Central Asian states stuck between Iran and West – expert

March 30, 2012


The Central Asian states, especially Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, are stuck between Iran and West, U.S. Northeastern University Professor Kamran Dadkhah said. “They [the Central Asian states] are caught in the middle,” Dadkhah underscored.

Turkey’s relationship with Iran goes far beyond oil – expert

March 29, 2012


For Turkey, unlike other buyers of Iranian oil, the relationship with Iran goes far beyond oil, given their proximity, the issue of the Kurds, Turkish dependency on Iranian national gas and the fallout of potential Israeli strike against Iran, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said.

Experts: Iran not to change its behavior, while IRGC benefits from country’s political isolation

March 24, 2012


The IRGC (Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Council) is benefiting from Iran’s political isolation due to the nuclear crisis, American Enterprise Institute Research Fellow Ali Alfoneh said.

Popular online payment processors not legally allowed to do business with Iran

March 1, 2012


World-wide known online payment processor 2CO does not work with Iran, due to U.S. law, 2CO Senior account executive Frank Deck said. 2CO is an online credit card processor, which enables people doing business online, accept credit card payments on a website with simple integration and secure transactions with all major credit cards.

Japan and Iran: victims of outside interests

February 27, 2012


The oil sanctions on Iran have already affected the world economy, and this process continues. One of Iran’s biggest oil importers, Japan is facing a dilemma, at the same time trying to keep balance between the West, and the Islamic Republic.

USA offers help to India with replacing Iran oil supply

February 24, 2012


The U.S. government has offered to help India get alternative supplies for Iranian crude as it looks to squeeze the Persian Gulf producer’s oil revenue, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, Bloomberg reported.

Using the right language in talks with Iran

February 24, 2012


Yes, it is an important factor in case with Iran. The U.S. appears to be seriously resistant to the idea of yet another Middle East war, this time with Iran, while keeping all options on the table, according to the latest International Crisis Group Middle East and Europe Report.