A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted by Washington two years ago for handling Iranian crude, seven sources with knowledge of the deals told Reuters.
The Iranian regime is trying to replicate the model of its Popular Mobilization militias in Afghanistan, after the Revolutionary Guards succeeded in imposing this model in Iraq in recent years…
Two US representatives, Republican James French Hill and Democrat Al Lawson, Thursday reintroduced a bipartisan bill which will require the Department of Treasury to brief Congress on how the funds used by Iranian leaders are acquired and used.
The outgoing president of Iran on Thursday inaugurated a 1000-km oil pipeline that allows for the export of crude from the port of Jask on the Oman Sea coast, calling it the most important project carried out during his two terms over the past eight years.
Iran plans to ship a cargo of oil from a port in the Gulf of Oman next week, its first crude export from outside the Persian Gulf and beyond the Strait of Hormuz.
Back in 2016, Iran put forward a regional initiative to expand the Persian Gulf–Black Sea International Transport and Transit Corridor, which, in addition to the Islamic Republic itself, involves Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bulgaria and Greece
The consequences of the sanctions on Iran’s bankrupt economy and the unfortunate outcome of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the JCPOA, on the one hand, and the uncertainty of the prospects of Iran’s Vienna talks with world powers, on the other, have caused panic among Iran’s state-run media and the country’s rulers.
The secretary-general of the Arab League has expressed his deep concerns over Iran’s decision to increase its enrichment of uranium to 60 percent, nudging it ever closer to bomb-grade purity.
The international community must take measure to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Wednesday.
The Hezbollah-aligned Lebanese Al-Mayadeen network cites “knowledgeable sources” saying an Israeli-owned ship has been fired upon close to the UAE emirate of Fujairah.
The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination Wendy Sherman, a chief US negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, as deputy secretary of state.