Much literature has speculated on what his posture will be toward the Biden administration, how he will address Iran’s sagging economy and whether he will succeed Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as Iran’s Supreme Leader.
A senior Iranian official praised a strategic deal with China saying it expedited the end of America.
On that occasion, the United States Department of the Treasury informed the airline that the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) included 40 Conviasa airplanes on the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN). This list includes companies, organizations, and individuals that have been identified as a threat to the national security and foreign and economic policy of the United States.
One seldom discussed byproduct of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, which ended with the fall of the Shah and the rise of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1979, is the diplomatic, economic and strategic collusion between Tehran and several Latin American regimes — right in Washington’s own backyard.
The Iranian and Panamanian-flagged vessels seized by Indonesian authorities for suspected illegal oil transfers are making their way to dock at Batam island in the country’s Riau Islands Province for further investigation, a Indonesia coast guard spokesman told Reuters.
On Saturday, Iran conducted a test of its medium-range ballistic missiles over the Indian Ocean, landing at least one within 100 miles of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group.
The National Iranian Oil Co. on Jan. 11 signed eight more oil projects as part of a $6.2 billion national program started in January 2019 to boost oil production by 355,000 b/d at 33 fields.
According to a new Instagram post of the president of the Iranian Central Bank, Iran’s total oil profits has dropped by more than 50 percent in the past two years because of U.S. restrictions.
The U.S. State Department last week sanctioned Vietnam Gas and Chemicals Transportation Corporation, a vessel manager, as well as Vo Ngoc Phung, the firm’s managing director, for engaging in a significant petroleum transaction after Nov. 5, 2018, with Iran.
A Colombian man of Lebanese descent, said to be on trip to secure food and medicine supplies for Venezuela’s Maduro government, has been arrested in the Cape Verde islands off the coast of West Africa.
Since 1979, Iran’s Islamic Republic has made it a policy of state to actively direct, facilitate, and carry out terrorist activity globally. Unlike almost any other country, the Islamic Republic has supported terrorism within its own military and intelligence apparatuses