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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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US Congress passes new sanctions against Iran


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US Congress has passed additional sanctions seeking to further stifle Iran's oil exports, just a day after President Barack Obama announced new measures to ... Read more...

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Mexican remittances go up


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans living and working abroad sent home $11.85 billion in the first six months of the year, an increase of 6.2 percent from the same ... Read more...

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US warships in Gulf ’sitting ducks’ for Iran missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US naval ships in the Persian Gulf are within reach of Iranian missiles should the US consider an offensive against the Islamic Republic, an Iranian ... Read more...

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US slaps new sanctions on Iran


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US senate Monday approved new sanctions against Iran's energy sector in an effort to further pressure Tehran on its disputed nuclear programme.The move came ahead ... Read more...

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India to help boost Nigeria’s air defences


May 17th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 17 (IANS) India and Nigeria were collaborating to boost the West African country's air defences, Indian High Commissioner Mahesh Sachdev has said.Both countries had a long standing defence ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat an iota from its rights


May 12th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation ... Read more...

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Enough global oil to sideline Iran: Obama


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has approved new sanctions against Iran, saying there was sufficient oil in the world market to allow countries to cut Iranian ... Read more...

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Oil inches up on positive data


March 31st, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (IANS) US crude oil price inched up Friday as US consumer sentiment witnessed a boost and the dollar dropped to a one-month low against the ... Read more...

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India’s growing economy gives good opportunity to boost ties: Iran


March 11th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 10 (IANS) The chief of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Saturday said the Indian economy provides a good opportunity for Iran to cooperate and interact with ... Read more...

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Iran denies Greece 500,000 barrels of oil


February 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has refused to supply 500,000 barrels of oil to Greece in response to the European Union's sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian news ... Read more...

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Iran threatens to cut oil exports to more countries


February 21st, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has threatened to stop exporting oil to more European countries -- Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Portugal and the Netherlands -- if they continue to ... Read more...

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Pay compensation for ending oil contracts: Iran


February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) European companies must compensate Iran for breaking oil contracts after the fresh round of EU sanctions, a top official said Monday.Iran did not initiate the sanctions. ... Read more...

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Iran stops oil exports to Britain, France


February 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 19 (IANS) Iran's oil ministry announced Sunday that it has stopped oil exports to Britain and France.The announcement comes after the oil minister said earlier that Iran might ... Read more...

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EU gets letter from Iran for n-talks


February 16th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has received a letter from Iran asking it to restart the nuclear talks."We received the letter today and we're studying it, we're ... Read more...

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Iran unveils nuclear achievements, cuts oil exports (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday fed home-made nuclear fuel rods into the core of the Tehran research reactor as the country cut oil exports to six ... Read more...

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Obama orders freeze on Iranian property


February 7th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has ordered the freezing of Iran's property under American jurisdiction, including that of the country's central bank, the White House said.The ... Read more...

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Iran prepares to strike back if attacked (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran would strike back at any location from where attacks against it were mounted and was preparing itself against western plans aimed at mounting pressure on ... Read more...

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Nigeria attracts enterprising Indians despite terror


February 5th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 5 (IANS) With major Indian interests in Nigeria in the areas of trade and investment, the west African country's huge economic potential continues to be a big ... Read more...

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Iran to stop Europe oil exports


February 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran will stop its oil exports to Europe, Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi said Saturday.The development comes after the European Union endorsed the measures adopted by the ... Read more...

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Oil rises on positive US jobs data


February 4th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 4 (IANS) Crude oil prices rose as the US jobs data for January came in better than expected, Xinhua reported.The Labor Department reported that US non-farm jobs ... Read more...

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Sanctions benefited Iran, says Khamenei


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 3 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during Friday prayers that Western sanctions have helped the country realise its potential.Khamenei's comments in Tehran were broadcast live ... Read more...

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European parliament urges Russia, China to back Iran sanctions


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European parliament Thursday called on Russia and China to back UN Security Council sanctions against Iran and cease assisting its nuclear activities."[Members] regret the ... Read more...

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‘EU ban to cause hefty economic loss to Europeans’


January 31st, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) ban on importing oil from Iran will be a "hefty economic loss" for the Europeans, the state-run Press TV quoted a senior ... Read more...

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‘Iran to stop oil exports to some EU members soon’


January 30th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 30 (IANS) Iran will soon stop oil exports to certain members of the European Union (EU), the country's Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi was quoted by Mehr news agency ... Read more...

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Iran may ban import of all European goods


January 29th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran may ban imports of all products from Europe as an answer to the European Union (EU) which has voted against oil imports from Tehran.Nasser ... Read more...

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Iran seeks to halt EU oil exports


January 28th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (IANS) Iran's parliament is to discuss a bill Sunday that seeks to halt its oil exports to the European Union (EU).The bill calls for a ban of ... Read more...

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We don’t need to sell oil to Europe: Ahmadinejad


January 27th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 27 (IANS) Iran does not need to sell its oil to European nations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said in response to oil embargo imposed by the European Union.The ... Read more...

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Iran sanctions not constructive approach: China


January 26th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) China Thursday said economic sanctions on Iran were not "constructive approaches".The European Union Monday agreed to place an embargo on Iran's oil exports and to introduce ... Read more...

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Iran may stop Europe oil exports


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 26 (IANS) Iran is mulling over a plan to stop oil exports to the European Union (EU) in retaliation against its oil embargo.The EU foreign ministers Monday banned ... Read more...

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IAEA team to visit Iran as EU slaps oil imports ban


January 24th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The UN's nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said it was sending a team to Iran between Jan 29 and 31 "to resolve all ... Read more...

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EU bans Iranian oil imports (Lead, Changing Dateline)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) The European Union Monday imposed an oil embargo on Iran over its nuclear programme.The sanctions involve an immediate ban on all new oil contracts with Iran ... Read more...

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EU meets to impose more sanctions on Iran


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 23 (IANS) Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) met here Monday to impose additional sanctions on Iran focusing on its central bank and its oil exports, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Indian among 160 killed in Nigeria terror attack (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian was killed and six Indians, including two children, were injured in a string of bombings and gun battles that savaged Nigeria's second largest city ... Read more...

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US seeks EU sanctions to force Iran back into talks


January 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US expects the European Union (EU) to take steps to pressure Iran back into negotiations on its controversial nuclear activity, said Secretary of State ... Read more...

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