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There’s still time and space for diplomacy on Iran: US


August 14th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The White House Monday reiterated that there was still "time and space" for diplomacy in dealing with Iran's nuclear standoff.Washington, however, vowed to continue the two-track ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions over 50 Iranian entities


July 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The US has put over 50 Iranian entities under sanctions in its latest step to stifle the Islamic republic's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.According to the ... Read more...

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Iran demands $4 bn from Russia over cancelled missile deal


July 6th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has filed a $4 billion law suit against Russia's state arms corporation Rosoboronexport in an international court in Geneva over a missile deal that ... 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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China opposes unilateral sanctions against Iran


July 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China has reiterated its opposition to unilateral sanctions against Iran.The Chinese foreign ministry expressed the country's opposition again after Washington exempted China and Singapore from ... Read more...

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US has no answer to Iran issue: Historian Allan Lichtman


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Observing that America cannot afford a war against Iran, American historian and author Allan J. Lichtman said the US had no answer to the oil ... 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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Iran not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... 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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Sri Lanka rejects Indian offer to upgrade refinery


April 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka has rejected an Indian offer to upgrade a refinery that is built to refine only Iranian oil, a minister said Sunday.Petroleum Minister Susil Premjayantha ... Read more...

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US has not threatened sanctions: India


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The US has not threatened to impose sanctions on India for having economic relations with Iran, parliament was told Thursday.In a written reply to the ... Read more...

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US expands sanctions on Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US Wednesday expanded its sanctions against Iran to cover the shipping industry associated with the country's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).The Treasury Department said ... Read more...

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Iran, India pledge to boost trade ties


March 12th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 12 (IANS) Iranian and Indian business leaders have pledged to boost trade ties. Currently, the bilateral trade is worth $15 billion and expected to hit $25 billion by ... 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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Amid sanctions, Indian business delegation heads to Iran


March 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Amid US sanctions and accelerated efforts by the West to isolate Iran, a mammoth Indian trade delegation Friday left for Tehran to explore business opportunities ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions, India to ramp up ties with Iran


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, March 1 (IANS) The US may be satisfied that India is "making steps in the right direction" to impose sanctions on Iran, but New Delhi has made ... Read more...

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India making right steps on Iran sanctions: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) India is making steps in the right direction to impose sanctions on Iran but not enough progress has been made in persuading China to do so, ... Read more...

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Oil prices rise


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Crude oil prices rose Friday after a confidential report of the UN nuclear watchdog showed expansion of Iran's uranium enrichment program.The International Atomic Energy Agency ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... 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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‘India-Iran trade can touch $30 bn by 2015′


February 15th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) An influential Indian trade body Wednesday said the recent attack on Israeli targets, blamed by Israel on Iran, will not affect India's growing trade and ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to scale up business with Iran (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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‘No contradiction in India’s ties with Iran, US’


February 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure from the US to reduce its dependence on Iranian oil, New Delhi has said its ties with Tehran do not contradict its relationship ... Read more...

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Iran ‘not unhappy’ with India over Syria vote


February 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran Tuesday said it was was "not unhappy" over India backing a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, but asked New Delhi to pay more ... Read more...

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India, Iran seal oil payment mechanism


February 7th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ruling out gold as a mode of payment, Iran Tuesday said Indian companies will pay for 45 percent of their oil imports from Iran in ... Read more...

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Iran optimistic about IAEA visit


January 30th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (IANS) Tehran is optimistic about the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s visit to the country and the country is ready to reply to any concerns raised ... Read more...

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‘EU sanctions on Iran may push oil prices to $150′


January 30th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) embargo on oil imports from Iran may push world oil prices to $150 per barrel, the head of Iran's state oil ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline not under sanctions’


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The gas pipeline project between Pakistan and Iran does not come under the European Union sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear issue, the goverment said ... 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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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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US urges Seoul to join anti-Iran sanction


January 17th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 17 (IANS) The US has urged South Korea to join a US-led campaign to punish Iran over its controversial nuclear programme by reducing oil imports from the oil-rich ... Read more...

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Aid freeze no big deal: US to Pakistan (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Downplaying a US move to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that the ... Read more...

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Aid freeze can be waived: US assures Pakistan (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The US has sought to assure its estranged ally Pakistan that a legislation that freezes $700 million for Pakistan merely includes a reporting requirement and ... Read more...

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