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US Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s PGPIC

Iran’s largest petrochemicals

US imposes economic restrictions on Iran’s largest petrochemicals The United States has imposed economic sanctions on Iran’s largest petrochemical’s group, PGPIC due to its ties with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) US Treasury Dept. has confirmed sanctions on Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), given its ties with the IRGC. PGPIC is Iran’s largest and most profitable petrochemical group. The economic sanctions

India, China Are Europe’s Only Hope To Save Iran Deal

Iran deal

One of the biggest foreign policy achievements of the West is the Iran deal, which the diplomats believe might collapse without an accord to sell Iran oil to India or China. The Iran nuclear accord is expected to collapse without a deal to sell Iranian oil to China or India. However, India has halted its Iran oil purchase under the pressure

US Sanctions Imposed on Iran Metals


Hours after Tehran eased nuclear deal compliance, US President Donald Trump raised pressure with sanctions on Iran metals by targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iran’s metal industry, a second biggest export earner after oil. The sanction came hours later when Tehran suspended some restrictions on its nuclear program. An executive

US Sends Carrier Group, Bombers to Warn Iran

John Bolton

The US has deployed USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to warn Iran, amidst the growing tensions between the US and Iran. The United States has sent an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The deployment is aimed at "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, US National Security Advisor

Iraq says, No permission to US to “Watch Iran”

Iraq's president Barham Salih to Trump: don't overburden us with your Iran issues.

US Troops do not have the permission to “Watch Iran,” says the Iraqi President. Barham Salih was responding to the US President Donald Trump’s comments on “to be able to watch Iran” Iraq’s President Barham Salih cleared some air by saying that US troops do not have Iraq’s permission to “watch Iran.” Comments were made a day after the US President

India, Afghanistan, Iran Work Towards Operationalisation of Chabahar Agreement

First trilateral meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held in Chabahar, Iran on Monday

The Follow-up Committee for India, Afghanistan and Iran conducted its first meeting for the operationalisation of the Chabahar Agreement on Monday in the city of Chabahar, Iran The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee between India, Iran and Afghanistan was held on Monday in the port city of Chabahar in Iran. According to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, the meeting

US Senate Votes to end US Support to Yemen War

US Senate Votes to end US Support to Yemen War

The Senate voted to end US support to the Saudi-UAE-led Yemen War.  Defying the USA President Trump, US Senate voted to approve a resolution calling an end to the USA’s involvement in the Saudi-UAE led military campaign in Yemen. The Senate also passed a resolution stating that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is responsible for the murder of the US journalist

Accused of Violating US Sanctions, Huawei CFO Arrested in Canada

Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou Arrested in Vancouver Post Allegations of Violating US Sanctions.

Huawei Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver last Sunday post charges of violating United States sanctions against Iran. The situation has contributed in further complicating the US-China trade conflict. Post allegations of violating US sanctions, CFO of the Chinese telecommunication equipment firm, Meng Wanzhou was arrested on December 1. Her arrest by the Canadian forces in Vancouver will be

USA reimposes sanctions on Iran

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal, May 2018

  Months after the USA’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran Calling to action President Donald Trump’s threats, the USA has re-imposed sanctions on Iran. These oil and financial sanctions are to intensify the pressure on Tehran to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programme. In 2015, the then USA President Barack Obama took the

US Warns Airlines Against Using Iranian Airspace

The United States has issued a new flight advisory suggesting that airlines and civilian operators avoid using Iranian airspace for transit. According to the US, increased military activity in the region, owing to possibly corresponding activity in neighbouring Syria puts aviation over its airspace at risk from attack or interception. The statement released by the Federal Aviation Authority comes after the

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