Iran defends oil production amid sanctions

2014-05-06 16:15

Iran has robustly defended the country's production capabilities, saying if sanctions are lifted foreign companies would mostly be confined to a supporting role.

Turkey rejects reduction of Iran oil imports

2013-11-15 19:12

Turkey rejects making further reductions in its oil imports from Iran, which is under US sanctions over its nuclear programme, the energy ministry says.

US tightens oil sanctions on Iran

2013-02-06 19:31

The US has imposed new sanctions on Iran to choke off its oil income, citing concern over its suspected nuclear weapons program.

UK banks ordered to cut ties with Iran

2011-11-21 18:47

The UK has ordered all its financial institutions to stop doing business with their Iranian counterparts and with Iran's central bank under new sanctions.

Gaddafi overshadows summit

2009-06-30 20:04

Africa's conflicts have taken a back seat to a surprise visit by Iran's president and Libyan leader Gaddafi's drive to create an 'African government'.


French business chiefs visit Iran

2014-02-03 13:32

French entrepreneurs will meet Iranian business leaders on one of the biggest foreign trade missions to visit Tehran following the easing of some economic sanctions.

US slaps sanctions on covert Iran oil net

2013-03-15 08:21

The US has imposed financial sanctions on a Greek businessman for secretly operating a shipping network on behalf of Iran to dodge global sanctions on oil sales.

Samsung Total strikes Iran oil deal

2013-01-25 19:20

Despite western sanctions on Iran, Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co has reportedly revived a contract to buy Iranian oil which could save the firm $6.7m in costs.

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