Iran

Rouhani: New US sanctions have no effect on Iran's economy

President Hassan Rouhani says US sanctions announced last week have no effect as they were already reimposed earlier.

Rouhani: New US sanctions have no effect on Iran's economy

The Listening Post

US sanctions on Iran and the messaging battle

After months of rhetoric, the US re-imposes sanctions on Iran. Plus, historical revisionism in Israel's archives.

Iran

Iranian women feel the effect of punishing US sanctions

Cost of feminine hygiene products soars as salaries drop with analysts warning traditional family dynamic is at risk.

Why Iranian women are among the most vulnerable to US sanctions

Iran

Iran official: Sanctions seek 'to impose US nationalism' on world

Speaking in London, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed M Kazem Sajjadpour says US move will have limited impact.

Iran official: Sanctions seek 'to impose US nationalism' on world

Weather

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Rains hit parts of Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran with many cities in Kuwait forced to shut schools due to flooding.

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Turkey

Erdogan: Turkey will not abide by US sanctions on Iran

Turkish president rejects reimposition of economic sanctions against Iran, saying they are wrong and unfair.

Erdogan: US sanctions on Iran wrong, aimed to unbalance world

Middle East

Turkey warns US its Iran sanctions are 'dangerous'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu 'meaningful dialogue is much more useful' than sanctions.

Turkey warns US its Iran sanctions are 'dangerous'

Middle East

How can Iran bypass US sanctions?

US Secretary of State Pompeo said Trump administration 'fully prepared' to counter Iran's effort to circumvent hurdles.

How can Iran bypass US sanctions?

Middle East

Iran's Rouhani remains defiant, calls the US president 'racist'

With US sanctions coming into effect against Iran, the national mood is one of defiance, with war games and the Iranian president hurling insults at US President Donald Trump, but trouble may be ahead.

Iran

Anger in Iran as tough US sanctions kick in

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani vows to 'proudly bypass' US reimposed sanctions, saying Iran will continue to sell oil.

US reinstates tough Iran sanctions amid anger in Tehran

Business & Economy

What SWIFT is and why it matters in the US-Iran spat

Belgium-based SWIFT financial messaging service said it was suspending access for some Iranian banks after US sanctions.

What SWIFT is and why it matters in the US-Iran spat

European Union

Iran looks to Europe as US reimposes sanctions

The UK, France and Germany say they deeply regret the move that will target Iran's oil, shipping and banking sectors.

Middle East

Major milestones of Iran's nuclear programme

Since 1957, the United States played a crucial role in the establishment of Iran's nuclear programme.

Major milestones of Iran's nuclear programme

South Korea

South Korea gets US exemption on Iran crude oil imports

South Korean official says waiver granted on oil imports and financial transactions with Iran's sanctioned central bank.

South Korea gets US exemption on Iran crude oil imports

Iran

'Don't threaten us,' Iranians tell US as sanctions return

Thousands take part in annual anti-US demonstration, in show of defiance before latest bout of US-imposed sanctions.