• U.S. targets Iran with fresh round of oil, economic sanctions

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    The United States re-imposed and strengthened economic sanctions on Iran's oil, banking and transportation sectors on Monday after the Trump administration withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and vowed further action to pressure Tehran.
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  • New U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Go Into Effect

    New U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Go Into Effect

    9 days ago - By NPR

    The sanctions, which follow the Trump administration's pulling out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, are aimed at striking at the heart of Tehran's economy.
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  • Trump has his cake and eats it too with sanctions tanking Iran's economy and oil staying low

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump's administration is bringing back pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran on Monday.
    Trump granted waivers to key countries that can now put money in an escrow account to buy Iranian oil, while Iran won't actually see any of the money.
    Oil prices are steady around $72, Iran is still in the nuclear deal, and its currency and economy have tanked.
    These two results mean Trump is effectively having his cake and eating it too.
    President Donald Trump's administration is due to...
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  • Trump has his cake and eats it too with sanctions tanking Iran's economy and oil staying low

    Trump has his cake and eats it too with sanctions tanking Iran's economy and oil staying low

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's administration is bringing back pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran on Monday.
    Trump granted waivers to key countries that can now put money in an escrow account to buy Iranian oil, while Iran won't actually see any of the money.
    Oil prices are steady around $72, Iran is still in the nuclear deal, and its currency and economy have tanked.
    These two results mean Trump is effectively having his cake and eating it too.
    President Donald Trump's administration is due to announce the return of pre-nuclear deal sanctions on Iran on Monday, as well as sanctions on 300...
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