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Iraq, Iran eye free trade zones

DUBAI, Nov 17, (Agencies): Iran and Iraq could raise their annual bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current level of $12 billion, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, despite concerns over the economic impact of renewed US sanctions. Rouhani’s remarks, made after a meeting with visiting Iraqi President Barham …

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Iraq militia chiefs to call shots as MPs – Politicians fear Iraqi version of Guard

‘IRAN ASSURED BAGHDAD NOT TO BE USED BY AMERICA’ BAGHDAD, Nov 13, (RTRS): In May, Hassan Fada’am traded his military fatigues for a suit when he became one of 45 Shi’ite militiamen elected to Iraq’s 329-seat parliament. Fada’am trained as a soldier in Iran and fought against Islamic State in …

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Tehran looks for outlet in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Nov 13, (AP): At this year’s Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian manufacturing in power generators and industrial tools. For Iranian companies, the annual Baghdad International Fair is a major event, as exporters in carpets, …

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Iran oil sales bypass curbs

DUBAI, Nov 11, (RTRS): Iran sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday in a second round of sales aimed at countering US sanctions on the country’s exports, oil ministry news website SHANA reported. Three unnamed companies paid $64.97 per barrel for two crude shipments …

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TEHRAN WARNS OIL CUSTOMERS FACE PAINFUL TIME AHEAD

Oil to zero without price hike US aim – US issues warning on shipping WASHINGTON, Nov 8, (Agencies): The United States is determined to push Iranian oil exports to zero, US Special Representative Brian Hook said on Wednesday, through a ‘calibrated’ approach using maximum economic pressure without lifting oil prices. …

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World isolates arrogant ‘plague’ Tehran

FOR Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to announce that his country “will breach the American sanctions and sell oil” — the first reaction after the sanctions on Iran took effect yesterday, means only one thing, that is, his announcement is for local consumption only. These are exactly the same as the …

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Sanctions in force … Iran vows bypass

CHINA TO CONTINUE IRAN TRADE … HITS LONG-ARM JURISDICTION WASHINGTON, Nov 5, (Agencies): The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties. The sanctions target Iran’s energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at …

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Iraq rejects US interference on Iran

EMBASSY TELLS TEHRAN TO ALLOW DEMOBILISATION OF SHIA MILITIAS BAGHDAD, Nov 4, (Agencies): The Iraqi Foreign Ministry rejected on Saturday what it called US interference in its affairs after the US embassy issued a statement telling neighbouring Iran to respect Iraq’s sovereignty and allow demobilisation of Shi’ite militias. The US …

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Iran tankers go dark to sell oil

TEHRAN, Nov 3, (AFP): Working from their small offices in Stockholm, analysts at a new watchdog that monitors global oil shipments have been run ragged by Iran’s efforts to skirt US sanctions this month. In late October, every single one of Iran’s vessels “went dark”, switching off their transponders to …

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US details new sanctions against Iran

Trump ‘disgraced’ US prestige: Khamenei WASHINGTON, Nov 3, (Agencies): The United States will add 700 individuals and entities to its Iran blacklist and push the SWIFT global banking network to cut Tehran off when it reimposes sanctions Monday in a “maximum pressure” effort to cripple the country’s economy. US officials …

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