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November 19, 2018 2:06 PM EU open to Iran sanctions over foiled Danish, French plots: diplomats

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to consider economic sanctions on Iranian nationals over alleged assassination plots in Denmark and France, two diplomats said. No decisions on names were discussed but there was general agreement among ministers at their meeting in Brussels to start technical work on a list of possible 65

November 19, 2018 8:23 AM Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. sanctions on Iran are part of a psychological war launched by Washington against Tehran that will fail, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday, adding that the Islamic republic will continue to export its crude. “America blames us for its failures in the region ... from Yemen to Iraq ... We will not yield to this pressure 61

November 15, 2018 8:41 PM Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar action

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday welcomed U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said Canada was weighing similar action. “Canada welcomes the U.S. action,” Freeland told reporters after touring a factory in Port Colborne 64

November 15, 2018 1:52 PM U.S. envoy for Iran warns EU banks, firms against non-dollar Iran trade

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, the U.S. special envoy for Iran warned on Thursday. It is “no surprise” that EU efforts to establish a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for non-dollar trade with Iran were floundering 77

November 12, 2018 7:55 PM U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 15-member council completed 62

November 11, 2018 4:31 PM Iraq urges U.S. to consider its position in talks on Iran sanctions

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iraq’s president on Sunday urged the United States to consider Baghdad’s political and economic position as the countries negotiate on relief for Iraq from Washington’s reimposed sanctions against Iran. The United States said on Friday Iraq can continue to import natural gas and energy supplies from Iran for a period of 45 days, so long as Iraq does not pay Iran for imports 71

November 11, 2018 2:52 PM Iraq president says talks continuing with U.S. on Iran sanctions

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iraq’s president said on Sunday talks with the United States were continuing and his country’s special conditions regarding sanctions on Iran should be taken into consideration. “We do not want Iraq to be burdened with the U.S. sanctions on Iran,” Barham Salih, the Newly elected President, told reporters in Kuwait. The United States 57

November 11, 2018 2:07 PM Iran sells more oil to private exporters to bypass U.S. curbs

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran sold 700,000 barrels of crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday in a second round of sales aimed at countering U.S. sanctions on the country’s exports, oil ministry news website SHANA reported. Three unnamed companies paid $64.97 per barrel for two crude shipments of 245,000 barrels each and one shipment of 210,000 barrels 94

November 7, 2018 6:58 PM Italy's antitrust opens probe into Ryanair's, Wizz Air's hand luggage policies

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s antitrust said on Wednesday it was opening a probe against Ryanair (RYA.I) and Wizz Air over their new hand luggage policies. The regulator last week requested for the two low cost airlines to suspend a new policy according to which only very small bags would be let on board for free, charging passengers for trolleys. The investigations 75

November 5, 2018 8:36 PM Eni to look at sanctions measures to see if it can use Iranian crudes

MILAN (Reuters) - Italian oil major Eni will look at the Iran sanctions measures to see if it can use Iranian crudes to allow it greater flexibility in procuring supplies, a spokesman said on Monday. “Eni is examining the ... provisions to see if the decision allows it to consider the use of Iranian crudes for further flexibility in its crude supply 70