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November 2, 2018 7:29 AM Turkey has not received notification regarding Iran sanctions waiver: minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has not received written notification regarding any waiver on buying Iranian oil after the United States reimposes sanctions on Tehran from next week but it has heard rumors on the issue, its energy minister said on Friday. The U.S. government has agreed to let eight countries, including close allies South Korea and Japan, as well as India 50

November 1, 2018 2:56 PM IMF says Iran should safeguard stability in face of U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Iran should implement policies to safeguard its macroeconomic stability in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions that will cut Iranian economic growth by reducing oil exports. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice also told a regular media briefing that the Fund was urging Iran to strengthen 76

November 1, 2018 9:31 AM Russia imposes financial sanctions on Ukraine's political elite

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia imposed financial sanctions on Ukraine’s political elite on Thursday, freezing the Russian assets of hundreds of politicians and officials along with dozens of businesses owned by Ukrainian businessmen. The sanctions were set out in a decree signed by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and were described as counter-sanctions 74

October 28, 2018 2:00 PM Iranian Port Project Poses a Dilemma for U.S

Chabahar facility is the type of project Washington aims to curb, but doing so would hinder efforts to bolster India and Afghanistan A port being developed in the southern Iranian city of Chabahar underscores some of the dilemmas U.S. policy makers face in implementing sanctions against Tehran. Strategically located on the Gulf of Oman and named for an Iranian 54

October 27, 2018 7:02 PM Iran parliament approves new economy minister ahead of new U.S. sanction

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s parliament on Saturday approved a new economy minister and three other ministers in a reshuffle of the cabinet’s economic team by President Hassan Rouhani ahead of new U.S. sanctions targeting key oil exports from Nov 4, state television reported. Academic Farhad Dejpasand won a vote of confidence as the new minister of economics 63

October 27, 2018 11:21 AM Iran's Rouhani says U.S. isolated against Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its traditional allies in its confrontation with Iran, and that even Europe was siding with Tehran against the reimposition of U.S. sanctions. “It does not happen often that the U.S. makes a decision and its traditional allies abandon it,” Rouhani 67

October 26, 2018 1:25 AM China Cuts Iran Oil Purchases Ahead of U.S. Sanctions

In boost for Washington, Chinese companies pull back on deals as Saudis pledge to increase supply China is cutting some of its oil trade with Iran after vowing for months to resist U.S. sanctions on the exports, providing Washington with an unexpected boost to its efforts to isolate the Islamic Republic. The move comes as Saudi Arabia, seeking to damp a foreign-relations 54

October 25, 2018 6:39 PM Iraq's new PM moving government outside Baghdad Green Zone

Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi, center, arrives to the parliament building, in the heavily guarded Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Iraq's parliament is convening to vote on Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi's ministry appointments, and the parliament must confirm the appointments for the government to be sworn 56

October 25, 2018 12:54 PM Sudan lifts partial ban on Egyptian imports: president

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday he was lifting a partial ban on the import of Egyptian goods, during a visit by his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. In March 2017 Sudan banned the import of all Egyptian agricultural goods amid a range of disputes, including over land and accusations of political meddling 54

October 25, 2018 11:21 AM China's ZTE Corp posts third-quarter profit, expects full-year loss

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp (000063.SZ)(0763.HK) posted a third-quarter net profit of 564 million yuan ($81 million) after resuming business in the wake of crippling U.S. sanctions, but said it still expects to post a loss of up to 7.2 billion yuan for the full year. Profit in the three months to Sept. 30 was down 65 percent 96