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"... what is important now is... stand up to Iran's aggression and continue ratcheting up the pressure until Iran abandoned its nuclear ambitions once and for all," says
Dermer at Israel Embassy.
An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute U.S. legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court
The question this raises is how many major decisions - such as dealing with North Korea, China, or even leaving Syria and embracing Israel - are driven by personality.
The US re-imposed sanctions on Iranian banks, including Bank Melli, on November 5.due to their role in illicit terrorist activities and support for the country's nuclear and rocket programs.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
On Monday, the US announced a new raft of sanctions and threatened further action to pressure its old adversary.
Samir Madani and Lisa Ward run an online service that shows how tankers seek to hide their movements. On the eve of Iran sanctions, the tracking takes on great importance.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Tehran has 'ramped up' terror plans, claims State Department paper.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Khamenei expressed that Iran must deliver a slap to America by defeating sanctions.
Baghdad is in a difficult position - its two biggest allies are the United States and Iran, themselves arch-adversaries.
Any staffer who travelled to Iran for personal reasons would not be shielded by diplomatic immunity, even if holding a diplomatic passport.
Iraq imports food, cars, construction parts from Iran. Iraqi officials are expected to ask for exemptions in Washington.
'Americans are imposing sanctions but they claim they are supporting freedom, human rights, and global and regional security,' said the Iranian Parliament Speaker.
Several European companies have suspended plans to invest in Iran in light of the US sanctions.
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