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Feb 18, 2012
US, Europe welcome Iran’s letter, nuclear talks likelyPeace gets a chance as the US and Europe express guarded optimism that Iran's offer of talks on its nuclear program has enough in it.
Feb 15, 2012
Tehran Triangle: Why Israel-Iran-US standoff may be sliding toward warAre the new sanctions against Iran just a prelude to war? Despite signs that the punitive measures may be working, Israel seems keen on attacking. The Jewish state doesn’t, however, have Washington's support – yet.
Feb 09, 2012
Iran turns to barter for food as sanctions cripple importsDifficulty in making paying for urgent import needs has contributed to sharp rises in the prices of basic foodstuffs, causing hardship for Iranians.
Feb 01, 2012
Iraq becomes dollar source for sanctions-hit Iran, SyriaDiscounted Iranian rials and Syrian pounds are pouring into iraq's shops as sanctions against those two countries make it harder for them to conduct trade with much of the rest of the world.
Jan 23, 2012
EU formally adopts Iran oil embargoThe EU will also freeze the assets of the Iranian central bank; together, the two measures are intended to bring Iran to the negotiating table and choke funding for its nuclear activities.
Jan 07, 2012
Iran plans more war games in strait as sanctions biteWhile Iran puts on a brave front, ordinary Iranians, faced with rising prices and a falling currency, are queuing at banks to convert their savings into dollars.
Dec 29, 2011
Closing Strait of Hormuz not so easy for Iran: US analystsIran's navy does not have the size for a sustained physical blockade of the Strait, but does have mine-laying and missile capability to wreak some havoc, analysts said.
Dec 09, 2011
Fear, speculation in Iran over military strikeIranian citizens, already feeling the impact of international sanctions and mixed signals from Israel, are starting to take precautionary measures in case war breaks out.
Dec 05, 2011
US official says Iran becoming a pariah stateThe United States and Israel have not ruled out military action against Iran's nuclear facilities if diplomacy fails to resolve a dispute over a programme they suspect is aimed at developing atomic weapons.
Nov 22, 2011
US joins UK and Canada in imposing fresh sanctions on IranTo accompany this new measure, the US will launch a worldwide diplomatic campaign to encourage other countries to shift any purchases of Iranian petrochemical products to other suppliers.