Trump Puts Sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader, Other Top Officials


By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned …

Published: June 24, 2019 at 02:33AM

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Iran Scrambles to Lift Petrochemical Sales as Sanctions Hammer Oil


By Reuters

Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial revenue as Washington tightens the screw on sanct…

Published: June 12, 2019 at 02:08AM

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