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Erdogan: US sanctions on Iran 'aimed at disrupting world balance'

Erdogan: US sanctions on Iran 'aimed at disrupting world balance'

Turkey disapproves of US sanctions on Iran, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday, as it throws the world out of balance.

China to continue Iran trade despite new US sanctions

China to continue Iran trade despite new US sanctions

China denounced new US sanctions targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors as "long-arm jurisdiction" on Monday and vowed to continue its bilateral trade with the Islamic republic.

Iran vows to 'proudly bypass' US sanctions

Iran vows to 'proudly bypass' US sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic republic "will proudly bypass sanctions" by the United States that took effect on Monday targeting the country's oil and financial sectors.

Oil slips as US sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

Oil slips as US sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

Oil prices fell on Monday as US sanctions against Iran's fuel exports were softened by waivers allowing major buyers to import Iranian crude for a while, while Tehran said it would defy Washington and continue to sell.

Iran will resist, defeat US sanctions, says Guards chief

Iran will resist, defeat US sanctions, says Guards chief

The top commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said on Sunday Iran would resist and defeat a US "psychological war" and sanctions against its vital oil sector.

Iran starts producing local fighter jet for its air force

Iran starts producing local fighter jet for its air force

Iran has started production of the locally-designed Kowsar fighter plane for use in its air force, state television reported, as tensions mount with the United States after the reimposition of US sanctions on Tehran.

Sanctions on Saudi journalist's killers weeks away, says Pompeo

Sanctions on Saudi journalist's killers weeks away, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it may take "a handful more weeks" before Washington has enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Oil prices rise as focus returns to supply concerns

Oil prices rise as focus returns to supply concerns

Oil rose on Friday, clawing back some territory after prices fell by the most in a month in the previous session, as the focus returned to supply concerns ahead of a November deadline for US sanctions on Iranian crude.

Russia will not stop rocket engine exports to US

Russia will not stop rocket engine exports to US

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday Moscow did not plan to halt supplies of rocket engines to the United States in response to a new round of US sanctions against Russia, the RIA news agency reported.

Putin deplores US sanctions, but lauds Trump meeting

Putin deplores US sanctions, but lauds Trump meeting

Vladimir Putin said he hoped Washington would realise that its policy of imposing sanctions on Moscow for its perceived misbehaviour was misguided.

Sanctions on Iran having effect, but regime change is not US policy – Bolton

Sanctions on Iran having effect, but regime change is not US policy – Bolton

US sanctions are having a strong effect on Iran's economy and popular opinion, though regime change there is not part of Washington's policy, President Donald Trump's national security adviser said on Wednesday.

Iran cleric says Israel and US will be targeted if Washington attacks

Iran cleric says Israel and US will be targeted if Washington attacks

A senior Iranian cleric warned Washington on Wednesday that if it attacked Iran, the United States and allied Israel would be targeted, as a war of words escalated after the reimposition of the US sanctions on Iran.