U.S. Sanctions on Iran

By Mahmoud Hakamian

U.S. President Donald Trump announced last year that the United States was exiting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it is known. To justify his decision, he explained that the Iranian regime’s belligerence was too great to ignore. It has continued to spread chaos across the region, providing extensive support and funding to proxy groups and militias and plotting terrorist activities.

iran oil sheep

By Staff Writer

Japanese refineries have stopped buying Iran regime’s oil ahead of the expiration of the temporary US sanctions waiver that is due to expire in May, industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon shows, after importing 15.3 million barrels between January and March.

Germany

By Shahriar Kia

According to a recent report from Die Zeit (March 28, 2019), Germany’s efforts towards maintaining its business ties with Iran amid the US sanctions, hasn’t been as successful as it had hoped for.

Iran Regime Violates US Sanctions With Oil Shipments

By Mahmoud Hakamian

It appears that the Iranian regime is still selling its oil in violation of US sanctions, using dubious methods to disguise its illegal activity.

Roslan Khasawneh of Reuters did an in-depth investigation into this after receiving an anonymous tip-off in January about a supertanker that had gone off radar for two weeks and suddenly reappeared off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The supertanker was pumping out fuel oil to two smaller vessels; all apparently to disguise the true source of the oil: Iran.

Brian Hook

By Amir Taghati

The United States has been tightening its grip on the Iranian regime’s income sources since May 2018, when Donald Trump pulled the US out of the nuclear deal, in order to prevent the mullahs from continuing to finance terrorism and commit other hostile activities across the Middle East, with the increasing influence of Iran-backed Hezbollah a major concern.

pompiu -Oman king

By Staff Writer

The United States agreed on Sunday to a strategic port deal with Oman that will give the US military better access to the Gulf region and reduce the need to send ships through the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow stretch of water just off the coast of Iran, according to US officials.

Iran Regime to Unveil 112 Nuclear Achievements

‌By Shahriar Kia

The Iranian regime is the biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world. It could also be described as the most belligerent regime in the world, and certainly the one that presents the biggest threat to peace and security.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

By Staff Writer

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged oil companies on Tuesday to help the Trump administration reduce oil imports from malign state actors such as Iran and increase purchases of US oil and gas.