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Iran stops oil sales to British, French companies

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies, an oil ministry spokesman said, the ministry’s website reported on Sunday. Read more…

Iran Oo Joojinaysa Inay Saliid Ka Iibiso Shirkadaha Ingiriiska,Faransiiska

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

Iran waxay joojinaysaa in ay ka iibiso saliid cayriin shirkadaha Ingiriiska iyo Faransiiska ,sida uu sheegay afhayeenka wasaaradda saliidda (shidaalka),laguna qoray shabakad ay leedahay wasaaradda shidaalku. Read more…

JX will cut oil imports from Iran

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 7, 2012

Japanese oil wholesaler JX Nippon Oil & Energy says it will not renew one of its crude oil contracts with Iran. The contract is set to expire in April.

The United States is asking Japan to reduce its reliance on Iranian oil as part of sanctions against the country. Read more…

Iran to ban EU imports

Sunday, January 29, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 29, 2012

Iran may stop importing goods from the EU as early as next week. As stated on Saturday, by the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis or (parliament) Energy Commission Nasser Sudani, the parliamentarians have completed work on a bill to ban on oil supplies to the EU. Read more…

China and Russia to gain the most from Iranian oil ban

Friday, January 27, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 27, 2012

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As the European Union prepares to ban Iranian oil and the United States turns the screw on payments, oil executives and policymakers say China and Russia stand to gain the most and Western oil firms and consumers may emerge the biggest losers. Read more…

Australia will follow EU ban on Iranian oil imports: Rudd

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jan 24, 2011

Australia will follow the EU lead in banning oil imports from Iran, the country’s foreign minister Kevin Rudd said on Tuesday. Read more…

EU Foreign Ministers approve embargo on Iranian oil supplies

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

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The EU Foreign Ministers approved an embargo on Iranian oil deliveries during their meeting in Brussels earlier today.
This comes in a report by the France Presse news agency with reference to diplomatic sources. Earlier, the Foreign Ministers agreed on blocking a major part of transactions with Iran’s Central Bank. Read more…

EU to approve oil embargo against Iran on Mon.

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

The European Union is expected to approve a crude oil embargo against Iran on Monday.

This is part of the EU effort to tighten sanctions on Iran for ignoring UN resolutions and continuing its nuclear development. Read more…

EU wants sanctions against Iran

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off

The EU plans to impose a “step by step” embargo on Iranian oil exports, diplomatic sources reported Thursday. Read more…

Tensions rise in the Strait of Hormuz

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off

Tensions are rising in the Middle-East following Iran’s threat to close the Strait of Hormuz if the country’s crude oil exports are stopped under new sanctions. The US and British have warned that they will take military action if the Strait is closed. Read more…