Iranian defence forces ready to protect Iranian oil tankers from US attacks, assert Iranian officials

Iranian defence forces ready to protect Iranian oil tankers from US attacks, assert Iranian officials

Tehran/Washington: ‘The Iranian defence forces are prepared to protect the Iranian oil tankers, as they were previously’, asserted the officials from the Iranian defence forces. Therefore, the Iranian oil tankers can take any marine route they wish, without any fears.’ Only last week, the United States had warned of action against the Iranian oil tankers. […]

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Don’t permit Iranian oil tankers to dock at your ports if you don’t want trouble, warns US State Department

Don’t permit Iranian oil tankers to dock at your ports if you don’t want trouble, warns US State Department

Washington: The western countries are continuing cooperation over crude oil with Iran despite the US-imposed sanctions, have been issued a stern warning by the United States saying, ‘No country should let the Iranian oil tankers dock in their ports or even enter their country waters. If any state allows an Iranian oil tanker to enter […]

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US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

New Delhi: The countries buying oil from Iran will be facing strict US sanctions from Sunday. However, the United States has granted waivers to India while making this announcement. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that eight countries including India had been allowed to purchase oil from Iran. Indian Minister for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan […]

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Iranian oil exports decline by 46% after the harsh US sanctions, say Iranian and international organisations

Iranian oil exports decline by 46% after the harsh US sanctions, say Iranian and international organisations

Tehran/London: Iran has started feeling the heat of the harsh sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump. The Iranian oil exports have shown a decline to the extent of 46% compared to last year. The slide is not expected to stop here but may increase further in the coming months, said the Iranian officials. As […]

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Crude rates will flare up due to new sanctions by the US against Iran; warns Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister

Crude rates will flare up due to new sanctions by the US against Iran; warns Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister

New York: ‘If the United States imposes fresh sanctions against Iran, it will have a severe effect on the crude oil prices in the international markets. This will also add to the woes of the United States’ allies in the Gulf,’ sternly warned e Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, Abbas Araghchi. International analysts had already warned […]

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The Arab League unites against Iran’s threat to close Strait of Hormuz

The Arab League unites against Iran’s threat to close Strait of Hormuz

Moscow: Iran had threatened to stop all of the oil movement, through the Strait of Hormuz if the United States attempted to stop the Iranian exports through sanctions. But Iran’s decision to close this marine route important for oil movement, is being bitterly opposed by the Arab League, announced the Ambassador of the Arab League […]

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Meeting between Russian President Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel; claims of discussion about Nord-Stream-2, Iran, Syria and Ukraine

Meeting between Russian President Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel; claims of discussion about Nord-Stream-2, Iran, Syria and Ukraine

Berlin: Against the background of the aggressive stance taken by US President, Donald Trump on the trade war, Iran and other issues, the Russian President had a meeting with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel in Germany on Saturday. The Nord-Stream-2 oil pipeline, the Iranian nuclear program, Syria and Ukraine were the issues discussed during this meeting. […]

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US is all set to protect the Hormuz Strait from Iran, declares Central Command of the US Navy

US is all set to protect the Hormuz Strait from Iran, declares Central Command of the US Navy

Washington: Iran had threatened that it will not allow oil from any country to pass through the Hormuz Strait, if its own oil exports were blocked. The repercussions of this threat are being felt all over the world. Some have expressed fears that if Iran really blocks the Hormuz Strait, the oil prices will rise […]

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US will withdraw its security if Saudi does not reduce oil prices, warns President Trump

US will withdraw its security if Saudi does not reduce oil prices, warns President Trump

Washington/Riyadh: President Trump has warned the leading countries in OPEC, the association of the oil producing countries, that if they do not take proper measures to reduce oil prices, the United States will not be responsible for their safety. Only last week, President Trump had made a sensational claim that King Salman of Saudi Arabia […]

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‘Will stop oil transport in the Hormuz Strait if the Iranian President orders to,’ says Quds Force’s General Soleimani

‘Will stop oil transport in the Hormuz Strait if the Iranian President orders to,’ says Quds Force’s General Soleimani

Tehran: Iranian oil exports have taken a hit due to the sanctions imposed by the United States. ‘If Iranian oil export is stopped from reaching its destination countries, Iran too will not allow oil from other countries to transport, thus threatened the Iranian President to block the Strait of Hormuz. The Iranian Quds Force’s Chief, […]

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