U.S. sanctions

E.U. Launches Iran Trade Mechanism to Evade U.S. Sanctions

Britain, France and Germany on Thursday launched a long-promised joint trade mechanism designed to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, drawing applause from the Islamic republic — and an immediate warning from Washington.

Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini arrive for a press conference after a meeting on April 16, 2016 in the capital Tehran.

Hassan Rouhani: U.S. Seeking Negotiations with Iran ‘Every Day’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani reportedly claimed this week that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is making daily attempts to negotiate with the Islamic Republic, suggesting that America is willing to suspend sanctions against Tehran if the Shiite powerhouse gives in to its demands.

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Iran: Poorly Paid Teachers Go on Second Nationwide Strike in Month

Poorly paid teachers in Iran are participating in strikes that began Tuesday in at least 27 cities across the country this week to demand improvements to their working conditions, according to several news reports citing pictures posted online.

Iranian girls gather around their teacher in the clasroom at Sizdah Abban school in north of Tehran 01 October 2006. Iranian students went back to school a week ago. US President George W. Bush signed into law yesterday a set of sanctions targeting foreign countries that continue nuclear cooperation with …