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An oil facility on Iran's Khark Island; the US State Department on Monday confirmed sanctions for oil would "snap back" in November

Europe Grants EIB Ability to Invest in Iran

The European Commission voted on Wednesday to grant the European Investment Bank (EIB) the ability to invest money, as a loan, into U.S.-sanctioned Iran.

TEHRAN, IRAN - JANUARY 23 : Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) pose during a meeting at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran on January 23, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Iranian Presidency/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

China State Media: U.S. ‘Unpredictable,’ ‘Silly’ for Withdrawing from Iran Nuclear Deal

China’s state-run Global Times newspaper claimed in a piece Wednesday that Washington’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, “will tarnish the reputation of the superpower” and said America is an “unpredictable superpower” that “looks increasingly likely to do something silly.”

Demonstrators hold a banner during a protest against U.S President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on refugees and people from seven mainly-Muslim countries, in London, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. On Friday President Trump signed an executive order halting the US refugee programme for 120 days, indefinitely banning all Syrian refugees …

POLL: More Brits Back Trump Visit Than Oppose

Less than a third of British adults are opposed to U.S. President Donald J. Trump visiting the UK, and more back the trip than those who are against it.