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Iranian human rights body says U.S. relaxes sanctions after Iran produced own COVID-19 vaccine

The Islamic Republic of Iran High Council for Human Rights said on Sunday that the United States is issuing sanctions waivers for the coronavirus-related items after Iran produced its own COVID-19 vaccine. 16 months after the virus began to…
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Iran says it has broad agreement with the US on lifting sanctions

The landmark accord has been delayed because there are some sticking points, but not an impasse, Iran said. Iran said it has reached a broad agreement with the U.S. over the lifting of sanctions on its industrial sectors, including energy,…
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Blinken Says ‘Hundreds’ of Sanctions Will Remain on Iran Despite Talks

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said even if the US rejoins the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, “hundreds” of sanctions would still remain on Iran, including Trump-era measures. “I would anticipate that, even in the…
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Iranians with rare disease dying under US sanctions

Iranian NGO files complaint against Swedish company for halting exports of life-saving medical dressings to Iran over US sanctions. Hadi Keykhosravi is one of about 1,000 people in Iran stricken with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare and deadly…
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Iran Says World Powers Accept Sanctions Should End; Crude Falls

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said world powers have accepted that major sanctions on his country -- including those affecting oil, banking and shipping -- will be lifted, triggering a drop in crude prices. Negotiators in Vienna, where…
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White house says Iran sanctions could only be lifted if nuclear deal conditions met

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, saying that Sanctions on Iran could only be lifted if the country comes back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement. There has been…
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Iran slams EU sanctions, calls out human rights violations

In a strongly worded letter to the Council of the European Union, Iran formally protested against the blacklisting of several individuals and entities and what it says are European double standards on human rights in Iran. The letter was written…
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Iran Nuclear Deal Talks Advance as U.S. Offers Sanctions Relief

The Biden administration has signaled it is open to easing sanctions against critical elements of Iran’s economy, including oil and finance, helping narrow differences in nuclear talks, according to people familiar with the matter. Despite…
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U.S. warns Iran it won’t lift all Trump-era sanctions to return to nuclear deal

The Biden administration warned Friday that it will not lift every single economic sanction that former President Donald Trump imposed on Iran, despite pressure from Iran to do so as the two countries try to resurrect a nearly dead nuclear…
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Biden will not lift sanctions to get Iran back to negotiating table

President has said he will seek to revive the nuclear deal, but insists that Iran must first reverse its nuclear steps. Joe Biden has said the United States will not lift its economic sanctions on Iran in order to get Tehran back to the negotiating…