European Commission, reacting to first round of US sanctions, announces its 'Blocking Statute' to mitigate losses for EU business in Iran will go in effect on Tuesday

Map. History of Iran conflict

16 August 2018
President Rouhani said the restored US sanctions could bring benefits for Iran and that if the country remains united, "America will regret the sanctions it started today".
US officials: Revolutionary Guards control large facilities of the Iranian economy
Statement from @WhiteHouse on reimposition of sanctions on Iran.
US officials: Trump is ready to meet with the Iranians at any time to reach a comprehensive agreement that limits its regional ambitions
US officials: We will not give permits to countries or companies to deal with Iran
US officials: First batch of US sanctions against Iran will go into force at 0401 GMT Tuesday
US officials: sanctions aim to change Iran's actions rather than change its government
European Commission, reacting to first round of US sanctions, announces its 'Blocking Statute' to mitigate losses for EU business in Iran will go in effect on Tuesday
Iran Aug 5: In Tehran about 1000 bused didn't deliver fuel and are waiting in the queue, many people in Tehran are without bus
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address the nation at 9:40 p.m. (1:10 p.m. ET) to respond to Trump and economic problems - IRNA
This is another anti-Iran's Islamic government protest in Tehran this time in Ekbatan district. Internet is blocked in most districts of the city and it is hard for citizen journalists to send videos and pictures for us.
Security forces of Iran's Islamic government have not only cut the telephone lines and blocked Internet in Zanjan rather they have cut the electricity in the city at 22:00 local time in-order to prevent protests against the government.
Security forces of Iran's Islamic government attacked a group of protesters in the "Theater-e-Shahr" area of Tehran 30 minutes ago.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Iran, and it's economy, is going very bad, and fast. I will meet, or not meet, it doesn't matter - it is up to them.
Shiraz, Iran Protesters chanting: "Death to high prices"
Eshtehard-Karaj, Iran First images of Saturday's protests. Crowd chanting: "No fear, we're all together"
Rahbaran Omid Darya Ship Management Company, identified by @USTreasury as a new alias for OFAC/SDN listed Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, Iranian flag cargo vessel Arzin transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route from Odessa and Constanta to Misurata, Libya 03:00Z1 week ago
Rahbaran Omid Darya Ship Management Company, identified by @USTreasury as a new alias for OFAC/SDN listed Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, Iranian flag cargo vessel Arzin transited Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route from Odessa and Constanta to Misurata, Libya 03:00Z
The demonstrator in the city of Zibashahr.
Iran, Anti government protests kicked out in Eahtehard (Alborz province) as well. Protesters are chanting "death to the dictator, death to Rouhani, clerics must get lost."
Clashes between protesters and security forces in Gohardasht, Karaj, has started
Another video of protest in Tehran
Protest at Teatr-e Shahr in Tehran
Citizen protest on Valiasr street in Tehran1 week ago
Citizen protest on Valiasr street in Tehran
Night demonstrations begin in Karaj now
Demonstration in Tehran
Heavy security presence in Mashad this evening
Big protest in Mashhad
Despite preemptive security presence by government, Iran protests also spread to Tehran last night, with demonstrations on Valiasr Street, a major thoroughfare.
Iran, More people are joining the anti government protests in Tehran. Protesters are chanting "death to the dictator." Yes you are hearing this loudly and clearly. They don't chant "death to America or death to Israel." They chant death to Khameni and Rouhani.
August 3 - Karaj, Iran Source says protesters' numbers have reached the thousands.
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