US says it's granted Iraq sanx waiver on importing Iran electricity; Well-informed Iraqi source tells @AFP US gave Baghdad 45 days to come with plan to wean off Iranian power
Trump says gave some countries break on Iran oil sanctions because doesn't want to drive oil to $100/bbl: press brief.
Turkey: Spokesman for the Turkish Presidency: Iran is an important trading partner for us
U.S. envoy to Syria James Jeffrey: Russia has been permissive about Israeli strikes against Iranian targets inside Syria. We hope that that permissive approach will continue"; Jeffrey was in Israel this week and met with Netanyahu
Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi says Iraq is not a part of organized sanctions against Iran. Says Iraq's position is similar to China, Russia and Japan.
The United States has exempted Chabahar Port development and import of petroleum by Afghanistan from the new sanctions imposed on Iran.
Three men from Iran were arrested trying to enter Bulgaria on Israeli passports on 2 November.
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Hamas has condemned the Trump administration for reimposing sanctions against the government in Iran.
Russian Security Council, headed by Putin, says sanctions against Iran is illegal
Al-Sisi has just sent a direct message to Iran saying that if the security of the Gulf States is endangered or threatened, the whole Egyptian people -not just the President- will accept the mobilization of Egyptian armed forces to support and defened their brothers.
Turkey's Erdogan says finds US sanctions on Iran wrong, will not abide by them
Turkey's Erdogan says US sanctions on Iran aimed at unbalancing world, does not want to live in an imperialist world
Erdogan: I think the sanctions on Iran is "wrong"
Turkish Foreign Minister: US sanctions on Iran can not achieve results
Lira at 3-month high (5.35) as Turkey (and seven other countries) receives 6-month waiver from renewed US sanctions against Iran.
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Iranian journalist Masoud Kazemi has been arrested in Tehran. Unidentified security agents raided his home Monday afternoon and took him away his laptop and phone, his fiance tweeted.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton: Washington will impose more sanctions on Iran
SWIFT says suspending some Iran ian banks' access to messaging system
Treasury: We expect European countries to respect sanctions
Despite widespread expectations that Iraq would be exempt from new Iran sanctions, it was not on Pompeo's list of 8 exceptions just announced - China, India, Italy, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and Turkey
Treasury: Tehran supports terrorism and weapons of mass destruction
Mnuchin: Sanctions are part of a campaign against the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism
Today, "in its largest ever single-day action targeting the Iranian government," @USTreasury OFAC says it has sanctioned 700+ "individuals, entities, aircraft, and vessels."
: "We're going to continue to put pressure on Iran until we see that they're actually changing their behavior." @foxandfriends
Pompeo: We will impose sanctions on countries that deal with Iran
Pompeo: Our goal is to convince the Iranian government to change its behavior in the region and reach a new nuclear agreement
US sanctions Iran Airlines
Israel's Netanyahu calls restoration of Iran Sanctions by the US a historic day, thanks Donald Trump for "courageous decision"
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Iranian security forces have detained at least 30 Kurdish religious activists and civilians (in the cities of Saqqez, Sardasht, Bukan and Mahabad) and have transferred them to unknown locations.
SOHR: After the infiltrations of Tehran – Beirut Road and al- Bokamal, Iranian reinforcements continue to arrive to support the fortifications in conjunction with the operation of SDF and Coalition east of Euphrates