US President Barack Obama is considering more sanctions against Syria that could target lower-level military officers, following the failure of US and Russian efforts to revive a failed ceasefire in the country.
The United States considers imposing more sanctions on Russia, if it fails to come up with a solution to the conflict in Syria, according to a spokesperson.
Iran top banker says the United States has failed to do its share of lifting economic sanctions against Iran as per a deal that was signed over the country’s nuclear energy activities last summer.
Iran says it is ready to increase its oil output to levels that existed before the sanctions were imposed against the country.
Cuba says US sanctions on the Latin American country and Iran have opened a common ground for the two countries to forge special trade ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Cuba have proven that the United States has failed to advance its agendas by exerting pressure on the two countries.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the United States for the imposition of economic sanctions against independent countries, saying such policy is wrong and futile.
Russia says its trade with Iran has increased by 70.9 percent after the sanctions against the Islamic Republic were removed earlier this year.
The British media said on Thursday that the country’s biggest banks plan to study the implications involved in the removal of sanctions against Iran.
Iran's Foreign Ministry says the country will continue to enhance its missile capabilities in defiance of the "destructive" fresh US sanctions over the Islamic Republic's missile program.
The US Department of the Treasury says it has imposed new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program.
US president Barack Obama says Washington will vigorously pursue enforcing new sanctions against Iran.
European officials are set to visit Iran to explore ways of expanding energy ties with Tehran following the removal of sanctions against the nation over the Iranian nuclear program.
Leading US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called for new sanctions on the Iranian nation for its ballistic missile program.
The European Union has extended a freeze it has placed on some of its nuclear-related sanctions against Iran by two weeks.
Iran has made the necessary preparations for raising crude oil output after international sanctions are lifted later this month, a senior official says.
A group of Republican senators has accused US President Barack Obama of failing to punish Iran over its ballistic missile tests, and called for more sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Senior US lawmakers, including supporters of the nuclear agreement with Iran, have chastised the Obama administration for delaying new sanctions against Tehran over its ballistic missile program, according to a report.