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  1. Treasury Dept. Sanctions Companies tied to Iranian Defense Industry

    December 21, 2012 Christopher M. Matthews The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned five entities as proliferators of unconventional weapons. SAD Import Export Co., Chemical Industries and Development of Materials Group, and Marine Industries Organization w ...

  2. U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Companies Tied to Iran’s Nuclear Program

    December 13, 2012 The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned five Iranian nationals and seven Iranian companies because of links to procurement for Iran's uranium enrichment program. The sanctioned individuals include Fereidoun Abbasi-Davani, Seyed Jabe ...

  3. Canada Expands Sanctions Related to Iran’s Nuclear Program

    December 11, 2012 Canada expanded sanctions against Iran by adding 98 individuals and organizations to its list of designated entities. The new measures target entities associated with Iran's nuclear program, as well as economic sectors that support ...

  4. Standard Charted Agrees to Settle Iran Money Transfer Claims

    December 10, 2012 Jessica Silver-Greenberg Standard Chartered agreed to pay a settlement of $327 million to settle claims by the U.S. Justice Department that the British bank had concealed transactions with Iran and Sudan. In September 2012, Standard Char ...

  5. Iran Supplied Hamas with Fajr-5 Missile Technology

    November 21, 2012 Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran has supplied Hamas with the technology to build Fajr-5 missiles, according to Mohammad Ali Jafari, the commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Fajr-5 is a solid propellant rocket with a 75 kil ...

  6. Army, IRGC Wrap Up Massive Drills

    November 17, 2012 Iran tested a number of military systems during drills held by the Army and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including an upgraded S-200 ground-to-air defense system and several missile defense systems (Qader, Ya Zahra 3, Mersad 3, ...

  7. Iran Poised to Expand Nuke Work

    November 16, 2012 George Jahn In its most recent quarterly report, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced that Iran is ready to increase its production of 20% enriched uranium in its underground facility at Fordow by feeding uranium hexaf ...

  8. European Union Intensifies Sanctions on Iran

    October 15, 2012 James Kanter and Thomas Erdbrink The European Union announced the tightening of sanctions on Iran. The new measures restrict trade in the natural gas, metals, software, and financial sectors, and prohibit unauthorized transactions between ...

  9. Iran Inaugurates New Military Production Units

    October 14, 2012 Iranian defense minister Ahmad Vahidi inaugurated eight explosives production units, including an emulsion explosives production line, a phosphate pelletizing plant, a phosphoric acid production unit, and a micro polymer balloons unit. Fa ...

  10. Iran Shippers Face Difficulty Dodging Sanctions

    September 28, 2012 Benoit Faucon and Colum Murphy Moldova deregistered twelve Iranian ships in July and no longer has any Iranian vessels on its registry. Mongolia has also decided to cancel the registration for five Iranian ships, which had been register ...

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