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  1. Belgian Company Settles BIS Charges of Exporting to Iran

    April 8, 2016 The Export Practitioner A Belgian chemical distributor, Chemical Partners Europe S.A. (CPE), agreed to pay a $350,000 fine to the Bureau of Industry and Security to settle six charges related to the export of coatings, pigments, and paints t ...

  2. Appeals Court Allows Fokker Sanctions Settlement

    April 5, 2016 Samuel Rubenfeld Wall Street Journal A three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. unanimously authorized a settlement between the federal government and the Dutch company Fokker Services B.V. accused of sanctions viol ...

  3. U.S. Navy Confiscates Iranian Weapons at Sea for Third Time in Two Months

    April 4, 2016 Dan Lamothe The U.S. Navy confiscated weapons bound from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen for at least the third time in two months on March 28.  U.S. forces aboard the USS Sirocco seized a cache of weapons from a small boat in the Arabian Sea ...

  4. Iran to Purchase Sukhoi-30 Fighter Jets from Russia

    February 10, 2016 Ali Akbar Dareini Associated Press Iranian Defense Minister General Hossein Dehghan announced that Iran will sign a contract with Russia to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets.  General Dehghan did not state how many planes Iran will buy nor ...

  5. Russia Breaks Deadlock over Sale of S-300 Missile System to Iran

    November 9, 2015 Peggy Hollinger, Kathrin Hille, and John Reed Financial Times Russia announced on November 9 that it will start deliveries of the S-300 air defense system to Iran by the end of 2016.  Sergey Chemesov, chief executive of the state-run Russ ...

  6. Iranian-Born Engineer Gets Eight Years for Sharing U.S. Jet Secrets

    October 25, 2015 Mozaffar Khazaee, a former engineer for Pratt & Whitney and other defense contractors, was sentenced to 97 months in prison for attempting to export sensitive information about the U.S. Air Force's F-35 and F-22 fighter jet progr ...

  7. Weapons Bound for Yemen Seized on Iranian Boat

    September 30, 2015 William Maclean Saudi-led coalition forces announced on September 30 the seizure of an Iranian fishing boat carrying weapons bound for Houthi militias in Yemen.  The coalition said the boat contained 18 anti-armored Concourse shells, 54 ...

  8. San Diego Jury Finds Former Iranian National Guilty of Illegal Scheme to Export Sensitive US Technology to Iran

    April 27, 2015 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs Arash Ghahreman, a naturalized U.S. citizen of Iranian origin, was convicted on April 23, 2015 of seven counts related to a scheme to purchase marine navigation equipment and military elec ...

  9. Russia Lifts its Ban on Delivery of S-300 Surface-to-Air Missile System to Iran

    April 13, 2015 Paul Sonne and Jay Solomon Wall Street Journal The Russian government lifted its ban on the delivery of the S-300 air defense system to Iran on April 13.  The S-300 (Antey-2500) is a long-range surface-to-air missile complex that is mobile ...

  10. Four Companies and Five Individuals Indicted for Illegally Exporting Technology to Iran

    April 17, 2015 U.S. Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs The Justice Department has charged four companies and five individuals for participating in an international network that illegally procured $24 million in controlled goods to end-users in ...

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