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  1. 2 Indicted for Allegedly Trying to Supply Iran with Nuclear-Related Materials

    July 13, 2012 Parviz Khaki, a 43-year-old Iranian citizen, and Zongcheng Yi, a resident of China, were indicted for attempting to illegally export materials used in gas centrifuges from the United States to Iran. Khaki and Yi allegedly caused the export o ...

  2. HSBC Executive Resigns at Senate Money-Laundering Hearing

    July 23, 2012 Jesse Hamilton and David Voreacos The U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report detailing compliance failures by HSBC that included $19.4 billion in undisclosed transactions involving Iran. The report clai ...

  3. Iran Nuclear Crisis: Barack Obama Imposes New Sanctions

    July 31, 2012 President Obama signed a new executive order that targets the Iranian energy sector by making sanctionable any sale or purchase of Iranian oil. The sanctions also targeted two financial institutions, China's Bank of Kunlun and Iraq' ...

  4. Commander: Iranian Missiles Highly Capable of Confronting Enemy Threats

    August 4, 2012 Iran successfully test-fired a fourth generation Fateh-110 missile with a range of over 300 km, according to Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi. The missile was test fired by the Ministry's Aerospace Industries Org ...

  5. Standard Chartered Faces N.Y. Suspension over Iran Deals

    August 7, 2012 Greg Farrell and Bradley Keoun New York's Department of Financial Services accused Standard Chartered PLC of violating federal money laundering laws by conducting $250 billion worth of business transactions with Iranian banks, includin ...

  6. Obama Signs New Iran Sanctions into Law

    August 13, 2012 Samuel Rubenfeld President Obama signed into law a new sanctions bill targeting Iran for its failure to halt its nuclear program. The new legislation, the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (H.R. 1905), strengthens ex ...

  7. Germany Accuses Four of Breaking Iran Nuclear Embargo

    August 15, 2012 Four men were arrested in Germany for allegedly breaking the country's arms embargo against Iran and for export violations. One of the men is a German citizen and three have dual German-Iranian citizenship. The suspects are accused of ...

  8. Iran Forced to Reflag Oil Tankers

    August 21, 2012 Javier Blas Tanzania and Tuvalu announced that they would deregister Iranian oil tankers owned by the National Iran Tanker Company (NITC) that had been using flags of convenience from the two countries in an effort to evade sanctions. Fina ...

  9. President Ahmadinejad Unveils Defense Achievements

    August 21, 2012 President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled six defense-related projects. The projects included the fourth-generation Fateh-110 missile, the Bonian-4 marine engine, the Armita space test laboratory, the Aras tactical vehicle, the Vafa mortar-la ...

  10. Iran Doubles Underground Nuclear Capacity

    August 30, 2012 Fredrik Dahl The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) quarterly report on Iran stated that Iran had doubled the number of centrifuges used for uranium enrichment at its underground nuclear facility at Fordow.  The report also n ...

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