Turkey granted 25 percent waiver on U.S. Iran oil sanctions – minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has been granted a waiver of around 25 percent on U.S. oil sanctions against Iran, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Friday, amounting to around three million tonnes of oil annually. Speaking in an interview with broadcaster NTV, Donmez said oil refiner Tupras <TUPRS.IS> was looking

FIFA to engage with Iran to lift ban on women in stadiums

World football's governing body FIFA said on Thursday it would work with Iran to end a long-running ban on women attending matches but offered no insight on when to expect the breakthrough. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura made the announcement after she met Maryam Qashqaei Shojaei, a prominent Iranian campaigner who

Iran able to flourish under sanctions – Revolutionary Guard

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran can flourish under sanctions and will defeat the United States in the economic war it has launched, the deputy head of the Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday. The United States on Monday re-imposed sanctions on Iran’s oil, banking and transport sectors and threatened more action to stop

Japan’s JXTG may take Iranian oil for Dec loading at earliest – executive

JXTG Holdings <5020.T>, Japan's biggest oil refinery operator, is considering whether to resume Iranian oil purchases after Japan was granted a waiver from U.S. sanctions targeting Iran, Senior Vice President Yasushi Onoda said on Wednesday. If it decides to resume purchases after taking into account the economics of Iranian oil against

Iran oil minister calls on OPEC to scrap monitoring committees – Shana

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's oil minister wrote to OPEC's secretary general calling for two committees tasked with monitoring a deal between OPEC and other countries led by Russia to be scrapped, Iran's Shana news agency said on Tuesday. "Some OPEC members of these two committees have clearly taken sides with the