More Iranian organs sanctioned by the US
The US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has announced the addition of new Iranian organs to its list of sanctions.
US put-off for return of Achaemenid tablets to Iran
Following the return of the Achaemenid soldier bust rock relief to Iran, this country is trying to take back its other tablets and artefacts which have been kept on loan by archaeologists at the University of Chicago for 80 years.
Zarif response to sanction of CBI Chief
Javad Zarif has commented on the sanctioning of the Central Bank of Iran Chief, Valiollah Seif by the US, saying: “This is yet another illegal move by the US, like all its other moves.”
Sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran gets US license
Al Monitor News has cited an Iranian source, claiming that the US Treasury Department has issued licenses for the sale of Canadian aircrafts to Iran. If the veracity of the news is verified, this will be the first such license issued by the Trump Administration. As reported by Al Monitor: “Questions have emerged about whether the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has issued new licenses to Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier Inc. to sell passenger aircraft to Iran.