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  • Iran threatens retaliation over oil embargo

    February 3, 2012 | 9:11 am

    Iran’s supreme leader threatened on Friday to retaliate against the West for sanctions, a day after a U.S. newspaper said defense secretary Leon Panetta believed Israel was likely to bomb Iran within months to stop it building a nuclear bomb.

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s defiant...

  • E.U. adopts Iran oil embargo

    January 23, 2012 | 10:35 am

    The European Union adopted an oil embargo against Iran.

    The embargo was approved Monday by the European Union’s 27 foreign ministers, during a meeting in Brussels.

    Under the measure, part of sanctions over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, the countries will impose an...