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As US - Iran Tensions  Escalate, Boeing’s $17 billion Jet Deal at Risk

In an article for CNBC.com, on February 6, Jeff Daniels, coordinating producer for CNBC, wrote about the agreement Boeing made with Iran to sell them 80 passenger jets.

He writes that according to analysts, while the deal may not be directly impacted by new U.S. sanctions on Tehran it could still unravel.

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US Lawmakers Maintain Near-Unanimous Support for Extending Iran Sanctions

By INU Staff 

INU - On Thursday, the US Senate voted to extend for 10 years the Iran Sanctions Act, which would have otherwise expired at the end of the year. The upper chamber of Congress followed the lead of the House of Representatives, which had previously approved the measure with 419 votes in favor and only one against. The Senate vote was a similarly overwhelming 99 to zero. 

CNN quoted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as saying, “Preserving these sanctions is critical given Iran's disturbing pattern of aggression and its persistent efforts to expand its sphere of influence across the Middle East.”

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UANI Warns New US Administration of Fiat Chrysler’s Pursuit of Iran Business

In a January 24 article published by United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), the non-partisan, not-for-profit global advocacy organization, raised concerns with the White House about Fiat Chrysler’s ties to the Iranian regime.

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Key Member of Congress Urges for New Sanctions to Be Put on Iran

One of the veteran members of the Congress voiced his support for new sanctions to be imposed against Iran in a passionate speech before Thursday’s vote.

The former chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Robert Menendez stood against the views of his own party, the Democrats, and Obama’s administration, calling for new measures to be taken against Iran, and repeating his dismay at the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal. He and only another three members of the Democratic Party voted against the nuclear deal.

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Iran's Rouhani Furious over 10 Extension of Sanctions

On December 6, an article in the Daily Mail, it was reported that Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that Congress's decision to renew US Sanctions for another 10 years will elicit a "harsh reaction" and proved the United States was still an enemy.

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US Congress Resists Sales to Iran, while Trump Team Weighs Options for Nuclear Deal

By INU Staff 

INU - On Thursday, it was reported that the US House of Representatives had voted to prohibit the Treasury Department for granting licenses for the sale of commercial aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Fox News indicates that the bill passed the lower house of Congress by the considerable margin of 243 to 174 but now faces stiff opposition from the Democratic minority in Senate, which is more strongly aligned with President Barack Obama and which wields sufficient power to obstruct some pieces of closely contested legislation.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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