Iranian oil

Vice Adm. John Miller, the commander of the U.S. 5th Fleet, answers questions from sailors in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on Jan. 26, 2015.

Former 5th Fleet Commander: Iran Attacks on Saudi Oil a ‘Significant Escalation’

Retired Vice Adm. John Miller says the United States and Saudi Arabia should ratchet up the war in Yemen to hit back at Iran.

From left, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and then-British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at the EU headquarters in Brussels on May 15, 2018.

How Europe Can Save What’s Left of the Iran Nuclear Deal

With the help of Russia and China, European leaders can prevent the total collapse of the 2015 agreement—and keep the region safer.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (left) and then-Swiss President Alain Berset hold a joint press conference in Bern, Switzerland, on July 3, 2018.

How Close Is Iran to a Nuclear Bomb, Really?

Experts say Tehran has the capability to build a nuclear weapon within a few years but perhaps not the intent.

An Iranian tanker and a South Korean tanker docking at the platform of the oil facility in the Khark Island, on the shore of the Persian Gulf on March 12, 2017.

The Road to Tehran Runs Through Oslo

Norway—and Oman—can help end the impasse over Iran sanctions by creating an externally-managed and guaranteed oil fund.

Donald Trump at a rally May 5, 2016 in Charleston, West Virginia. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s Iran Policy Is Blowing Up His Energy Agenda

The U.S. president wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market.

Iranian Revolutionary Guards drive a speedboat in front of an oil tanker during a ceremony to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by the US navy, at the port of Bandar Abbas on July 2, 2012. The plane was shot down by mistake over the Gulf by the US navy's guided missile cruiser, USS Vincennes, during confrontation with Iranian speedboats on July 3, 1988, killing 290 civilian passengers and crew members. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE        (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/GettyImages)

Trump Will Be Hard-Pressed to Get Allies to Stop Buying Iran’s Oil

Hawks want to reimpose the economic pressure Iran faced before the nuclear deal — but they probably won’t be able to.

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With the Trump Win, Will Iran’s First Post-Sanctions Energy Deal Be Its Last?

Tehran finally enticed foreign investment, but concern about a return of sanctions hangs over the energy sector’s future.

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Davos Diary: Iran Insists It’s Open for Business. Will It Have Any Customers?

With nuclear sanctions lifted, Tehran wants the world to invest in its economy. It remains to be seen if it will have any takers.

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Unfounded Fears About Iran’s Oil Sparks Steep Global Losses

World markets are tanking amid misplaced fears about Iran's oil flooding an already oversaturated market.

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Iran’s Return to Oil Markets Is Good for Energy Firms but Bad for Russia

Iranian oil on global markets is good for energy companies. It's not so good for Vladimir Putin.

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