Articles by Mike Obel

Mike Obel works as senior news editor for International Business Times. Prior to joining IBT, he worked on the Finance Desk of The Associated Press in New York. He has also worked for United Press International in Dallas and Philadelphia and the Oil & Gas Journal. Mike has done freelance work for newspapers and worked in public relations, speech writing and communications for BP and ConocoPhillips.

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An Iranian woman walks past a mural painted on the outer walls of the former US embassy in Tehran on September 20, 2020

What US Sanctions Mean For Iran

“Our actions today are a warning that should be heard worldwide. No matter who you are, if you violate the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, you risk sanctions” -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo