In a Thursday report, German business newspaper Handelsblatt said Germany's part state-owned telecom provider Deutsche Telekom had cut off Bank Melli's Hamburg office. It was not clear when the branch lost its phone and internet services.

Handelsblatt quoted Deutsche Telekom as sending Bank Melli a message, saying: "We have to assume that you can no longer make any payments" for telecom services. 

Bank Melli Hamburg managing director Helmut Gottlieb told Handelsblatt that the move has left the branch "almost paralyzed."

Above news is music to the ears of those who know the unreformable nature of the Islamist fascism ruling over Iran. Those who are truly anti-war - and not the opportunists who use that platform for their own nefarious agendas - should be happy as well about the tightening of the economic noose around the neck of the warmongering, expansionist and uber-international terror sponsoring Islamist fascists.

Airtight sanctions - which includes oil - a la against the despicable South Africa apartheid, works. U.S. lawmakers get to it.