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Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials

Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vi...

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials

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U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
20:01 2019-07-09

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on...
01:56 2019-07-10

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" fro...
10:00 2019-07-10

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Ira...
23:28 2019-05-23

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
15:00 2019-06-12

Turkey offers to mediate between US, Iran ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is willing to mediate between the United States and Iran to ease tensions over Iran&#...
11:14 2019-07-04

Japan says Abe's Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US Japan's top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate tensions in the Mideast — ...
10:14 2019-06-13

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
09:00 2019-06-13

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions a...
12:42 2019-05-26

Baghdad ready to mediate between U.S., Iran if asked Mohamad Halbousi's comments, carried by state TV, came shortly after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad beginning a two-...
01:00 2019-05-26

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Was...
15:56 2019-06-06

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country'...
02:28 2019-08-01

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions ...
00:00 2019-06-28

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief ...
17:00 2019-07-16

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on str...
22:56 2019-06-21

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country'...
22:28 2019-06-21

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to ...
01:56 2019-06-28

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants...
20:14 2019-09-11

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie...
00:28 2019-08-03

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security A...
14:14 2019-06-23

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising t...
17:42 2019-05-31

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure a...
20:28 2019-08-06

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
10:28 2019-08-28

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serio...
11:56 2019-06-08

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts...
08:56 2019-08-29

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left ...
21:14 2019-06-27

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order ...
05:28 2019-08-01

The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanes...
05:00 2019-05-27

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Fore...
02:14 2019-08-01

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance...
03:28 2019-09-04

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack ...
05:56 2019-06-23

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security i...
05:00 2019-07-15

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal...
19:56 2019-06-27

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his...
11:56 2019-08-27

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m....
16:42 2019-06-17

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks...
16:42 2019-08-27

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ir...
14:42 2019-08-27

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said t...
15:00 2019-08-27

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's o...
22:14 2019-07-22

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda ar...
00:56 2019-08-01

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning...
00:01 2019-08-02

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
10:42 2019-06-19

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petroche...
12:56 2019-06-08

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had ag...
04:14 2019-07-05

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
18:14 2019-06-19

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of I...
04:14 2019-06-08

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells C...
02:00 2019-06-28

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and ter...
05:14 2019-08-21

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wedne...
03:14 2019-06-20

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressur...
01:42 2019-08-01

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift san...
22:00 2019-08-27

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic he...
12:28 2019-05-26

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as i...
14:33 2019-05-21

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump ...
14:28 2019-08-29

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehr...
21:00 2019-06-22

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
01:56 2019-07-11

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon,...
03:42 2019-07-11

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Space Agency After Failed Launch The State Department imposed sanctions against Iran’s space program following a failed attempt to launch a rocket last week, which the U.S. suspects ...
03:56 2019-09-04

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapo...
07:00 2019-06-23

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
20:14 2019-07-14

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense S...
06:42 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity a...
14:14 2019-06-15

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
01:01 2019-06-24

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors ...
11:42 2019-08-01

U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two networks it says are linked to Iran's government and military organizations, the Treasury Dep...
16:56 2019-08-28

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it ca...
05:00 2019-09-05

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after...
12:42 2019-05-29

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an ...
22:28 2019-07-10

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after bot...
01:00 2019-08-28

US Sanctions Networks It Says Are Connected To Iran Government, Military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade US and international sanctions...
02:28 2019-08-29

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign A...
23:14 2019-07-31

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weap...
19:56 2019-06-22

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wi...
04:42 2019-07-15

US sanctions Iran space agency over alleged ballistic missiles The Trump administration has sanctioned three Iranian space organizations, alleging a cover up for missile work. The US has said the orders serve as ...
06:14 2019-09-04

"Gratified By Cooperation From Great Friend India": US Sanctions Iran The United States is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India" on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said...
08:14 2019-08-01

U.S. will extend sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs: Bolton The United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European countries to continue their civilia...
03:14 2019-08-01

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to devel...
13:00 2019-09-04

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
06:28 2019-07-15

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soo...
21:42 2019-07-10

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, oth...
14:42 2019-08-27

Iran's Hassan Rouhani Tells US To Take 'First Step' By Lifting Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Dona...
13:00 2019-08-27

Trump says 'absolutely broken' Iran will face major new sanctions US president says move will be made on Monday as Iran warns it may step up nuclear activitiesDonald Trump has pledged that Iran’s “absolutely broken”...
23:00 2019-06-23

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen th...
10:56 2019-05-26

China says strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese firm over Iran oil China strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on a Chinese energy firm accused of violating curbs on Iran's oil sector levied over Tehran's nuclear program, ...
11:28 2019-07-23

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all ...
13:14 2019-07-19

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed ...
14:00 2019-08-06

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of...
03:14 2019-07-19

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities ...
22:56 2019-05-27

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acro...
12:42 2019-06-23

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busine...
23:14 2019-07-16

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would ...
04:56 2019-06-23

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister...
12:28 2019-08-01

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time si...
16:56 2019-07-01

Trump and John Bolton clashed over Iran sanctions before ouster Former national security advisor John Bolton reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump about United States sanctions on Iran the day before his ...
10:00 2019-09-15

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
17:00 2019-07-04

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor...
18:56 2019-06-12

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
12:42 2019-07-04

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
12:42 2019-07-04

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:28 2019-07-02

Iran asks U.N. chief to push back against U.S. sanctions on foreign minister Iran asked U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Mi...
07:00 2019-08-07

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic ...
19:14 2019-06-12

Sanctions choke Iran's crude sales, but oil product exports booming While U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports by more than 80%, oil product sales from the Islamic Republi...
14:14 2019-09-02

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
00:28 2019-06-23

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fi...
21:42 2019-07-09

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trum...
03:56 2019-06-22

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when th...
15:28 2019-06-29

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ab...
12:01 2019-06-08

Iran's Rouhani tells France's Macron: no talks with U.S. while sanctions in place Iran will not negotiate with the United States while sanctions on Tehran are still enforced by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his ...
20:14 2019-09-11

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all internatio...
00:00 2019-06-28

US Sanctions "Economic Terrorism" Worse Than Pulwama: Iran Envoy To India Iranian Ambassador to India, Ali Chegini, blasted the United States for imposing sanctions on Tehran and called it as "economic terrorism" which he s...
22:28 2019-08-26

"Very Dangerous": Trump Warns Iran But Doesn't Rule Out Lifting Sanctions US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pa...
11:56 2019-09-12

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
01:42 2019-06-18

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activitie...
10:42 2019-05-28

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions...
21:28 2019-07-01

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the ...
22:42 2019-07-18

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in ...
03:28 2019-07-21

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
22:14 2019-06-23

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate...
07:56 2019-08-01

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a l...
03:42 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
19:56 2019-06-22

US sanctions Iran's space program for first time over ballistic missile work In a first, the United States handed down sanctions calling out Iran’s space agency for its involvement in the regime’s ballistic missile development...
04:42 2019-09-05

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's...
06:00 2019-07-19

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary ...
12:01 2019-06-01

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for t...
21:00 2019-06-22

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Ira...
12:42 2019-07-20

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against ...
20:56 2019-06-23

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Ir...
18:56 2019-06-12

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad ...
06:28 2019-07-19

US Slaps Sanctions On Iran Shipping Network, India-Based Entity Affected The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a shipping network it said was run by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, saying it sold millions of bar...
00:56 2019-09-05

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becau...
20:00 2019-06-13

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Ira...
21:42 2019-07-11

Bolton reportedly resigned after Trump raised possibility of relieving Iran sanctions Former national security adviser John Bolton resigned from his position this week after President Trump suggested relieving some sanctions on Iran, a...
03:42 2019-09-15

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up 'substantially' President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantia...
17:42 2019-07-10

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough...
16:56 2019-07-02

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed u...
22:14 2019-07-10

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.  &#...
03:42 2019-08-01

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
23:42 2019-06-23

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President...
02:14 2019-06-28

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
18:42 2019-07-15

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s v...
16:28 2019-07-06

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior offic...
00:14 2019-06-14

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authoritie...
07:28 2019-09-11

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confront...
20:28 2019-05-21

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Te...
02:42 2019-05-22

Iran's supreme leader rules out any talks with US officials Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shuts down speculation about Trump-Rouhani meeting at UNIran’s supreme leader has announced there will be “no negotiations on ...
13:14 2019-09-17

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Ea...
20:28 2019-05-21

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, c...
20:00 2019-05-21

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international ...
18:56 2019-05-22

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German offici...
20:28 2019-06-18

Uranium Traces Found At Iran "Atomic Warehouse", Say Officials Samples taken by the UN nuclear watchdog at what Israel's prime minister called a "secret atomic warehouse" in Tehran showed traces of uranium that I...
18:28 2019-09-08

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn'...
08:28 2019-07-17

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objecti...
03:56 2019-05-22

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing...
22:14 2019-06-19

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be disc...
12:42 2019-06-10

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diploma...
13:14 2019-06-10

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians...
18:42 2019-06-14

Iran agrees to hand over detained US resident to Lebanon, officials say Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesd...
13:42 2019-06-11

FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of "Blue Girl" "FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world so...
01:56 2019-09-12

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table ...
06:42 2019-06-23

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'   ...
19:56 2019-06-27

White House officials huddle to address Iran’s shooting of US drone ​White House officials ​will huddle Thursday morning to discuss​ a response to​ Iran’s downing of a US drone, amid escalating tensions between ...
18:00 2019-06-20

Scope, precision of Saudi oil attacks show Iran to blame: U.S. officials The scope and precision of drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities show they were launched from a west-northwest direction rather than from Yem...
04:14 2019-09-16

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, offic...
09:14 2019-06-21

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
14:00 2019-06-14

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any availab...
16:00 2019-05-22

Exclusive: FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl' FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soc...
23:56 2019-09-11

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
14:14 2019-06-16

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
18:14 2019-05-24

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaugh...
23:00 2019-07-23

Iran Acknowledges a Space Rocket Exploded Because of What Officials Called a Technical Malfunction TEHRAN, Iran — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos s...
20:14 2019-09-02

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
02:42 2019-06-16

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and Nort...
10:56 2019-07-11

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been se...
05:42 2019-08-04

U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, ...
18:00 2019-08-30

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U....
11:28 2019-06-21

Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U....
11:28 2019-06-21

Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran judiciary spokesman says court agrees to release US permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The post ...
10:28 2019-06-11

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U....
00:28 2019-05-23

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations...
00:00 2019-06-08

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" ...
21:14 2019-06-07

| Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-sta...
00:00 2019-07-23

Donald Trump offers to mediate Kashmir conflict The US president has said he "would love to be a mediator" for the frozen conflict between India and Pakistan. Trump has the potential to "bring the ...
23:14 2019-07-22

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to...
01:01 2019-06-08

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure...
04:00 2019-06-28

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement o...
16:56 2019-06-18

Imran Khan On Why He Asked Donald Trump To Mediate On Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday told an American news outlet that there will never be a resolution to the Kashmir issue bilaterally and ...
16:00 2019-07-23

Trump wasn't invited to mediate Kashmir conflict, says India Indian officials have denied claims made by United States President Donald Trump that he was invited by the Indian government to mediate in the long-...
09:28 2019-07-24

PM Modi Asked For Help On Kashmir, Can Mediate: Trump Tells Imran Khan US President Donald Trump today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to help with the Kashmir and that he would love to be a mediator, new...
19:42 2019-07-22

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrim...
14:42 2019-06-22

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH N...
22:42 2019-07-23

Trump Offers to Mediate Kashmir Conflict, as Pakistan's Imran Khan Visits President Trump offered to help mediate the long-running Kashmir conflict between Pakistan and India as he met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Kh...
22:42 2019-07-22

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Ne...
04:00 2019-05-29

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get...
13:00 2019-08-22

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical....
10:14 2019-09-11

British claim about Iran trying to stop oil tanker is worthless: Iran foreign minister Britain's claim that Iran tried to stop one of their oil tankers in the Gulf on Wednesday is worthless, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ...
10:56 2019-07-11

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
01:56 2019-06-14

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
21:42 2019-06-02

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
01:42 2019-06-21

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tas...
10:14 2019-08-24

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
16:14 2019-06-20

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Fri...
20:42 2019-07-19

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein ...
11:28 2019-07-23

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
02:14 2019-06-14

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comme...
03:42 2019-08-26

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions...
18:56 2019-06-12

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
04:14 2019-07-20

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention o...
00:42 2019-08-20

Iran president: international waterways won't be as safe if Iran oil exports cut to zero If Iran's oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on We...
13:42 2019-08-21

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency ...
09:42 2019-06-21

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a t...
03:28 2019-07-14

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across th...
11:56 2019-06-22

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he...
12:14 2019-07-24

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
06:42 2019-06-15

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
20:42 2019-06-20

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
15:14 2019-05-21

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
09:42 2019-07-01

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr...
08:14 2019-07-08

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again ...
12:42 2019-08-06

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later rele...
11:14 2019-07-20

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and milita...
18:00 2019-07-22

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by in...
03:42 2019-06-07

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
05:00 2019-06-08

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See h...
14:33 2019-05-21

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply c...
15:28 2019-05-21

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Te...
00:42 2019-06-08

U.S. eyeing sanctions over Turkey's S-400 buy: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchas...
02:14 2019-09-10

Mnuchin considering U.S. sanctions over Turkey's S-400 purchase U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchas...
15:56 2019-09-09

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its product...
01:00 2019-05-22

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started d...
23:42 2019-06-16

U.S. to Levy New Sanctions Against Russia for U.K. Spy Poisoning The Trump administration is set to impose new sanctions on Russia for using a banned chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former double...
18:42 2019-08-02

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measure...
17:42 2019-07-10

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of Pr...
08:14 2019-06-12

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
17:28 2019-05-21

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia f...
14:42 2019-06-14

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to impr...
15:28 2019-07-03

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said...
15:28 2019-09-01

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three of its officials, including two MPs, have widened Washington's assault on ...
16:42 2019-07-11

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against...
11:56 2019-05-29

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
23:14 2019-07-14

Poland wants sanctions against Russia over Crimea to continue President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea re...
16:00 2019-08-31

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minist...
10:00 2019-06-14

Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse "Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans, as the league\u0027s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tue...
02:00 2019-09-18

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russia...
09:00 2019-07-03

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that...
09:14 2019-08-07

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses an...
04:56 2019-07-19

U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U...
17:14 2019-07-03

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear progra...
00:28 2019-09-05

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanc...
11:42 2019-07-17

The Latest: Trump says sanctions remain on NKorea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia. (all times local): 5:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says that s...
11:00 2019-06-30

U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are an 'assault' on Lebanon: Berri New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on the country and its parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri s...
13:00 2019-07-10

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim...
02:56 2019-07-10

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanction...
17:00 2019-07-09

Turkish minister says govt will respond to any US sanctions Turkey’s foreign minister has reiterated that his country intends to respond to any U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian-made S-400 missile de...
14:28 2019-07-22

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Is...
06:14 2019-06-08

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business w...
04:14 2019-06-28

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the ...
08:00 2019-08-03

U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on F...
18:28 2019-08-02

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a y...
02:00 2019-08-03

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabiliza...
21:14 2019-06-20

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine...
15:14 2019-06-20

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of Sta...
15:28 2019-07-23

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" c...
20:14 2019-07-23

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endan...
16:56 2019-08-03

EU stresses support for Cuba even as U.S. hikes sanctions The European Union is committed to helping Cuba develop its economy, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday during a three-day tri...
00:00 2019-09-10

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while h...
13:42 2019-05-22

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to eleva...
07:42 2019-08-01

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to ...
01:00 2019-05-22

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions fro...
02:56 2019-08-23

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iranian president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating...
14:00 2019-08-01

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitaria...
03:14 2019-06-29

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials f...
06:28 2019-07-19

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intellige...
06:56 2019-08-02

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progre...
13:28 2019-06-10

Lebanese speaker says U.S. sanctions an 'assault' on country The Lebanese parliament speaker said new U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials were an "assault" on Lebanon as the move weighed on the heavily i...
14:56 2019-07-10

| Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" c...
05:42 2019-08-04

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Ru...
15:14 2019-06-20

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President D...
05:00 2019-08-22

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough...
03:14 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister ...
10:28 2019-06-14

EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU officia...
17:28 2019-06-19

France disagrees with U.S. sanctions on Iranian foreign minister France said on Thursday voiced concern over a U.S. move to impose sanctions on Iran's foreign minister and said that along with Britain and Germany i...
22:42 2019-08-01

U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and w...
20:00 2019-06-11

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyo...
08:00 2019-06-19

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damasc...
07:00 2019-06-12

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions betwee...
00:28 2019-06-15

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s ad...
14:00 2019-08-23

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations...
23:56 2019-08-08

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to de...
06:00 2019-07-13

Russia says new U.S sanctions over Skripal poisoning hurt ties Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday that a move by the United States to impose another round of sanctions on Moscow over the poisonin...
17:28 2019-08-02

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
20:14 2019-07-14

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
06:00 2019-08-08

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba...
06:56 2019-06-14

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the...
22:00 2019-06-01

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its ...
12:28 2019-07-22

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
04:14 2019-07-20

Sanctions-hit Lebanese bank denies Hezbollah ties Lebanon's central bank said it would guarantee all "legitimate deposits" in the newly sanctioned Jammal Trust Bank, which on Friday rejected U.S. all...
15:00 2019-08-30

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, i...
17:56 2019-08-05

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order publishe...
14:28 2019-08-06

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against...
04:56 2019-07-19

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, de...
02:28 2019-08-18

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure -Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure w...
19:56 2019-08-06

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on polit...
02:42 2019-06-16

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
06:00 2019-07-19

Venezuela's oil exports drop 17% in May as sanctions kick in -data Venezuelan PDVSA's oil exports took another hit in May, following a deadline for customers to wind-down purchases in order to comply with U.S. sancti...
17:42 2019-06-04

Trump equivocates on whether U.S. government is mulling Turkey sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchas...
22:42 2019-07-18

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new c...
17:42 2019-05-31

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African na...
19:56 2019-05-30

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Time for Dialogue Is Over’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a...
04:28 2019-08-07

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un’s security detail jogged along side Jung-un’s armored Benz. How he got th...
00:14 2019-07-17

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and fal...
21:14 2019-06-20

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass...
16:56 2019-06-05

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military...
12:14 2019-08-03

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for th...
10:00 2019-07-17

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a s...
23:14 2019-06-20

No Talks With US Until Sanctions Are Lifted: Iranian President Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear...
12:42 2019-09-01

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 ...
03:00 2019-06-13

Iranian president: I will meet with Trump if US lifts sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday expressed hope to set up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian leaders in the "coming weeks...
20:28 2019-08-27

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are weighing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their...
23:14 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while h...
23:56 2019-05-22

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would...
22:28 2019-06-28

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesd...
02:28 2019-07-04

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
22:14 2019-06-29

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreaso...
22:14 2019-07-01

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant...
00:42 2019-06-29

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently...
18:28 2019-07-09

New U.S. sanctions target Hamas, Islamic State, other groups The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on a "wide range of terrorists and their supporters," including the Palestinian group Hamas and Iran...
21:42 2019-09-10

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and globa...
21:14 2019-09-13

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursd...
23:42 2019-05-22

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in wha...
05:00 2019-07-04

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national s...
05:56 2019-07-02

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commissio...
18:42 2019-05-28

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the soci...
06:56 2019-06-29

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute go...
06:00 2019-05-25

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro wit...
19:14 2019-06-28

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, Pres...
17:42 2019-07-10

U.S. will extend sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs: Bolton The United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European nations to continue civilian nuclear c...
01:42 2019-08-01

U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country's top spokesman and potentia...
01:42 2019-08-01

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation pro...
16:42 2019-06-21

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
09:14 2019-07-17

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were res...
07:56 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving ...
17:28 2019-07-05

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were...
02:42 2019-07-17

Iranian scientist accused of violating US sanctions arrested on arrival Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to...
15:42 2019-07-07

U.S. levies sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for working on behalf of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamen...
03:14 2019-08-01

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announ...
08:42 2019-07-17

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Tur...
11:56 2019-06-29

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget...
18:42 2019-05-28

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid prog...
02:42 2019-05-22

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
18:14 2019-06-08

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
19:28 2019-07-09

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple ...
21:14 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its ...
14:14 2019-07-22

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on h...
19:14 2019-05-27

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place...
16:56 2019-06-03

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economi...
01:14 2019-06-24

'It will not work': experts question Venezuela sanctions as Bolton touts them Bolton claimed Trump’s measures will help end Maduro’s reign, but some fear they’ll make Venezuela’s economic meltdown worseUS national security advi...
21:14 2019-08-06

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new ...
09:42 2019-06-21

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal....
21:42 2019-06-20

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to ...
12:56 2019-05-24

U.S. Sanctions Tighten Putin's Circle, Extend Kremlin's Reach When U.S. sanctions forced Western banks to call in more than $200 million in loans from Oleg Deripaska’s automobile manufacturer last year, the Russ...
13:00 2019-09-11

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's r...
14:42 2019-07-17

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
22:14 2019-06-19

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacture...
14:28 2019-05-23

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliamen...
01:42 2019-07-10

US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker Adrian Darya, Sanctions Captain The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington ...
03:42 2019-08-31

U.S. blacklists Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, sanctions captain The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington ...
01:14 2019-08-31

United States sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State M...
11:14 2019-07-23

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations ...
17:00 2019-07-09

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's m...
20:56 2019-07-19

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off t...
14:00 2019-08-16

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to ...
12:14 2019-07-12

US Treasury sanctions tanker filled with Iranian oil after Fox News report The Bonita Queen, along with a vast shipping network tied to Iran, was added to the Specially Designated Nationals list by the U.S. Office of Foreign...
22:56 2019-09-04

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream...
21:42 2019-05-21

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's For...
12:56 2019-07-12

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, ...
13:14 2019-06-13

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro halts talks with opposition over US sanctions Venezuela responded to President Donald Trump's move to freeze assets in the US by skipping talks with Juan Guaido's team in Barbados. The government...
08:28 2019-08-08

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course' Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Exclusive: Panama to withdraw flags from more vessels that violate sanctions Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country's maritime authority told Reuters, ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Venezuela government to skip Barbados talks to protest U.S. sanctions Venezuela's government will skip a round of Norway-brokered talks on Thursday and Friday to protest a new set of U.S. sanctions meant to force Presid...
06:28 2019-08-08

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the...
07:42 2019-07-04

China Said to Warn India of Reverse Sanctions if Huawei Is Blocked China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms op...
16:42 2019-08-06

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapport...
15:56 2019-05-21

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's ...
16:42 2019-05-29

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: No talks with U.S. until sanctions removed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Middle Eastern nation will not negotiate on any terms with the United States until first economic s...
18:42 2019-08-06

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official...
21:42 2019-07-03

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name Apparently To Evade US Sanctions: Report While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off t...
22:28 2019-08-16

White House slaps sanctions on Iranian shipping network The Trump administration imposed sanctions against a large shipping network that Iran created to transport its oil and offered a reward of $15 millio...
09:56 2019-09-05

UN rights chief decries latest US sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘Extremely broad’ measures could increase suffering in the country, says Michelle BacheletThe UN rights chief has intensified criticism of US sanctio...
14:00 2019-08-09

China warns India of 'reverse sanctions' if Huawei is blocked China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms op...
04:28 2019-08-07

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased san...
01:28 2019-06-22

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry sai...
18:42 2019-07-12

China Threatens Sanctions Over Planned U.S. Sale of Jets to Taiwan China said it would sanction any U.S. firm involved in a planned $8 billion sale of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, in retaliation against what it desc...
17:28 2019-08-21

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Cubans resort to Bitcoin to bypass US sanctions’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
12:28 2019-09-15

China threatens sanctions over sale of US fighter jets to Taiwan The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Wash...
14:56 2019-08-21

U.S. hopeful EU will impose sanctions on Venezuela in coming months: U.S. envoy Washington's envoy for Venezuela said on Thursday he was hopeful that the European Union will impose sanctions against Caracas in the coming months a...
18:28 2019-08-29

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. M...
23:28 2019-06-23

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work wit...
08:42 2019-06-28

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make ...
20:56 2019-06-27

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The ...
22:56 2019-07-19

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, day...
20:42 2019-06-27

Government Sanctions 5,595 Electric Buses For Public Transport In 64 Cities Under FAME II The central government has sanctioned the use of 5,595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity public transportation under the FAME I...
16:00 2019-08-09

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in respon...
07:14 2019-07-22

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, a...
13:28 2019-07-02

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canad...
23:28 2019-08-08

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told ...
16:28 2019-06-20

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end ...
11:14 2019-06-14

Iranian president warns U.S., no talks on nuclear impasse if sanctions not lifted "Without the U.S.'s withdrawal from sanctions, we will not witness any positive development,'' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised s...
22:00 2019-08-27

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sexual-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-h...
22:42 2019-07-10

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not di...
14:42 2019-05-21

New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks: opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure w...
22:14 2019-08-06

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear dea...
01:56 2019-08-01

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, af...
18:14 2019-06-29

North Korea calls Pompeo ‘diehard toxin’ for promoting sanctions Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho also warned that his country is “ready for both dialogue and standoff,” according to a statement carried by the KCNA news...
17:14 2019-08-23

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
05:28 2019-07-05

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without U.S....
06:00 2019-08-01

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the ea...
22:56 2019-06-11

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions: minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems a...
08:56 2019-05-22

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems a...
08:56 2019-05-22

China Threatens Sanctions On US Firms Linked To Taiwan Warplanes Sale China on Wednesday blasted a planned US arms shipment to self-ruled Taiwan and threatened to sanction US firms involved in the sale of F-16 fighter j...
17:00 2019-08-21

Debate over Russian sanctions deepens Germany's East-West divide East German state premiers want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the AfD gaining ground in the East, that has more to do with politics...
18:28 2019-06-11

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S...
23:01 2019-06-29

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in th...
12:42 2019-07-04

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of t...
19:28 2019-06-13

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Tur...
15:00 2019-06-29

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment make...
08:56 2019-05-29

China Warns India of 'Reverse Sanctions' if Huawei Is Blocked: Report China has told India not to block its Huawei Technologies from doing business in the country, warning there could be consequences for Indian firms op...
08:56 2019-08-07

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the...
16:00 2019-05-21

Amazon fires and sanctions high on agenda as G7 leaders meet at summit Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro seemed to be making a surprising reversal when he announced plans to send armed forces to fight the fires in the Am...
00:00 2019-08-25

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline...
20:56 2019-07-31