sanctions

Mike Pompeo says US has expanded scope of Iran metals sanctions

Pompeo in a statement called it a "major expansion" of the Iran metals-related sanctions administered by the State Department.

By REUTERS
31/07/2020
A woman walks past a poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Syria March 5,
US sanctions target Syrian president's son, Syrian army unit

The sanctions, imposed under the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act and other measures, come as the Syrian leader grapples with a deepening economic crisis after a decade of war.

By REUTERS
29/07/2020
U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey faces threat of double sanctions

Turkey’s purchase of Russian weapons and drilling off of Cyprus has angered its Western allies.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI / THE MEDIA LINE
27/07/2020
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addresses the government committee that oversees measures to curb t
Front companies used to dodge sanctions as rift with Assad widens

“These companies’ role and aim is to circumvent (Western) sanctions on Cham Holding.”

By REUTERS
27/07/2020
An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a protest against China in front of the Ch
US adds 11 companies to blacklist over China's treatment of Uighurs

Blacklisted firms cannot buy components from US companies without US government approval.

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
A general view of the Bushehr main nuclear reactor, Iran
Iran sought illegal goods for nuke program - German federal intel

Officials claim no violation of Iran deal • Questions abound

A man counts Iranian rials at a currency exchange shop before the start of US sanctions on Tehran
Iran rial slides to new low as coronavirus, sanctions weigh

The rial's decline has continued despite assurances from the Iranian Central Bank governor that the bank had injected hundreds of millions of dollars to stabilize the currency market.

By REUTERS
04/07/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Dutch Parliament.
Dutch parliament calls for sanctions on Israel in case of annexation

The ruling VVD party and the Party for Freedom were among the parties that opposed the motion titled “Measures in case Israel goes ahead with annexing Palestinian area.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/07/2020
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, March 4, 2020
Rouhani: US demand for talks with Iran is a lie

In early June, US President Donald Trump urged Iran to make a deal with America.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
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