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| 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...

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

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Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad's security agencies, offering a rare glimps...
17:51 2019-05-21

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to ...
22:17 2019-07-10

Rebels withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in north-west Syria, clearing the way for pro-governm...
12:00 2019-08-20

Rebels partially withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have partially withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in north-west Syria, clearing the way for p...
11:00 2019-08-20

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
22:51 2019-06-02

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
21:34 2019-05-21

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 Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
00:51 2019-08-01

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 being part of a “propaganda arm.”...
02:51 2019-08-01

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 Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
10:17 2019-06-08

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursd...
18:34 2019-07-18

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government's assets "All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in," a U....
12:34 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 Iran....
03:34 2019-07-19

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that any such san...
12:00 2019-07-22

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's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
23:17 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 responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
16:17 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 responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Mus...
13:34 2019-07-17

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 announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s commander-i...
06:34 2019-07-17

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 the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced...
04:00 2019-05-24

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 Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:00 2019-07-09

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Reso...
17:51 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-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 foreign minister said on Monday, adding he thinks P...
13:00 2019-07-22

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. penalties even as it hit Iran’s foreign mini...
05:00 2019-08-01

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 tensions with Tehran....
13:51 2019-08-01

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 President Bashar al-Assad....
06:34 2019-06-12

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
00:51 2019-05-26

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Sev...
05:00 2019-06-19

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
15:17 2019-05-28

Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them stud...
09:00 2019-06-20

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators a...
05:34 2019-05-23

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across...
11:51 2019-07-12

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise in commentary.”...
18:34 2019-07-31

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months,...
10:34 2019-06-18

Victoria’s Secret mogul says Jeffrey Epstein ‘misappropriated’ $46M from him The billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret said Wednesday that Jeffrey Epstein “misappropriated” more than $46 million of his personal fortune while serving as his money manager more than a decade...
06:34 2019-08-08

P. Rajagopal, Restaurant Mogul Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into more than 20 countries even after his conviction....
20:00 2019-07-31

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against ...
01:17 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
19:34 2019-05-22

Mogul launches Invitation Only executive network for recruiting women Mogul, an online community for women, is launching Invitation Only, a subscription tool for businesses trying to find senior-level women in business.Read More...
20:17 2019-07-24

Mozambique Sues Mogul in London Court Over Loan Deal The southern African country is suing Lebanese-French businessman Iskander Safa for fraud in a U.K. court, opening a new front in the country’s efforts to rid itself of $2 billion in debt raised by st...
11:34 2019-08-09

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
14:51 2019-05-21

Syrians dig, cook, fill sandbags in war with Assad Away from the frontlines, volunteers are helping in the war against President Bashar al-Assad by cooking, filling sandbags, collecting old tyres and digging trenches, aiming to help ward off his assau...
15:34 2019-06-30

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to...
20:17 2019-05-21

Charlotte Tilbury, Britain's Favorite Lipstick Mogul, Is Invading Los Angeles Charlotte Tilbury is beloved in her native England for her madcap persona and famous friends—whom, like author J.K. Rowling (a “peachy nude-rose”), she names lipsticks after. For her next act: Los Ang...
17:51 2019-06-21

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappropriate behavior....
15:34 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift blasts sale of music catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun In a scathing Tumblr post Sunday, the pop superstar writes she is sad and grossed out that her music catalogue now belongs to Braun who she accuses of subjecting her to years of incessant and manipula...
18:00 2019-07-01

Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million Hamptons compound rental CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach....
07:34 2019-07-19

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
07:34 2019-05-23

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace t...
22:51 2019-06-08

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared child...
08:00 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a top opposition official said, urging Turkey to do mo...
19:34 2019-05-27

Not just Tulsi Gabbard: Democrats have a history of downplaying Syria's Bashar Assad Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism for her 2017 meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California was once attacked fo...
04:51 2019-08-03

London Bridge attack inquest: Paramedics 'kept back from aiding victims by gun police' Paramedics accused of not rushing to the aid of London Bridge terror attack victims were following the orders of armed police, the Old Bailey inquest heard today....
06:17 2019-06-18

Real Estate Mogul Stephen Ross’ Alleged Logic on Trump Is a Reminder That All Billionaires Are Awful Real estate developer Stephen Ross is hosting a fundraising event for Donald Trump at his house in the Hamptons in New York, according to a report from the Washington Post published Tuesday. Ross, who...
11:34 2019-08-08

Taylor Swift laments 'worst case' sale of back catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun Braun’s Ithaca Holdings acquires Big Machine Label GroupSinger on Tumblr: sale worse than ‘worst nightmares’Taylor Swift on Sunday lamented the sale of her catalogue to the manager and mogul Scooter B...
00:00 2019-07-01

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant f...
01:34 2019-05-27

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-L...
15:51 2019-05-29

Auto repair mogul gets five years for postal truck repair scam A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30 million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal t...
22:34 2019-06-20

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexic...
02:34 2019-05-31

China vows to retaliate if U.S. imposes new tariffs The Chinese government said Friday it will retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through with new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese exports....
17:17 2019-08-02

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
00:17 2019-06-01

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
21:00 2019-06-15

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s ...
15:17 2019-06-05

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-15

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
09:51 2019-06-08

FIFA imposes life ban on Botswana official for bribery Mooketsi Kgotlele, the former head of the Botswana Football Association, has been banned for life for accepting bribes in relation to international matches. Which games were concerned remains a myster...
01:51 2019-07-23

India imposes security lockdown in disputed Kashmir An indefinite security lockdown has been imposed in Indian controlled Kashmir as tensions have soared along the highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region...
22:51 2019-08-04

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba ...
22:17 2019-06-04

Kerala Imposes Flood Cess In Addition To GST, A First In India A year after the worst floods in almost a Century, Kerala has become the first state to impose an additional cess. Starting August 1, Kerala will be implementing 1 per cent Flood Cess, apart from the....
20:51 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-Italy imposes restrictions on Sky over Mediaset pay-TV deal Italy's antitrust regulator will impose a three-year ban on Sky's Italian business from distributing exclusive contents on its online video-streaming service platform, it said on Wednesday....
18:17 2019-05-22

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
05:17 2019-08-02

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on...
07:34 2019-06-01

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down an...
16:51 2019-06-02

Social Security Administration imposes hiring freeze with some exceptions The goal of the freeze is to “marshal all resources to improve public service,” suggesting a shift of money and positions to customer service operations....
15:34 2019-08-09

Crackdowns Spread as Atlanta Imposes Night Ban on E-Scooters and E-Bikes Following the death of four scooter riders in the metro Atlanta area, the city has introduced a ban on the operation of permitted electric scooters and bikes during nighttime hours, the mayor’s office...
20:00 2019-08-14

India imposes communications blackout as tensions rise in Kashmir SRINAGAR, India — The lives of millions in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir have been upended since New Delhi imposed an unprecedented security lockdown and a near-total communications blackou...
18:00 2019-08-08

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geogr...
09:17 2019-07-04

Portuguese fuel drivers strike, government imposes rationing The Portuguese government imposed fuel rationing at petrol stations on Monday as fuel-tanker drivers started a strike and it promised to prevent the labor action from paralyzing the country at the hei...
11:34 2019-08-12

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in 'undermining democracy' The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in presidential and parliamentary elections this year....
00:17 2019-07-24

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive cooperation" in allowing an influx of migrants to cros...
12:51 2019-05-31

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
18:17 2019-07-15

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended so...
11:34 2019-08-05

UPDATE 2-Trump imposes total U.S. freeze on Venezuelan government assets U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States on Monday, sharply escalating a diplomatic and sanctions drive aimed at removing socialist Preside...
06:17 2019-08-06

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally e...
07:34 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. imposes new anti-dumping duties on Chinese mattresses, beer kegs The U.S. Commerce Department said on Wednesday it had determined that Chinese-made mattresses and stainless steel beer kegs were being dumped in the U.S. market at less than fair value, and that it wo...
04:34 2019-05-30

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday a...
00:34 2019-07-18

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips. The post Trump administration imposes major new restrictions ...
17:17 2019-06-04

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
23:51 2019-05-28

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people to fight in Syria....
21:00 2019-07-09

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attac...
04:34 2019-06-03

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
16:00 2019-05-29

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is report...
21:00 2019-05-21

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has killed more than 2,000 people on both sides and displa...
14:34 2019-08-11

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
02:00 2019-07-23

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fea...
08:17 2019-06-15

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said....
23:00 2019-08-20

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of...
21:34 2019-06-17

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
14:34 2019-06-10

No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island In the years before Syria's war the boatmakers of Arwad used to sell their wooden vessels along the Mediterranean coast down to Lebanon and up to Turkey, but the trade has withered....
13:34 2019-08-19

Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib: Syrian Observatory Air strikes hit positions near a Turkish convoy which was stuck at a highway in northwest Syria after crossing into Idlib province on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said....
12:00 2019-08-19

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:17 2019-05-21

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-A...
22:51 2019-06-08

France calls for immediate end to fighting in Syrian city of Idlib France called on Friday for an immediate end to fighting in the Syrian city of Idlib, and the French foreign ministry added that it condemned in particular air strikes on refugee camps....
01:34 2019-08-17

U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that ...
00:17 2019-05-22

Syrian media report ceasefire agreed in Idlib Syrian state media reported on Thursday that a ceasefire had been agreed in the last rebel bastion in the country, the northwest, where aid agencies say a government offensive is growing bloodier....
00:17 2019-08-02

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign...
20:00 2019-07-13

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold. The first respon...
16:17 2019-05-27

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a monthslong Syrian government military campaign again...
20:17 2019-07-22

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants...
15:34 2019-06-03

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel looked after homeless cats during the aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary and veterinary clinic for stray felines Continue reading......
11:00 2019-08-06

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
20:17 2019-05-22

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been...
14:34 2019-07-01

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
17:00 2019-07-12

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to retake the last opposition stronghold after more t...
23:00 2019-08-20

Turkey says Syrian government forces attacked its observation point Syrian government forces have attacked a Turkish observation point in Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in what it assessed to be a deliberate attack involving 35 mor...
11:17 2019-06-13

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grappling with how to handle returning foreign fighters...
17:00 2019-08-19

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tay...
17:00 2019-08-09

Syrian White Helmets: 15 rescue centers bombed by government Opposition-based Syrian first responders known as White Helmets say government forces and their allies have targeted 15 of the group’s rescue centers and killed 7 volunteers...
16:51 2019-08-01

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligence sources previously said Iranian-backed militias...
03:17 2019-07-24

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
13:34 2019-07-13

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one coun...
03:51 2019-06-20

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor a...
23:34 2019-08-17

Syrian government warplane crashes after being targeted by rebels: monitor A Syrian government warplane crashed in Idlib province on Wednesday after being targeted by rebel groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
17:34 2019-08-14

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesda...
21:51 2019-05-28

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man's arrest We...
09:00 2019-06-20

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including...
15:34 2019-05-30

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
07:17 2019-06-02

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
22:34 2019-06-09

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned t...
00:17 2019-05-23

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front...
16:34 2019-05-21

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces...
14:51 2019-06-08

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged ch...
08:51 2019-05-22

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces regained control of a northwestern village on Sunday, just days after losing it to militants, state media and an opposition war monitoring group said. State ...
10:17 2019-05-27

Sky News crew deliberately fired upon by Syrian regime forces Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
18:17 2019-05-23

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people...
22:51 2019-06-02

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian stat...
00:17 2019-05-28

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon DEIR AL-AHMAR, Lebanon (AP) — Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl wi...
17:01 2019-06-09

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said...
02:51 2019-07-01

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news age...
10:51 2019-07-01

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries....
11:34 2019-06-10

Syrian state media: Turkish convoy entered to help Idlib rebels A Turkish convoy loaded with munitions crossed into northwest Syria on Monday, to help insurgents fighting a government advance in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, Syrian state media said....
10:34 2019-08-19

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, a...
15:51 2019-06-04

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has...
14:51 2019-05-30

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
23:00 2019-06-04

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion...
03:17 2019-07-18

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding ...
16:17 2019-08-05

Syrian teenager left suffering in Athens by UK Home Office 'failure' Unaccompanied Syrian fell into despair after waiting more than six months for response to applicationA Syrian teenager left suicidal after the Home Office failed to respond to his application to join ...
18:00 2019-07-11

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
05:34 2019-05-22

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian o...
20:34 2019-07-01

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-A...
15:17 2019-07-22

Syrian state media says Turkish convoy crossed into Idlib to help rebels A Turkish convoy crossed into northwest Syria on Monday to help insurgents in the town of Khan Sheikhoun fighting a government advance, Syrian state media said, calling it an act of aggression....
12:00 2019-08-19

As heavy bombing hits northwest, Syrian army takes villages Syrian soldiers have gained some ground in the country's last rebel bastion during a Russian-backed offensive that aid agencies warn is growing bloodier....
19:17 2019-08-01

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Tu...
21:00 2019-06-28

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from ...
06:34 2019-06-15

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
13:51 2019-05-28

Russia denies its planes bombed rebel-held Syrian city Russia's Ministry of Defence denied on Monday its planes carried out air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Maarat al-Numan that hit a popular market and residential neighborhoods....
15:17 2019-07-22

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15,...
13:51 2019-06-17

Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes....
22:00 2019-08-20

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
01:34 2019-06-24

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.        ...
18:17 2019-06-20

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the ...
19:17 2019-07-31

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three diffe...
03:51 2019-05-24

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
20:00 2019-06-08

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
09:00 2019-06-20

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
08:17 2019-06-12

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense...
11:17 2019-06-16

Syrian army shells rebel area, Turkish observation post despite truce move The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria early on Thursday and attacked a Turkish observation post, Ankara and a monitoring group said, despite Russia saying it and T...
11:17 2019-06-13

Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24. It reveals the aftermath of an airstrike conducte...
00:00 2019-08-01

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
11:51 2019-05-30

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces....
17:00 2019-08-10

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages...
03:34 2019-07-23

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post...
00:17 2019-05-28

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Securi...
20:00 2019-07-31

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
17:17 2019-05-21

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security Council on Wednesday, during a meeting focussed on ...
02:00 2019-08-08

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “re...
04:00 2019-08-08

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
13:34 2019-06-10

U.S. not looking at sanctions on Turkey right now: Trump The United States is not currently looking at sanctioning Turkey over its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, a day after the White House said the mo...
19:51 2019-07-18

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 punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the P...
08:51 2019-06-28

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 Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to...
13:51 2019-06-23

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 international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:17 2019-06-07

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
14:00 2019-08-06

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 products....
09:17 2019-05-22

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 chain....
14:38 2019-05-21

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
20:17 2019-05-21

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 drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Ministe...
03:17 2019-06-17

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 serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry sp...
11:00 2019-06-08

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 against the Islamic republic amid rising tensions in...
17:34 2019-08-06

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 giant considered a national security threat by......
04:51 2019-06-08

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
14:34 2019-06-14

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 tensions....
13:34 2019-05-31

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 Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
03:17 2019-06-08

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 Picker....
00:34 2019-08-03

New Lithuanian president against EU sanctions for Poland Lithuania’s new president, Gitanas Nauseda, has spoken out against European Union sanctions on Poland the controversial changes it has made to its judiciary...
16:34 2019-07-16

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 how we kept subscribers on the right side of this tr...
20:01 2019-05-21

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 for corruption and charged separately for their res...
00:00 2019-06-28

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 he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
05:17 2019-05-23

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:34 2019-07-05

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 humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department s...
04:34 2019-06-29

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 Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despit...
07:51 2019-07-03

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 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
22:00 2019-06-07

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 match measures against North Korea, Iran and Cuba....
10:00 2019-08-07

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
18:00 2019-07-02

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 at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:00 2019-07-10

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 year ago....
17:17 2019-08-02

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 intelligence officer....
06:34 2019-08-02

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 defense systems...
14:17 2019-07-22

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 placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatoll...
02:17 2019-08-01

Huawei says billions of customers could be harmed by 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 some of the restrictions....
09:51 2019-05-29

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating tensions between the two countries....
14:34 2019-08-01

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 State Mike Pompeo said....
23:00 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" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68....
23:17 2019-07-23

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 and corruption....
01:51 2019-07-19

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 Japanese Prime Minister have talked about Iran amid rising...
04:51 2019-05-27

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 sanctions against the country. The report by Washington...
10:51 2019-07-17

Lebanon speaker says U.S. sanctions are an assault on parliament New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on parliament and the country, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday....
11:51 2019-07-10

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 said on Wednesday....
13:17 2019-07-10

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 indebted state's sovereign bonds on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-07-10

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury&...
19:34 2019-05-23

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 for Iran's nuclear program....
05:51 2019-07-19

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 issues....
05:34 2019-07-15

| 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" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68 ...
04:34 2019-08-04

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 endangered thousands of lives,” said State Department sp...
23:17 2019-08-03

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 elevate already heightened tensions with Iran....
09:51 2019-08-01

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 with North Korea....
07:34 2019-06-28

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 to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
18:51 2019-06-27

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 destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia̵...
22:00 2019-06-20

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 United Kingdom....
08:34 2019-08-03

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 and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those ...
15:51 2019-06-20

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 on the country....
02:00 2019-06-23

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 progress in trade talks with China....
13:51 2019-06-10

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
18:17 2019-06-20

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 a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the reco...
20:34 2019-05-21

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 on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in t...
17:00 2019-06-12

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption...
18:51 2019-06-28

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed a...
17:51 2019-07-16

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 would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
20:34 2019-08-06

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 Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country...
02:00 2019-07-17

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 sanctions....
23:01 2019-07-10

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 clashes have left scores dead....
17:00 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 nations, Russia and China that that the measures won'...
22:17 2019-05-30

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 falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popular...
19:00 2019-06-20

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, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thurs...
18:34 2019-07-18

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 emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh ...
22:17 2019-07-10

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanction...
10:17 2019-07-12

| 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 crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
13:34 2019-08-03

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 Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unma...
19:51 2019-06-22

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 terrorism sanctions....
06:00 2019-08-21

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 weapons....
08:51 2019-06-23

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, including firms from Europe, could be helping to fun...
23:51 2019-08-05

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 defend themselves...
01:00 2019-07-13

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 their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’...
09:51 2019-07-17

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further,...
14:17 2019-07-11

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and o...
12:00 2019-07-11

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 goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
11:00 2019-05-25

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 island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
03:01 2019-06-02

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 purchase of Russian air defense systems, sparking confusio...
22:51 2019-07-18

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponent...
19:17 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — 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 and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi...
14:51 2019-06-15

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned Chinese state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhenrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in ...
05:51 2019-07-23

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 of the nuclear deal have vowed to salvage it after ...
12:00 2019-08-01

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 Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt ...
18:34 2019-05-28

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 between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
19:34 2019-06-14

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.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

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 it promised to complete the project in a bilateral a...
14:51 2019-05-21

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 pressure against the Islamic Republic. The unusual action ...
23:34 2019-07-31

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 barrels of refined petroleum products....
02:00 2019-06-13

"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 tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf...
19:34 2019-08-01

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 political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

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 it disagreed with the decision, the French Foreign M...
00:17 2019-08-02

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, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputat...
14:34 2019-08-17

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 Wednesday....
08:34 2019-06-20

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....
13:17 2019-07-19

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 protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
18:00 2019-06-19

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 Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide ...
01:17 2019-07-20

Iran calls US sanctions against its foreign minister ‘childish’ Iran called the Trump administration’s slapping of economic sanctions on the country’s foreign minister “childish” and said they create another obstacle to finding a diplomatic...
20:51 2019-08-01

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 protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
10:17 2019-06-19

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 Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refi...
06:17 2019-06-19

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 U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehra...
13:01 2019-05-29

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 Russian missile defense system, but would retaliate i...
15:51 2019-06-20

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 to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring...
03:34 2019-06-29

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 High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bache...
07:34 2019-08-09

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to implement U.N. sanctions...
23:17 2019-07-03

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 what Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
06:00 2019-07-04

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 CNBC....
20:34 2019-06-27

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, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
01:01 2019-06-30

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 agreed to put on its nuclear program....
02:17 2019-07-05

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 hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
03:34 2019-08-07

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....
18:51 2019-06-27

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 would protect Venezuela-owned U.S.-based refiner Cit...
21:34 2019-08-06

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return...
21:51 2019-07-02

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 Secretary Ash Carter....
07:34 2019-06-15

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 socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
10:51 2019-06-29

Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions Venezuela’s government says it will not attend a planned round of talks with the opposition this week to protest the Trump administration’s freezing of its assets in the U.S....
06:00 2019-08-08

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 continue to target members of Maduro's inner circl...
21:51 2019-06-28

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 with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
18:17 2019-06-28

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 Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Departme...
06:51 2019-06-08

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 Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
00:51 2019-05-23

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 unreasonable seizure of property....
20:34 2019-07-01

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 hard-line approach and rejected compromises....
15:34 2019-08-07

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 security concerns....
06:51 2019-07-02

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:00 2019-06-05

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 what additional sanctions would look like....
03:51 2019-06-24

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 went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin w...
16:00 2019-07-09

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or go...
15:51 2019-07-10

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, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
19:00 2019-07-10

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John Bolton...
19:51 2019-06-23

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 since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put p...
17:51 2019-07-01

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 him and other and regime figures, he sought a way ou...
16:51 2019-05-27

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 operating in China, Reuters sources said....
16:34 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 Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
14:32 2019-05-21

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 2 project would come in the "not too distant futur...
17:00 2019-05-21

Myanmar says U.N. calls for sanctions, arms embargo a bid to harm country Myanmar's foreign ministry on Tuesday denounced a United Nations report that urged world leaders to cut ties with military-linked companies and impose an arms embargo over the Rohingya crisis, saying ...
15:34 2019-08-06

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 sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measu...
22:34 2019-08-09

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

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....
16:51 2019-06-03

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-27

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 of its surveillance drones have returned safely to ...
23:34 2019-07-19

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 military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasu...
21:17 2019-07-19

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 Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
12:00 2019-07-12

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 said....
12:51 2019-07-12

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 administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military ac...
20:51 2019-06-27

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 Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
09:17 2019-07-04

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 of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
21:00 2019-05-27

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 civilian nuclear cooperation with Tehran, White House nati...
03:51 2019-08-01

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 Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
02:34 2019-05-28

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, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hou...
12:34 2019-06-29

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 Khamenei....
01:34 2019-08-01

"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 on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped.....
08:17 2019-08-01

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 President Nicolas Maduro from power, the Venezuelan infor...
05:00 2019-08-08

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, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
15:01 2019-06-13

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, describing the move on Thursday as “childis...
10:34 2019-08-01

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, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
18:34 2019-07-04

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 soon...
18:51 2019-07-10

'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 adviser, John Bolton, has insisted Venezuela’s “tired d...
21:00 2019-08-06

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 rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior m...
14:17 2019-05-28

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 accused Guaido of 'celebrating and promoting' so-c...
08:00 2019-08-08

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 Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds...
17:00 2019-06-12

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....
11:51 2019-07-02

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 potentially hurting chances of diplomatic talks amid rising...
01:17 2019-08-01

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 said....
02:51 2019-06-20

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
12:17 2019-07-13

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public ins...
19:34 2019-05-31

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 their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose ...
10:00 2019-05-26

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 an economy stuck with low growth....
19:17 2019-07-05

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting soc...
06:51 2019-06-21

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 business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-mo...
20:34 2019-07-16

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 sanctions are removed....
02:34 2019-08-07

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 report reveals North Korea's road to international ...
07:34 2019-06-21

U.N. Official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said that sanctions were harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
13:17 2019-06-21

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 the transponder that signals its position and......
13:34 2019-08-16

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist positi...
16:51 2019-07-07

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 sanctions on Tehran....
04:00 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 with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian ...
06:17 2019-07-15

Racism: UEFA sanctions Partizan Belgrade, Lokomotiv Plovdiv UEFA has punished Serbia's Partizan Belgrade and Bulgaria's Lokomotiv Plovdiv following incidents of racism at their Europa League matches last week       ...
20:00 2019-08-12

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 Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
01:51 2019-07-10

| 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 across the Middle East go up in flames....
11:34 2019-06-23

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 Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
19:17 2019-07-09

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 role in enabling violence against the minority Musli...
08:17 2019-07-17

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, adding that military action was still a possibility...
19:51 2019-06-22

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 on the Islamic republic....
09:17 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 spokesperson said Wednesday....
01:51 2019-07-04

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 manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is ba...
12:51 2019-05-23

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 materials for Iran's nuclear program....
00:34 2019-07-19

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 U.S. sanctions and testing its position in NATO....
15:51 2019-07-12

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 President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
05:00 2019-07-15

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, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
13:34 2019-07-04

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump 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 be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they...
00:34 2019-06-23

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 the transponder that signals its position and......
08:34 2019-08-17

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 Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
16:51 2019-06-08

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, following the removal of about 60 ships linked to I...
21:51 2019-07-12

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 country "in due course," China's Foreign Ministry s...
21:51 2019-07-12

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 economic crisis in years....
02:51 2019-06-24

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. ...
19:17 2019-06-20

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 international sanctions on the country....
00:00 2019-06-28

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could ...
16:17 2019-08-05

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 economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
18:17 2019-05-21

Trump administration sanctions Iranian diplomat; Feinstein derides 'mistake' The Trump administration announced Wednesday it will impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, a move that comes amid escalating tensions between Tehran and the west and could...
11:34 2019-08-01

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 Canada and Beijing -- sparked by the Vancouver arrest of...
03:34 2019-08-09

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 Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, describing the move as...
04:00 2019-08-07

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 II (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and)....
02:34 2019-08-10

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 directly related to the company's booming global smar...
22:17 2019-05-21