Posts Tagged ‘embargo’

Iran says UN arms embargo on Tehran has ended

TEHRAN, Iran — A longstanding UN embargo on arms sales to and from Iran expired early Sunday in line with a 2015 landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign ministry said. “As of today, all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of Iran … are […]

RUSSIA SAYS “NO PROBLEM” DELIVERING S-400 MISSILES TO IRAN WHEN UN EMBARGO EXPIRES

Originally appeared at ZeroHedge Currently Iran already operates the S-300 anti-air defense system, but just ahead of the major UN weapons embargo set to expire this month, which the US contests, Russia has once again strongly suggested that it’s poised to transfer its more advanced S-400 system to Iran. The latest comments on the issue […]

Trump said preparing executive order to sanction any who break Iran arms embargo

US President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order authorizing him to enact sanctions against anyone who breaks an arms embargo on Iran which is set to expire in October, Reuters reported Friday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the matter. The measure will allow Washington to bar access to US markets to […]

Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Above photo: Palestinians flee to safety as the Israeli military attacks the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border. Ashraf Amra. Israel’s bombing of the besieged Gaza Strip must be met with an “urgent and comprehensive military embargo,” the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee stated on Sunday. Israel has bombed Gaza every night […]

Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Above photo: Palestinians flee to safety as the Israeli military attacks the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border. Ashraf Amra. Israel’s bombing of the besieged Gaza Strip must be met with an “urgent and comprehensive military embargo,” the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee stated on Sunday. Israel has bombed Gaza every night […]

Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Above photo: Palestinians flee to safety as the Israeli military attacks the Shejaiya neighborhood between Gaza City and the Israeli border. Ashraf Amra. Israel’s bombing of the besieged Gaza Strip must be met with an “urgent and comprehensive military embargo,” the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee stated on Sunday. Israel has bombed Gaza every night […]

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo vote at UN as Putin pushes summit on nuclear deal

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U.S. redrafts UN resolution to extend arms embargo on Iran

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US seeks to extend arms embargo on Iran indefinitely in revised UN resolution

The United States on Tuesday circulated a revised resolution that would extend a UN arms embargo on Iran indefinitely, seeking to gain more support in the 15-member Security Council where veto-wielding Russia and China have voiced strong opposition. US Ambassador Kelly Craft said the new draft “takes council views into account and simply does what […]

US to continue efforts to extend Iran arms embargo: Hook

MNA – Repeating allegations against Tehran, US representative for Iran affairs Brian Hook said that Washington will continue efforts to extend the UN arms embargo on Iran which is due to expire in October. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, the US official said that the White House has a plan and tries to attract the votes […]

US to continue efforts to extend Iran arms embargo: Hook

MNA – Repeating allegations against Tehran, US representative for Iran affairs Brian Hook said that Washington will continue efforts to extend the UN arms embargo on Iran which is due to expire in October. Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, the US official said that the White House has a plan and tries to attract the votes […]

Israel: Arms Embargo Needed As Military Unlawfully Kills And Maims Gaza Protesters

Israel: Arms Embargo Needed As Military Unlawfully Kills And Maims Gaza Protesters Above Photo: From Amnesty.org Israel is carrying out a murderous assault against protesting Palestinians, with its armed forces killing and maiming demonstrators who pose no imminent threat to them, Amnesty International revealed today, based on its latest research, as the “Great March of […]

Amnesty International calls for arms embargo on Israel over unlawfully killing

Israel is carrying out murderous assault against protesting Palestinians, with its armed forces killing and maiming demonstrators who pose no imminent threat to them, Amnesty International said on Friday. Based on its latest research, the famous rights group said, Israel continues killing and maiming protesters as the “Great March of Return” protests continued in the […]

BDS Of Israel Should Build To A Military Embargo

BDS Of Israel Should Build To A Military Embargo Above Photo: From Bdsmovement.net We are witnessing Israel’s ongoing massacre against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza. Through inspiring popular demonstrations, they are protesting Israel’s 12-year siege, and demanding their UN-sanctioned right of return to the homes they were ethnically cleansed from. Palestinian activists in Gaza are […]

US Calls Venezuela Global Threat at UN as EU Approves Arms Embargo

The US chaired an informal meeting at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Monday to discuss the situation in Venezuela despite a boycott from leading members such as China and Russia. “The crisis in Venezuela today poses a direct threat to international peace and security. Venezuela is an increasingly violent narco-state that threatens the region, […]

North Korea has enough oil to survive an embargo

     The United States has recently suggested a global oil embargo against North Korea, something both China and Russia oppose. The DPRK’s neighbors to the north support UN sanctions against Pyongyang, but have firmly opposed unilateral US sanctions against North Korea. Russia and China have made a commitment never to support sanctions against Pyongyang which […]

What America stands to lose from Trump’s threatened China embargo

In another in a bizarre series of tweets, Trump labelled North Korea “an embarrassment to China” and took aim at allies South Korea, accusing Seoul of trying to ‘appease’ its northern neighbors. The threat of ending trade relations with “any country doing business with North Korea” once again raises the prospect of a potentially-disastrous trade […]

"Pre-Crime" Arrives In Chicago – Big Data Tells Cops Who’s Next To Be Shot

In Chicago, where homicides are out of control and estimated to top 550 in 2016 (the most since 2012), police are so desperate to correct the problem that they are throwing good old fashioned police work to the wind, and turning to ‘Minority Report’-esque algorithms to do the work for them.   […]

Laws be damned: Illegal UK-made cluster bombs found in Yemeni village attacked by Saudis

     Banned UK-manufactured cluster bombs have been found in a Yemeni village targeted in Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, leading to calls for the UK to come clean on its weapon sales and military support to Saudi Arabia. The unexploded BL-755 cluster bomb is designed to be dropped from the UK-made Tornado aircraft used by the Saudi […]

Iran joins UN conference on financing for development

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Head of Iranian Investment Organization Mohammad-Khazaie joined the UN conference on financing for development in New York. During the meeting he outlined Iran’s policies to mobilize internal sources and efficient use of the sources to boost the country’s potential. He also called poverty as a global challenge and reiterated that eradicating poverty should […]

Flowers Excluded From Debate Disrupts For Democracy

Print Friendly Above: Dr. Margaret Flowers being surrounded by Goucher University security as she speaks from the debate stage on March 28, 2016. She had been excluded from the debate by the sponsor of the event, the Baltimore Jewish Council. Reaction From Crowd Shows Thirst For Real Democracy Note: Popular Resistance does not endorse candidates […]

50-Year Tradition: Couple Trims Tree With 10,000 Easter Eggs

From: nbcnews.com German pensioner Volker Kraft decorates an apple tree with Easter eggs in the garden of his summer house, in the eastern German town of Saalfeld on Wednesday. Every year since 1965 Volker and his wife Christa spend up to two weeks decorating the tree with their collection of 10,000 colorful […]

Kurdish Diyarbakır, city of the dead and missing after Turkish crackdown

     An RT crew has visited Diyarbakır, the unofficial capital of the Turkish Kurds, to throw light on the gruesome consequences of Turkey’s crackdown on the Kurdish population. RT’s William Whiteman talked to the relatives of one of the victims. RT took an exclusive look into the mass killings of civilians allegedly committed by the […]

Climate Movement Prepares For Leap Into 2016

Print Friendly Above Photo: Canadians marched for the climate in Quebec last April. (Photo: Greenpeace/flickr/cc) …Across Canada And World Global day of action is in support of the Leap Manifesto, a set of 15 demands endorsed by more than 150 organizations and unveiled last September “The Manifesto, bolder than anything on offer from the major federal political […]

David Cameron Praises His Government Over Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

The British Prime Minister has praised his government over their efforts in selling fighter jets, manufactured by BAE Systems, to Saudi Arabia. Speaking at a BAE Systems factory in Preston, David Cameron boasted about how the UK had pushed the sale of Eurofighter Typhoons to countries in the Middle East, including Oman and Saudi Arabia. […]

Syrian Army liberates al-Bagilya settlement following ISIS massacre

     Governor of the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor said that Syrian Armed forces liberated al-Bagilya settlement, where the militants of Daesh militant group had killed 280 people. Syrian Armed forces liberated al-Bagilya settlement, where the militants of the Islamic State (ISIL) militant group had killed 280 people, governor of the Syrian province of Deir […]

Dutch foreign minister expects EU oil embargo against Syria on Friday

  Dutch News Thursday, September 1, 2011 Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal expects the European Union will on Friday agree to an oil embargo against Syria following the violent crack-down on pro-democracy campaigners, the Volkskrant reports. ‘The Netherlands is working towards an EU oil embargo and new EU sanctions. I think they will come into effect […]

Anti-Castro lobby keeps embargo in place

Following the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the US imposed an embargo on all trade, investment and travel with Cuba in an attempt to weaken the communist government of Fidel Castro. On August 13, Castro celebrated his 85th birthday and critics say that the embargo designed to oust him as instead hurt average Cubans for decades. […]

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