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U.S. sanctions two officials from Lebanon’s Hezbollah

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Crime Syndicate Masquerading as U.S. Gov’t [Zionist Mafia] Sanctions Iran (Pictured: Starving Infant Thanks to U.S. Crime Syndicate Due to “Sanctions”)

By infostormer -October 9, 20200 The FBI has announced that they have seized 92 web domains alleged to be controlled by Iran. They justified the seizures by claiming they were promoting “fake news.” RT: Washington has announced a new sanctions package against Iran, hitting the country’s financial sector and targeting 18 major banks. Tehran has branded the […]

Sanctions Fail & America Loses; Enter the Chinese Dragon

9 Oct, 2020 13:17Get short URL ©  Getty Images / designer491 Follow RT on By Rachel Marsden, columnist, political strategist and host of an independently produced French-language program that airs on Sputnik France. Her website can be found at rachelmarsden.comSanctions-obsessed neoconservatives in the Trump administration led by Mike Pompeo and since-fired John Bolton have inadvertently created and strengthened partnerships […]

Trump Administration Imposes Crushing New Sanctions On Iran

Above photo: The US president has authorised Mr Pompeo to sanction ‘any part’ of Iran’s economy. Pool/AFP via Getty Images. NOTE: It is important to remember that what the United States is doing to Iran is economic warfare. The economic measures are not technically “sanctions” and are illegal under international law. The United States tried […]

UK and Canada impose sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko and seven Belarus officials

Britain and Canada have announced sanctions on senior Belarusian figures including President Alexander Lukashenko following last month’s election and the subsequent crackdown on protesters. Seven other officials including the country’s interior minister, the public security police chief and Lukashenko’s son Victor — a national security adviser — are covered by the sanctions, which include an […]

North Korea flouting nuclear sanctions, UN report says

SEOUL — North Korea is violating international sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear program by exceeding a cap on petroleum imports and sending its workers overseas, including a former Juventus soccer player, the United Nations said. Pyongyang is subject to a range of restrictions imposed since 2017 that limit its oil imports and ban exports […]

US Sanctions Opposition Parties In Venezuela Ahead Of Elections

Above photo: A man passes a mural of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, July 22, 2020. Ariana Cubillos | AP. US hoping to force an outcome. Sanctions on Venezuela are nothing new. But Secretary of State Pompeo recently took the unusual step of sanctioning leaders of local opposition parties in an attempt to pressure […]

US slaps sanctions on Iranians over execution of wrestler

WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests — an execution that triggered international outrage. Navid Afkari, 27, who had won national competitions, was hanged earlier this month after being convicted of murder during demonstrations two years ago in […]

Russia dismisses US threats of sanctions on Iran

MOSCOW, Russia — Russia on Thursday dismissed the threat of US sanctions and attempts to isolate Iran, saying it intended to trade with Tehran once a UN arms embargo expires next month. The embargo on conventional arms shipments to Iran is set to expire on October 18 after the United States failed to win support […]

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran defense ministry and others

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In the moment of truth, will U.S. bullying force the world to reimpose Iran sanctions?

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Trump wants new Iran sanctions. The world is flipping him the bird

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Defying UN, Washington unilaterally asserts sanctions on Iran back in effect

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in a move that risks increasing Washington’s isolation but also international tensions. “Today, the United States welcomes the return of virtually all previously terminated UN sanctions on the […]

TUC Calls For Israel Sanctions To “End Apartheid”

Above photo: The Trades Unions Congress held its 2020 conference online only. TUC. The British Trades Union Congress has condemned Israel’s annexation plan, calling it “another significant step in the creation of a system of apartheid” in the West Bank. Passed on Tuesday, the motion is thought to be the first time the British trade union umbrella body has […]

Cyprus ‘holding up’ EU sanctions on Belarus over bloc’s stance on Turkey

European diplomats have told Euronews that EU sanctions on Belarus are being held up by Cyprus with only a few days left until a key meeting of European foreign ministers on Monday. The island nation, one of the EU’s smallest members, has threatened to block measures against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s government because of a […]

U.S. slaps sanctions on two ex-Lebanese ministers over Hezbollah ties

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EU And France Call On US To Reverse ‘Unacceptable’ Sanctions Against ICC’s War Crimes Investigators

September 5, 2020 Above photo: ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (left) was sanctioned Wednesday by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (right) By Bas Czerwinski for Pool via Reuters, Nicholas Kamm for Pool via Reuters. US sanctions against two International Criminal Court officials are “unacceptable and unprecedented” and should be reversed, said the EU’s top diplomat, while […]

Macron to Lebanese leaders: Reform now or face sanctions

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Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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US Sanctions Russian Institute That Developed COVID-19 Vaccine

Above photo: Russia blacklisted research institutes from Radio Free Europe. The US Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine. Russia won the race to develop the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. The United States has responded by slapping sanctions on a Russian research facility involved in […]

US Sanctions Russian Institute That Developed COVID-19 Vaccine

Above photo: Russia blacklisted research institutes from Radio Free Europe. The US Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine. Russia won the race to develop the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. The United States has responded by slapping sanctions on a Russian research facility involved in […]

US Sanctions Russian Institute That Developed COVID-19 Vaccine

Above photo: Russia blacklisted research institutes from Radio Free Europe. The US Commerce Department blacklisted a Russian research institute that helped create the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine. Russia won the race to develop the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. The United States has responded by slapping sanctions on a Russian research facility involved in […]

US Sanctions Are Starving Syria

 Leading Syria scholar Joshua Landis on how crippling US sanctions are devastating Syria’s people and hindering post-war reconstruction. In a new article for Foreign Affairs, scholar Joshua Landis and former Obama administration official Steve Simon write that US sanctions on Syria “further immiserate the Syrian people, blocks reconstruction efforts, and strangles the economy that sustains […]

UN Security Council president dismisses U.S. sanctions move on Iran

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Iran Warns of Proportional Action against US Bid to Re-impose Sanctions

Posted on August 24, 2020 by martyrashrakat By Staff, Agencies Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said Tehran’s action against Washington’s attempts to reinstate the UN sanctions would depend on how seriously the US threats would harm the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] and the UNSC Resolution 2231. “Depending on the […]

Trump’s threat to ‘snapback’ UN sanctions on Iran, everything you need to know

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Iran sanctions snapback explained: Trump left U.S. isolated at UN

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US claims countdown to restoring Iran sanctions underway, dismissing opposition

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday dismissed near universal opposition to its demand to restore all UN sanctions on Iran, declaring that a 30-day countdown for the “snapback” of penalties eased under the 2015 nuclear deal had begun. US allies and foes have joined forces to declare the action illegal and doomed […]

Thirteen of 15-member UN Security Council oppose U.S. push for Iran sanctions

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