Sanctions


Trump Threatens New Sanctions After North Korea Fires ICBM

The Trump administration threatened new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday after the reclusive government shattered 2½ months of relative quiet with its most powerful weapon test yet, an intercontinental…

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Turkish-Iranian Gold Trader Testifies at U.S. Trial

A wealthy Turkish-Iranian gold trader told a New York jury Wednesday that he began cooperating with U.S. authorities in an Iranian sanctions-evasion case after lawyers failed in efforts to free…

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U.S. Sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean Organizations

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade. The…

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U.S. Announcing New Sanctions Against N. Korea

The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah…

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House Approves Bill to Sanction Iran for Ballistic Missiles

The Republican-led House overwhelmingly approved bipartisan legislation Thursday that would slap new sanctions on Iran for its pursuit of long-range ballistic missiles without derailing the 2015 international nuclear accord that…

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Hezbollah: U.S. Sanctions Aim to Stir Unrest in Lebanon

A Hezbollah member of the Lebanese parliament said on Thursday that proposed new U.S. sanctions against the powerful Iran-backed group aimed to provoke unrest in Lebanon. The House of Representatives…

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