Tag archive for ‘Sanctions’
By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Iranian news agency says its website has GONE DOWN ‘due to US sanctions’

The website of Iran’s Fars News Agency, often described as semi-state operator, has gone offline worldwide, with the agency claiming its server company blocked the site on orders from Washington. Internet users More...

By admin On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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US imposes Iran-related sanctions on two people and six companies, mostly Chinese

The United States applied new economic sanctions to two Iranian individuals and six companies, including four firms tied to Iran’s national oil company, as tensions between the country peaked after the killing More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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North Korea won’t be bound by old commitments if US continues ‘most brutal and inhuman sanctions’ – senior diplomat

A North Korean envoy in Geneva has warned that denuclearization is impossible if the US maintains its “hostile policies,” pushing Pyongyang to seek a “new path” from the stalled bilateral talks. “We More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Senators call on Trump to issue ‘immediate’ sanctions after US citizen dies in Egyptian jail

Senators call on Trump to issue ‘immediate’ sanctions after US citizen dies in Egyptian jail Mustafa Kassem, American citizen who had been held in Egyptian prison for past five years, died More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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‘We don’t have political problems with India’: Iran’s Zarif urges Delhi to defy US sanctions & resume buying Iranian oil

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on India to shirk Washington’s “maximum pressure” sanctions campaign and continue sourcing its energy from the Islamic Republic, arguing it’s in the More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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‘Wanton threats solve nothing’: China blasts ‘long-arm jurisdiction’ of US sanctions

Beijing has called on Washington to cease its arbitrary use of unilateral sanctions and to settle disputes with foreign nations through diplomacy and talks, after the US brought new penalties on both China and Iran. “Our More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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‘Unbelievable’: Iran’s ambassador slams Trump’s new nuclear deal proposal after fresh sanctions & Soleimani killing

Iran’s envoy to the UN has made it clear that his country isn’t into dealing with the US, brushing aside Donald Trump’s stick-and-carrot talk of another nuclear deal that world powers should work More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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US sanctions will delay Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline but WON’T END IT, Polish PM admits

The Polish prime minister has admitted that US sanctions will fail to torpedo the major Baltic Sea pipeline intended to supply Germany with Russian natural gas, and says he wishes the project had “never begun More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Facebook ‘thought police’ censors pro-Iran posts ‘to comply with US sanctions’… as Trump warns Tehran against censorship

Facebook has admitted to selectively censoring pro-Iranian government Instagram posts about the murdered General Soleimani, as US President Donald Trump hypocritically championed free speech and warned Tehran against More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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UK to Soon Introduce Its Own Post-Brexit Anti-Russia Sanctions

Britain is looking to cooperate with other countries like Canada and the US, known to have vast expertise in diplomatic and economic blockade policies, as part of an effective western sanctions coalition. Sputnik More...