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Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute...

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran

North America

Sat, Jan 16 2021

President-elect Joe Biden has said he will return to the 2015 nuclear pact if Iran resumes strict compliance...

HK's top leader piles up cash at home...

HK's top leader piles up cash at home...

East Asia

Sun, Nov 29 2020

In August, the United States imposed sanctions on Lam and other top officials

US slaps sanctions on Syria in push...

US slaps sanctions on Syria in push...

Middle East

Thu, Jul 30 2020

A crackdown by Assad on protesters in 2011 led to civil war, with Iran and Russia backing the government...

Trump warns Iran of 'major retaliation,'...

Trump warns Iran of 'major retaliation,'...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 6 2020

Trump ordered a US drone to fire a missile at Soleimani, one of the most influential people in Iran's...

Iran: US rejected offer as 'not seeking...

Iran: US rejected offer as 'not seeking...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 29 2019

Tehran and Washington have been at loggerheads ever since President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew...

Iranian diplomats, families living in...

Iranian diplomats, families living in...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 17 2019

Longtime US-Iran strains have worsened since US President Donald Trump last year quit a 2015 international...

Iran ready to talk if US lifts sanctions,...

Iran ready to talk if US lifts sanctions,...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 15 2019

US President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more...

Iran: New US sanctions show talk offers...

Iran: New US sanctions show talk offers...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 25 2019

Washington blacklisted Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and top military chiefs on...

Washington seeks to rally its allies...

Washington seeks to rally its allies...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Last week the United States came as close as it has ever come to bombing Iran, when President Donald...

Iran: Ending sanctions waiver will anger...

Iran: Ending sanctions waiver will anger...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 29 2019

Five of the countries - Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan - have already heavily reduced their...

Trump walks away from deal with Kim...

Trump walks away from deal with Kim...

World

Thu, Feb 28 2019

Earlier Kim and Trump, seated across from each other at a conference table, appeared confident of...

US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen...

US fails to halt Iran bid to free frozen...

World

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Tehran said the US had illegally seized Iranian financial assets and those of Iranian companies

US ready to waive sanctions on Venezuela...

US ready to waive sanctions on Venezuela...

Latin America

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Trump swiftly recognized Guaido, the leader of Venezuela's National Assembly, after he proclaimed...

US sanctions threaten Venezuela's economy...

US sanctions threaten Venezuela's economy...

Latin America

Tue, Jan 29 2019

'We will provide the reciprocal and convincing response needed to defend Venezuela's interests...

Defying Trump, US Senate advances measure...

Defying Trump, US Senate advances measure...

North America

Wed, Jan 16 2019

The Senate voted shortly after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin came to the Capitol to urge Republicans...

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iraq-based...

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iraq-based...

World

Wed, Oct 17 2018

In September, the Treasury took action against Islamic State financial facilitators with ties in the...

N Korea slams US for sanctions

N Korea slams US for sanctions

World

Tue, Oct 16 2018

Pyongyang has not made any explicit public promise to give up its existing arsenal but has repeatedly...

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite...

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 6 2018

Indian refiners imported around 10 million barrels of Iranian oil in October, and its November shipments...

India risks US sanctions with $5bn purchase...

India risks US sanctions with $5bn purchase...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Last month, the United States imposed sanctions on China's military for its purchase of combat fighters...

China summons US ambassador over military...

China summons US ambassador over military...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Sep 23 2018

Russia also lashed out at the US sanctions, accusing Washington of playing unfairly and using new measures...

Trump authorizes sanctions for foreign...

Trump authorizes sanctions for foreign...

North America

Thu, Sep 13 2018

In a statement the Democratic National Committee said Trump's order does nothing to hold Russia accountable...