sanctions

WASHINGTON — The US Senate on Thursday voted to pass a sanctions bill punishing China after the Communist regime enacted a national security law which effectively strips Hong Kong of its autonomous...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Kurdish-led authorities in northeastern Syria are in talks with their military allies in a U.S.-led coalition over a promised exemption from U.S. sanctions targeting the Syrian...

President Trump on Thursday issued an executive order authorizing sanctions against anyone who takes part in an International Criminal Court investigation of Americans or US allies — as aides say Russia...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday added more than a dozen companies and individuals to its trade blacklist for allegedly providing material support to chemical and...

HAVANA (Reuters) – Tougher U.S. sanctions against Cuba have led international banks to avoid transactions involving the island, while prospective overseas investors put plans on hold and foreign...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three of eight countries granted waivers by Washington to import oil from Iran have now cut the imports to zero, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, adding that improved global...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday will introduce a bill that would impose sanctions on Russia’s banking and energy sectors and foreign debt for Moscow’s...

‘You’d be having a nice big fat war’: Trump brandishes Game of Thrones-inspired ‘Sanctions are Coming’ poster in Cabinet meeting where he claims his Kim summit prevented WWIII At...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, expanding a blacklist of individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the...

LONDON (Reuters) – Tamnoush, an Iranian company that makes fizzy drinks, has shut down its production line after 16 years and laid off dozens of workers. It was facing massive losses as U.S. sanctions...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, the U.S. special envoy...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U. N. Security Council unanimously voted on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that U.S. sanctions announced last week have had no effect on Iran’s economy because Washington had already practically...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is determined to push Iranian oil exports to zero, U.S. Special Representative Brian Hook said on Wednesday, through a ‘calibrated’ approach using...

London: The European Union is about to re-activate an old law to try to persuade businesses to defy US sanctions and continue to trade with Iran, in an attempt to salvage the nuclear treaty. Senior EU...