Sanctions And Embargoes

The Latest: Trump re-imposes many sanctions on Iran

Aug 7, 2018

President Donald Trump is re-imposing many sanctions on Tehran to exert "maximum economic pressure."

Trump ups sanctions pressure on Iran despite European dismay

Aug 6, 2018

Three months after he pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal," President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Tehran to exert "maximum economic pressure" on the country

Trump signs executive order reimposing many Iran sanctions, says US policy is to levy 'maximum economic pressure'

Aug 6, 2018

Trump signs executive order reimposing many Iran sanctions, says US policy is to levy 'maximum economic pressure'

European allies uneasy as US restores Iran sanctions

Aug 5, 2018

As the Trump administration readies to re-impose sanctions on Iran, America's European allies fear greater regional instability

The Latest: Pompeo says Iran sanctions will be enforced

Aug 5, 2018

Pompeo: Looming sanctions will be enforced, expanded until Iran changes course

California's fiery former congressman Ron Dellums dies at 82

Jul 31, 2018

Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, has died at 82

House backs defense bill with military pay raise, parade

Jul 26, 2018

The House has approved a $716 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike and endorse President Trump's plans for a military parade.

Senators warn Europe against flouting US Iran sanctions

Jul 26, 2018

A group of Republican senators is warning European nations not to flout U.S. sanctions on Iran that will soon be re-imposed after President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark nuclear accord

The Latest: Turkey calls US threats over pastor unacceptable

Jul 26, 2018

Turkey says it's unacceptable for the United States to threaten sanctions over a detained American pastor

Taiwan to cease employing North Koreans on fishing boats

Jul 24, 2018

Taiwan says it will stop employing North Korean workers on its fishing boats in compliance with U.N. sanctions on such contracts