Sanctions And Embargoes

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

North and South Korea plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a third summit, as Pyongyang stepped up its calls on the US to ease sanctions and stop its "unilateral" demand to denuclearize first

Commander: Iran navy exercise a message to US on sanctions

Aug 8, 2018

The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says an Iranian naval exercise last week was meant as a message to the U.S. for re-imposing economic sanctions on Tehran.

US braces for possible cyberattacks after Iran sanctions

Aug 8, 2018

Cybersecurity and intelligence experts warn that Tehran could launch cyberattacks against the US to retaliate for re-imposed sanctions

The Latest: Bolton says sanctions not about regime change

Aug 7, 2018

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says U.S. sanctions against Iran are aimed at pressuring Iran into a broad retreat from its support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs among other things

Trump: Sanctions reinstated against Iran for 'WORLD PEACE'

Aug 7, 2018

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says U.S. sanctions against Iran are meant to pressure the government into a broad retreat from its support for international terrorism and its ballistic missile and nuclear-related programs.

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