Sanctions And Embargoes

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

Trump steps up pressure, but Iran says it's 'unimpressed'

Jul 24, 2018

Two weeks ahead of re-imposing sanctions on Iran, Trump administration steps up pressure

Just tough Trump tweeting? US ratchets up Iran pressure

Jul 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as administration ratchets up pressure campaign that many suspect is aimed at regime change

The Latest: Trump tweets as US ramps up pressure on Iran

Jul 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic

Pompeo calls Iran religious leaders 'hypocritical holy men'

Jul 23, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling the religious leaders of Iran "hypocritical holy men" who amassed vast sums of wealth while allowing their people to suffer

US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

Jul 16, 2018

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions"