Sanctions And Embargoes

Turkish banker gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

May 16, 2018

A judge has sentenced a Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions to 2 years 8 months in prison

False starts, failures in diplomacy with North Korea

May 16, 2018

Pyongyang's surprise declaration to break off a high-level meeting with Seoul and threat to scrap next month's historic summit with Washington provides a fresh reminder of failures and false starts that shattered previous diplomatic attempts

US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

May 15, 2018

The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system

Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program

May 9, 2018

President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Iran against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after announcing that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Iran nuclear deal.

EU envoy says Iran deal will not 'fall apart' without the US

May 9, 2018

The European Union's representative to China says the Iran deal will not "fall apart" after the United States withdrew from the landmark nuclear accord

The Latest: Australia and Japan still support Iran deal

May 9, 2018

Add Australia and Japan to the nations expressing continued support for the multinational nuclear deal with Iran even though the U.S. is pulling out of it

Oil jumps, Asian shares mixed after US leaves Iran deal

May 9, 2018

Oil jumps, Asian shares mixed after US leaves Iran deal

Trump declares US leaving 'horrible' Iran nuclear accord

May 8, 2018

Trump tells the world he is pulling out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mixed; oil falls on Iran news

May 8, 2018

Stocks are ending little changed and oil prices fell after President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of the U.S. from a landmark nuclear deal with Iran.

Putin vows to boost Russian economy as he begins 4th term

May 7, 2018

Vladimir Putin launched his fourth term as president with an ambitious call to vault Russia into the top five global economies