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| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing properties on land seized from those who have fled the Syrian war....
20:45, 2019-06-11

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to take back more of Syria by force....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad’s agencies BEIRUT (AP) — A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad’s security agencies, offering a rare glimpse into the inner workings of his secretive apparatus. The documents include hand...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
20:45, 2019-06-02

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
23:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
00:45, 2019-07-10

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the Treasury department has sa...
09:00, 2019-06-08

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
03:01, 2019-07-19

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
21:45, 2019-06-21

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya......
15:30, 2019-07-17

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United States....
03:45, 2019-07-17

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States....
19:30, 2019-05-23

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:30, 2019-07-09

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United States....
11:15, 2019-07-17

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....
03:30, 2019-06-12

Israeli attack targets Syrian military positions: Syrian state media Israeli warplanes fired missiles at Syria that targeted Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts, the Syrian military said on Monday....
01:30, 2019-07-01

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many heritage acts have a narrative arc with humble-enough...
10:15, 2019-06-18

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil M...
06:45, 2019-06-19

Drug-filled rivers aiding resistance to antibiotics From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York....
15:30, 2019-05-28

Charlotte Tilbury, Britain's Favorite Lipstick Mogul, Is Invading Los Angeles Charlotte Tilbury is beloved in her native England for her madcap persona and famous friends—whom, like author J.K. Rowling (a “peachy nude-rose”), she names lipsticks after. For her next act: Los Angeles...
01:30, 2019-06-22

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappropriate behavior....
16:45, 2019-06-01

Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million Hamptons compound rental CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach....
05:15, 2019-07-19

Taylor Swift blasts sale of music catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun Justin Bieber rose to Braun's defence in an Instagram post. "For you to take it to social media and get people to hate on Scooter isn’t fair," he said....
20:30, 2019-07-01

Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them students....
21:30, 2019-06-19

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
05:45, 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
18:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
08:30, 2019-05-22

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across Maui hours earlier. ...
09:45, 2019-07-12

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Syrians dig, cook, fill sandbags in war with Assad Away from the frontlines, volunteers are helping in the war against President Bashar al-Assad by cooking, filling sandbags, collecting old tyres and digging trenches, aiming to help ward off his assault on northwestern Syria....
14:15, 2019-06-30

Taylor Swift laments 'worst case' sale of back catalogue to mogul Scooter Braun Braun’s Ithaca Holdings acquires Big Machine Label GroupSinger on Tumblr: sale worse than ‘worst nightmares’Taylor Swift on Sunday lamented the sale of her catalogue to the manager and mogul Scooter Braun, writing in a scathing Tumblr post that she was sad and grossed out that her music now belongs ...
03:30, 2019-07-01

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee’s former manager, Keya Morgan, arrested on elder abuse charge _____ The former manager of late Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, whose legacy of superheroes was believed to be worth more than $50 million, was arrested in Arizona Saturday morning based on a warrant for alleged elder abuse, false imprisonment and grand theft, police said. The arrest of 43-year-old K...
20:15, 2019-05-26

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said....
22:00, 2019-06-06

2-month Idlib campaign nets little for Syria’s Assad 2 months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have achieved little to no gain for President Bashar Assad...
10:00, 2019-07-13

Aiding 'organized crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financial company, leading it to seek a five-year ban on the auditors, according to government legal filings seen by Reuters....
18:30, 2019-06-13

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-05-23

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared children and surveying the damage done to his home by Syrian government airstrikes.At least 11 people die...
08:30, 2019-05-23

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The government recently blew up several properties in t...
23:00, 2019-06-08

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from his father, Syrian border officials denied American-Lebanese journalist Sam Dagher re-entry into the country. A senior Wall Street Journal correspondent ...
00:00, 2019-05-30

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico....
07:15, 2019-05-31

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
21:15, 2019-05-31

Auto repair mogul gets five years for postal truck repair scam A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30 million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal truck repair jobs. Ibrahim “Tony” Issa, 57, who owns First Star Auto Repair in the Bronx and shops......
00:30, 2019-06-21

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
02:15, 2019-06-16

Trump Administration Imposes Cuba Travel Limits Americans will be barred from taking cruise ships to Cuba under tighter travel restrictions the Trump administration rolled out Tuesday, as it raises pressure on Havana to stop supporting Venezuela’s Maduro government....
15:45, 2019-06-05

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the communist island over i...
01:15, 2019-06-05

Mexico ready to retaliate if U.S. imposes tariffs: minister Mexico will be ready to retaliate in kind if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday....
08:00, 2019-06-15

RBI Imposes Rs 2 Crore Fine On Kotak Mahindra Bank The RBI said it decided to impose a penalty after reviewing the bank's reply to a notice seeking an explanation about why it had not complied with regulatory norms....
09:30, 2019-06-08

London Bridge attack inquest: Paramedics 'kept back from aiding victims by gun police' Paramedics accused of not rushing to the aid of London Bridge terror attack victims were following the orders of armed police, the Old Bailey inquest heard today....
15:00, 2019-06-17

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on Mexican imports by June 10, a trade tax that could increase costs for everything from cars, to avoc...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
12:00, 2019-07-04

Trump claims US companies will leave Mexico if he imposes tariffs President Trump predicted on Sunday that American companies operating south of the border will return to the United States because of his threat to impose tariffs if Mexico doesn’t crack down and stop illegal immigration. ​”People have been saying for years that we should talk to Mexico....
16:15, 2019-06-02

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Donald Trump imposes 5% tariff on Mexico in bid to stop flow of migrants President Donald Trump on Thursday imposed a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in retribution for what he described as the country's "passive cooperation" in allowing an influx of migrants to cross the border illegal...
03:45, 2019-05-31

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
08:00, 2019-07-03

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."...
17:15, 2019-07-17

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attack....
03:45, 2019-06-03

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as "weapon of war": U.N. Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a "weapon of war" and forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee, the United Nations said on Tuesday....
13:30, 2019-06-04

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
03:45, 2019-07-17

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria's White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel's last stronghold....
16:45, 2019-05-27

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:00, 2019-05-22

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said Turkish troops responded with “heavy weapons” after the artillery attack in Idlib provin...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Reports says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
15:00, 2019-07-01

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
02:45, 2019-06-11

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
00:45, 2019-06-18

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:15, 2019-07-13

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their security, Lebanon’s controversial foreign minister has...
10:45, 2019-06-15

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campaign and has latched onto resentment among a nation...
10:45, 2019-06-20

Syrian rebels launch offensive, overrun army posts Syrian opposition activists and a war monitoring group say rebels have launched an offensive in the mountains of the coastal Latakia province, overrunning a series of Syrian army positions...
17:30, 2019-07-09

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces. Abdelbaset Sarout, 27, who rose to fame as a player for his home city of Homs, joined peaceful pro...
13:30, 2019-06-08

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals...
17:30, 2019-06-09

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
13:00, 2019-07-13

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding two others. The official said the blast occurred Thursday afternoon in the village of Karabila, which until two years ago was controlled by the Islamic ...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group. Government fo...
13:45, 2019-05-26

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acres of wheat and barley fields in both countries ha...
10:30, 2019-05-30

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hundreds of children born to non-Syrians who have bee...
01:30, 2019-05-23

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to a terror group and two counts of distri...
03:15, 2019-06-20

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man’s arrest Wednesday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bom...
05:45, 2019-06-20

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in the north-west, warning that Washington and its allies would respond if t...
09:45, 2019-05-22

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
04:45, 2019-06-02

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front. Prosecutors say in a statement that the suspect, a 47-year-old man livin...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with war crimes and violations against the war weapons control act, prose...
12:15, 2019-06-19

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where US-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members.T...
10:45, 2019-06-15

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
18:45, 2019-05-28

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news agency Sana has claimed.An Agence France-Presse correspondent in Damascus reported hearing loud explosi...
10:30, 2019-07-01

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
02:45, 2019-07-18

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Turkish coast in 2015, is to be made into a movie.Aylan Baby has begun shooting in the southwest of th...
19:15, 2019-06-28

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
19:45, 2019-05-23

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
02:45, 2019-05-22

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has suffered extensive and irreversibly damage by terrorist forces. ...
03:15, 2019-05-30

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on Monday, aimed at ending and preventing the recruitm...
20:45, 2019-07-01

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday took place in the village of Wadehi, south of Alepp...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.        ...
16:30, 2019-06-20

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area: ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Sunday....
21:00, 2019-06-16

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
10:15, 2019-06-20

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
04:30, 2019-06-12

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three different-looking shells that landed in a thud of yellowish smoke....
05:30, 2019-05-24

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
02:45, 2019-06-24

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
22:30, 2019-06-08

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:15, 2019-05-27

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
17:30, 2019-05-21

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
20:15, 2019-06-10

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, directly targeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
02:15, 2019-06-28

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human rights violations...
15:45, 2019-07-16

U.S. not looking at sanctions on Turkey right now: Trump The United States is not currently looking at sanctions on Turkey after its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, a day after the White House said the move made Ankara's presence in the F-35 program impossible....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling ‘worthless’ Turkey has downplayed as “worthless” an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara and vowed to reinforce its efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus by sending a new vessel...
15:45, 2019-07-16

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
01:15, 2019-06-08

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
23:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. officials said....
02:45, 2019-06-28

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
09:45, 2019-06-07

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
01:15, 2019-05-22

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday....
03:15, 2019-06-17

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:45, 2019-05-31

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018. The human rights organization said Wednesday that ...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Saturday as saying the move amounts to “econom...
11:30, 2019-06-08

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
16:15, 2019-06-14

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
04:00, 2019-06-08

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to Israel....
14:30, 2019-06-23

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crude....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Lithuania president against any EU sanctions for Poland Lithuania’s new president has spoken out against the possibility of European Union sanctions on Poland for changes the country has made to its judiciary...
18:01, 2019-07-16

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese MPs, have "widened the American assault" on Lebanon....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Lebanese speaker says U.S. sanctions an 'assault' on country The Lebanese parliament speaker said new U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials were an "assault" on Lebanon as the move weighed on the heavily indebted state's sovereign bonds on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. Treasury Department freezes any U.S. assets belong...
18:30, 2019-06-28

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
06:15, 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department's website on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-03

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central American country in April 2018. The officials are National Assembly President Gustavo Porras; telecommunic...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to improve the country’s deepening criss exacerbated by US sanctions. The new measures were announced this week by President Miguel Diaz-Canel and his governm...
12:15, 2019-07-03

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. Preben Aamann, the European Council spokesman, tweeted: &...
22:30, 2019-06-20

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
05:45, 2019-07-19

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
04:30, 2019-07-15

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a standoff between the NATO allies....
12:15, 2019-06-14

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
16:30, 2019-06-28

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
04:00, 2019-06-08

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:30, 2019-07-05

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
11:00, 2019-05-29

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
08:00, 2019-06-23

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department said....
03:45, 2019-06-29

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
21:01, 2019-06-27

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
05:45, 2019-07-15

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agreed to put on its nuclear program....
01:30, 2019-07-05

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
22:30, 2019-07-02

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
00:00, 2019-06-29

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
00:30, 2019-06-29

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
13:00, 2019-07-02

Lebanese president regrets U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah lawmakers Lebanon regrets the U.S. imposition of sanctions on two members of the Lebanese parliament and will pursue the matter with the U.S. authorities, President Michel Aoun said on Twitter on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
17:30, 2019-07-14

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
21:01, 2019-06-27

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis between the neighbors....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
21:15, 2019-07-01

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin while live on air....
17:00, 2019-07-09

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking about dialogue but being “more and more hell bent” on hostile acts....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
21:15, 2019-06-29

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
02:30, 2019-06-24

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, said a fresh round of sanctions against Tehran would ser...
18:30, 2019-06-23

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and has banned American businesses or individuals from...
05:00, 2019-06-29

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
03:45, 2019-06-08

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products...
02:15, 2019-06-13

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
11:30, 2019-06-19

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
00:30, 2019-06-14

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidiaries assisted 2,221 people, including Cuban natio...
01:45, 2019-06-15

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
04:00, 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran...
14:30, 2019-06-15

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents...
19:30, 2019-06-15

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country, not even Mercedes could say. But now New York Times reveals the complicated graft, which includes ...
02:45, 2019-07-17

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after Washington suggested it could hold talks without pre-conditions if Iran changed its behavior....
00:15, 2019-06-04

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
23:15, 2019-06-01

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
22:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
02:30, 2019-07-19

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:45, 2019-06-05

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
08:15, 2019-05-23

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
07:00, 2019-05-25

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry, told news agency dpa in comments p...
13:45, 2019-05-26

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negotiated exit to the country's crisis, The Associated...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
01:15, 2019-07-13

EU signals sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
01:45, 2019-07-11

U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" option, even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
15:45, 2019-06-19

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
23:30, 2019-07-10

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products...
06:00, 2019-06-19

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
21:30, 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or government....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
00:30, 2019-06-20

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinating between Hezbollah and Lebanon's security agencies....
19:15, 2019-07-09

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's role in enabling violence against the minority Muslim group....
07:15, 2019-07-17

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
00:15, 2019-07-19

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sex-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behavior involving multiple individuals....
23:45, 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinating between Hezbollah and Lebanon's security agencies....
00:30, 2019-07-10

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official spokesperson said Wednesday....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all of its surveillance drones have returned safely to base. Yesterday President Trump announced that the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer “took defensive...
15:45, 2019-07-19

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by "scumbags"....
17:30, 2019-07-09

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a sophisticated new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government to U.S. sanctions and testing his country’s position in NATO....
11:15, 2019-07-12

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/telecom/telecom-news/india-cos-supplying-to-huawei-may-face-us-sanctions-india-g...
06:00, 2019-07-04

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist position was arrested on arrival and remains in detention eight months later. Related: Iran breaks nuclear...
20:01, 2019-07-07

Exclusive: Panama to withdraw flags from more vessels that violate sanctions Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country's maritime authority told Reuters, following the removal of about 60 ships linked to Iran and Syria from the Panamanian registry in recent months....
20:45, 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
17:00, 2019-07-05

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
04:30, 2019-07-15

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Squeezed by sanctions, Venezuela sells oil to tiny Turkish firm With U.S. sanctions blocking Venezuela from selling oil to the United States, state-owned energy firm PDVSA has turned to several little-known buyers that include a tiny Turkish company with no refineries but ties to President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to internal documents and a PDVSA ...
20:30, 2019-07-08

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
15:00, 2019-07-12

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday....
05:30, 2019-07-15

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
18:15, 2019-07-04

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
15:30, 2019-07-04

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
13:15, 2019-07-04

Iran could consider talks with US only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday....
12:30, 2019-07-04

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-most populous country has found itself in the middle of an energy crossfire. But what started as a poi...
21:30, 2019-07-16

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
20:30, 2019-07-19

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
04:45, 2019-06-20

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they......
23:15, 2019-06-22

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
05:15, 2019-06-24

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
22:45, 2019-06-03

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights Council, issued the warning against the background of widespread suffering in the South American co...
14:32, 2019-05-21

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
17:45, 2019-06-23

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief......
13:45, 2019-06-07

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial revenue as Washington tightens the screw on sanctions....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran....
09:15, 2019-06-22

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant future"....
14:32, 2019-05-21

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international investment may be blocked by more than sanctions....
13:00, 2019-06-21

U.N. Official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said that sanctions were harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
12:15, 2019-06-21

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting social discontent....
07:15, 2019-06-21

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
21:15, 2019-06-20

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
14:00, 2019-06-13

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget rules, but the option exists if needed, a senior member of Moscovici's cabinet said on Tuesday....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put pressure on Europe to do more to help mitigate the effect of crippling US sanctions.The breaching of ...
20:00, 2019-07-01

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen their sales drop over the past year as Iranians lose their purchasing power since President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement between...
09:15, 2019-05-26

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way out: Enlist top officials to turn on their president and help the opposition oust Nicolás Maduro....
16:15, 2019-05-27

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hours after the two leaders held bilateral talks....
12:00, 2019-06-29

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
12:45, 2019-07-02

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
00:45, 2019-05-28

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
23:30, 2019-05-27

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at the North Korean regime coming from the White House....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defenses, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Service...
02:30, 2019-07-13

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
20:15, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
06:30, 2019-07-13

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
15:15, 2019-06-17

U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires....
16:45, 2019-07-19

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
20:45, 2019-06-12

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious?...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
22:45, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
10:30, 2019-05-28

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
19:15, 2019-07-15

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
07:45, 2019-05-29

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Venezuela's fuel exports outweighed concerns about an economic slowdown....
05:15, 2019-05-28

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
08:00, 2019-07-17

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme, in return for the permanent lifting of US sancti...
20:45, 2019-07-18

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
21:30, 2019-07-18

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart outlining the limitations on the initiative....
01:45, 2019-06-01

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
19:45, 2019-07-04

Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud' Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenly hid the truth about the inquiry's origins during trial....
01:30, 2019-07-17

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
01:30, 2019-06-12

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted," it also said....
10:45, 2019-07-17

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
04:30, 2019-07-16

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smartphone sales or dominant mobile networking equipment business. Instead, everyone's talking about the...
20:15, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and national security....
20:45, 2019-07-12

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as Baghdad braces for protests over power cuts during the scorching summer months....
15:15, 2019-06-18

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the forces of the then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein launched a chemical attack on an Iranian town....
15:00, 2019-06-29

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone. The sanctions move, announced on Twitter with no additional detail, came as Trump spent th...
02:45, 2019-06-24

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
03:00, 2019-06-22

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
13:15, 2019-06-28

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
17:30, 2019-06-22

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
05:30, 2019-06-23

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
05:45, 2019-06-23

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. Mike Turner discussed just how bad it could get for the Islamic nation's economy....
20:15, 2019-06-23

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
20:00, 2019-06-27

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
12:30, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been treated fairly over the contract....
17:45, 2019-06-29

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the S-400 purchase....
20:00, 2019-06-29

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
10:00, 2019-07-02

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2bn worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China’s sovereignty...
20:15, 2019-07-12

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the first time broken the terms of the nuclear deal it signed with foreign powers in 2015.Iran’s foreign min...
21:45, 2019-07-01

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
03:45, 2019-06-24

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
02:45, 2019-06-28

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII forced laborers....
11:45, 2019-07-12

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told CNBC....
13:45, 2019-06-20

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war that will “remove some curbs on Huawei Technologies Co. buying high-tech equipment from the U.S.,” the Wall Street Journal reported.R...
21:15, 2019-06-29

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ties....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
15:45, 2019-05-27

Trump-Erdogan meeting could result in sanctions on Turkey if it turns fiery, analyst says A meeting between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will likely result in sanctions, with the two nations on a "collision course" over geopolitical issues, an emerging markets analyst told CNBC....
15:00, 2019-06-28

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said....
10:15, 2019-07-19

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
10:00, 2019-06-18

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday....
21:30, 2019-06-19

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
21:00, 2019-06-13

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
05:15, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
08:30, 2019-07-15

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
19:30, 2019-07-11

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
16:00, 2019-07-02

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:45, 2019-07-12

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
07:45, 2019-07-10

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive call" with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Z...
03:15, 2019-07-16

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal and could further expose the Iranian dictator's corrupt economic empire....
03:45, 2019-06-28

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
22:30, 2019-07-06

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials appeared first on ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf...
08:00, 2019-07-11

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops....
02:45, 2019-06-24

Police in Gibraltar arrest captain and chief officer of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 for breaching EU sanctions Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria....
20:15, 2019-07-11

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's most traveled official....
00:45, 2019-06-29

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-20

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Iran is still "on the table."        ...
20:30, 2019-06-22

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
14:15, 2019-06-18

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" to Seoul....
09:30, 2019-07-15

Limos, vodka and nukes: How a sanctions' sleuth traces North Korea's illicit transactions Expert say if North Korea's Kim Jong Un can get a limo in spite of sanctions, he also has access to items for his ballistic and nuclear programs.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-30

Christen Press's Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stands for The striker’s mystifying choice to partner with Barstool Sports, a company antithetical to the USWNT’s values of inclusiveness, has allowed her team’s identity to be co-opted on its victory lapSince the end of the Women’s World Cup, the US women’s national team has been celebrating in jubilant and b...
12:30, 2019-07-17

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after ordering telecoms firm Safaricom to stop processing payments for sports betting firms....
13:30, 2019-07-17

Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Pro will have 3 rear cameras and no notch, for only $400 After last year’s Poco F1, Xiaomi is once again gunning for the top spot in the affordable premium smartphone ($400-$700) segment in India – which is currently held by OnePlus. It’s hitting back with the new Redmi K20 Pro, which features top-of-the-line specs, a pop-up selfie camera, a rear triple-c...
13:30, 2019-07-17

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but read on for my summary of this quarter’s es...
13:30, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
13:45, 2019-07-17

5 reasons you should own an Instant Pot The internet is obsessed with the Instant Pot, but you're unsure if it's for you. Well here's 5 reasons why you need to get an Instant Pot right now!       ...
13:45, 2019-07-17

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
14:30, 2019-07-17

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category.Read More...
15:00, 2019-07-17

Uttar Pradesh BJP Chief Selection Puts Focus On Cabinet Reshuffle: Report The appointment of OBC leader and Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantra Dev Singh as the new state BJP chief has once again put the spotlight on reshuffling of the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Yogi......
15:01, 2019-07-17

Orange County reached settlement that allows cops to arrest homeless people in some areas Orange County reached a settlement Tuesday that will allow law enforcement to immediately arrest homeless people in certain locations, including the John Wayne Airport, flood control channels and high-risk wilderness areas....
15:15, 2019-07-17

Why are game developers so angry with G2A's marketplace? Once again, G2A is being forced to defend its marketplace for digital video game codes and keys. Mike Rose, founder of game publisher No More Robots, launched a petition earlier this month that calls on the company to remove all independent games fro......
15:15, 2019-07-17

Toyota will spend 10 years perfecting its astronaut moon rover Japan has an ambitious plan to send men to the moon by 2030 as part of a multinational mission and is determined they'll have a ride when they get there. Japan's space agency JAXA and partner Toyota have revealed that the pressurized, manned lunar ro......
15:15, 2019-07-17

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Queens, and it’s called AOC,” Murray, 38, told Fox N...
15:45, 2019-07-17

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongho Felix Agbor Balla....
16:00, 2019-07-17

Woodstock 50 denied yet another permit in upstate New York It looks like there will be no Woodstock 50 concert at Vernon Downs this year — or possibly anywhere at all — after the town voted unanimously on Tuesday night to uphold its application denial....
16:30, 2019-07-17

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in the air? It turns out the answer is complicated....
16:30, 2019-07-17

| Man's best friend: The dogs who sniff out explosives in Kabul Naya, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, focuses intently as she leaps over hurdles and zooms through tunnels on an obstacle course at a training centre on a hill overlooking Kabul....
16:45, 2019-07-17

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred by actions from the Obama administration....
17:00, 2019-07-17

Amazon says this year's Prime Day surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined Amazon also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before....
17:01, 2019-07-17

Solskjær full of praise for Greenwood after Manchester United thrash Leeds Greenwood scores as Man Utd beat Leeds 4-0 in AustraliaNewcastle beaten 4-0 by Wolves as Bruce appointed managerMason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford put Manchester United on course for a 4-0 pre-season win against Leeds in Australia. A fine move involving the impressive Paul Pogba and the £45m signin...
17:30, 2019-07-17

Wells Adams Felt "Too Much Pressure" Before Proposing to Sarah Hyland--But Not Why You Think Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' journey is just beginning. The duo of nearly two years announced their engagement on Tuesday night and, now, are relishing in their new titles. "She......
18:00, 2019-07-17

It’s Time to Remember Stephen Colbert’s Highly Amusing Interview With John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday, at the age of 99. He was the third-longest serving justice in history and as the world looks back on the decisions that he wrote during his long tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, we are also looking back at the time he was interviewed by S...
18:15, 2019-07-17

Microsoft nets billion-dollar AT&T Azure cloud contract Microsoft has announced a major new partnership with AT&T that could net the company as much as $2 billion.The deal will see the American telco giant switch to Microsoft's Azure cloud system as the two companies work together on technologies such as cloud, AI and 5G to improve the lives of cust...
18:30, 2019-07-17

Emery aiming to sign ‘three or four players’ for Arsenal "Arsenal boss Unai Emery has tried to restore confidence in the club’s transfer strategy by saying he intends to sign three or four more players this summer."...
18:45, 2019-07-17

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night disparaging Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour while also discussing his defence strateg...
19:00, 2019-07-17

May defeated in Lords as peers vote to beef up anti-prorogation measure in Northern Ireland bill – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsBoris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ over £1bn mayoral vanity projectsWhat is the Brexit backstop?Hammond ‘terrified’ by Rees-Mogg claim of no-deal Brexit boostPMQs - Snap verdictMay’s stat...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Student who drove at cyclists and police at Parliament guilty of attempted murder An asylum seeker who rammed his car into cyclists outside Parliament before trying to run down police guards in a determined attempt to "kill and maim" as many people as possible is facing years in prison today....
19:00, 2019-07-17

No Plan To Completely Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Oil Minister India consumed 211.6 million tonne of petroleum products in 2018-19. Of this, diesel consumption was 83.5 million tonne and petrol 28.3 million tonne....
19:15, 2019-07-17

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has also opted to join a union, the Writers Guild of Amer...
19:15, 2019-07-17

‘He’s Got His Own Style.’ Handsome Goat Is One of the Most Stylish Guys to Grace Your Eyeballs Lately One animal at this Malaysian farm has risen above the rest to become the notable handsome goat on the internet. Harini Ramos, the 11-month-old goat, has garnered all kinds of acclaim and attention for his looks since his owners shared photos of him on their Facebook page. With luscious white locks, ...
19:45, 2019-07-17

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain’s northern region of Navarre. Several hundre...
19:45, 2019-07-17

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism. The full page advert, published in the Guardian newspaper on Wednesday, was signed by 67 members of the House of Lords. Addressing Corbyn directly, th...
19:45, 2019-07-17

Oil prices fall more than 1% after U.S. fuel inventories build Oil futures fell more than 1% on Wednesday, extending a more than 3% drop in prices the previous session, after U.S. government data showed large builds in refined product stockpiles....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Wall Street falls as railroads slide after CSX signals trade impact U.S. stock indexes retreated for the second day on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp pressured railroad stocks and highlighted the wide-ranging impact of the protracted trade war between the United States and China....
20:01, 2019-07-17

Gossip Girl Reboot Officially Coming to HBO Max You can't keep a good (Gossip) girl down. HBO Max, the new streaming destination from WarnerMedia (the one that's taking Friends back from Netflix), will be the home of a Gossip Girl......
20:01, 2019-07-17

Arizona Cardinals cut Desmond Harrison, who faces felony charges of assault, strangulation Desmond Harrison was released by the Cardinals after reports emerged the tackle has been charged with assault and strangulation in North Carolina.       ...
20:15, 2019-07-17

Notre Dame Cathedral fire went undetected for 30 minutes because of mistakes: report The Notre Dame Cathedral blaze was allowed to burn undetected for 30 minutes because of critical mistakes made by church employees — with firefighters risking their lives to save the historic building, a new report claims. A fire alert on the night of the April 15 blaze was dismissed as a fals...
20:30, 2019-07-17

Amazing time-lapse video shows London Stadium transform from West Ham home to hosting Muse, MLB and athletics Premier League football will be back at London Stadium in less than a month, following a hectic summer in which West Ham United's home has played host to 250,000 spectators attending several other sporting and entertainment events....
20:30, 2019-07-17

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
21:15, 2019-07-17

Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine....
21:15, 2019-07-17

'We want people happy to be here' - Guardiola sends message to Sane "Pep Guardiola has hinted that Manchester City will not stand in the way of Leroy Sane\u0027s wishes if they are to join German champions Bayern Munich."...
21:15, 2019-07-17

Pelosi doesn’t know what will happen with impeachment vote ​Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she doesn’t know what will happen on the House floor when one rogue Democrat seeks to force to a vote on impeachment against President Trump as early as Wednesday. “I don’t know what we will do,” Pelosi told reporters Wednesday at the Capitol when asked if they’ll move to ...
22:00, 2019-07-17

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treatment. And people don’t know that blood donat...
22:15, 2019-07-17

Tiny house living (WAVE) Paul and Katie Wheatley have enjoyed their 2,100-square-foot house for the past few years, welcoming foreign exchange students to live in their Kentucky home. Five or six years ago, Paul and Katie talked about downsizing—may be transitioning into a tiny home—but for several years nothing happ...
22:15, 2019-07-17

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
23:00, 2019-07-17

Congratulations! Your Rand Paul Evolved Into IRANd Paul! According to a new report from Politico on Wednesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul will take on a new role as the Trump administration’s secret backchannel to the government of Iran. This is....fine??...
23:45, 2019-07-17

Bud Selig says Hank Aaron, not Barry Bonds, is true home run king Bud Selig was MLB commissioner during the Steroid Era, but says he prefers guys who didn’t cheat. Selig joined “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday to promote his new book, “For the Good of the Game.” Selig was asked whom he considers the true home run king – and it wasn’t Barry Bonds. “Wel...
00:00, 2019-07-18

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over its spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) d...
00:00, 2019-07-18

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in the hands of Police Commissioner James O’Neill....
00:15, 2019-07-18

Gang member who shot undercover FBI agent found guilty A reputed gangbanger who cornered and then shot an undercover FBI agent has been found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn. The panel deliberated over three days before convicting Ronell Watson Wednesday on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, assault and the use of a firearm. ...
00:15, 2019-07-18

8x8 acquires Wavecell to expand cloud communications footprint The acquisition will give 8x8 a greater foothold in the Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) market and and expand its presence in the rapidly growing Southeast Asian market....
00:15, 2019-07-18

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at national, as well as global levels....
00:30, 2019-07-18

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
00:30, 2019-07-18

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is a little mix of both. In Ars Technica's latest W...
01:00, 2019-07-18

KLM tells breastfeeding women they may be asked to cover up Airline provokes outcry with response after woman says she was asked to cover herself with a blanketThe Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avoid offending other passengers.The company’s policy...
01:30, 2019-07-18

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
01:30, 2019-07-18

John Elway, at a crossroads, needs answers for Broncos' future Since winning Super Bowl 50, Elway's Broncos have slid and fallen apart. Now Denver's beloved star faces real questions about his future with the team....
03:30, 2019-07-18

‘Barbie Dreams’...of Fendi: Is a Nicki Minaj Luxury Collab in the Works? It’s no secret that Nicki Minaj and late luxury designer Karl Lagerfeld had a deep mutual admiration for each other, with the two joining forces on a cover shoot for Elle last year and Minaj frequently fawning over Lagerfeld’s designs for Chanel. But if suspicions are correct, it may be Fendi, anoth...
03:45, 2019-07-18

What to know about inflammatory rheumatism Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases....
04:15, 2019-07-18

Mazda CX-5 Mazda has been promising a U.S. version of its global diesel motor in the CX-5 crossover for years, and it's finally arrived, "with pre-sales beginning immediately."...
05:01, 2019-07-18

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo went from being an......
06:30, 2019-07-18

| Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place....
07:30, 2019-07-18

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the verge of eliminating malaria from her village in ...
08:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday....
08:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-Japan may take S.Korea wartime labour dispute to International Court of Justice-NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced labourers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration passes on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK reported....
08:15, 2019-07-18

Instagram is expanding its hidden 'Like' test to more countries Instagram launched an experiment for Canadian users in April to try and find out whether hiding Like counts can benefit its users. While the Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform hasn't shared its results with the public yet, it's now expanding that......
08:45, 2019-07-18

Marvel’s Avengers devs talk end-game content, monetization, gigantic villains and more We sat down with Noah Hughes, Studio Creative Director of Marvel's Avengers to attempt to pin down the genre and features of this tantalizing hybrid....
09:15, 2019-07-18

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as a consultant. I had nothing but BlackBerry smartphones for years. Then it all went wrong. My boring Samsung J-something does most things but I miss my...
09:45, 2019-07-18

"Kulbhushan Jadhav's Family Has Shown Exemplary Courage": S Jaishankar Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today said the International Court of Justice verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is "not only a vindication for India but all those who believe in the rule of law".......
09:45, 2019-07-18

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
09:45, 2019-07-18

10 killed, 30 injured in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio At least 10 people were killed and 38 others were injured in a fire Thursday at an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was caused by arson....
10:00, 2019-07-18

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick Mulvaney....
12:30, 2019-07-18

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President Chris Ryall.Read more......
13:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Honeywell beats quarterly profit estimates, raises 2019 forecast Honeywell International Inc on Thursday reported a better-than-expected quarterly earnings and raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, riding on higher demand for aircraft parts and spares, sending its shares up 1%....
13:45, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance Renault is confident that alliance partner Nissan's new board will work to reinforce their partnership as it struggles to turn the page on the Carlos Ghosn scandal, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Thursday....
13:45, 2019-07-18

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks? An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge....
14:15, 2019-07-18

Truckmaker Volvo lifts market view, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries helped it to top profit estimates....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Is this the future – five-year-olds designing smart technology? | Anna Bawden Mihika Sharma’s smart stick, which helps blind people cross the road, is one of the winning entries in this year’s Tech4Good awardsNine months since the government unveiled its social prescribing strategy to tackle loneliness, progress is still patchy. One in 20 adults in England feel lonely often o...
15:15, 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
15:30, 2019-07-18