Rouhani: Countries should pressure US to lift sanctions

Iranian President speaks to French counterpart, says friendly countries should pressure US to lift its "cruel and one-sided" sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/7/2020, 5:35 AM

Biden calls for easing of sanctions on Iran due to coronavirus pandemic

Democratic presidential frontrunner argues Trump's policy vis-a-vis Iran has backfired and sanctions should be lifted.Elad Benari, 4/3/2020, 4:50 AM

Rouhani deplores US sanctions amid coronavirus outbreak

Iranian President: The Americans did not learn from this difficult situation and did not lift the illegal and cruel sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/2/2020, 6:19 AM

Sanders: Lift sanctions on Iran to reduce human suffering

Democratic presidential hopeful again calls on administration to lift the sanctions on Iran as it fights the coronavirus.Elad Benari, 4/1/2020, 6:17 AM

Pompeo: US may consider easing sanctions on Iran

Secretary of State says US may consider easing sanctions on Iran to help fight coronavirus.Elad Benari, 4/1/2020, 4:01 AM

Zarif: US sanctions have doubled Iran's suffering from coronavirus

Iranian Foreign Minister again criticizes US sanctions on his country, calls on the world not to comply with them.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 6:33 AM

US renews restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program

State Department: As President Trump said earlier this year, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 3:42 AM

As the Iranian regime struggles to manage coronavirus crisis, will it target Israel?

Arutz Sheva speaks with Gregg Roman, director of the Middle East Forum, about how Iran's coronavirus crisis may affect Israel and the US.Nitzan Keidar, 3/30/2020, 8:53 AM

Iranian FM: Stop obeying US sanctions

Mohammad Javad Zarif says US sanctions on Iran amount to "medical terror", urges world to stop complying with them.Elad Benari, 3/30/2020, 5:47 AM

UN rights chief: Re-evaluate the sanctions on Iran

UN rights chief calls for sanctions imposed on countries like Iran to be "urgently re-evaluated" due to coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 3/25/2020, 6:09 AM

Sanders: Lift the sanctions on Iran

Democratic presidential hopeful says US sanctions on Iran should be lifted in order to help it fight coronavirus.Elad Benari, 3/19/2020, 2:01 AM

US blacklists Hezbollah-affiliated companies

US adds host of Lebanese individuals and entities linked to Hezbollah-affiliated Martyrs Foundation to its terror blacklist.Elad Benari, 2/27/2020, 4:38 AM

Iran blacklisted by global dirty money watchdog

Financial Action Taskforce places Iran on its blacklist after it failed to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2020, 8:44 PM

Five men accused in US of trying to trade in Iranian oil in violation of sanctions

Five men arrested and charged with trying to trade in Iranian oil in violation of US trade sanctions, could face 25 years in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2020, 3:36 AM

US sanctions head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

US continues sanctioning Iran in the wake of its repeated violations of the 2015 deal with world powers.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 4:59 AM

Pompeo: If you facilitate Iran's activities, you will be sanctioned

Secretary of State clarifies Washington intends to continue its maximum pressure campaign on Iran.Elad Benari, 1/24/2020, 3:29 AM

Iran condemns latest US sanctions

Iran's Foreign Ministry says new US sanctions further reveal its "hostile" policy towards Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 6:42 AM

Iranian commander downplays US sanctions

Commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says new US sanctions are only "symbolic" and he is proud to be sanctioned.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2020, 10:00 PM

US sanctions Iran following attack on troops in Iraq

US sanctions eight Iranian officials involved in ballistic missile attack on US troops in Iraq this week.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2020, 6:13 PM

Turkish bank fails to halt US prosecution for aiding Iran

Federal judge rejects request by Turkish Halkbank to put on hold a federal prosecution accusing it of helping Iran evade sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 5:06 AM

Iran: Pompeo a 'loudspeaker for bullying'

Iran livid after Pompeo announces new sanctions against two judges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 5:24 AM

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019, 6:20 AM

US sanctions Iran's biggest airline

State Department announces new sanctions on Iran’s biggest airline and its shipping network.Elad Benari, 12/12/2019, 2:05 AM

Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump suggests S-400 controversy with Turkey was a result of Obama's refusal to sell Ankara the Patriot system.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 5:51 AM

'Iran is biggest state supporter of terror organizations'

Heads of Conference of Presidents denounce countries which joined mechanism aimed at circumventing Iran sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 6:25 AM

US sanctions Iran on 40th anniversary of embassy storming

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces new sanctions against nine aides to Khamenei.Elad Benari, 11/5/2019, 1:05 AM

US sanctions Iran's construction sector

State Department announces sanctions on Iran’s construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs.Elad Benari, 11/1/2019, 1:34 AM

US, Gulf allies sanction Iran and Hezbollah

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz welcomes sanctions on IRGC and Hezbollah: The right way to fight Iranian aggression.Elad Benari, 10/31/2019, 2:05 AM

House approves sanctions against Turkey

House of Representatives approves sanctions against Turkey over Syria operation.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 6:07 AM

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Time to continue to press Iran'

Foreign Minister hosts US Treasurer, discusses tightening heavy economic pressure on Teheran regime.Mordechai Sones, 10/28/2019, 9:46 PM

US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

State-owned Halkbank accused in US of illegally moving about $20 billion worth of otherwise restricted Iranian funds.Ben Ariel, 10/17/2019, 6:09 AM

Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

US to raise steel tariffs, end negotiations for $100 billion deal over Turkey's attack on the Kurds in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 11:22 PM

US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

Treasury Secretary says Trump will sign executive order expanding administration's ability to impose sanctions on Turkish officials.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/12/2019, 12:03 AM

Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

South Carolina Senator says Congress will impose devastating sanctions on Turkey if it launches operation in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 10:40 PM

US top sanctions official to leave Trump administration

Sigal Mandelker, the US Treasury Department’s top sanctions official, to take a job in the private sector.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2019, 12:06 AM

US sanctions Chinese firms for transporting oil from Iran

State Department: The Iranian regime must cease these destabilizing activities or face greater economic pressure and diplomatic isolation.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2019, 3:41 AM

Trump sanctions Iranian National Bank

US President says sanctions on Iran's central banking system are "the highest level of sanctions."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/20/2019, 8:51 PM

'Precisely the time to increase pressure on Iran'

Netanyahu welcomes Trump's decision to toughen sanctions on Iran. "Iran's aggression has increased of late."AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 8:06 PM

Trump orders 'substantial increase' in sanctions on Iran

Move comes following drone attack on Saudi oil supply, which kingdom said disrupted 5% of daily global oil supply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2019, 4:26 PM

UK summons Iranian ambassador

UK govt. condemns Iran for violating its promise not to deliver oil to Syrian entities under EU sanctions.Gary Willig, 9/10/2019, 6:08 PM

Zarif: US sanctions have no effect

Iran's Foreign Minister plays down US sanctions against the Iranian Space Agency.Elad Benari, 9/5/2019, 5:35 AM

US sanctions Iranian shipping network

US Treasury sanctions 16 companies, multiple vessels as part of Revolutionary Guard-run network to ship oil to Syria.Gary Willig, 9/4/2019, 9:19 PM

Trump: Meeting with Rouhani a possibility

Trump keeps open possibility of meeting Iranian leader at UN. "Anything’s possible."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 8:44 PM

US sanctions Iran's space program

Secretary of State announces sanctions against the Iran Space Agency and two of its research institutes.Elad Benari, 9/4/2019, 12:07 AM

Lebanese bank denies it assisted Hezbollah

Lebanese bank sanctioned by the US over ties to Hezbollah says it "denies each and every allegation".Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 6:21 AM

'We're committed to shutting down Iran and Hamas' violence'

US envoy Jason Greenblatt comments on new sanctions targeting individuals who helped funnel cash from Iran's Quds Force to Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/30/2019, 3:58 AM

US sanctions Lebanese bank which financed Hezbollah

PM Netanyahu welcomes sanctions, urges other countries to follow suit.Elad Benari, 8/30/2019, 12:02 AM

US sanctions suppliers of Iranian missile programs

US Treasury sanctions two Iranian business groups over ties to Tehran's missile program.Elad Benari, 8/29/2019, 5:36 AM

Diplomat won't head EU-Iran trade due to anti-Israel statements

Former German diplomat pulls out of job to facilitate European trade with Iran over criticism of Israel, defense of Iran.Elad Benari, 8/9/2019, 3:12 AM

Iran: US violates international law

Iran asks UN Secretary-General to push back against the United States after it imposed sanctions on Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.Elad Benari, 8/7/2019, 6:07 AM

Rouhani: 'War with Iran will be the mother of all wars'

Iranian president says that if the United States wants to have negotiations with Iran then it must lift all sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 10:54 AM

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister

Trump administration imposes sanctions against Mohammad Javad Zarif, says he implements the "reckless agenda" of Supreme Leader Khamenei.Elad Benari, 7/31/2019, 11:36 PM

Turkey: We'll retaliate if US sanctions us

Turkish Foreign Minister says US sanctions over Turkey's purchase of S-400s from Russia would be unacceptable.Ben Ariel, 7/23/2019, 5:10 AM

Report: US to sanction Turkey over S-400

Officials say Trump’s team has settled on sanctions package to punish Turkey for receiving parts of Russian missile defense system.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2019, 6:13 AM

Hezbollah: US sanctions are 'unacceptable' and 'reprehensible'

Hezbollah lawmakers say US sanctions against three officials from the group won't change the rejection of "Israeli occupation".Elad Benari, 7/12/2019, 6:20 AM

US won't sanction Iran's Foreign Minister - for now

Sources tell Reuters the US has decided not to impose sanctions on Mohammad Javad Zarif for now.Elad Benari, 7/12/2019, 1:44 AM

Trump: Sanctions on Iran to increase substantially

US President says Iran has been secretly enriching uranium even before announcement it would violate limits imposed under nuclear deal.Gary Willig, 7/10/2019, 5:37 PM