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Senators call for Iran sanctions extension

On the anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal, Democratic senators call for extension of the existing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.JTA, 7/18/2016, 5:25 AM

Republicans to introduce anti-Iran deal laws

American lawmakers to consider three Republican-backed measures targeting nuclear agreement with Iran.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2016, 6:44 AM

North Korea threatens to respond to U.S. sanctions

North Korea warns it plans a tough response after the United States blacklisted its leader, Kim Jong Un, over human rights abuses.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2016, 6:45 AM

United States sanctions North Korean dictator

For the first time, the United States sanctions Kim Jong Un for human rights abuses.Ben Ariel, 7/7/2016, 5:44 AM

Official: Hezbollah is broke thanks to sanctions

Treasury official tells Congress that sanctions have led to Hezbollah being in “its worst financial shape in decades.”JTA, 5/27/2016, 5:33 AM

Western powers to banks: Do business with Iran

United States and European partners appeal for European banks and businesses to invest in Iran following nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/20/2016, 6:16 AM

'U.S. must make clear Iran sanctions are lifted'

Jacob Lew says United States is obliged to make clear certain sanctions no longer apply to non-American banks when dealing with Iran.JTA, 5/17/2016, 3:11 AM

Kerry and Zarif to discuss nuclear deal

Secretary of State will meet Iran's Foreign Minister amid Iranian complaints that it is not getting the sanctions relief it deserves.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 3:44 AM

GOP bill to block easing of restrictions on Iran

Marco Rubio and Mark Kirk's legislation would bar easing the rules on using American dollars in trade transactions with Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2016, 6:42 AM

U.S. designates Paris suspect as terrorist

Obama administration imposes sanctions on Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect of last November’s Paris attacks.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2016, 5:46 AM

Meng demands answers on financial relief for Iran

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng asks Kerry to clarify whether reports that Iran will be allowed to use American dollars are true.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/2/2016, 12:21 AM

Obama considering easing restrictions on Iran

Republicans outraged following reports that Obama is considering allowing dollars to be used in transactions with Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2016, 3:11 AM

Republicans unveil stricter sanctions on Iran

New legislation would require stricter sanctions on every sector of Iran's economy that supports its ballistic missile program.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:40 AM

Obama imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

Obama administration imposes sanctions on broad sectors of the North Korean economy following its nuclear tests.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2016, 3:45 AM

EU could sanction Iran over missile tests

France's Foreign Minister warns Iran it could face European sanctions over its recent launch of ballistic missiles.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 3:14 AM

Israel eases sanctions on Gazan Arabs

COGAT Major General Yoav Mordechai confirms Israel is providing more exit permits to Gazan residents wishing to travel abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 9:35 PM

House Speaker vows to push for Iran sanctions

Paul Ryan says American lawmakers would continue to press for new sanctions against Iran until it stops its provocations.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2016, 4:43 AM

UN imposes toughest sanctions on North Korea

Security Council adopts tough new sanctions following North Korea nuclear test and rocket launch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 3:44 AM

UN resolution would inspect North Korean cargo

United States drafts new UN resolution that would impose stricter sanctions on the North Korean regime.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2016, 12:14 AM

Obama signs new North Korea sanctions into law

Obama approves new sanctions on North Korea passed overwhelmingly by Congress earlier this month.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 4:15 AM

Gazan with ISIS ties sanctioned by United States

Treasury blacklists three people for working for ISIS, including Palestinian accused of trying to establish a foothold for ISIS in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 5:46 AM

Senate unanimously approves North Korea sanctions

Senate approves tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber activities.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2016, 3:12 AM

U.S. blacklists Hezbollah's 'money launderers'

United States Treasury adds two Lebanese men to its sanctions blacklist for laundering money for Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2016, 2:16 AM

UN removes Iranian bank from sanctions list

Security Council cancels sanctions that were imposed on Iranian bank Sepah in 2007.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2016, 6:43 AM

Rouhani: Only 'Zionists' are against nuclear deal

Iran’s President hails the lifting of the sanctions on his country, lashes out at opponents of the deal - including Israel.Elad Benari, 1/18/2016, 3:16 AM

Obama glows as Iran nuclear sanctions are lifted

Obama says 'this is a good day' as sanctions drop on Iran, same day US imposes new sanctions on Iranian missile program.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2016, 7:26 PM

Clinton: Sanction Iran over ballistic missiles

Democratic presidential candidate calls for sanctions on Iran over its testing of ballistic missiles in violation of UN resolutions.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2016, 6:43 AM

Netanyahu: We will warn of any Iranian violations

As sanctions on Iran are lifted, PM Netanyahu warns the Islamic Republic is still seeking nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 1/17/2016, 1:38 AM

White House: Not yet ready to lift Iran sanctions

White House says Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has not yet been verified.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/15/2016, 9:39 PM

House approves greater oversight of Iran deal

Republican-backed legislation would give Congress greater oversight of Iran deal. White House threatens veto.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 6:44 AM

House votes in favor of sanctions on North Korea

Legislation that would broaden sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program passes by a 418-2 vote.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2016, 1:46 AM

United States blacklists Hezbollah financier

United States Treasury names Ali Youssef Charara and his telecommunications company to its sanctions blacklist.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2016, 6:46 AM

Lawmakers to Obama: Impose sanctions on Iran

A group of lawmakers demand action against Iran in response to its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 1/7/2016, 6:14 AM

State Department discussing Iran sanctions

State Department in discussions with other agencies on imposing sanctions against Iran for an October 10 ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2016, 6:13 AM

One day later: Obama backs off new Iran sanctions

White House delays plan to impose new financial sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program, a day after announcing them.Elad Benari, 1/1/2016, 6:16 AM

Obama planning new sanctions over Iran's missiles

Officials say Obama administration is preparing new sanctions on companies and individuals over Iran's ballistic missile program.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2015, 3:14 AM

House approves Hezbollah sanctions bill

By a 425-0, lawmakers approve sanctions on banks found to be knowingly handling transactions with Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2015, 6:44 AM

Senators to Obama: Don't lift Iran sanctions

36 senators urge Obama not to lift the sanctions on Iran following its ballistic missile tests.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2015, 6:15 AM

Lawmakers seek state sanctions against Iran

Bipartisan group of lawmakers introduce legislation that would endorse continued sanctions by state and local governments against Iran.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2015, 6:46 AM

Upping the ante: Putin sanctions Turkey

In further escalation following downing of plane, Russia launches economic sanction package, banning organizations, imports, and workers.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2015, 8:10 PM

US lifts sanctions on Italian firm helping Iran

Green light for Italian company that helped Tehran cheat nuclear sanctions; move before implementation day 'shows sanctions regime is dead.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2015, 7:25 PM

French Bank Fined for Violating Sanctions on Iran

Credit Agricole to pay a $787 million fine over charges it violated American sanctions on Iran and other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 4:42 AM

Obama Begins Process of Lifting Iran Sanctions

President Obama signs an order directing his administration to begin issuing waivers to Iran nuclear sanctions as deal is implemented.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2015, 3:42 AM

Europeans Rush to Invest in Iran

European companies meet Iranian counterparts in Geneva conference, anxious for sanctions to lift and allow trade with Islamic regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 7:27 PM

World's Top Insulin Maker to Build Plant in Iran

The world's top insulin maker, Novo Nordisk, announces it would build a $78 million facility in Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/22/2015, 10:14 PM

Kerry: Deal Blocks Congress Sanctions on Iran

In letter to Senator Rubio, Kerry reveals administration will bar new sanctions on terror or human rights so that Iran won't buck the deal.Ari Yashar, 9/17/2015, 10:55 PM

The Iran Nuclear Agreement: Good or Bad?

The players in the Iran deal have their cards turned face up in this article, and their individual strategic objectives are mercilessly revealed. Eric Kraus, 9/17/2015, 11:28 AM

Did Obama Promise no 'Snap Back' Iran Sanctions?

Senators demand State Dept. publicize letters sent by Obama to world powers apparently promising 'snap back' won't hit their companies.Ari Yashar, 8/19/2015, 9:14 PM

Republicans Less Sure of Votes Against Iran Deal

Republican senators feel uncertain they will be able to acquire the necessary number of votes to maintain sanctions against Iran.Nitsan Keidar, 8/13/2015, 9:09 AM

Switzerland Lifts Sanctions Against Iran

Switzerland announces it will officially lift sanctions against Iran on Thursday, cites the nuclear deal with Western powers.Elad Benari, 8/13/2015, 12:12 AM

Schumer: Iran Will be Pressured by Sanctions

Senator Schumer says that even if the United States backs away from the deal with Iran, it still will feel pressure from sanctions.Elad Benari, 8/12/2015, 5:13 AM

Iran Deal Makes IRGC 'Key' to Entering Market

Details of deal reveal Revolutionary Guards and their firms will be 'main winners' of sanctions relief, despite leading world terrorism.Ari Yashar, 8/9/2015, 9:07 PM

Report: China to Sell Iran Fighter Planes

Reports Thursday said that China will sell Iran advanced J-10 war planes that many analysts believe contain Israeli-designed components.Yaakov Levi, 8/6/2015, 10:52 AM

Iran Says There Will Be No Sanctions 'Snap Back'

Iranian FM Zarif tells foreign relations council US won't be able to return sanctions, even as Israel warns 'snap back' threat is empty.Ari Yashar, 8/4/2015, 8:18 PM

United States Widens Sanctions on Syria

New American sanctions target individuals and entities providing energy products used by the Assad regime in fighting its own people.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2015, 2:13 AM

The Middle East They Wanted

The agreement is only the latest of Obama’s gross misjudgments about the Middle East, going back to his Senate days, when he vehemently opposed the military “surge” that crushed the terrorist insurgency in Iraq, as Senator Hillary Clinton also did. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 7/30/2015, 11:19 PM

Three Hezbollah Men Sanctioned by U.S. Treasury

United States Treasury imposes sanctions on three Hezbollah military officials and a businessman tied to the group.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2015, 5:12 AM