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Trump reportedly mulling non-nuclear sanctions on Iran

Trump’s transition team reportedly examining options for imposing sanctions on Iran that would not technically breach the nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 1:34 AM

North Korea threatens 'countermeasures' following UN sanctions

North Korea warns it will take "tougher countermeasures for self-defense" following new UNSC sanctions on the country.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2016, 4:14 AM

Senate unanimously votes to extend Iran sanctions

US Senate votes 99-0 to extend the Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years.Gary Willig, 12/2/2016, 2:15 AM

UN imposes toughest sanctions yet on North Korea

Security Council places a cap on North Korea's coal exports, in response to its ongoing nuclear tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 3:43 AM

Security Council to vote new North Korea sanctions

UN Security Council to vote on Wednesday to impose new sanctions on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2016, 5:12 AM

Iran angry after U.S. House extends sanctions

Senior Iranian officials threaten Washington after House passes bill renewing the sanctions on the Islamic Republic for 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 5:14 AM

House extends Iran sanctions for 10 years

House of Representatives reauthorizes the Iran Sanctions Act for a period of 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/16/2016, 6:13 AM

Washington sanctions financiers of Hezbollah

Treasury Department imposes sanctions on four people and a firm believed to be financiers of Lebanon-based terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2016, 3:43 AM

Western countries considering sanctions over Aleppo bombing

United States, Britain and Western allies considering imposing sanctions against economic targets in Syria and Russia.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/16/2016, 10:28 PM

United States announces more sanctions on Assad

Treasury announces fresh sanctions targeting the arms and financial networks of the Syrian President's government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2016, 4:42 AM

14 Democratic 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 measures against Iran deal

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 American sanctions on Kim

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 imposes sanctions on 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

Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says official

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 encourage banks to 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

Treasury secretary: Make clear some 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 implementation

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 seeks to block easing of financial 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

United States designates Paris suspect as 'global 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

Cong. 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 financial 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

Republican senators 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 ballistic 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 continue 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 to date 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 require inspections on 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 ties to ISIS sanctioned by United States Treasury

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 new 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

United States 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 the 'Zionists' are against the 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 missile tests

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 of deal

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: We're not yet ready to lift sanctions on Iran

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 over missile test

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 ballistic 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

Republican 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

American 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 cheat

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 American 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: Nuclear Deal Blocks New 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