Pompeo: If you help Iran, 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

US sanctions two Hezbollah lawmakers

For the first time, US Treasury places Hezbollah members from Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist.Elad Benari, 7/10/2019, 2:02 AM

Iranian cleric: Britain should be 'scared'

Member of Iran's Assembly of Experts says Britain should be “scared” about Iran’s retaliation for capture of supertanker in Gibraltar.Elad Benari, 7/7/2019, 6:08 AM

Iran: Detention of oil tanker in Gibraltar was 'illegal'

Iran denounces detention of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar, summons British ambassador.Elad Benari, 7/5/2019, 5:39 AM

Bolton welcomes detention of supertanker in Gibraltar

US National Security Adviser welcomes detention of supertanker containing Iranian oil and headed to Syria.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2019, 12:01 AM

A clash between the US and Iran: When no one wants to fight

US-Iran strife "a very interesting situation," says former American diplomat in Middle East.NPR, 6/26/2019, 1:39 AM

Iranian ambassador: US doesn't respect international law

Iran’s ambassador to the UN blasts latest US sanctions against Iran, says conditions aren't ripe for dialogue with Washington.Elad Benari, 6/25/2019, 3:02 AM

Zarif: US has a 'thirst for war'

Iran’s Foreign Minister criticizes United States for imposing new sanctions against Iranian leaders.Elad Benari, 6/25/2019, 1:15 AM

Trump announces sanctions on Iranian Supreme Leader

US president announces new sanctions again st Iran in response to downing of American drone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 7:25 PM

What to do with the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has entered its fourth decade and the mullahs are waiting to see what Trump will do now that they have attacked a US drone. Amil Imani, 6/21/2019, 9:34 AM

US sanctions Iran's petrochemical industry

Trump administration sanctions Iran's largest petrochemical company for providing support to Revolutionary Guard Corps.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2019, 1:33 AM

Zarif: War and talks don't go together

Iran’s Foreign Minister: US sanctions are an “economic war”, no talks until sanctions are lifted.Elad Benari, 6/4/2019, 5:37 AM

Hezbollah blasts 'tyrannical' US

Parliamentary bloc of Hezbollah blasts the United States over new sanctions it imposed on Iran.Ben Ariel, 5/10/2019, 4:34 AM

ANALYSIS: Iran and the US are one step closer to war

The Mossad told the US that Iran may be preparing to attack US assets in the Middle East, a step that would mean war.Yochanan Visser, 5/9/2019, 12:20 AM

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran

Executive order outlines new steps to deny Iran revenue from steel, aluminum, iron and copper sectors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 10:14 PM

US renews Iran sanctions waivers for civilian nuclear work

US renews five of seven sanctions waivers allowing Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2019, 12:04 AM