Jewish leaders welcome sanctions on Iran, Hezbollah

Conference of Presidents leaders praise House of Representatives for approving new sanctions on Hezbollah and Iran.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/27/2017, 11:17 PM

U.S. sanctions target North Korea's human rights abuses

United States blacklists individuals and organizations involved in security and forced labor policies in North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2017, 5:43 AM

Hezbollah: U.S. interfering in Lebanese affairs

Hezbollah denounces new U.S. sanctions against it, says they are an "aggression" against Lebanon.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 4:15 AM

House approves new sanctions on Iran

U.S. House of Representatives approves legislation expanding sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and support for Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 3:12 AM

'UNHCR Rapporteur abuses his position to attack Israel'

Israeli Ambassador the UN Danny Danon slams Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur for calling for sanctions against Israel.Gary Willig, 10/26/2017, 10:57 PM

House approves sanctions on Hezbollah

House of Representatives backs sanctions on Hezbollah as part of effort to take tough line against its chief backer, Iran.Elad Benari, 10/26/2017, 3:44 AM

'All options on table if US sanctions Revolutionary Guards'

Iran issues third threat in 3 days against US plans to name Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization.Gary Willig, 10/10/2017, 7:40 PM

U.S. announces tighter financial sanctions on Russia

United States Treasury announces sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms due to Moscow's continued interference in Ukraine.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/29/2017, 10:26 PM

U.S. Treasury imposes new sanctions on North Korea

United States imposes sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 executives.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2017, 4:42 AM

Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iran

11 companies and individuals involved with cyber attacks on US and Iran's revolutionary guards targeted in new sanctions.Gary Willig, 9/14/2017, 10:50 PM

North Korea: We will reduce America to 'ashes and darkness'

North Korea calls to disband 'useless' United Nations, threatens Japan and the US.Chana Roberts, 9/14/2017, 2:25 PM

North Korea vows to accelerate its weapons programs

North Korea says it will accelerate its weapons programs in response to the sanctions imposed on it by the UN Security Council.Elad Benari, 9/14/2017, 2:12 AM

Trump: North Korea sanctions just a very small step

Trump says latest UN sanctions on North Korea are nothing compared to what would have to happen to deal with the country’s nuclear program.Elad Benari, 9/13/2017, 6:08 AM

UN approves new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions banning textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products to North Korea.Elad Benari, 9/12/2017, 2:08 AM

United States seeks harsh sanctions on North Korea

U.S. demands that UN impose oil embargo on North Korea and freeze the foreign assets of its leader Kim Jong-Un.Elad Benari, 9/7/2017, 2:06 AM

Merkel and Trump urge tougher sanctions on North Korea

German Chancellor and U.S. President urge UN to quickly agree on tougher sanctions following North Korea’s latest nuclear test.Elad Benari, 9/5/2017, 2:09 AM

North Korea vows 'thousand-fold revenge' for sanctions

North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear arsenal after UN approves new sanctions against it.Ben Ariel, 8/8/2017, 6:13 AM

Haley to North Korea: We're not playing anymore

U.S. Ambassador to the UN welcomes new sanctions on North Korea, says they send a message to Pyongyang.Elad Benari, 8/7/2017, 6:15 AM

UN approves new sanctions on North Korea

Security Council unanimously backs resolution significantly strengthening sanctions on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2017, 5:09 AM

UN to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

United States presents UN Security Council with draft resolution banning exports from North Korea.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2017, 12:54 AM

Iran vows to respond to American sanctions

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister condemns sanctions against his country after Trump signs them into law.Elad Benari, 8/3/2017, 2:12 AM

Trump signs Russia sanctions, but still denounces them

Trump signs bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, but says it “seriously flawed”.Ben Ariel, 8/3/2017, 12:03 AM

United States sanctions Venezuela's Maduro

U.S. imposes sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, calls him "dictator" after controversial election.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2017, 11:51 PM

Putin to expel hundreds of American diplomats

Russian President orders United States to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia, in response to new sanctions against his country.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2017, 4:44 AM

Trump says he will sign new Iran sanctions into law

Bill sanctions Iran for ballistic missile tests, human rights abuses, and terrorism, targets Russia and North Korea as well.JTA, 7/30/2017, 6:50 PM

Pundit predicts 'devastating consequences' of Russia sanctions

US sanctions will 'drive Europe into the arms of the Russians and Chinese' and may lead to Russian arming of Iran, says columnist Spengler.Guy Cohen, 7/30/2017, 4:36 PM

Iran vows 'strong answer' to American sanctions

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister blasts Senate's passing of bill imposing new sanctions on his country.Elad Benari, 7/30/2017, 6:40 AM

U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran

United States Treasury targets Iran's ballistic missile program, following Iran's test of satellite-launch rocket.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/29/2017, 1:18 AM

Senate approves sanctions on Russia and Iran

Senate votes nearly unanimously to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite Trump's objection.Ben Ariel, 7/28/2017, 2:12 AM

House approves sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea

U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea. Trump has opposed the Russian part.Elad Benari, 7/26/2017, 2:16 AM

Congress to approve new sanctions on Russia and Iran

Congress poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching compromise with the White House.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2017, 5:16 AM

U.S. lawmakers seek increased sanctions on Hezbollah

Republican and Democratic lawmakers introduce legislation that would increase sanctions on Lebanon-based terror group.Elad Benari, 7/21/2017, 6:13 AM

Iranian General: "New Sanctions? US will pay the price"

Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Mohammad Ali Jafar threatened the United States, warning it now to impose sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 7:31 PM

Iran condemns 'contemptible' U.S. sanctions

Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemns new U.S. sanctions on Iranian individuals, says it will reciprocate the move.Elad Benari, 7/19/2017, 6:13 AM

Trump confirms Iran nuclear compliance but still sanctions

Cites Iran nuclear deal failure to contribute to Middle East stability.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2017, 7:50 PM

Iranian general threatens American military bases

Iranian general says U.S. military bases will be in trouble if sanctions are imposed on the Revolutionary Guards.Elad Benari, 7/18/2017, 6:46 AM

U.S. proposes new UN sanctions on North Korea

Officials say Ambassador Haley aims to bring UN Security Council resolution on North Korea sanctions to a vote within weeks.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2017, 5:46 AM

Russia plans to sanction the US

Kremlin Press Secretary says if US continues sanctions, Russia may apply some of its own because 'these things should be mutual.'Nissan Tzur, 6/21/2017, 3:24 PM

Conference of Presidents welcomes new sanctions on Iran

Conference of Presidents welcomes Senate's passing of a bill imposing new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 4:38 AM

Senate passes sanctions bill on Iran, Russia

Bill punishing Russia for alleged election interference and Iran for ballistic missile program passes 98-2.Gary Willig, 6/15/2017, 10:42 PM

Senate votes in favor of sanctions on Russia

Senate votes in favor of bill barring Trump from unilaterally easing sanctions on Moscow.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2017, 4:36 AM

Congress mulling more sanctions on Hezbollah

House Foreign Affairs Committee is considering enhancing sanctions targeting the Hezbollah terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/10/2017, 1:38 AM

Senate approves new sanctions on Iran

Senate Foreign Relations Committee approves legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 5/26/2017, 6:07 AM

U.S. planning to boost sanctions on Iran

U.S. Treasury will increase sanctions pressure on Iran, Syria and North Korea.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2017, 5:36 AM

Saudi Arabia, U.S. blacklist Hezbollah leader

Saudi Arabia and the United States blacklist Hashem Safieddine, president of Hezbollah's executive council.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/20/2017, 12:07 AM

State Department maintains Iran sanctions relief

United States renews waiver on nuclear-related sanctions that were suspended as part of the Iranian nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/18/2017, 6:01 AM

'Preparations for Trump's visit being neglected'

FM employees make good on threat and initiate sanctions, despite agreements reached regarding salaries. 'We want to see a signed document.'Mordechai Sones, 5/11/2017, 1:39 PM

House approves tougher sanctions on North Korea

House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves legislation to tighten sanctions on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2017, 4:34 AM

U.S. sanctions Syria following chemical weapons attack

Treasury sanctions employees of Syrian research center following chemical weapons attack in Idlib.Ben Ariel, 4/25/2017, 5:45 AM

U.S. sanctions 11 North Koreans

Treasury sanctions 11 North Koreans and one North Korean company for their links to the country's weapons programs.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/31/2017, 9:54 PM

In role reversal, Iran and Hamas impose sanctions

Iran engages in tit for tat sanctions against US while Hamas imprisons its own people in retaliation against Israel.JTA, 3/26/2017, 10:32 PM

Iranian bill would label CIA, US Army as terrorist groups

Iran announces sanctions against 15 US companies which do business with Israel in retaliation for US sanctions against Islamic Republic.AFP, 3/26/2017, 3:34 PM

Senators call for tighter sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan group of senators introduce bill imposing tighter sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 3/24/2017, 4:12 AM

Trump mulling sanctions on North Korea

Trump administration considering sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2017, 4:10 AM

Security Council condemns North Korea

Security Council unanimously condemns North Korea for attempts to evade sanctions.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2017, 5:45 AM

Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Security Council likely to vote on resolution sanctioning Syrian officials over chemical weapons attacks as early as next week.Elad Benari, 2/24/2017, 3:13 AM

Republican senators seek more sanctions on Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham says Republicans will introduce legislation imposing more sanctions on Iran over its missile tests.Elad Benari, 2/20/2017, 6:02 AM