Trump mulling sanctions on North Korea

Trump administration considering sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system.Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 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

Iranian VP: Those who threaten us will lose

Iran’s Vice President responds to American sanctions, says those who threaten Iran will be the "ultimate losers".Elad Benari, 2/7/2017, 6:13 AM

'Iran is the biggest state sponsor of terror'

U.S. Defense Secretary blasts Iran following its latest ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2017, 6:23 AM

Defiant Iran holds military drill

Iran tests missile and radar systems in defiance of Trump's new sanctions.Elad Benari, 2/5/2017, 4:10 AM

Iran blasts American sanctions

Iran threatens to sanction American individuals in response to Trump's sanctions on Iran following ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/3/2017, 11:05 PM

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran

Treasury Department sanctions 25 individuals and companies connected to Iran's ballistic missile program following Iran's latest test.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/3/2017, 8:09 PM

Trump to sanction Iranian entities

United States expected to impose sanctions on multiple Iranian entities in response to Tehran's recent ballistic missile test.Elad Benari, 2/2/2017, 11:37 PM

Obama to ease sanctions against Sudan

Days before leaving office, the Obama administration to ease sanctions against Sudan in response to its "positive actions".Ben Ariel, 1/13/2017, 2:05 AM

State Dept. adds 2 top Hezbollah officials to terrorist list

State Department lists as designated terrorists two Hezbollah officials, including the son of former top commander Mughniyeh.JTA, 1/11/2017, 5:29 AM

Iran received more than $10 billion in cash and gold

Wall Street Journal reveals that Iran has received more than $10 billion in the form of cash and gold in the past three years.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2017, 2:04 AM

Trump on Russia: Time to move on

President-elect reacts to Obama’s new sanctions against Russia, says the U.S. needs to “move on to bigger and better things”.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2016, 2:07 AM

Washington blacklists alleged ISIS backer

Treasury announces sanctions against money exchanges in Iraq and Syria and an individual financier accused of funneling cash to ISIS.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2016, 4:16 AM

Iran's foreign minister: Sanctions won't break us

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says it's in the interest of the United States to remain committed to the nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 12/9/2016, 6:43 AM

Rouhani to Obama: Don't sign extension of sanctions

Iran's President demands that Obama not sign an extension of sanctions on his country, says he is "obliged" to let sanctions expire.Elad Benari, 12/5/2016, 6:13 AM

Iran threatens to resume its nuclear activities

Iran's parliament threatens to approve resumption of nuclear activities, in response to the United States extending its sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 12/4/2016, 6:15 AM

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, 12/4/2016, 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