Report: Trump planning string of Iran sanctions before Biden takes office

Report: Trump planning string of Iran sanctions before Biden takes office

Axios report: Trump administration pushing plan to slap a long string of sanctions on Iran in 10 weeks left until Joe Biden’s inauguration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2020, 4:13 AM
Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanon's President, Michel Aoun, responds to US announcement of sanctions against his son-in-law and ex-cabinet minister Gebran Bassil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2020, 6:49 AM
US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions Gebran Bassil, leader of Lebanon’s biggest Christian political bloc. Hezbollah condemns the move.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/6/2020, 10:11 PM
Iran: 'Whoever wins the US election is of no significance to us'

Iran: 'Whoever wins the US election is of no significance to us'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tells politicians: "We want respect instead of sanctions. If so, the situation will be different."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2020, 12:29 PM
Oil prices rise along with Trump's chances of winning

Oil prices rise along with Trump's chances of winning

Tighter sanctions against Iran & Venezuela boosted oil prices. If Biden wins, all that could change.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2020, 10:28 AM
US imposes new sanctions against Iran

US imposes new sanctions against Iran

Treasury and State Department sanction 11 companies and five individuals accused of helping Iran trade its petroleum products.Elad Benari, 10/30/2020, 6:00 AM
US sanctions Iran's oil sector

US sanctions Iran's oil sector

Trump administration slaps fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector, links three entities to Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force.Elad Benari, 10/27/2020, 12:13 AM
US sanctions two Hezbollah officials

US sanctions two Hezbollah officials

Nabil Qaouk and Hassan Al-Baghdadi sanctioned by US for being officials or leaders of Hezbollah, a US-designated terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 10/23/2020, 1:49 AM
UN arms embargo on Iran expires

UN arms embargo on Iran expires

Iranian Foreign Minister welcomes end of UN arms embargo on Iran, says it is a win for peace and security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2020, 3:59 AM
US targets 18 Iranian banks in latest round of sanctions

US targets 18 Iranian banks in latest round of sanctions

US slaps fresh sanctions on Iran's financial sector in an effort to further shut Iran out of the global banking system.Elad Benari, 10/9/2020, 4:17 AM
No way around it, a properly constructed sukkah is a closed space

No way around it, a properly constructed sukkah is a closed space

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana, Acting Police Superintendent Moti Cohen tour Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2020, 9:34 PM
US sanctions Iranian judge who sentenced wrestler to death

US sanctions Iranian judge who sentenced wrestler to death

United States imposes sanctions on Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2020, 6:15 AM
Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Russia dismisses US sanctions on Iran

Russia says it intends to trade with Iran once a UN arms embargo expires next month.Elad Benari, 9/25/2020, 5:11 AM
Rouhani declares victory over the US

Rouhani declares victory over the US

Iranian President says UN Security Council's rejection of US bid to reimpose sanctions on Iran is a victory.Elad Benari, 9/24/2020, 6:09 AM
Watch: Trump announces new Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua sanctions

Watch: Trump announces new Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua sanctions

Pres. Trump announced new round of sanctions targeting the 'dictatorships' of Marxist S. American regimes, Cuba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2020, 6:53 PM
Jewish leaders welcome new US sanctions on Iran

Jewish leaders welcome new US sanctions on Iran

Conference of Presidents welcomes US announcement of arms embargo on Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2020, 6:45 AM
Watch: Pompeo announces renewed Iran, Venezuela sanctions

Watch: Pompeo announces renewed Iran, Venezuela sanctions

Trump administration announced renewed sanctions against Iran & Venezuela.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2020, 8:18 PM
Iranian official: US headed toward 'new act of defiance'

Iranian official: US headed toward 'new act of defiance'

Spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry blasts Pompeo's comments regarding the restoration of sanctions on the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 9/21/2020, 6:18 AM
US sanctions Lebanon-based companies with ties to Hezbollah

US sanctions Lebanon-based companies with ties to Hezbollah

US Treasury imposes sanctions on two Lebanon-based companies and man described as official with ties to Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 9/18/2020, 5:37 AM
Pompeo: We'll enforce new sanctions on Iran starting next week

Pompeo: We'll enforce new sanctions on Iran starting next week

Secretary of State says US will do all that is needed to ensure UN sanctions on Iran are enforced.Elad Benari, 9/17/2020, 6:22 AM
Hezbollah allies denounce US sanctions

Hezbollah allies denounce US sanctions

Political group allied with Hezbollah denounces US sanctions imposed against one of its senior members.Elad Benari, 9/10/2020, 6:06 AM
US sanctions 2 Lebanese politicians who are allied with Hezbollah

US sanctions 2 Lebanese politicians who are allied with Hezbollah

US Treasury sanctions two former Lebanese Cabinet ministers for providing material support to Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 9/9/2020, 5:31 AM
France criticizes US sanctions on ICC prosecutor

France criticizes US sanctions on ICC prosecutor

France says US sanctions on ICC chief prosecutor are a "serious attack".Elad Benari, 9/4/2020, 6:01 AM
Iran, world powers agree to work to preserve nuclear deal

Iran, world powers agree to work to preserve nuclear deal

Representatives of Iran and the world powers meet in Vienna for the first time since US initiated "snapback" mechanism.Elad Benari, 9/2/2020, 6:19 AM
UN Security Council rejects US request to restore Iran sanctions

UN Security Council rejects US request to restore Iran sanctions

President of UN Security Council rejects Trump administration’s demand to "snapback" sanctions imposed on Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 8/26/2020, 5:05 AM
Iran: IAEA chief's visit has nothing to do with US 'snapback'

Iran: IAEA chief's visit has nothing to do with US 'snapback'

Iran insists this week's visit by head of UN’s atomic watchdog agency has nothing to do with US “snapback” push.Elad Benari, 8/24/2020, 6:45 AM
Iran promises 'proportionate' response to restoration of sanctions

Iran promises 'proportionate' response to restoration of sanctions

Iran's UN ambassador: Our reaction to Washington's attempts to reinstate sanctions will be proportionate to the state of affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2020, 6:48 AM
US: France and Britain are 'abdicating their duty' on Iran

US: France and Britain are 'abdicating their duty' on Iran

US envoy for Iran: We don't need anybody's permission to initiate snapback of sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/22/2020, 1:37 AM
Zarif: US 'snapback' attempt is unlawful

Zarif: US 'snapback' attempt is unlawful

Iranian Foreign Minister: We expect the UN to counter the US administration's rogue behavior.Elad Benari, 8/21/2020, 6:35 AM
Germany, France and Britain reject 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Germany, France and Britain reject 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Germany, France and Britain say the US ceased to be a participant in Iran deal and as such cannot push for sanctions snapback mechanism.Elad Benari, 8/21/2020, 4:43 AM
Netanyahu welcomes 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Netanyahu welcomes 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Netanyahu: Responsible countries should support the US in seeking a real solution, one that will prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 8/20/2020, 11:40 PM
US officially asks UN to activate Iran 'snapback'

US officially asks UN to activate Iran 'snapback'

US initiates the restoration of UN sanctions on Iran lifted in 2013. Israel welcomes the move.Elad Benari, 8/20/2020, 11:28 PM
Pompeo vows to sanction countries which oppose Iran 'snapback'

Pompeo vows to sanction countries which oppose Iran 'snapback'

Secretary of State says US will not hesitate to impose sanctions on any nation that opposes its effort to "snapback" sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 8/20/2020, 5:38 AM
Trump directs Pompeo to activate 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Trump directs Pompeo to activate 'snapback' of Iran sanctions

Pompeo to travel to New York on Thursday to seek a return of all UN sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 8/20/2020, 1:16 AM
US to UN: Activate 'snapback' sanctions on Iran

US to UN: Activate 'snapback' sanctions on Iran

US administration tells Israel it will submit request to UN for full reinstatement of sanctions on Iran lifted as part of nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2020, 8:12 PM
Trump planning 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

Trump planning 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

Trump will try a "snapback" to force a return of UN sanctions after Security Council rejects extension of Iran arms embargo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2020, 6:45 AM
Pompeo: We'll take the necessary action to extend Iran arms embargo

Pompeo: We'll take the necessary action to extend Iran arms embargo

Secretary of State tells lawmakers that the US would seek to force UN sanctions on Iran if an arms embargo lapses.Elad Benari, 7/31/2020, 6:11 AM
Pompeo expands scope of sanctions against Iran

Pompeo expands scope of sanctions against Iran

Secretary of State expands scope of metals sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s nuclear, military, and ballistic missile programs.Elad Benari, 7/31/2020, 1:01 AM
US imposes sanctions on Assad's son

US imposes sanctions on Assad's son

Bashar Al Assad's eldest son among 14 Syrian officials placed under sanctions by the US government Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 6:52 PM
Germany: Sanctions against Israel serve no constructive purpose

Germany: Sanctions against Israel serve no constructive purpose

German parliament puts lid on possibility EU will impose sanctions on Israel for applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2020, 8:26 PM
Dutch parliament calls for sanctions on Israel if sovereignty is applied

Dutch parliament calls for sanctions on Israel if sovereignty is applied

Dutch parliament passes motion calling for government to prepare sanctions against Israel if it applies sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 6/30/2020, 7:41 PM
Iranian economy collapsing due to US sanctions and coronavirus

Iranian economy collapsing due to US sanctions and coronavirus

Iranian deficit at 70%, as sales of crude oil drop sharply following US sanctions. 'We don't have any profits from crude oil.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 7:53 PM
PA denounces US sanctions on ICC

PA denounces US sanctions on ICC

PA “foreign ministry” denounces US threats against ICC after Trump imposes sanctions on the Court's employees.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/13/2020, 1:07 AM
France demands US backtrack on ICC sanctions

France demands US backtrack on ICC sanctions

French Foreign Minister says US decision to impose sanctions on ICC employees is an attack on parties to Rome Statute.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/12/2020, 10:00 PM
ICC president: We're undeterred by threats

ICC president: We're undeterred by threats

International Criminal Court: US sanctions "undermine our common endeavor to fight impunity".Elad Benari, 6/12/2020, 4:05 AM
Trump signs order imposing sanctions on International Criminal Court

Trump signs order imposing sanctions on International Criminal Court

US President orders sanctions against ICC for Afghanistan war crimes investigation, accuses court of 'politically persecuting Israel.'Gary Willig, 6/11/2020, 4:58 PM
Rouhani calls on EU to act US sanctions

Rouhani calls on EU to act US sanctions

Iranian President tells Finnish counterpart that US is imposing "cruel" and "illegal" sanctions on his country.Elad Benari, 6/3/2020, 5:39 AM
US plans to impose new sanctions on Hezbollah

US plans to impose new sanctions on Hezbollah

US Ambassador to Lebanon says US will impose new sanctions against Hezbollah and possibly against supporters of the group.Elad Benari, 6/1/2020, 5:54 AM
US sanctions Iranian minister and other senior officials

US sanctions Iranian minister and other senior officials

Among those sanctioned is former Iranian intelligence chief who is suspected of involvement in attacks in Israel and Argentina.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2020, 4:06 AM
Rouhani: Countries should pressure US to lift sanctions

Rouhani: Countries should pressure US to lift sanctions

Iranian President speaks to French counterpart, says friendly countries should pressure US to lift its "cruel and one-sided" sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/7/2020, 5:35 AM
Biden calls for easing of sanctions on Iran due to coronavirus pandemic

Biden calls for easing of sanctions on Iran due to coronavirus pandemic

Democratic presidential frontrunner argues Trump's policy vis-a-vis Iran has backfired and sanctions should be lifted.Elad Benari, 4/3/2020, 4:50 AM
Rouhani deplores US sanctions amid coronavirus outbreak

Rouhani deplores US sanctions amid coronavirus outbreak

Iranian President: The Americans did not learn from this difficult situation and did not lift the illegal and cruel sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/2/2020, 6:19 AM
Sanders: Lift sanctions on Iran to reduce human suffering

Sanders: Lift sanctions on Iran to reduce human suffering

Democratic presidential hopeful again calls on administration to lift the sanctions on Iran as it fights the coronavirus.Elad Benari, 4/1/2020, 6:17 AM
Pompeo: US may consider easing sanctions on Iran

Pompeo: US may consider easing sanctions on Iran

Secretary of State says US may consider easing sanctions on Iran to help fight coronavirus.Elad Benari, 4/1/2020, 4:01 AM
Zarif: US sanctions have doubled Iran's suffering from coronavirus

Zarif: US sanctions have doubled Iran's suffering from coronavirus

Iranian Foreign Minister again criticizes US sanctions on his country, calls on the world not to comply with them.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 6:33 AM
US renews restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program

US renews restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program

State Department: As President Trump said earlier this year, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 3:42 AM
As the Iranian regime struggles to manage coronavirus crisis, will it target Israel?

As the Iranian regime struggles to manage coronavirus crisis, will it target Israel?

Arutz Sheva speaks with Gregg Roman, director of the Middle East Forum, about how Iran's coronavirus crisis may affect Israel and the US.Nitzan Keidar, 3/30/2020, 8:53 AM