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

US sanctions individuals, companies for helping Hezbollah

US sanctions two men and three companies for helping Hezbollah avoid US sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 8:23 AM

Trump admin considers more sanctions affecting Iran nukes

CNN claims revoking waivers could unravel key part of Iran nuclear deal they call 'signature achievement of Obama Presidency'.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 8:37 PM

US sanctions Lebanese network over Hezbollah ties

US officials announce sanctions against Lebanese network accused of helping finance Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 4/12/2019, 4:35 AM

Iran: Europe is incapable of bypassing US sanctions

Iran's Foreign Minister belittles European powers, say they are incapable of bypassing sanctions imposed on Tehran by US.Elad Benari, 4/4/2019, 6:21 AM

Iran's FM blames US for failed rescue efforts in flooded areas

Mohammad Javad Zarif says Trump's sanctions have hampered rescue efforts in flood-stricken areas of the country.Elad Benari, 4/3/2019, 6:36 AM

US mulling additional sanctions against Iran

Trump administration official says government is considering targeting areas of Iran's economy that have not been hit before.Elad Benari, 4/2/2019, 4:42 AM

Iran oil imports to Japan cease as waiver expiration nears

Japan ends imports of Iranian oil for the second time.Sara Rubenstein, 3/29/2019, 11:46 AM

Khamenei: We resisted the US sanctions

Iran’s Supreme Leader claims the country successfully resisted the US sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/21/2019, 6:06 AM

Iranian FM: US sanctions are 'inhumane and illegal'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country will expand ties with nations tired of US bullying.Elad Benari, 3/21/2019, 2:37 AM

Iran to sue US individuals involved in sanctions

President Rouhani says Tehran preparing lawsuit against US individuals involved with economic sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 3/19/2019, 5:34 AM

US urges UN to impose sanctions on Iran

United States warns Security Council that Iran's recent missile-related launches could be capable of delivering nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 3/8/2019, 3:30 AM

Iranian FM promises to 'surprise' Trump

Mohammad Javad Zarif says his country’s response to US sanctions will come as a “surprise” to President Donald Trump.Elad Benari, 2/24/2019, 6:12 AM

Rouhani: US sanctions 'a terrorist act'

Iranian President again criticizes US sanctions against his country, says they amount to "a terrorist act".Ben Ariel, 2/21/2019, 6:44 AM

Rouhani: US sanctions are 'economic war'

Iranian President describes US sanctions imposed on Iran as an economic war.Elad Benari, 2/19/2019, 4:43 AM

Rouhani: We will not surrender to the enemy

Iranian President says Iran will stand firm in the face of US pressure.Elad Benari, 2/14/2019, 6:27 AM

EU warns Iran over ballistic missiles

EU welcomes new mechanism to bypass US sanctions on Iran, but also warns Islamic Republic over its ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 2/5/2019, 6:10 AM

EU introduces mechanism to bypass US sanctions on Iran

Britain, France and Germany try to save 2015 nuclear deal with trade mechanism that would bypass US sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 2/1/2019, 1:14 AM

Rouhani: We're facing unprecedented pressure

Iranian president admits Iran "facing the biggest pressure and economic sanctions in the past 40 years."Guy Cohen, 1/31/2019, 2:30 PM