Sanctions

EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

EU sanctions Iran over human rights abuses

New human rights sanctions by the European Union the first since 2013.Dan Verbin, Monday, 9:49 PM
US ready to review key sanctions on Iran

US ready to review key sanctions on Iran

State Department spokesman: US ready to review key sanctions on Iran if it comes into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 4/6/2021, 4:41 AM
Report: Biden to revoke Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutor

Report: Biden to revoke Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutor

Biden administration plans as early as this week to revoke Trump-era executive order levying sanctions on ICC top prosecutor.Elad Benari, 4/1/2021, 3:13 AM
Top Iranian general: We don't need a nuclear deal

Top Iranian general: We don't need a nuclear deal

IRGC Commander General Hossein Salami: Sanctions have been imposed on us, but their impact on our economy is rapidly fading.Elad Benari, 3/31/2021, 6:40 AM
Report: Biden to offer Iran some sanctions relief

Report: Biden to offer Iran some sanctions relief

Sources say Biden will ask Iran to halt some of its nuclear activities in exchange for some relief from US economic sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/30/2021, 4:39 AM
US charges 10 Iranians for evading sanctions

US charges 10 Iranians for evading sanctions

US authorities charge 10 Iranians for evading sanctions by concealing more than $300 million in transactions over 20 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 5:02 AM
US to sanction Russia and Iran over election meddling

US to sanction Russia and Iran over election meddling

US intelligence community report finds Russian government meddled in 2020 election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2021, 4:55 AM
Report: Israel targeted Iranian oil shipping

Report: Israel targeted Iranian oil shipping

Newly released information shows Israel adding attacks on tankers to the list of economic pressures against Iran and SyriaArutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2021, 11:20 PM
Jewish leaders welcome new US sanctions on Iranian officials

Jewish leaders welcome new US sanctions on Iranian officials

Heads of Conference of Presidents laud US sanctions that were imposed on two senior members of IRGC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2021, 6:05 AM
US blacklists two Iranians for violations of human rights

US blacklists two Iranians for violations of human rights

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces sanctions against two IRGC members for "their involvement in gross violations of human rights".Elad Benari, 3/10/2021, 1:02 AM
US imposes sanctions on Russians over poisoning of Alexei Navalny

US imposes sanctions on Russians over poisoning of Alexei Navalny

US imposes sanctions in response to poisoning of Putin critic using Novichok nerve agent.Gary Willig, 3/2/2021, 6:16 PM
Report: Netanyahu asked Biden to keep sanctions on ICC in place

Report: Netanyahu asked Biden to keep sanctions on ICC in place

Israeli officials: Netanyahu asked Biden in their first phone call to keep the sanctions imposed by Trump on ICC.Elad Benari, 2/25/2021, 6:06 AM
South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US

South Korea to release Iranian assets in consultation with US

Iran has been pressuring South Korea for months to unblock assets held in two South Korean banks due to US sanctions.Elad Benari, 2/24/2021, 4:02 AM
US rescinds 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

US rescinds 'snapback' of sanctions on Iran

US tells Security Council it is rescinding Trump administration move to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 2/19/2021, 4:33 AM
Rouhani hails 'big victory' against US in UN top court

Rouhani hails 'big victory' against US in UN top court

Iranian President applauds International Court of Justice ruling that it can hear Iran’s case against the US.Elad Benari, 2/5/2021, 5:35 AM
UN court rules it can hear Iran's case against US

UN court rules it can hear Iran's case against US

International Court of Justice says it can hear a case brought by Iran against the US sanctions imposed by Trump.Elad Benari, 2/4/2021, 5:40 AM
Lod mayor threatens those declining vaccine

Lod mayor threatens those declining vaccine

Lod mayor threatens sanctions against unvaccinated residents, children will not be able to attend schools.Ido ben Porat, 2/1/2021, 10:52 PM
Soldier's parents, Emergency Council slam COVID vaccine pressure

Soldier's parents, Emergency Council slam COVID vaccine pressure

Parents of IDF soldiers engage attorney as children 'face threats, sanctions, shaming, cancelled leave' for declining COVID-19 vaccine.Mordechai Sones, 1/27/2021, 8:49 PM
Biden admin to review Trump sanctions on ICC

Biden admin to review Trump sanctions on ICC

Biden administration plans to “thoroughly review” sanctions imposed by previous administration on ICC prosecutors.Elad Benari, 1/27/2021, 12:12 AM
Iran blacklists Trump over 'terrorist and anti-human rights acts'

Iran blacklists Trump over 'terrorist and anti-human rights acts'

The move is unlikely to have any impact on the outgoing US President as he is not known to have any assets in Iran.Elad Benari, 1/20/2021, 6:12 AM
Iranian lawmaker: We'll expel IAEA inspectors if sanctions aren't lifted

Iranian lawmaker: We'll expel IAEA inspectors if sanctions aren't lifted

Senior Iranian lawmaker says Iran will expel nuclear inspectors from its territory if US sanctions are not lifted by February 21.Elad Benari, 1/11/2021, 5:02 AM
Petition demands government refrain from sanctions on non-vaccinated

Petition demands government refrain from sanctions on non-vaccinated

Petition joins call by over 100 doctors countrywide: 'You should not be able to force a person to get the vaccine through restrictions.'Mordechai Sones, 1/4/2021, 8:59 PM
US sanctions Assad's wife

US sanctions Assad's wife

US sanctions Syria’s central bank and several people and entities close to President Bashar Al-Assad.Elad Benari, 12/23/2020, 6:33 AM
US sanctions Iranian officials over abduction of Robert Levinson

US sanctions Iranian officials over abduction of Robert Levinson

US sanctions two officials from Iran's Ministry of Intelligence in connection to 2007 abduction of former FBI agent.Elad Benari, 12/15/2020, 6:24 AM
US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defense system

US sanctions Turkey over purchase of Russian defense system

US sanctions target Turkey's military procurement agency in response to Ankara's purchase of S-400 missile defense system.Elad Benari, 12/15/2020, 4:22 AM
Rouhani: US sanctions making it hard for us to purchase COVID vaccines

Rouhani: US sanctions making it hard for us to purchase COVID vaccines

Iranian President blames US sanctions for making it difficult for his country to purchase medicine and health supplies from abroad.Elad Benari, 12/10/2020, 6:13 AM
US imposes sanctions on Iranian firm for chemical weapons research

US imposes sanctions on Iranian firm for chemical weapons research

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says US will counter any efforts by Iran to develop WMDs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2020, 6:03 PM
US sanctions Iranian charity over human rights violations

US sanctions Iranian charity over human rights violations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns that undoing the actions of the Trump administration against Iran would be foolish and dangerous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2020, 3:09 AM
US envoy: Pressure on Iran will continue under Biden

US envoy: Pressure on Iran will continue under Biden

US special representative for Iran says pressure campaign of sanctions targeting Iran would persist into the administration of Joe Biden.Elad Benari, 11/13/2020, 4:10 AM
US to sanction Iranians involved in crackdown on protesters

US to sanction Iranians involved in crackdown on protesters

United States expected to impose sanctions on Iranians involved in violent crackdown against anti-government demonstrations last year.Elad Benari, 11/10/2020, 6:11 AM
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