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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, 21/08/2020 06:35
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, 21/08/2020 04:43
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, 20/08/2020 23:40
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, 20/08/2020 23:28
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, 20/08/2020 05:38
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, 20/08/2020 01:16
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, 19/08/2020 20:12
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, 16/08/2020 06:45
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, 31/07/2020 06:11
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, 31/07/2020 01:01
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, 29/07/2020 18:52
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, 01/07/2020 20:26
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, 30/06/2020 19:41
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, 29/06/2020 19:53
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, 13/06/2020 01:07
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, 12/06/2020 22:00
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, 12/06/2020 04:05
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, 11/06/2020 16:58
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, 03/06/2020 05:39
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, 01/06/2020 05:54
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, 21/05/2020 04:06
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, 07/04/2020 05:35
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, 03/04/2020 04:50
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, 02/04/2020 06:19
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, 01/04/2020 06:17
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, 01/04/2020 04:01
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, 31/03/2020 06:33
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, 31/03/2020 03:42
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, 30/03/2020 08:53
Iranian FM: Stop obeying US sanctions

Iranian FM: Stop obeying US sanctions

Mohammad Javad Zarif says US sanctions on Iran amount to "medical terror", urges world to stop complying with them.Elad Benari, 30/03/2020 05:47
UN rights chief: Re-evaluate the sanctions on Iran

UN rights chief: Re-evaluate the sanctions on Iran

UN rights chief calls for sanctions imposed on countries like Iran to be "urgently re-evaluated" due to coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, 25/03/2020 06:09
Sanders: Lift the sanctions on Iran

Sanders: Lift the sanctions on Iran

Democratic presidential hopeful says US sanctions on Iran should be lifted in order to help it fight coronavirus.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 02:01
US blacklists Hezbollah-affiliated companies

US blacklists Hezbollah-affiliated companies

US adds host of Lebanese individuals and entities linked to Hezbollah-affiliated Martyrs Foundation to its terror blacklist.Elad Benari, 27/02/2020 04:38
Iran blacklisted by global dirty money watchdog

Iran blacklisted by global dirty money watchdog

Financial Action Taskforce places Iran on its blacklist after it failed to comply with international anti-terrorism financing norms.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/02/2020 20:44
Five men accused in US of trying to trade in Iranian oil in violation of sanctions

Five men accused in US of trying to trade in Iranian oil in violation of sanctions

Five men arrested and charged with trying to trade in Iranian oil in violation of US trade sanctions, could face 25 years in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 03:36
US sanctions head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

US sanctions head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran

US continues sanctioning Iran in the wake of its repeated violations of the 2015 deal with world powers.Elad Benari, 31/01/2020 04:59
Pompeo: If you facilitate Iran's activities, you will be sanctioned

Pompeo: If you facilitate Iran's activities, you will be sanctioned

Secretary of State clarifies Washington intends to continue its maximum pressure campaign on Iran.Elad Benari, 24/01/2020 03:29
Iran condemns latest US sanctions

Iran condemns latest US sanctions

Iran's Foreign Ministry says new US sanctions further reveal its "hostile" policy towards Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 06:42
Iranian commander downplays US sanctions

Iranian commander downplays US sanctions

Commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says new US sanctions are only "symbolic" and he is proud to be sanctioned.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/01/2020 22:00
US sanctions Iran following attack on troops in Iraq

US sanctions Iran following attack on troops in Iraq

US sanctions eight Iranian officials involved in ballistic missile attack on US troops in Iraq this week.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/01/2020 18:13
Turkish bank fails to halt US prosecution for aiding Iran

Turkish bank fails to halt US prosecution for aiding Iran

Federal judge rejects request by Turkish Halkbank to put on hold a federal prosecution accusing it of helping Iran evade sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2019 05:06
Iran: Pompeo a 'loudspeaker for bullying'

Iran: Pompeo a 'loudspeaker for bullying'

Iran livid after Pompeo announces new sanctions against two judges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 05:24
Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey over S-400 purchase.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019 06:20
US sanctions Iran's biggest airline

US sanctions Iran's biggest airline

State Department announces new sanctions on Iran’s biggest airline and its shipping network.Elad Benari, 12/12/2019 02:05
Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump suggests S-400 controversy with Turkey was a result of Obama's refusal to sell Ankara the Patriot system.Elad Benari, 04/12/2019 05:51
'Iran is biggest state supporter of terror organizations'

'Iran is biggest state supporter of terror organizations'

Heads of Conference of Presidents denounce countries which joined mechanism aimed at circumventing Iran sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 06:25
US sanctions Iran on 40th anniversary of embassy storming

US sanctions Iran on 40th anniversary of embassy storming

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces new sanctions against nine aides to Khamenei.Elad Benari, 05/11/2019 01:05
US sanctions Iran's construction sector

US sanctions Iran's construction sector

State Department announces sanctions on Iran’s construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs.Elad Benari, 01/11/2019 01:34
US, Gulf allies sanction Iran and Hezbollah

US, Gulf allies sanction Iran and Hezbollah

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz welcomes sanctions on IRGC and Hezbollah: The right way to fight Iranian aggression.Elad Benari, 31/10/2019 02:05
House approves sanctions against Turkey

House approves sanctions against Turkey

House of Representatives approves sanctions against Turkey over Syria operation.Elad Benari, 30/10/2019 06:07
Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Time to continue to press Iran'

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Time to continue to press Iran'

Foreign Minister hosts US Treasurer, discusses tightening heavy economic pressure on Teheran regime.Mordechai Sones, 28/10/2019 21:46
US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

US charges Turkish bank with evading Iran sanctions

State-owned Halkbank accused in US of illegally moving about $20 billion worth of otherwise restricted Iranian funds.Ben Ariel, 17/10/2019 06:09
Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

US to raise steel tariffs, end negotiations for $100 billion deal over Turkey's attack on the Kurds in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2019 23:22
US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

US announces possible sanctions against Turkey

Treasury Secretary says Trump will sign executive order expanding administration's ability to impose sanctions on Turkish officials.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/10/2019 00:03
Graham threatens Turkey with 'sanctions from hell'

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, 08/10/2019 22:40
US top sanctions official to leave Trump administration

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, 03/10/2019 00:06
US sanctions Chinese firms for transporting oil from Iran

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, 26/09/2019 03:41