Sanctions against Iran

Iranian athletes to receive Olympic mobile phones

Iranian athletes at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games will receive Samsung mobile phones, organizers said, after Iran summoned South Korea’s ambassador over reports its athletes would not get the gifts. The International …

US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah affiliates

The United States placed sanctions on six people and seven businesses affiliated with the Iran-backed militant Shiite Islamist group Hezbollah, in an attempt to quash Iran's influence in the Middle East and globally, Deutsche Welle …

 US lawmakers aim to tighten anti-Iran sanctions

 A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives aimed at tightening the terms of the Iran nuclear deal, despite Tehran’s rejection of changes to the accord. The 'Iran Freedom Policy and Sanctions Act' was …

U.S. sanctions head of Iran's judiciary

The United States imposed sanctions on 14 individuals and entities on Friday, including the head of Iran’s judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that Larijani, a …

 Trump decides on Iran sanctions relief

US President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for Iran for another 120 days, leaving the 2015 nuclear deal intact, according to a person familiar with the matter. Trump decided to extend sanctions …

 US anti-Iranian sanctions hit two German companies

The US Treasury has sanctioned two German companies involved in an elaborate counterfeit currency scheme. According to a statement issued by the US Treasury Department on Monday, two Iranian companies and their directors were placed on …