Sanctions against Iran

Mogherini on new sanctions against Iran

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that new sanctions on Tehran was not foreseen to be a decision today. "There is no consensus at the moment on the fact that these measures would be useful in …

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EU extends rights sanctions on Iran

The European Union extended sanctions on Iran over human rights violations today, the Council of the European Union said. The EU extended the only remaining sanctions it has against Iran, related to human rights violations, by a year …

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Iran to quit nuclear deal if sanctions re-imposed

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the Islamic Republic will definitely walk away from the landmark nuclear deal it signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015 if the United States re-imposes sanctions on Tehran, Trend reports with a reference to …

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US prolongs sanctions against Iran

US President Donald Trump has extended the national emergency with respect to Iran that was declared on March 15, 1995, according to his letter to the US House of Representatives speaker and the Senate President. …

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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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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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 …

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 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 …

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