US sanctions

U.S. considers oil strike against Belarus?

The United States would consider the possibility of introducing sanctions against Belarus due to the current events in the republic, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. "Oh, I’m sure we’ll look at each of …

China slaps sanctions on U.S. NGOs

China is introducing sanctions against a number of U.S. non-governmental organisations, including Human Rights Watch in retaliation for a U.S. bill banning the export of crowd control weapons to Hong Kong police and supporting demonstrators in …

U.S. imposes sanctions on Turkey

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey over its military operation in northeastern Syria, U.S. secretary of state Michael Pompeo said. The order is …

U.S. sanctions Lebanese bank over ties to Hezbollah

The United States announced sanctions on a Lebanese bank with ties to Hezbollah yesterday. The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions on Jammal Trust Bank and its subsidiaries, which it accused of knowingly facilitating …