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U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others

The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Ass...

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing properties on land seized from those who have fled...
20:34, 06/11/2019

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on him and other and regime figures, he sought a way out: Enlist top officials to turn on their president...
14:51, 05/27/2019

U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela, charges businessman The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme the U.S. Treasury said lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and others as ordinary Venezuelans suffer food shortages...
03:17, 07/26/2019

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Assad....
09:34, 06/12/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday....
18:34, 05/25/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's top diplomat....
03:17, 08/01/2019

How This Sim Became A Successful Businessman Despite Having A Dildo For A Head Life is rough when your parents gave you the name “Dildo Face.” But why wallow in self-pity when you can engage in a little nominative determinism instead, and find ways to make the name Dildo Face work for you?...
21:34, 08/20/2019

China Detains Taiwanese Businessman A Taiwanese businessman has been detained in southern China on national-security grounds, after he shared images with friends in Taiwan of the antigovernment protests in Hong Kong....
22:01, 09/11/2019

Austria: Ukrainian businessman’s US extradition on hold Austrian officials say the country’s justice minister has approved the extradition to the U.S. of Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash, but his defense has filed a court application to reopen the case and he can stay in Austria for now...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Palestinians release businessman who attended US conference A Palestinian security official on Sunday confirmed the release of a Palestinian man who was arrested after participating in the White House-led Mideast peace conference in Bahrain last week...
13:51, 06/30/2019

Businessman Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gilbert “received immediate medical attention a...
05:17, 05/27/2019

Polish businessman requests pardon from president A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to be pardoned by President Andrzej Duda....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Royals sold to K.C. businessman, investors group The Royals said in a statement the sale of the team to a local businessman and a group of investors is pending customary approval from Major League Baseball....
02:17, 08/31/2019

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in President Donald Trump’s peace plan. While Palestinian officials have rejected next month’s...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
03:51, 06/01/2019

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was presid...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Italian-American businessman Commisso new Fiorentina owner MILAN (AP) — Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso has completed his takeover of Serie A club Fiorentina. No financial details were disclosed but the deal is reportedly worth about 160 million euros ($181 million). Commisso, who tried to buy AC...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state radio said on Friday as demonstrators returned to the streets to demand change....
23:00, 06/21/2019

Florida official, businessman arrested in extortion plot PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A former deputy city manager and a local businessman on Florida’s Space Coast are accused of plotting to place cameras in a house where they could capture a councilman having sex with prostitutes as well as plotting to pla...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Cattleman, businessman in tight race for Panama’s presidency A Panamanian cattleman is holding a narrow lead over a businessmen as returns come in from the country’s presidential election, which followed a campaign that focused on corruption and slowing economic growth in Central America’s trade and financial ...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Businessman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Money From Employer LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Johnson County businessman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from his Fayette County employer. Franklin Fletcher, of Oil Springs, is a former accountan...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Modi needs to make India a 'highly competitive manufacturing hub,' says top businessman Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, the chairman of India automaker Maruti Suzuki, R.C. Bhargava, told CNBC....
08:34, 05/27/2019

Joe Biden's son advised crooked Romanian businessman sentenced for corruption Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter once worked with a Romanian businessman who was convicted and imprisoned following an investigation over his real estate dealings....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Kashmiri Businessman Fined Rs 62 Lakh For Alleged Forex Violation The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has slapped Rs 62 lakh penalty on Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, already facing terror-funding charges, for alleged violation of foreign......
16:17, 08/30/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
01:00, 05/24/2019

Detained Lebanese businessman leaves Iran for Beirut: official Lebanese businessman Nizar Zakka left Iran, where he was detained since 2015, and flew to Beirut with Lebanon's security chief on Tuesday, a Lebanese official told Reuters....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Turkish court remands businessman Kavala in jail: lawyer A Turkish court on Thursday ruled to remand in jail prominent businessman and rights activist Osman Kavala, who is accused of trying to overthrow the government by organizing protests six years ago, one of his lawyers said....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Kansas City Royals to be sold to local businessman for $1 billion David Glass, the former Walmart president and CEO, bought the Royals in 2000 for $96 million, and is said to be selling for "private health reasons."...
00:00, 09/01/2019

Uncovered: the £200m theme park, the businessman – and the missing millions A Guardian/ITV News undercover investigation raises concerns about Gavin Woodhouse, who is behind project endorsed by Bear GryllsGavin Woodhouse: entrepreneur says he is ‘a man who delivers’‘I’m devastated’: Gavin Woodhouse care home investor speaks ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Missionary, Businessman, Prisoner, Spy: An American’s Odyssey in North Korea Like others arrested in North Korea, Kim Dong-chul made a public confession of spying. Unlike many others, he says in a new memoir, he was telling the truth....
17:34, 08/09/2019

After Nunes' $9.9M lawsuit against Fusion GPS, businessman says oppo firm also smeared him Following California GOP Rep. Devin Nunes' $9.9M lawsuit against Fusion GPS over its alleged "smear" tactics, businessman and Magnitsky Act advocate Bill Browder told Fox News that the opposition research firm also targeted him with an organized misi...
02:34, 09/06/2019

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges. George Nader waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Brook...
23:00, 06/04/2019

1MDB: Fugees rapper and Malaysian businessman indicted over Obama donations US prosecutors say Jho Low, 37, transferred $21.6m to rapper Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel for 2012 re-election bidA founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to former U...
09:34, 05/11/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as "Jho Low," for conspiring to steer illegal foreign campaign funds into the ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
00:17, 05/07/2019

Businessman Sana Satish Babu Sent To Jail In Money-Laundering Case A Delhi court today sent Hyderabad-based businessman Sana Satish Babu, arrested in connection with the money-laundering case involving meat exporter Moin Qureshi, to judicial custody....
20:34, 08/09/2019

Kashmiri Businessman Fined 62 Lakhs For Violating Foreign Exchange Rules The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has asked a Kashmiri businessman to pay Rs 62 lakh as penalty for an alleged violation of the foreign exchange rules. The man, Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali,......
01:17, 08/31/2019

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference: Haaretz The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, Israel's Haaretz newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on Saturday....
18:34, 06/29/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, it has been reported....
11:51, 07/06/2019

Businessman linked to Mueller probe faces child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has been arrested on charges of transporting images of child pornography. Federal prosecutors in Virginia announced that 60-yea...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese businessman was detained following a visit to the protest-wracked city....
11:34, 09/12/2019

Millionaire businessman pleads guilty to sexual conduct with underage girl in NJ: reports A 53-year-old New Jersey millionaire businessman has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual conduct with an underage girl, according to reports....
09:00, 05/20/2019

An immigrant businessman is offering ‘Bad Hombre’ and ‘Fake News’ tacos. Some aren’t buying it. A burst of media attention has thrust a small, six-week-old Mexican restaurant into a debate over what it means to casually elevate the president’s words....
08:51, 09/05/2019

Bosnian court detains Indian businessman Pramod Mittal over suspected fraud A court in Bosnia on Thursday ordered a one-month detention for Indian businessman Pramod Mittal and two other officials who have been suspected of involvement with organized crime and abuse of office at a Bosnian coke plant, regional television repo...
03:17, 07/26/2019

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
03:17, 06/18/2019

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.        ...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter should 'rot in hell,' says Nevada businessman who reportedly sold gun to killer The gun store owner who claims to have sold the rifle used in Sunday's deadly shooting at a California food festival says he wants the 19-year-old assailant to “rot in hell.”...
17:17, 07/30/2019

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S. VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S....
14:00, 06/25/2019

Owner David Glass agrees to sell Kansas City Royals to local businessman for $1 billion Kansas City businessman John Sherman has finalized an agreement with David Glass to purchase the Royals for $1 billion.       ...
04:51, 08/31/2019

New York Times' Report on Trump's Taxes Confirms He Is the Worst Businessman in the World, and Don Lemon's Got Jokes In what may be the undoing of Donald Trump’s facade as the biggest, wealthiest businessman to every lace up his hard bottoms, a new report shows that Trump is exactly who we thought he was: an idiot who inherited his father’s fortune and pissed it aw...
18:34, 05/08/2019

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Bentley Bentayga Businessman And Sportsman Edition Available Exclusively At Bentley's Oldest Showroo The special edition models have been designed to celebrate the centenary year 1919 when Bentley Motors was founded and Huntsman established its Savile Row boutique....
15:17, 07/07/2019

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
07:00, 05/29/2019

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh....
19:34, 09/15/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of northern Syria....
03:51, 05/20/2019

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning A 32-year-old Syrian man has been given a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copenhagen and stabbing random people with kitchen knives...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ahmad Tarakji, former president of the Syrian American Medical Society....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Report: Over 120 Syrian churches damaged by war since 2011 A Syrian war monitor associated with the opposition says over 120 Christian places of worship have been damaged or destroyed by all sides in the country’s 8-year conflict...
01:51, 09/10/2019

Six civilians killed during air raid in Syrian town Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civilian deaths the past two days....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attack....
01:51, 06/03/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Syrian refugees make new lives in Vermont After fleeing the war in Syria, a refugee family is rebuilding their life across the globe in a small city in Vermont. (August 26)        ...
05:51, 08/27/2019

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last stronghold is threatening to drive thousands of refugees into Turkey. It isn’t clear what assurances he sec...
03:51, 08/28/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm Syria government forces expand ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold, despite calls for honoring a cease-fire...
16:17, 05/11/2019

US citizen reportedly released from Syrian government detention A U.S. citizen who was detained by the Syrian regime has been released in a deal brokered by the Lebanese government, a Beirut security official announced Friday, according to Reuters....
18:34, 07/26/2019

Reports: Syrian president replaces security chiefs Pro-government Syrian pages on social media are reporting that President Bashar Assad has replaced some heads of influential security agencies, including Maj. Gen. Jamil Hassan, who has headed the powerful Air Force Intelligence Directorate since 200...
17:34, 07/07/2019

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Iraqi airline set to resume flights to Syrian capital Syria’s Transport Ministry says Iraqi Airways set to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group militants...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass dep...
15:51, 07/29/2019

Russia says it repelled an attack on its main Syrian air base: RIA Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Monday that it had repelled a drone and missile attack on its main air base in Syria over the weekend and accused former Nusra Front militants of being behind the assault, the RIA news agency reported....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down. Earlier this year, the military gave r...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
18:00, 07/13/2019

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said....
00:00, 07/17/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campa...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
16:17, 06/15/2019

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor....
04:51, 07/23/2019

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a monthslong Syrian government military campaign against the opposition’s last stronghold....
22:51, 07/22/2019

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is reporting....
20:17, 05/12/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered last September....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Syrian government forces recover area in northwest Syrian government forces have recovered two villages from rebel fighters in northwestern Syria after days of bombardment, sources on both sides said on Monday....
16:17, 07/29/2019

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in their stronghold in the country's northwest....
12:17, 05/10/2019

At least one killed in two motorbike explosions in Syrian border town At least one civilian was killed and more than 16 wounded on Tuesday by two bombs hidden in motorbikes in the Syrian border town of Azaz, which is controlled by Turkey-backed rebels, two witnesses and a security source said....
17:00, 09/03/2019

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances A rebel group backed by Turkey will send reinforcements to the front lines of the last major rebel enclave in northern Syria to oppose a government offensive, it said on Thursday....
19:17, 08/15/2019

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria's White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel's last stronghold....
17:17, 05/27/2019

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local observers said....
16:34, 08/20/2019

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her decision....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Syrian army poised to take key town after rebel withdrawals Syrian government forces look set to recover a strategic town that has been in rebel hands since 2014 in a major Russian-backed offensive into the opposition's last major stronghold....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the YPG-led alliance said on Tuesday....
16:51, 08/27/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-immigrant backlash....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling Baath party. Mohamad, with his family, fed and bathed his father for years. Wary of the typewriter th...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-right street violence in the eastern German city of Chemnitz in 2018 has been found guilty of manslau...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
23:51, 06/10/2019

Syrian rebels shoot down government warplane in northwest Rebels shot down a Syrian warplane in the opposition stronghold of Idlib province on Wednesday as Russian-backed government forces closed in on a strategically important town, rebel sources and a war monitor said....
18:51, 08/14/2019

Syrian ground troops push into rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say troops have pushed their way into a rebel-held enclave in the northwest, clashing with insurgents and widening an offensive that until now had mainly involved aerial bombings and shelling. The Central Mil...
15:00, 05/08/2019

France calls for immediate end to fighting in Syrian city of Idlib France called on Friday for an immediate end to fighting in the Syrian city of Idlib, and the French foreign ministry added that it condemned in particular air strikes on refugee camps....
01:17, 08/17/2019

Report: Blast at Syrian air base kills 26 soldiers A Syrian pro-government newspaper is reporting 26 soldiers, including seven officers, have been killed in an explosion blamed on a technical error in central Syria...
11:17, 08/04/2019

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel looked after homeless cats during the aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary and veterinary clinic for stray felines Continue reading......
12:51, 08/06/2019

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a "blatant attack" on Syria's sovereignty and territorial unity and a "dangerous escalation"....
11:17, 08/08/2019

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest Syrian government forces seized territory from insurgents in northwestern Syria on Thursday, state media and a war monitor said, building on advances since the military declared an end to a brief ceasefire earlier this week....
15:17, 08/08/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
00:00, 06/18/2019

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight years....
05:51, 09/05/2019

Syrian army captures key Idlib town from rebels Russian-backed Syrian regime forces have taken an important town in the rebel stronghold province of Idlib. The regime's three-month campaign has killed more than 2,000 people on both sides and displaced some 400,000....
23:20, 08/11/2019

Syrian government closes in on town that was bombed with sarin Syrian government forces on Wednesday closed in on a rebel-held town in Idlib that was bombed with sarin in 2017, sources on both sides said, building on their Russian-backed gains since the collapse of a ceasefire this month....
14:17, 08/14/2019

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaid...
14:34, 05/26/2019

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Fighting erupted in Idlib late last month, effectively shattering a cease-fire negotiated by Russia and ...
14:34, 05/19/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for suspected members of Islamic State and returned to the US. The move could have implications for hun...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man’s arrest Wednesday. A criminal compla...
04:51, 06/20/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in federal court Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentifie...
12:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country's air defenses opened fire on "objects" coming from the direction of Israel....
00:17, 05/18/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and re...
02:34, 06/20/2019

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces....
14:17, 06/08/2019

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acr...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a military source....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family. The Syrian Civi...
14:17, 05/30/2019

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida affiliate the Nusra Front....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle wa...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, after government forces were forced to withdraw....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Monitor says Syrian rebels withdraw from town, jihadists say still fighting A Syrian war monitor said rebels had withdrawn from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last territory in neighboring Hama province after government advances, though an insurgent group denied this and said they were still fighting....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Syrian rebels push back against army advances in Idlib Syrian rebels on Tuesday launched a wide-scale attack against a five-month Russia-backed Syrian army campaign aiming to take back the opposition's last major bastion, opposition officials, rebels and residents said....
17:51, 08/27/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
21:51, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered l...
20:51, 05/10/2019

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded dozens and forced thousands to flee their homes. The recent escalation of violence is the most serious ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Syrian rebels say goal of Russia's Idlib assault is to take highways Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying to wrest control of two major highways in their last enclave in the northwest of the country in a bid to shore up Syria's sanction-hit economy....
03:51, 05/06/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
11:51, 08/09/2019

Syrian army pushes into encircled rebel pocket in northwest Syrian army troops pushed deep into a pocket of territory in the northwest where they encircled rebels and a Turkish military post, seizing towns the insurgents have held for years, state TV and a monitor said on Friday....
11:17, 08/23/2019

Syrian troops capture key village in rebel-held Idlib Syrian state media and opposition activists say government forces have captured an important village in the northwestern province of Idlib, drawing closer to a major town in the last rebel stronghold in the country...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling and air strikes, a rebel official said on Monday....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Syrian army takes strategic town from rebels in new advance Syria's army has captured a strategically important town in Idlib in the rebels' last major enclave, a war monitor and a military media unit run by its ally Hezbollah reported on Sunday....
12:34, 08/11/2019

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to retake the last opposition stronghold after more than eight years of conflict....
20:34, 08/20/2019

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
15:51, 08/17/2019

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grappling with how to handle returning foreign fighters and their families....
20:51, 08/19/2019

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees back to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtained by Amnesty International, who urged the Middle Eastern nation t...
12:17, 08/28/2019

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to take back more of Syria by force....
18:34, 07/10/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political football....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligence sources previously said Iranian-backed militias are known to be based....
03:34, 07/24/2019

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oil....
20:17, 09/07/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
13:51, 05/28/2019

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition's last major stronghold, residents, rights groups and opposition sources said on Wednesday....
06:34, 08/22/2019

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has suffered extensive and irreversibly damage by ter...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Ahead of meeting, Turkey expects Russia to help rein in Syrian forces President Tayyip Erdogan will seek steps from Russia's Vladimir Putin to safeguard Turkish troops in the face of an offensive by the Syrian army in the country's northwest when the two leaders meet on Tuesday, a senior Turkish official said....
14:17, 08/27/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a top UN official said on Thursday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes....
16:00, 08/20/2019

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian......
20:17, 09/07/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
14:51, 06/17/2019

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the death....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syria after a second day of raids by jets believed to be Russian threatened to end a fragile ceasefire....
01:02, 09/12/2019

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Pope's envoy tells Syrian leader of concern for Idlib civilians Pope Francis has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in northwestern Syria and urged a negotiated end to years of fighting, in a letter delivered on Monday to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries. Abdulkarim Omar, a senior official in t...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
22:34, 05/23/2019

Syrian, Russian Strikes Renew Fears of Offensive to Recapture Stronghold Syria’s government and Russia have intensified airstrikes and dropped barrel bombs on the last rebel stronghold in Syria, renewing fears of a military offensive to recapture the area despite the United Nations warning it would cause a humanitarian ca...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Syrian army foils drone attack on military base in northwest The Syrian army said on Saturday its air defenses foiled a drone attack by "terrorist" groups on a main military base in northwestern Syria, where a Russian-brokered ceasefire has stopped months of fighting....
14:00, 09/07/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
20:34, 06/02/2019

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkish president threatens to ‘open the gates’ in face of footdragging from US and EUThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is threatening to “open the gates” to allow Syrian refugees to leave Turkey for western countries unless a controversia...
16:00, 09/05/2019

Lebanese Maronite patriarch who opposed Syrian army presence dies Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite church who presented himself as a champion of Christian rights and pushed for Syrian forces to leave his country, died early on Sunday, state news agency NNA reported....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Russia denies its planes bombed rebel-held Syrian city Russia's Ministry of Defence denied on Monday its planes carried out air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Maarat al-Numan that hit a popular market and residential neighborhoods....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompting almost 200,000 people to flee. Not only is the renewed offensive raising red flags that a final ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on M...
21:34, 07/01/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontation between western powers and Russia and Syria at the Security Council over who is to blame....
21:17, 05/17/2019

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Turkish coast in 2015, is to be made into a movie.Ay...
15:34, 06/28/2019

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with war crimes and vio...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Indonesia says probing report of death of pregnant woman in Syrian camp Indonesia is investigating a report that a pregnant Indonesian woman who had joined Islamic State died after allegedly being beaten and tortured in a refugee camp in Syria, a spokesman for the country's foreign ministry said....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news agency Sana has claimed.An Agence France-Presse corre...
16:17, 07/01/2019

As heavy bombing hits northwest, Syrian army takes villages Syrian soldiers have gained some ground in the country's last rebel bastion during a Russian-backed offensive that aid agencies warn is growing bloodier....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in northwestern Syria to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said....
06:51, 07/18/2019

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where US-backed militia are holding...
16:17, 06/15/2019

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said....
02:17, 07/01/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.        ...
20:17, 06/20/2019

'Dance is my passport': Syrian ballet dancer Ahmad Joudeh on dancing as home Becoming a successful ballet dancer while growing up in a refugee camp wasn't easy. DW caught up with the Netherlands-based dancer on World Dance Day to learn about his form of artistic resistance....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Syrian army captures Hama rebel pocket in northwest: state media Syrian army troops seized a pocket of territory in the northwest where they had encircled rebels and a Turkish military post on Friday, reclaiming towns they lost early in the war....
13:51, 08/23/2019

US and Turkish troops conduct first joint ground patrol of Syrian 'safe zone' US and Turkish troops conducted their first ever joint ground patrol within what Turkey has called the "safe zone" that runs along the Syria-Turkish border and extends into the northeast....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Syrian security defuse chemical laden car bomb in city of Homs: state tv Syrian authorities defused a car bomb planted in the heart of a main residential area in the city of Homs that had quantities of highly explosive chemicals, Syrian state television said on Wednesday....
00:34, 05/08/2019

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspect Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now and December, two forensic experts and 50 witnesses are to testify....
14:17, 06/26/2019

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian army offensive causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
13:51, 08/23/2019

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offensive against the last rebel stronghold in the northwest....
03:51, 07/28/2019

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported "probable Israeli air strikes"....
11:51, 08/25/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in northwestern Syria, his faction said....
04:00, 06/09/2019

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels to send fighters to Idlib area: official A Syrian rebel force supported by Turkey will send fighters to reinforce positions facing a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the Idlib region in the northwest of the country, an official in the rebel force told Reuters on Thursday....
16:51, 08/15/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, denouncing the world’s apparent indifference to the mounting civilian casualties a “failure of leaders...
17:00, 07/26/2019

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 rockets slash through the sky, along with three different-looking shells that landed in a thud of yello...
01:34, 05/24/2019

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with a strong Belfast accent....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in a statement....
19:17, 06/11/2019

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routinely stand shoulder-to-shoulder with defiant faces. Amid a region ravaged by years of conflict and IS...
04:34, 08/10/2019

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime cash that had been brought into Britain....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages, an ominous trend that's emerged as the newest fr...
21:51, 07/22/2019

Kobani Journal: By Light of a Blood Moon, Life Returns to a Bombed-Out Syrian Landscape Residents reluctantly return to live amid the rubble of the battered ruins of Kobani, a Kurdish city in northern Syria. They call the neighborhood The Museum....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 photographed off Syrian port Tartus: U.S. satellite firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian port of Tartus, Maxar Technologies Inc., a U.S. space...
07:34, 09/07/2019

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unless a deal is reached with the U.S. by the end of the month to help resettle migrants in a so-called “...
00:00, 09/06/2019

Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24. It reveals the aftermath of an airstrike conducted by Syrian government forces, backed by Russia....
23:51, 07/26/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another ....
21:17, 05/27/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in the heaviest assault on the last rebel-held area since it was declared a demilitarised zone under a Russian-Turkish deal, sources said on Thursday....
13:17, 05/02/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since...
23:17, 07/30/2019

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security Council on Wednesday, during a meeting focussed on those who have been jailed or gone missing across ...
00:17, 08/08/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; Guterres welcomes new Mozambique peace accord; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigenous...
00:51, 08/08/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions - Kurdish authority The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has pulled forces and heavy weapons from some positions at the border with Turkey, showing its commitment to ongoing talks, the Kurdish-led authority running much of north and east Syria said....
14:17, 08/27/2019

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
17:51, 06/10/2019

EU to punish cyberattackers with sanctions The European Union has adopted a sanctions regime aimed at cracking down on cyberattacks. Travel bans and asset freezes are among the measures announced....
15:34, 05/17/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, ...
22:51, 06/26/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose even more sanctions, U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood told Reuters on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/25/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday in reference to a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts to build a global alliance against Tehran....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Mnuchin considering U.S. sanctions over Turkey's S-400 purchase U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system, but no decisions had been made....
15:34, 09/09/2019

U.S. to consider sanctions in case of more Sudan violence A top U.S. State Department official who deals with Sudan said on Tuesday that Washington was considering all options, including possible sanctions, if there was more violence after a deadly assault on protesters in Khartoum early this month....
00:34, 06/26/2019

U.S. eyeing sanctions over Turkey's S-400 buy: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system, but no decisions have been made....
17:02, 09/09/2019

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure against the Islamic republic amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf....
14:17, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday regarding a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies....
12:51, 05/05/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:17, 06/14/2019

WTO paves way for China to seek sanctions against U.S. The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday adopted final findings against U.S. duties imposed on a range of Chinese imports, effectively giving Beijing a green light to seek compensatory sanctions....
21:17, 08/15/2019

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants to strike a deal with Washington on its nuclear program....
00:34, 09/12/2019

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China that continue to support him....
10:51, 08/06/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict....
16:17, 06/25/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to Israel....
14:51, 06/23/2019

North Korea says it won’t surrender to US-led sanctions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accuses Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” Wednesday’s statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to meeting....
21:17, 08/28/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
10:34, 06/25/2019

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
00:51, 05/11/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
09:00, 06/25/2019

US threatens Turkey with sanctions over S-400 deal The US has urged Turkey to drop a Russian military hardware deal, saying it undermines their relationship. Turkey's president has refused to back down, saying he doubts NATO allies would impose sanctions on each other....
03:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. o...
00:51, 06/28/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.        ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its “economic terrorism” that has hurt ordinary Iranians. Zarif says the removal of U.S. sanctions c...
07:51, 08/29/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran President Trump signed an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran, including against its supreme leader. He described the sanctions as “hard-hitting” and said they would deny Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and others access to fina...
18:51, 06/24/2019

U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah? What It Means With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf last week. In the event, he went big, ...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’s 80 million people can be seen everywhere. Many ...
10:34, 06/24/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet another reminder that North Korea keeps mistrust of t...
12:17, 06/26/2019

New Lithuanian president against EU sanctions for Poland Lithuania’s new president, Gitanas Nauseda, has spoken out against European Union sanctions on Poland the controversial changes it has made to its judiciary...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie Picker....
20:51, 08/02/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech giant considered a national security threat by......
06:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
00:51, 06/08/2019

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi was quoted by state TV on Sa...
10:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
05:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising tensions....
12:34, 05/31/2019

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on ­Saturday. Perry spoke with reporters in Warsaw, Poland, after meeting with Polish and Ukrainian ...
05:17, 09/01/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister, who was appointed by the country’s Hezbollah group, says he has “overcome” U.S. concerns that his ministry’s funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and ensur...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy of putting pressure on Iran would fail in practice....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he was confident European leadership would change after May 26 European elections....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligence officer....
08:51, 08/02/2019

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a year ago....
17:17, 08/02/2019

U.S imposes new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed another round of sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of a former spy in Britain, the White House said on Friday, a move Moscow said would hurt already strained U.S.-Russia ties....
18:51, 08/02/2019

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force socialist president Nicolas Maduro out of power....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are “unacceptable.” The remarks come amid rising tensions in the Mideast, with allegations of...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despite the Turkish president's assurances to the contra...
08:34, 07/03/2019

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Huawei H1 Revenue Growth Accelerates Despite US Sanctions Huawei revenue in the first half of the year grew 23.2 percent - faster than a year ago - despite an intense US campaign against it that ultimately became a trade ban from mid-May....
14:51, 07/30/2019

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia’s economy were due to expire next month. Preben ...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
09:34, 06/25/2019

Huawei's H1 revenue growth accelerates despite U.S. sanctions China's Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday revenue in the first half of the year grew 23.2% - faster than a year ago - despite an intense U.S. campaign against it that ultimately became a trade ban from mid-May....
10:17, 07/30/2019

| Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68 of its subsidiaries....
05:17, 07/28/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
07:00, 07/15/2019

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endangered thousands of lives,” said State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus. The sanctions, which wil...
17:17, 08/03/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, June 24, 2019,...
19:34, 06/24/2019

US hits Iran with new sanctions; petrochemicals targeted WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting Iran with new sanctions that target its largest petrochemical company for providing support to the Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Treasury Department says the sanctions will apply to the Persian G...
18:34, 06/07/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
11:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department said....
04:51, 06/29/2019

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
22:00, 06/07/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
06:17, 07/19/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" caused by Washington's sanctions on the firm and 68......
07:34, 07/24/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance Tehran's ballistic missile programme....
06:34, 09/04/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
02:51, 07/19/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear program....
23:34, 09/04/2019

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
08:34, 06/23/2019

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said....
13:51, 07/23/2019

U.N. Sanctions Pakistani Who India Accuses of Terrorism The leader of a Pakistani-based Islamist group that India blames for at least two terrorist attacks was placed by the United Nations Security Council on a list of global terrorists subject to sanctions....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
16:00, 05/01/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption...
18:51, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanese Prime Minister have talked about Iran amid rising tension between Tehran and Washington. With Abe a...
05:17, 05/27/2019

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progress in trade talks with China....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
10:34, 05/29/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transactions....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Cambodian PM says China ready to help if EU imposes sanctions China will help Cambodia if the European Union (EU) withdraws special market access over its rights record, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday as he announced a 600 million yuan ($89 million) Chinese aid package for his military....
12:51, 04/29/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
00:34, 07/15/2019

EU stresses support for Cuba even as U.S. hikes sanctions The European Union is committed to helping Cuba develop its economy, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday during a three-day trip to Havana, even as the United States hikes sanctions on the Communist-run island....
01:51, 09/10/2019

Following sanctions, Iran bombards US with phishing emails Security solutions provider FireEye has seen increased activity of state-sponsored cyber attacks from Iran following the increased geopolitical tensions with the US.Tensions between longtime rivals Iran and the US are running high after the Pentagon ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off between buyers and sellers....
01:51, 04/29/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarrett Blanc from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace....
09:51, 05/10/2019

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia....
17:34, 07/09/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government....
07:17, 08/23/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
18:17, 06/12/2019

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom....
15:51, 08/03/2019

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
02:51, 07/10/2019

Lebanese speaker says U.S. sanctions an 'assault' on country The Lebanese parliament speaker said new U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials were an "assault" on Lebanon as the move weighed on the heavily indebted state's sovereign bonds on Wednesday....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order placing sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
01:51, 08/01/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has responded defiantly to the US targeting him for his role as Iran's chief diplomat. The sanctions raise questions about the Trump administration's stated willingness to talk with Tehran....
01:51, 08/01/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
10:00, 07/07/2019

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
14:34, 07/05/2019

Turkey says EU sanctions won’t deter from drilling activity Turkey says the European Union’s approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won’t deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus...
11:00, 07/16/2019

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the C...
11:17, 07/17/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institutions that do business with the Islamic Republic in an attempt to cut off lucrative sources of U.S. ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating tensions between the two countries....
15:17, 08/01/2019

New U.S. sanctions have no impact on Russia rating - S&P Global New U.S. sanctions on Russian U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign debt will have no immediate impact on Russia's investment grade credit rating, agency S&P Global said on Tuesday....
13:17, 08/06/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude prices stable....
19:51, 05/02/2019

EU approves cyber-attack sanctions ahead of election The European Union has agreed to an automatic set of sanctions to punish any future cyber attackers. Just a week ahead of the EU Parliament elections, officials in Brussels on Friday approved a cyber sanctions regime that would impose asset freezes a...
02:17, 05/18/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says no indication from Trump of U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he had not seen indications in his talks with President Donald Trump that the United States will impose sanctions on Ankara over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Sunday....
18:51, 07/14/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union, despite the sanctions which have been re-imposed by the United States....
17:34, 05/07/2019

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned in a statement Thursday....
02:00, 08/10/2019

Iran's Rouhani rules out talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted Iran will not talk to the United States until all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after President Donald Trump said he would meet his Iranian counterpart to try to end a nuclear standoff....
16:51, 08/27/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
01:51, 07/20/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
19:51, 05/08/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of sanctions by Washington "unacceptable"....
04:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both leaders appeared to be opening up to possible talks....
03:51, 08/28/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German business group said the US was prioritizing its own economic interests....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
01:17, 06/27/2019

Iranian president: I will meet with Trump if US lifts sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday expressed hope to set up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian leaders in the "coming weeks."        ...
20:51, 08/27/2019

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey will retaliate if the United States imposes sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, adding that any such sanctions would be unacceptable....
11:00, 07/22/2019

European stocks dip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei add to trade anxiety European shares retreated on Thursday after Washington blacklisted Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, adding another confrontational element to the U.S.-China trade dispute....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
18:51, 07/14/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terrorism sanctions....
11:34, 08/21/2019

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “With this action, the United States has now imposed sanctions on Iran’s top three exports — oil, pet...
23:51, 05/08/2019

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear what sector of the Iranian economy the penalties will target, though it won’t be the energy secto...
05:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or government....
16:00, 07/10/2019

US To Ensure Oil Supplies To India Amid Sanctions On Iran The US on Monday assured India that it was working with countries like Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates to ensure oil supplies following imports drying up in the wake of US sanctions impacting......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agreed to put on its nuclear program....
02:00, 07/05/2019

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further, a draft statement seen by Reuters shows....
15:00, 07/11/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following last week’s failed ...
06:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. to keep up pressure on Sudan as it discusses lifting sanctions: official The United States will test the commitment of Sudan's new transitional government to human rights, freedom of speech and humanitarian access before it agrees to remove the country from a state sponsor of terrorism list, a senior U.S. official said on...
01:51, 08/27/2019

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country, not even Mercedes could say. But now New York Ti...
11:34, 07/17/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Thursday....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
21:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for their roles in ethnic cleansing of the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. The sanctions were iss...
09:51, 07/17/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday when asked whether U.S. sanctions had persuaded the government to reconsider its strategy....
14:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
00:17, 07/10/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
20:52, 07/10/2019

Will China’s Uighur Detentions Spur U.S. Sanctions? Pompeo Won’t Say The secretary of state’s remarks were another sign of the administration’s paralysis on imposing sanctions, as some American officials fear jeopardizing trade talks....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin while live on air....
15:51, 07/09/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
06:51, 08/23/2019

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis between the neighbors....
14:34, 07/09/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran’s president says it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a 60-day deadline for new terms to the deal before it will resume higher uranium enrichment...
09:34, 05/08/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions...
11:34, 05/16/2019

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
06:17, 07/04/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal that President Trump abandoned. But Iran does not itself plan to ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op. Hassan Rouhan...
11:17, 08/27/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran....
02:17, 07/19/2019

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputation....
17:17, 08/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Allege Corruption in Venezuela Food Program The Trump administration imposed sanctions on a Colombian businessman and associates including three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, accusing them of running a global network that used Venezuela’s emergency food program and gold reso...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and ...
05:17, 06/29/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will lead other Maduro military allies to follow suit, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday....
00:34, 05/08/2019

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would continue to target members of Maduro's inner circle with sanctions....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said there would be no meeting until economic sanctions imposed on Tehran are removed....
14:51, 08/27/2019

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring a girl’s claim she was sexually assaulted. ...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his country....
14:17, 08/27/2019

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
23:17, 06/29/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent with Russia's national interest....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Trump equivocates on whether U.S. government is mulling Turkey sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump was unclear on Thursday over whether his administration was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey following its purchase of Russian air defense systems, sparking confusion at a tense time for relations between the two na...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:17, 07/02/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as “unacceptable,” even as he insisted that his country is committed to an inter...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreasonable seizure of property....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Iran relations until Washington lifts sanctions off Tehran....
12:51, 08/27/2019

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:34, 07/18/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks....
13:51, 08/27/2019

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
05:51, 07/19/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two countries in Singapore last year, Pyongyang's state media said on Wednesday....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual limit for importing refined petroleum products. Two ...
05:34, 06/19/2019

France: EU and Russia must rebuild trust but too early to end sanctions France's foreign minister said on Monday Europe and Russia should try to overcome their mutual distrust and work toward improving relations but that it was still too early to lift EU sanctions against Moscow....
17:02, 09/09/2019

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government's assets "All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in," a U.S. executive order says....
16:17, 08/06/2019

South Korea Seeks $350 Million Trade Sanctions Against US South Korea is seeking an annual $350 million in trade sanctions against the United States in an Obama-era dispute over tariffs on steel pipes, it said in a World Trade Organization (WTO) filing......
08:17, 07/31/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents, although divisions remain over the timing of any action for fear of derailing a negot...
20:34, 06/15/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on political opponents. Diplomats and mem...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday th...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Trump authorizes sanctions targeting terror in Mali President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order authorizing the Treasury Department to sanction individuals responsible for terror activity in Mali....
07:51, 07/28/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it called an Iranian “oil-for-terror” exporting network....
13:17, 09/05/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
23:00, 06/21/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the president's fears of an oil price hike, according to ...
09:00, 05/01/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Huawei phone sales increased by over 20 percent despite sanctions Huawei has seen its business hold steady through the first half of 2019 despite the international issues that surround it. The company has been accused of being too close to China's leadership, producing insecure products that could be used for ...
12:17, 07/30/2019

EU extends Myanmar arms embargo, other sanctions for a year The European Union is prolonging by a year an embargo on any arms that could be used in security crackdowns in Myanmar as well as sanctions against 14 top military and border officials....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popularity slide....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on its oil industry will damage market stability U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Monday....
15:34, 04/29/2019

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by the treasury department on Thursday, Expedia subsidi...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
13:51, 06/14/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
12:34, 05/27/2019

U.S. hits North Korea, Uganda in new rounds of sanctions The Trump administration set out two new rounds of sanctions Friday -- one against North Korean hackers for targeting money, infrastructure and global businesses, and one against the government in Uganda....
01:34, 09/14/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
02:34, 06/08/2019

"Childish Behaviour," Says Iran After US Sanctions Foreign Minister Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads over Gulf......
04:17, 08/02/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
19:17, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN sanctions for Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 6:45 p.m. A leading rights group is calling on the U.N. Security Council to consider imposing sanctions on members...
18:51, 06/03/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear programme was conceivable....
15:17, 05/29/2019

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the tourism industry?...
21:17, 06/01/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:51, 05/31/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutio...
16:00, 06/08/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
23:51, 08/03/2019

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products. A complaint seen Wednesday by The Associ...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as being part of a “propaganda arm.”...
06:51, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
11:51, 05/22/2019

U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber attacks on critical infrastructure....
17:34, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the United States over buying F-35 fighter jets....
22:34, 05/22/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, including firms from Europe, could be helping to fund rights abuses....
18:17, 08/05/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
05:00, 05/23/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
02:00, 05/25/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chief of the Association of German Chambers of Commerc...
12:17, 05/26/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace. The U...
19:51, 05/30/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran meaning the closure of diplomacy has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CNBC....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of diplomacy between the two nations. The statement from Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the ...
07:34, 06/25/2019

Iran: New US sanctions permanently close road for diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials mean the “permanent closure” of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
07:17, 06/25/2019

No Talks With US Until Sanctions Are Lifted: Iranian President Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to its own......
12:00, 09/01/2019