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Biden Calls for Iran Sanctions Relief Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

U.S. sanctions do not prevent Iran from importing medicine, humanitarian aid

Joe BidenFormer vice president Joe Biden is calling on the Trump administration to provide economic sanctions relief to Iran, falsely claiming the administration's measures are preventing Iran from importing medicine and humanitarian aid to combat the coronavirus.

U.S. Prepared to Retaliate Against Iranian Terror Attacks in Iraq

Coronavirus will not stop U.S. military action, Pompeo vows

Mike PompeoThe coronavirus pandemic will not stop the United States from waging retaliatory attacks against Iranian-backed militia groups that continue to launch strikes on American outposts in Iraq, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

Trump Admin Extends Sanctions Waivers Permitting Iranian Nuclear Work

Controversial waivers extended for another 60 days, sources confirm

Iranian president Hassan RouhaniThe Trump administration is renewing a set of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue engaging in controversial nuclear work, a move likely to irritate congressional hawks who have been pressuring the administration to nix the waivers for months, senior State Department officials confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon.

U.S. Will Not Release Cash Assets to Iran Amid Coronavirus Outbreak 

State Dept. shoots down reports Trump admin will grant waivers to aid Iran's coronavirus relief effort

Iranian workers set up a makeshift hospital inside the Iran MallThe U.S. State Department shot down "inaccurate" reports claiming the Trump administration would soon be granting special sanctions exceptions to give Iran access to cash assets as it struggles to fight the coronavirus, according to information exclusively provided to the Washington Free Beacon.