Sanctions

Lawmakers Demand Trump Admin Nix Loopholes Permitting Iranian Nuke Work

Members petition administration to amp up international sanctions

A delegation of 50 members of Congress petitioned the Trump administration on Wednesday to cancel a series of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue its most contested nuclear research, including at a military site known to have housed the Islamic Republic's bomb program, according to a copy of the letter exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Republican, Democratic Senators Join Forces to Keep Sanctions on Huawei

Rubio spearheads bill to counter plan to loosen curbs on government-linked Chinese telecom

A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday introduced legislation to codify in law an export control ban on the use of telecommunications products made by China's Huawei Technologies Ltd, the government-linked telecommunications giant.

Trump Sanctions Hezbollah Agents in Lebanese Government

Members of terror network doing 'Iran's bidding'

The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a bevy of new sanctions on a terror network of Lebanese Hezbollah agents who have been performing "Iran's bidding" across the region, according to the Treasury Department.

Congress Seeks to Make Iran Pay For Downed American Drone

New sanctions hit top Iranian officials, including Foreign Minister Zarif

Congress is considering a new measure that would extract millions from frozen Iranian bank accounts in order to subsidize the cost of its recent downing of an American drone in the region, according to congressional sources and a copy of draft legislation viewed by the Free Beacon.

Trump Admin to Sanction Iran’s Last European Lifeline

New measures will hit network established to skirt toughest U.S. sanctions

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniThe Trump administration is considering new sanctions on Iran to stop it from using backdoor financial methods as a means to skirt U.S. economic sanctions on its business dealings with leading European nations, according to multiple U.S. officials who told the Free Beacon that Tehran is operating a "nuclear racket."

Iran Will Restart Contested Nuclear Work Unless Cash ‘Demands Are Met’

Tehran will keep violating nuclear accord until banking, oil rights restored

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniTop Iranian leaders issued a series of warnings on Tuesday, telling world leaders it is on the brink of restarting a significant portion of its most contested nuclear work, including the enrichment of uranium to prohibited levels that could be used as part of a weapons program.

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Hit Ballistic Missile Program, Regime’s Cash

Trump admin rolls back relief granted under Obama's nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniIn announcing another round of sanctions on Iran this week, the Trump administration took unprecedented steps to roll back a series of cash windfalls authorized by the Obama administration that have lined the extremist regime's pockets and enabled it to make strides in its ballistic missile technology, according to policy experts.