WARSAW, Poland—The Trump administration is vowing to cripple Iran’s international oil trade in the coming months, issuing new promises to ensure that international allies drop their imports of Iranian crude to zero in the coming months.
MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro has sought OPEC support against U.S. sanctions imposed on his country’s oil industry, citing their impact on oil prices and potential risks for other members of the producer group.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) on Friday said she disapproved of President Donald Trump’s proposal to terminate sanctions on companies connected with Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the House and the Senate on Wednesday introduced the Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act, which would direct President Donald Trump to impose denial orders banning the export of American parts and components to Chinese telecommunications companies that are in violation of U.S. sanctions laws.
Iran’s leaders only have themselves to blame for their current troubles.
COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The European Union on Tuesday froze the assets of an Iranian intelligence unit and two of its staff, as the Netherlands accused Iran of two killings on its soil and joined France and Denmark in alleging Tehran plotted other attacks in Europe.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, adding to a blacklist created in April to punish individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Iran hawks in Congress are in the early stages of planning an all-out campaign to blacklist, sanction, and isolate Iranian banks tied to the funding of terrorism and money laundering, according to sources and legislation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
BRUSSELS—The Trump administration will cut off all Iranian business interests in Europe and elsewhere as part of what it calls a “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran that seeks to isolate the Iranian hardline regime and its allies, according to senior U.S. officials and congressional insiders who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sanctioned the wife of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and one of his aides under a new executive order allowing Washington to target Nicaraguan officials for a crackdown on anti-government protests.