US sanctions

US threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

"We will return to the US to re-impose sanctions so that the arms embargo will become permanent next week," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a press briefing

published on : 17th September 2020

China criticises US sanctions over South China Sea buildup

The sanctions add to conflict over control of the sea, one of the world's busiest shipping lanes.

published on : 27th August 2020

UN crisis looms as US readies demand for Iran sanctions

The sanctions had been eased under the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump withdrew from two years ago.

published on : 19th August 2020

China slams 'barbarous' Hong Kong Sanctions by US

In the toughest US action on Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping new security law on the territory, Washington on Friday sanctioned a group of Chinese and Hong Kong officials.

published on : 8th August 2020

Syria devalues currency amid chaos ahead of new US sanctions

The economic meltdown presents a serious challenge for Assad, who survived more than nine years of war but rules over a crumbling infrastructure and ravaged economy.

published on : 17th June 2020

Quit as Iran couldn't pay wages due to US sanctions: Marc Wilmots

Wilmots quit as head coach of Iran Team Melli, just seven months after replacing Carlos Queiroz at the helm of the three-time Asian champions.

published on : 5th March 2020

India to keep buying Iranian oil despite US sanctions

Indian Oil Corp will lift 6 million barrels of Iranian oil and Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd 3 million barrels, the source told Reuters.

published on : 6th October 2018

India, Russia ink USD 5 billion deal to buy five S-400 air defence missiles system

The deal has been an issue of much speculation after US President Donald Trump's administration's law -- Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) -- came into effect in January.

published on : 5th October 2018

Oil firm on Iran sanctions, but rising US supply and strong dollar weigh

Traders said global oil markets remained tense because of the looming U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil exports, which kick in from Nov. 4.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Will ensure non-Iranian crude, sanctions won't affect India: US

Though India, one of the biggest importers of Iranian oil, has already reduced its import, it has indicated that it is unlikely to go down to zero given its massive energy needs.

published on : 29th September 2018

Oil hits 4-year high after OPEC+ shows no sign of turning on the taps

The United States from Nov. 4 will target Iran's oil exports with sanctions, and Washington is putting pressure on governments and companies around the world to fall in line and cut their purchases.

published on : 25th September 2018

India in touch with EU over alternative payment mechanism for Iran oil imports: Sources

So far, the 28-nation bloc has not put forward a concrete proposal for making payments to Iran for buying of oil.

published on : 20th September 2018

US President Donald Trump reimposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran after exiting 'horrible' nuclear deal

Iranians are already seeing the effects of the sanctions, with Iran's rial currency losing around half its value since Trump announced the US would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord.

published on : 7th August 2018

Russia promises 'tough response' to US sanctions

We will not let the current attack, or any new anti-Russian attack, go without a tough response, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement.

published on : 7th April 2018

New US sanctions 'aimed at the Russian people': Russian embassy

Trump's administration targeted seven oligarchs, 12 companies they own or control, 17 senior Russian officials and a state-owned arms export company.

published on : 7th April 2018
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