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Four Effects of the Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VNA) – The financial blockade directly affects routine international payments for goods and services. 1. Funds were frozen for the import of insulin Ever since President Donald Trump’s imposition of US financial sanctions against Venezuela in August, the Venezuelan state has confronted various difficulties trying to import medicines and foodstuffs not produced domestically. The financial blockade directly […]

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United States Venezuela

US Sanctions Venezuelan Constituent Assembly Members

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The United States continues reprisals against Venezuela for holding elections for the ANC on July 30 and swearing in constituent assembly members five days later. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has authorized new sanctions on six members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly for being “involved in organizing or otherwise […]

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Americas Iran Middle East North America United States

Iran Reserves Right to Respond to US Hostile Moves: Spokesman

Tehran (TNA) – New Sanctions Against Iran: Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi slammed the United States’ move to impose fresh sanctions on the Islamic Republic, saying Iran will not remain silent over such measures that are in violation of the JCPOA. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a congressional sanctions bill […]

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Why Trump Must Sign the New Russia Sanctions Bill

Washington, D.C. (Duran) – The neo-con establishment has deprived the president of foreign policy authority, locking in sanctions by act of congress. Despite the White House’s apparent opposition, the US congress has passed a new sanctions package against Russia, Iran, and North Korea. Donald Trump seems destined to sign the legislation – and in fact, he has little […]

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Russia Expelling US Diplomats as Response to Latest Sanctions

Moscow (GPA) – Triggered by a new round of sanctions, Russia expelling US diplomats comes as the predictable – though long delayed – response to one of Obama’s last geopolitical moves. Following Congress’ passage of new sanctions targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea, Russia has responded by issuing an order to the US, and several other countries, […]

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US Imposes Sanctions on Designated ISIS Financiers in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION Ahmidah Al-Safrani, Abd Al-Hadi Zarqun and Hammam Hamani were identified by the US Treasury Department’s Office of Public Affairs (OFAC) on 13 April, as Libyan-based financial facilitators of ISIS. OFAC has implemented sanctions on these individuals freezing their assets and prohibiting business with US nationals. Sabri and Souq al-Hout, both adjacent to […]

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Iran Middle East

Iran Condemns US-Sponsored Terrorism by Imposing Sanctions

Tehran, Iran (GPA) – In a response to blatant US aggression, Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Zionism, sponsoring terrorism, and violating basic human rights internationally. US-Sanctions Against Iran Just days ago, the United States announced new sanctions on 11 companies and individuals from China, the UAE, and North Korea. US-imposed sanctions […]

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US Introduces New Sanctions on Iran After Missile Test

Washington D.C. (GPA) – In response to an alleged illegal missile test by Iran over the weekend, the Trump administration has introduced new sanctions on 13 individuals and 12 companies who “facilitate Iran’s missile program.” The US Department of Treasury has announced new sanctions on several individuals and companies today. The sanctioned groups and people […]