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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 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 […]

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Obama Expels 35 Russian Diplomats From US and Announces Sanctions

(GPA) Washington – In a response to the alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election, US officials announced they would be expelling 35 Russian diplomats from the United States as “punishment.” Washington will also be closing two compounds– one in New York and one in Maryland– which Russia uses for intelligence gathering. This all […]