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Caracas (VZA) – The latest measures amount to a total trade embargo impacting both US and foreign entities. The Trump administration has imposed a sweeping economic embargo against Venezuela in its efforts to oust the Maduro government. An executive order signed by Trump on Monday declares all Venezuelan state assets in the US “blocked,”Continue Reading

Tehran (TT) – With the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps recently declaring it had struck down the RQ-4 Global Hawk over Iranian airspace, Commanders of the IRGC, Major Generals Hossein Salami, and Qasem Soleimani stressed that the move should alert Washington officials to stay away. The incident sent “a clear message” to theContinue Reading

New York (TSN) – The United Nations (U.N.) Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of sanctions, Idriss Jazairy, expressed deep concern on Monday at the recent measures against Cuba, Venezuela, and Iran by the United States (U.S), arguing the use of economic sanctions for political purposes violates human rights and international law.Continue Reading

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Caracas (GPA) – Leaders throughout Latin America and the world have rejected Tuesday’s coup attempt against Nicolas Maduro. A military uprising began Tuesday morning after a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. With full support of the United States and its allies, Guaido illegally proclaimed himself “interim president” in January.Continue Reading

Caracas (TLS) – A new economic study reveals that Trump’s animosity towards Venezuela have created fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policies which are causing grave harm to most vulnerable Venezuelan social groups. The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) released Thursday a study revealing that President Donald Trump’s actions against VenezuelaContinue Reading

Bagdhad (TNA) – The US has extended a waiver to let Iraq keep buying power from Iran, despite Washington’s campaign of sanctions, a State Department official said. The State Department issued a second three-month exemption from Iran sanctions for Iraq, mindful not to destabilize the war-torn country increasingly reliant on IranianContinue Reading

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Caracas (VZA) – The US government has increased pressure against Caracas mainly by targeting the oil industry. The US is considering new sanctions that would stop Visa, Mastercard, and other financial service companies from processing payments in Venezuela, according to a White House official quoted by Reuters. “The purpose of these sanctions is toContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said Turkey’s plans to buy a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system is not a matter of preference but a must, the Diken news website reported. Speaking on the Anadolu news agency’s “Editor’s Desk” program on Friday, Akar said: “There is an ongoing process forContinue Reading

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Tehran (GPA) – Iran’s influence is growing, regardless of the steps the US is taking although the EU will follow Washington according to Tehran Times editor Mohammad Ghaderi. An interview conducted by contributor Damir Nazarov. Damir: How effective do you think the American policy of sanctions has been on Iran? Would you say itContinue Reading

Tehran (NEO) – Barely a day passes without an outburst of angry words and threats from the US President directed at Iran at its people. If we believe the section of the US media that is loyal to -or controlled by – the White House, there is no more dangerousContinue Reading