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 – andContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

Tehran (Tasnim) – Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Amir Hossein Zamaninia said Tehran is in negotiations with 27 foreign companies over oil projects worth $200 billion. “I can assure you this (gas deal with Total) isn’t the last one,” Zamaninia told CNNMoney on the sidelines of an oil conference in Istanbul,Continue Reading

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 andContinue Reading

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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,Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – In what may be one of his first positive foreign policy moves, word is coming out of the White House that Donald Trump may be considering lifting the sanctions on Russia. Donald Trump is expected to have a phone call with Vladimir Putin tomorrow and accordingContinue Reading

(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 usesContinue Reading

(GPA) Brussels – This week at an EU summit, top representatives from the European nations voted to extend the sanctions against Russia. Just days after French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel publicly stated that they supported a renewal and extension of sanctions on Russia, the leaders ofContinue Reading