With Joe Biden now sworn in as US President as of 12:01pm, China has slapped sanctions on a who's who of top outgoing Trump administration officials.
On Sunday Syria's Prime Minister Hussein Arnous announced that in total seven Iranian oil tankers have been intercepted en route to the country while they were in the Red Sea to date. This includes two which he said were the latest to be detained.
A January 3 op-ed in the Los Angeles Times advocates that the Biden administration partially lift U.S. government sanctions on Iran to enable Iran to buy Covid vaccines.
When it comes to sowing – and profiting – from division, Erdogan's Turkey is quite the superstar.
Economic sanctions have cut Iran's oil production in half and dropped oil exports to less than 20% of normal. Iran's oil production is currently below 2 million barrels per day and Iran has about 300,000 barrels per day of oil exports.
Lobbyists representing Ukraine's energy sector in Washington are happy to see sanctions targeting Nord Stream 2 in NDAA
Iranians' stories reflect the devastating human costs of US economic sanctions that are often ignored by Washington's foreign policy elite
Amidst all the posturing, fretting and craziness leading up to the election on Tuesday the thing that jumped out of my Twitter feed was this 2 minute video from PressTV.
New measures restrict Cuban cigar and liquor imports and ban Americans from staying at properties owned by the Cuban government
Pompeo on Saturday announced the restoration of all sanctions on Iran, following the expiration of a 30-day window for the Islamic Republic to come back into conformity to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
On Sunday a high level Russian delegation arrived in Damascus to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, where the two sides discussed joint counter-terror efforts and the COVID-19 epidemic facing both countries.
A legal battle over a shipload of gasoline held in southern Texas had ended with a court approval to sell it to Kolmar Americas for $2.75 million, which is less than half of its current market value.
The disastrous August 4 explosion of an ammonium nitrate shipment in Beirut brought Lebanon's political and economic turmoil to the fore in US media, with reports that it's likely "the blast will make the spiraling economic situation worse" (
As the people of Lebanon suffer through one of the worst economic crises in their nation's conflict-ridden history, the Donald Trump administration is exploiting the disaster to force regime change and weaken Lebanese resistance groups.
China has delivered six military drones to Serbia after the Balkan country moved to purchase them in a controversial deal a year ago which has put NATO on edge.
Just days after the State Department announced that the U.S. would no longer recognize the South China Sea as Chinese territory, and one day after the president signed an executive order on Tuesday that would hold China accountable for its oppressive
Trump just confirmed that he will indeed be signing the sanctions bill in retaliation for Hong Kong, slapping sanctions on officials who help enforce the CCP's new national security law that flouts the city's independence accorded by the Basic Law, a
Two forms of interdiction -- the steady expansion of U.S. sanctions and our stunning drift toward unmasked censorship -- have begun to intersect.
Beijing has expressed intense displeasure over President Trump's decision to sign into law a bill targeting senior CCP figures involved with China's network of concentration camps, even though the White House ultimately held off on putting the sancti
Though largely off the mainstream media's radar amid all things pandemic related, we've been closely following the saga of Iran's provocatively sending five fuel-laden tankers to gasoline-starved Venezuela, despite repeat and growing threats of US in
The Commerce Department's decision to tighten restrictions on Huawei announced a few days ago are already throwing a wrench in Huawei's supply chain, a sign that the US is no longer playing around, and is going all-in on bringing the Chinese telecom
The bullet holes were what stuck with me. I visited the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina during the summer of 2016, at the head of the West Point civil rights history staff ride – a two week trip across the A
At a time of a global health and economic crisis, some UN officials, such as the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, are calling for lifting sanctions around the world.
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The Kremlin held a winning hand in oil negotiations and did not play it. Washington and Saudi Arabia desperately needed Russian agreement to their plan to raise the price of oil by cutting production and reducing the supply of oil.
sanctions -- A UN General Assembly resolution introduced by Russia to lift illegally imposed US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela, and other nations was rejected by the Trump regime.
The Trump administration is prepared to lift crippling sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government requiring both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó to step aside in favor of a five-person gove
Asli U. Bâli and Aziz Rana make the case the U.S. must end the use of sweeping unilateral sanctions against other countries: