US, Canada and the European Union imposed fresh sanctions against Russia, given the actions in Ukraine, Crimea and Azov Sea

US, Canada and the European Union imposed fresh sanctions against Russia, given the actions in Ukraine, Crimea and Azov Sea

Moscow: The United States, Canada and the European Union have announced fresh sanctions against Russia given its activities in Ukraine. More than 125 companies and 25 individuals have been targeted through these sanctions and include companies from the defence sector. The Russian foreign department has warned that there will be a fitting retaliation against this. […]

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The US urges the United Nations to impose harsh sanctions on Iran

The US urges the United Nations to impose harsh sanctions on Iran

United Nations: The United States urged the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Iran over its recent ballistic-missile test and launches of two satellites as it could be capable of delivering nuclear weapons and risks a regional arms race. Iran has already been economically cornered because of the sanctions imposed by the United States and has appealed to […]

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North Korea prepares for missile tests; US warns of Harsh sanctions

North Korea prepares for missile tests; US warns of Harsh sanctions

Washington/Seoul: After the talks between US President, Donald Trump and North Korean Dictator fell through, last week, North Korea resumed with its controversial missile program. South Korea claimed that North Korea was preparing to test a long-range missile at the Sohae missile launching station. The United States has expressed anger over the development and US […]

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US warns the European Union over transactions with Iran bypassing sanctions

US warns the European Union over transactions with Iran bypassing sanctions

Washington: The US President has issued a stern warning to the European Union for continuing cooperation with Iran, disregarding the US sanctions against it. If the European countries switch to alternative currencies for transactions, it will have to face penalties and harsh economic actions, warns the United States. The nature of actions has not been […]

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European countries and Russia oppose US-imposed sanctions against Iran

European countries and Russia oppose US-imposed sanctions against Iran

Washington/Tehran: US President Donald Trump announced the imposition of all the sanctions that were in place before 2015 against Iran. The Trump-imposed sanctions target individuals with 300 new names and also the transactions between Iran and the European Union (EU). Severe reactions have emanated from the European Union and Russia along with Iran against the […]

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US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

US will not impose sanctions against India for buying oil from Iran

New Delhi: The countries buying oil from Iran will be facing strict US sanctions from Sunday. However, the United States has granted waivers to India while making this announcement. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that eight countries including India had been allowed to purchase oil from Iran. Indian Minister for Petroleum Dharmendra Pradhan […]

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The US to re-impose sanctions against Iran in full force from November 5: US President Donald Trump

The US to re-impose sanctions against Iran in full force from November 5: US President Donald Trump

Washington: Obama administration had withdrawn sanctions imposed on Iran by signing the nuclear deal in 2015. However, President Donald Trump announced that the US would be imposing sanctions against Iran in full force on November 5. “Going forward, Iran will not get any concession,” warned Trump. It seems that the effects of the warning issued […]

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US Senate approves sanctions against Iran- supporter Hezbollah

US Senate approves sanctions against Iran- supporter Hezbollah

Washington: The US Senate passed a proposal to impose sanctions against the Iran supporting terrorist organisation, Hezbollah blaming that it is a threat to the interests of Israel and the United States. This will lead to a harsh action on the foreign companies and organisations dealing with the Hezbollah. The US analysts have claimed that […]

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International court orders US to withdraw sanctions against Iran which affect humanitarian aid

International court orders US to withdraw sanctions against Iran which affect humanitarian aid

The Hague/Washington: The United Nations’ International Court has ordered that the United States should revoke the sanctions against the Iranian imports of items related to humanitarian aid. US President Donald Trump had imposed harsh sanctions against Iran after withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. Iran had appealed in the international court against these sanctions. But […]

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