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U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others

The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of President Bashar al-Assad....

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others

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U.S. sanctions Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday sanctioned prominent Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and wh...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on hi...
00:32, 05/28/2019

U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela, charges businessman The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme the U.S. Treasury said lined the pocket...
08:00, 07/26/2019

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascu...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed ass...
20:16, 05/25/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's...
08:48, 08/01/2019

China Detains Taiwanese Businessman A Taiwanese businessman has been detained in southern China on national-security grounds, after he shared images with friends in Taiwan of the antigov...
18:33, 09/11/2019

Polish businessman requests pardon from president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish newspaper says a businessman who had fled the country for Spain after being sentenced to a 2-1/2-year prison term for i...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Businessman pleads guilty to stealing up to $1.5M in wine A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $1.5 million in upscale wine from customers who paid him to store the bottles, which he sold wit...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Cattleman, businessman in tight race for Panama’s presidency A Panamanian cattleman is holding a narrow lead over a businessmen as returns come in from the country’s presidential election, which followed a campa...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Algeria detains businessman in corruption investigation: radio Algeria has detained businessman Hassan Larbaoui in a corruption investigation launched after protests ended the rule of President Abdelaziz Bouteflik...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Indicted St. Louis County businessman faces more trouble ST. LOUIS (AP) — A businessman already accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s pay-to-play scheme is fac...
21:16, 05/13/2019

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were he...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Ex-Chiefs player, businessman runs for US Senate in Kansas TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City Chiefs player and now businessman who has served on local and state government boards is running for the U.S....
08:48, 06/27/2019

Rejecting taboos, Palestinian businessman welcomes US plan JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian businessman who flouts political taboos by working with Israeli settlers in the West Bank could soon have a role in Pre...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Italian-American businessman Commisso new Fiorentina owner MILAN (AP) — Italian-American businessman Rocco Commisso has completed his takeover of Serie A club Fiorentina. No financial details were disclosed bu...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud charges BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Florida official, businessman arrested in extortion plot PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A former deputy city manager and a local businessman on Florida’s Space Coast are accused of plotting to place cameras in ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of...
04:48, 06/01/2019

Uncovered: the £200m theme park, the businessman – and the missing millions A Guardian/ITV News undercover investigation raises concerns about Gavin Woodhouse, who is behind project endorsed by Bear GryllsGavin Woodhouse: entr...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponz...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Bah...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Modi needs to make India a 'highly competitive manufacturing hub,' says top businessman Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, th...
07:16, 05/27/2019

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Vi...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Kansas City Royals to be sold to local businessman for $1 billion David Glass, the former Walmart president and CEO, bought the Royals in 2000 for $96 million, and is said to be selling for "private health reasons."...
17:48, 08/31/2019

Argentina detains businessman at center of Mexican corruption scandal Argentine authorities and Interpol detained on Friday a businessman who was at the center of a Mexican corruption scandal in 2004 that hurt the reputa...
11:32, 08/17/2019

After Nunes' $9.9M lawsuit against Fusion GPS, businessman says oppo firm also smeared him Following California GOP Rep. Devin Nunes' $9.9M lawsuit against Fusion GPS over its alleged "smear" tactics, businessman and Magnitsky Act advocate B...
07:00, 09/06/2019

Joe Biden's son advised crooked Romanian businessman sentenced for corruption Former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter once worked with a Romanian businessman who was convicted and imprisoned following an investigation over ...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Missionary, Businessman, Prisoner, Spy: An American’s Odyssey in North Korea Like others arrested in North Korea, Kim Dong-chul made a public confession of spying. Unlike many others, he says in a new memoir, he was telling the...
00:48, 08/10/2019

Custody Of Businessman In Moin Qureshi Case Extended By 9 Days A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 9 the Enforcement Directorate or ED's custody of Hyderabad-based businessman Sana Satish Babu, arrested in...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Businessman Sana Satish Babu Sent To Jail In Money-Laundering Case A Delhi court today sent Hyderabad-based businessman Sana Satish Babu, arrested in connection with the money-laundering case involving meat exporter M...
21:16, 08/09/2019

1MDB: Fugees rapper and Malaysian businessman indicted over Obama donations US prosecutors say Jho Low, 37, transferred $21.6m to rapper Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel for 2012 re-election bidA founding member of the hip-hop group th...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Delhi Businessman Files Defamation Case Against Actor Esha Gupta A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Bollywood actress Esha Gupta by a Delhi businessman after she accused him of sexual misconduct....
13:48, 07/20/2019

U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election The U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday it had charged former Fugees rapper Prakazrel “Pras” Michel and wealthy Malaysian businessman Low Taek...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Kashmiri Businessman Fined 62 Lakhs For Violating Foreign Exchange Rules The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has asked a Kashmiri businessman to pay Rs 62 lakh as penalty for an alleged violation of the foreign ex...
02:16, 08/31/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Til...
01:32, 05/07/2019

Palestinian Authority arrests businessman who attended Bahrain conference: Haaretz The Palestinian Authority has arrested a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic conference in Bahrain this week, Israel's Haaretz ...
18:32, 06/29/2019

Multi-millionaire businessman who paid off sex accusers wins secrecy order A multi-millionaire businessman has been allowed to remain anonymous after he faced sexual harassment and assault allegations in an employment case, i...
15:33, 07/06/2019

An immigrant businessman is offering ‘Bad Hombre’ and ‘Fake News’ tacos. Some aren’t buying it. A burst of media attention has thrust a small, six-week-old Mexican restaurant into a debate over what it means to casually elevate the president’s wo...
03:48, 09/05/2019

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday fi...
04:32, 06/18/2019

Bosnian court detains Indian businessman Pramod Mittal over suspected fraud A court in Bosnia on Thursday ordered a one-month detention for Indian businessman Pramod Mittal and two other officials who have been suspected of in...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Millionaire businessman pleads guilty to sexual conduct with underage girl in NJ: reports A 53-year-old New Jersey millionaire businessman has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual conduct with an underage girl, according to reports....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Taiwan warns citizens not to travel to Hong Kong and China after businessman detained Taiwan's ruling party has warned citizens against traveling to Hong Kong or mainland China, saying the situation is "severe," after a Taiwanese busine...
15:49, 09/12/2019

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later ...
07:32, 06/04/2019

Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S. VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S....
16:32, 06/25/2019

Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter should 'rot in hell,' says Nevada businessman who reportedly sold gun to killer The gun store owner who claims to have sold the rifle used in Sunday's deadly shooting at a California food festival says he wants the 19-year-old ass...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.    &...
07:16, 06/04/2019

New York Times' Report on Trump's Taxes Confirms He Is the Worst Businessman in the World, and Don Lemon's Got Jokes In what may be the undoing of Donald Trump’s facade as the biggest, wealthiest businessman to every lace up his hard bottoms, a new report shows that ...
18:48, 05/08/2019

The Facebook page ‘Vets for Trump’ was hijacked by a North Macedonian businessman. It took months for the owners to get it back. The takeover of Vets for Trump underscores how money, politics and online misinformation remain deeply and often invisibly entangled ahead of the 2020...
04:32, 09/18/2019

The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion NEW YORK (AP) — The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being sold to French Israeli businessman Patrick Drahi for almost $4 billion....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Owner David Glass agrees to sell Kansas City Royals to local businessman for $1 billion Kansas City businessman John Sherman has finalized an agreement with David Glass to purchase the Royals for $1 billion.      ...
21:48, 08/30/2019

Bentley Bentayga Businessman And Sportsman Edition Available Exclusively At Bentley's Oldest Showroo The special edition models have been designed to celebrate the centenary year 1919 when Bentley Motors was founded and Huntsman established its Savile...
16:00, 07/07/2019

Turkey cracks down on Syrian refugees President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude toward ...
04:32, 09/15/2019

Syrian regime may be committing war crimes, says UK The UK's top official at the UN says the Syrian regime could be committing war crimes after Sky News uncovered evidence suggesting government forces h...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Syrian refugees make new lives in Vermont After fleeing the war in Syria, a refugee family is rebuilding their life across the globe in a small city in Vermont. (August 26)    ...
21:48, 08/26/2019

Six civilians killed during air raid in Syrian town Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive...
21:16, 05/27/2019

Moroccan jailed by Portugal for recruiting for Syrian war A 65-year-old Moroccan citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted by a Portuguese court of recruiting young people t...
21:16, 07/09/2019

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last strongh...
05:16, 08/28/2019

Denmark: Syrian man gets jail for terror planning COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Syrian asylum seeker in Sweden has received a 12-year prison sentence for planning to explode one or more bombs in Copenh...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humani...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Syrian town of Azaz hit by deadly car bombing A suicide car bomb in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed rebels has killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens, a war monitor said. I...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Syrian troops advance against insurgents in northwest BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say troops have captured a village and a strategic hill from insurgents in the country’s northwest. Th...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ahm...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of nor...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at l...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Iran oil tanker sought by US seen off Syrian coast Gibraltar released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker in mid-August after Iran promised it would not discharge its 2.1 million barrels of oil in Syria. The ves...
15:00, 09/07/2019

Syrian TV says Damascus targeted 'from direction of' Israel Loud blasts echoed across Damascus late on Friday, residents said, as Syrian state media reported "enemy targets" coming from the direction of Israel,...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Id...
13:00, 07/13/2019

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a...
00:16, 07/23/2019

Syrian rebels try to retake village from government troops Syrian activists and state media say rebel groups are fighting back, trying to retake territory lost to government forces this week in their stronghol...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up h...
09:16, 07/29/2019

Syrian air strike on village market kill at least 12: rescuers At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular ...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a R...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebe...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their home...
15:16, 06/10/2019

Syrian troops expand offensive despite calls for calm Syria government forces expand ground offensive in northwestern Syria, pushing into the last rebel stronghold, despite calls for honoring a cease-fire...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condit...
20:16, 06/17/2019

At War: To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern...
19:48, 06/16/2019

Russia says it repelled an attack on its main Syrian air base: RIA Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Monday that it had repelled a drone and missile attack on its main air base in Syria over the weekend and accused...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG to withdraw from strip along Turkish border The Kurdish YPG militia will pull forces and heavy weapons from a strip along Syria's border with Turkey under U.S.-Turkish deals, an official in the ...
02:16, 08/28/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leba...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Russia: Syrian offensive does not violate agreements with Turkey - RIA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that the Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in Idlib did not violate any agreements with...
12:16, 08/26/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ens...
10:32, 06/20/2019

Syrian troops capture 2 villages in last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say their troops have captured two villages and a nearby hill in the last rebel stronghold in the country...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Syrian army 'kills terrorists' in Idlib countryside The Syrian army is launching "intensive strikes on dens of Jabhat al-Nusra," a group formerly affiliated with al Qaeda, in a village in southwestern I...
01:16, 05/13/2019

Syrian civil war has damaged more than 120 churches, report finds As many as 124 churches have been damaged or targeted by military forces on all sides of Syria's civil war, which has stretched on for more than eight...
19:00, 09/05/2019

To Stay or to Flee: A Syrian Mother’s Impossible Choice Suhair had to decide whether leaving Syria was worth risking her children’s lives. Now she is coming to terms with the opportunities and costs of her ...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Syrian troops capture northwestern village from rebels Syrian activists say government troops have captured a northwestern village known for its medieval fortress as they move deeper toward Idlib province,...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-im...
17:48, 08/22/2019

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local obs...
01:48, 08/21/2019

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with ...
16:16, 06/03/2019

The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays Mohammad Aljaleel carried on looking after homeless cats in the midst of an aerial bombardment of Aleppo. He has since set up a dedicated sanctuary an...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Syrian ground troops capture rebel enclave Syrian troops have pushed their way into a northwestern rebel-held enclave, clashing with insurgents and capturing a strategically located village at ...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a "blatant attack" o...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest Syrian government forces seized ground from insurgents in northwestern Syria on Thursday, sources on both sides said, building on advances since the m...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Syrian constitution body could convene soon: Russian envoy Russia hopes that an agreement can be reached soon under U.N. auspices on forming Syria's new constitutional committee and that it can convene in Gen...
15:16, 08/09/2019

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria’s White Helmets say at least 6 people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last strong...
16:16, 05/27/2019

Syrian ground troops push into rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government media say troops have pushed their way into a rebel-held enclave in the northwest, clashing with insurgents and wi...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Syrian government closes in on town that was bombed with sarin Syrian government forces on Wednesday closed in on a rebel-held town in Idlib that was bombed with sarin in 2017, sources on both sides said, building...
14:32, 08/14/2019

No shellfire or bullets, but war still intrudes on tiny Syrian island In the years before Syria's war the boatmakers of Arwad used to sell their wooden vessels along the Mediterranean coast down to Lebanon and up to Turk...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Syrian troops capture 5 villages in last rebel stronghold Syrian pro-government media say their troops have captured five small villages and a hill on the edge of the northwestern province of Idlib, the last ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as "weapon of war": U.N. Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a "weapon of w...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria’s ruling B...
23:00, 05/06/2019

US citizen reportedly released from Syrian government detention A U.S. citizen who was detained by the Syrian regime has been released in a deal brokered by the Lebanese government, a Beirut security official annou...
18:48, 07/26/2019

Syrian man jailed for killing that sparked far-right riots in Germany Asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi guilty of manslaughter of Daniel Hillig in ChemnitzA Syrian asylum seeker accused of a killing that sparked a week of far-r...
18:16, 08/22/2019

Syrian army poised to take key town after rebel withdrawals Syrian government forces look set to recover a strategic town that has been in rebel hands since 2014 in a major Russian-backed offensive into the opp...
00:48, 08/21/2019

Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al...
03:32, 05/20/2019

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold. Figh...
13:48, 05/19/2019

Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib: rescuers Syrian troops shelled the south of Idlib on Sunday, according to rescuers and residents in the rebel stronghold where a ceasefire had halted a fierce ...
14:48, 09/15/2019

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal ...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Report: ‘Foreign bodies’ enter Syrian airspace from Israel DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that “foreign bodies” have entered Syrian air space from Israel in the country̵...
21:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation...
21:00, 05/28/2019

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough fo...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Must...
05:48, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Syrian opposition group mourns Egypt’s Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (a...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a bui...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country’s air defenses ...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Car bomb kills 13 in rebel-held northern Syrian town Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens...
23:48, 06/02/2019

US repatriates family from Syrian detention camp for Isis suspects Exclusive: removal of four people could put pressure on other countries to follow suitA US family have been removed from a Syrian detention centre for...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Car bomb kills 2 in western Iraqi village near Syrian border BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a car bomb has exploded in a western village near the Syrian border, killing two people and wounding tw...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oil...
18:00, 09/07/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffere...
14:32, 06/08/2019

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militant...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation ...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar ...
23:16, 06/09/2019

Dutch police arrest Syrian suspected of war crimes, terror THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors say police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of war crimes and terrorism in his home country where h...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Australian Fights to Save Her Grandchildren From Syrian Refugee Camp Karen Nettleton spent the past five years searching for her grandchildren, whose father was an ISIS fighter. Now their fate has become a political foo...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Three Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli rockets: state media Three Syrian soldiers were killed and seven wounded by Israeli rockets fired into Quneitra province, Syrian state media said on Sunday, citing a milit...
10:16, 06/02/2019

Syrian air defenses repel rebels drone attack in northwest Syria’s state news agency says the army’s air defenses have repelled a drone attack by insurgents in the country’s northwest that until recently witne...
14:00, 09/07/2019

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding...
00:48, 06/03/2019

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Turkey, Long a Haven for Syrian Refugees, Is Sending Them Home Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot officials say Syrian anti-aircraft missile that missed its target and reached ethnically divided Cyprus was likely the cause of an exp...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area o...
19:00, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to e...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Syrian army attacks rebel stronghold: insurgent spokesman The Syrian army and its allies have launched ground attacks in the country's northwest against the last major insurgent enclave after days of shelling...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Monitor says Syrian rebels withdraw from town, jihadists say still fighting A Syrian war monitor said rebels had withdrawn from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last territory in neighboring Hama province after...
12:00, 08/20/2019

Syrian forces fire on Turkish observation post: officials Syrian government forces opened fire on a Turkish observation post in northwest Syria, two Turkish officials told Reuters on Thursday, but there were ...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive agains...
20:00, 08/17/2019

UK, France and Germany say gravely concerned at escalation in Syrian fighting Britain, Germany and France called on Monday for an end to the military escalation in north western Syria, saying they were gravely concerned at recen...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playgro...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Amnesty International: Lebanon 'forcibly deported' 2,500 Syrian refugees Lebanon "forcibly deported" nearly 2,500 Syrian refugees to their native country in the last three months, according to government information obtaine...
23:16, 08/28/2019

Syrian Government Captures Strategic Town in Last Opposition Stronghold Syrian government forces captured a strategic town in the northwest of the country, as the Russian-backed Assad regime continued its military push to ...
18:48, 08/20/2019

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grapp...
19:32, 08/19/2019

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s l...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Family stayed in Syrian town during offensive as rebels ousted Russia-backed Syrian forces found Abu Abdo and family this week in Khan Sheikhoun, a town which almost all other residents had fled during shelling in...
01:32, 08/25/2019

Rebels withdraw in key Syrian town as pro-Assad troops advance Move by insurgents in Khan Sheikhun marks a milestone for Idlib, the last major rebel strongholdInsurgent groups have withdrawn from Khan Sheikhun in ...
13:00, 08/20/2019

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in feder...
13:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. forces strike Syrian al Qaeda facility: Defense Department U.S. forces struck an al Qaeda facility north of Idlib in Syria on Saturday in an attack aimed at the organization's leadership, U.S. Central Command,...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligen...
03:32, 07/24/2019

Syrian government intensifies bombardment of rebel-held area BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say a government bombardment of rebel-held areas in the country’s northwest has killed and wounded doz...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has...
22:48, 09/07/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monito...
23:48, 06/02/2019

Syrian air defences respond to rebel drones in Hama province: state TV Syrian air defences responded on Tuesday to drones launched by rebels near a helipad in Jubb Ramlah village in Hama province, Syrian state TV reported...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis ...
20:32, 08/23/2019

Syrian state media: Turkish convoy entered to help Idlib rebels A Turkish convoy loaded with munitions crossed into northwest Syria on Monday, to help insurgents fighting a government advance in the town of Khan Sh...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Russia says Syrian troops repelled three big militant attacks in Syria's Idlib Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said....
16:16, 05/22/2019

Syrian Army Discovers Tragic Destruction of Apamea at the Hands of Terrorists The Head of the Department of Antiquities and Museums of Hama in Syria, Abdul Qader Farzet, has announced that the ancient Syrian city of Apamea, whic...
01:48, 05/30/2019

Indonesia says probing report of death of pregnant woman in Syrian camp Indonesia is investigating a report that a pregnant Indonesian woman who had joined Islamic State died after allegedly being beaten and tortured in a ...
10:48, 08/01/2019

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the deat...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Syrian offensive puts Turkish troops and border plans in peril Syrian army advances in northwest Syria are putting Turkish troops in the firing line and threaten Ankara's hopes of preventing a new wave of refugees...
16:48, 08/22/2019

Syrian rebels say Russian-backed forces prepare to resume offensive Syrian rebel fighters on Wednesday said Russian-backed forces were amassing troops in preparation for resuming a five-month offensive in northwest Syr...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Sky News witnesses horrors of Idlib as crew shelled by Syrian regime Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on...
00:00, 05/24/2019

German court convicts Syrian over stabbing that triggered Chemnitz riots A Syrian man was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison by a German court on Thursday over the fatal stabbing of a man in the eastern city of Ch...
16:48, 08/22/2019

No turning back: Syrian Kurds reshape region with books and schools When Eyub Mohamad was a boy, security forces beat his father into paralysis. His offence was typing leaflets in Kurdish, banned under Syria's ruling B...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the cou...
20:32, 08/23/2019

Syrian Government Documents Show Widespread Abuses, Rights Center Says In a report, the Syria Justice and Accountability Center said that documents from President Bashar al-Assad’s government detailed systematic human rig...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Syrian, Russian Strikes Renew Fears of Offensive to Recapture Stronghold Syria’s government and Russia have intensified airstrikes and dropped barrel bombs on the last rebel stronghold in Syria, renewing fears of a military...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli mis...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the th...
15:48, 06/28/2019

Erdoğan: I'll let Syrian refugees leave Turkey for west unless safe zone set up Turkey aims to resettle at least a third of the refugees in ‘safe zone’ within Syria, president saysThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has t...
13:48, 09/05/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party ...
12:16, 06/17/2019

Al Qaeda-linked Syrian militants forced to flee key rebel town The main Syrian group linked to Al Qaeda pulled out of a key rebel town following the Syrian government forces’ campaign of bombardment and airstrikes...
16:48, 08/20/2019

Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest da...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontati...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition's ...
17:16, 08/21/2019

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Belgium takes back six children of Isis fighters from Syrian camps Children with parents face less certain future, with countries reluctant to repatriate supporters of violent jihadSix Belgian children of Islamic Stat...
07:16, 06/15/2019

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child prot...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed f...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops struggling to make gains in a more than two month assault in north...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Syrian army foils drone attack on military base in northwest The Syrian army said on Saturday its air defenses foiled a drone attack by "terrorist" groups on a main military base in northwestern Syria, where a R...
15:32, 09/07/2019

Syrian hospitals bombed by Assad, Russian troops after coordinates were shared with the UN Over the past two weeks, Syrian and Russian warplanes have hammered the last remaining rebel-held bastion in Syria’s north – killing dozens and prompt...
15:00, 05/11/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in no...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Lebanese Maronite patriarch who opposed Syrian army presence dies Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite church who presented himself as a champion of Christian rights and pushed for Syr...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Ahead of meeting, Turkey expects Russia to help rein in Syrian forces President Tayyip Erdogan will seek steps from Russia's Vladimir Putin to safeguard Turkish troops in the face of an offensive by the Syrian army in th...
14:48, 08/27/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bo...
15:00, 05/28/2019

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspect Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now a...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Syrian Goalkeeper Turned Rebel Fighter Dies In Fight With Regime Forces A Syrian goalkeeper turned rebel fighter who starred in an award-winning documentary died Saturday of wounds sustained fighting regime forces in north...
09:00, 06/09/2019

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offens...
09:48, 07/28/2019

Syrian army makes new gains as Russia brings reinforcements: rebels, residents Russia and its Syrian army ally stepped up aerial raids on northwest Syria as they sent reinforcements from elite army units and Iranian-backed militi...
03:16, 08/30/2019

'Dance is my passport': Syrian ballet dancer Ahmad Joudeh on dancing as home Becoming a successful ballet dancer while growing up in a refugee camp wasn't easy. DW caught up with the Netherlands-based dancer on World Dance Day ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area: ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, cau...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.  &...
15:48, 06/20/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of t...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human R...
02:32, 08/25/2019

US and Turkish troops conduct first joint ground patrol of Syrian 'safe zone' US and Turkish troops conducted their first ever joint ground patrol within what Turkey has called the "safe zone" that runs along the Syria-Turkish b...
19:48, 09/08/2019

Syrian doctor describes latest alleged chemical attack as US mulls response Just after 9 a.m  Sunday, witnesses on the ground in the remote Syrian countryside near the border of Idlib province claimed they saw more than 40 roc...
05:48, 05/24/2019

UN human rights chief fears world has grown numb to Syrian carnage The relentless campaign of airstrikes in Syria has been met with a “collective shrug,” the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, de...
17:32, 07/26/2019

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launch attack into Kurdish-held area Turkey-backed Syrian rebels launched an offensive into territory held by the Kurdish YPG militia north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, seizi...
22:48, 05/04/2019

Syrian army opens corridor for people to leave rebel bastion: state media Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive ha...
12:16, 08/22/2019

Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24....
02:00, 07/27/2019

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to 'open the gates,' allow Syrian refugees to leave for Western countries The president of Turkey said Thursday he would be forced to “open the gates” and allow a route for Syrian refugees to travel into western Europe unles...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Syrian schoolboy with strong Belfast accent praised for acting as interpreter to help fellow pupils A Syrian schoolboy living in Northern Ireland has captured hearts after revealing how he acts as an interpreter for other pupils - while speaking with...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Syrian government forces march into Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib: Observatory, rebel source Syrian army troops and their allies entered Khan Sheikhoun in northwest Syria, advancing against insurgents in the town where ground battles raged on ...
03:00, 08/20/2019

Kurdish-Syrian 'feminists' form giant human shield to resist Turkish incursion When the threat of an attack looms, scores of Kurdish women in every major township in their carved out canton of Rojava in northeastern Syria, routin...
20:16, 08/09/2019

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutali...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria ...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 photographed off Syrian port Tartus: U.S. satellite firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has...
08:32, 09/07/2019

Assad niece forfeits £25k of Syrian regime cash held in London bank account A niece of Syria's president Assad today agreed to forfeit thousands of pounds held in a London bank account after a court heard it was Syrian regime ...
15:32, 05/21/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in the heaviest assault on the last rebel-held area sin...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of...
07:48, 06/29/2019

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was dec...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post in south kills 1 soldier and injures another ....
21:32, 05/27/2019

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security C...
09:16, 08/08/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomati...
19:16, 04/28/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, t...
03:16, 07/31/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico ...
22:48, 08/07/2019

Syrian Kurdish YPG has withdrawn from some border positions - Kurdish authority The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has pulled forces and heavy weapons from some positions at the border with Turkey, showing its commitment to ongoing ta...
14:48, 08/27/2019

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syr...
12:32, 06/10/2019

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human...
15:32, 07/16/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to p...
19:48, 06/26/2019

EU to punish cyberattackers with sanctions The European Union has adopted a sanctions regime aimed at cracking down on cyberattacks. Travel bans and asset freezes are among the measures announc...
15:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose ev...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Iran Disparages U.S. Over Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani said that the latest sanctions were pointless. Separately, the U.S. national security adviser accused Iran of being “a source...
14:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. Expands Sanctions Against Venezuela Into an Embargo The new measures mark a significant escalation of pressure against the regime of President Nicolás Maduro and countries including Russia and China tha...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech g...
08:32, 06/08/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for a...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See ho...
00:32, 05/11/2019

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products...
08:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. eyeing sanctions over Turkey's S-400 buy: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that the Trump administration was considering imposing sanctions on related to Turkey's purchase...
18:16, 09/09/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Ad...
13:32, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling ‘worthless’ Turkey has downplayed as “worthless” an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara and vowed to reinforce its efforts to d...
15:32, 07/16/2019

Foreign Cyberattackers Face Sanctions in EU European governments armed themselves with a new tool against cyberattackers, adopting a sanctions regime to allow them to penalize foreign individual...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 ...
13:32, 06/14/2019

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donal...
06:16, 08/28/2019

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega an...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts ...
07:48, 08/29/2019

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started dr...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of...
12:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Teh...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration ordered new sanctions that aim to freeze the assets of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office and several Iranian military comm...
03:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U....
20:32, 05/08/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path...
09:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising te...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
04:32, 06/26/2019

US economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire The Trump administration’s newly announced plan to restrict exports to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for national security reasons doe...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie ...
02:48, 08/03/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “brin...
13:16, 06/26/2019

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants ...
23:48, 09/11/2019

WTO paves way for China to seek sanctions against U.S. The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday adopted final findings against U.S. duties imposed on a range of Chinese imports, effectively giving Be...
01:32, 08/16/2019

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure ag...
16:16, 08/06/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.       &...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts...
14:48, 06/25/2019

US threatens Turkey with sanctions over S-400 deal The US has urged Turkey to drop a Russian military hardware deal, saying it undermines their relationship. Turkey's president has refused to back down...
07:32, 06/27/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order p...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that ...
11:16, 08/07/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institu...
03:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. Sanctions Russians, Chechens Over Whistleblowers' Deaths The Trump administration, in an action that will likely further escalate tensions between the U.S. and Russia, imposed sanctions on Russian and Cheche...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to impro...
13:32, 07/03/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed th...
15:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the ...
16:48, 07/02/2019

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to elevat...
08:48, 08/01/2019

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is announcing new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran. President Donald Trump iss...
22:00, 05/08/2019

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Trump Adds to Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals It is the second round of sanctions by the United States in response to a botched attempt in March 2018 to fatally poison a former military intelligen...
17:48, 08/02/2019

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business wi...
05:16, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executiv...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nucl...
19:48, 06/24/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ...
20:16, 06/24/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian...
03:48, 06/29/2019

Iran claims right to respond to ‘unacceptable’ US sanctions Iran’s foreign minister says it has the right to respond to “unacceptable” sanctions imposed by the Trump administration after the U.S. withdrew from ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack o...
01:48, 06/23/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top of...
18:16, 06/28/2019

MLB suspends involvement in Venezuelan baseball following sanctions Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from...
09:16, 08/23/2019

Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order freezing all assets of the Venezuelan government, further tightening restrictions on embatt...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Iran's Rouhani says no talks with U.S. unless sanctions lifted Iran has no intention to talk to the United States unless all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day ...
08:16, 08/27/2019

Russia hit with new sanctions for 2018 poisoning of ex-spy, daughter The US is imposing additional sanctions on Russia for its 2018 nerve-agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy and his daughter. “This act endang...
18:16, 08/03/2019

US Announces New Sanctions Against Russia Over Skripal Affair A fresh round of sanctions were imposed on Moscow Saturday by the United States over the 2018 poisoning of former double-agent Sergei Skripal in the U...
15:48, 08/03/2019

Explainer: U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's exports and imports The United States in January imposed sanctions on Venezuela's most important global business - producing and selling crude oil - as the Trump administ...
01:48, 05/03/2019

North Korea says US extension of sanctions is 'hostile' act An unidentified North Korean foreign ministry spokesman called the move a "manifestation of the most extreme hostile acts" in a statement carried by t...
07:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. hits Russia with new sanctions for Skripal poisoning President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Russia in connection with the poisoning of a former spy living in Britain that happened more than a ye...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Italy's Di Maio not worried over possible European sanctions Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Friday he was not worried over possible EU sanctions in case of violation of fiscal rules, as he w...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Russia says it will counter new U.S. sanctions on Iran: reports Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabk...
11:16, 06/24/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices...
05:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Isl...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle g...
21:32, 07/14/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
07:00, 09/04/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions...
17:00, 07/09/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials fo...
06:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Shipping Network The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear program...
21:16, 09/04/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarre...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vis...
12:48, 06/12/2019

Huawei Unit Cuts More Than 600 Jobs Following US Sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" ca...
21:16, 07/23/2019

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progres...
15:00, 06/10/2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela Aim to Choke Off Government’s Finances The Trump administration cut off the central bank’s access to United States currency and limited its ability to conduct international financial transa...
18:32, 04/28/2019

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim ...
09:32, 07/10/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy...
14:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are an 'assault' on Lebanon: Berri New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on the country and its parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri sa...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Cambodian PM says China ready to help if EU imposes sanctions China will help Cambodia if the European Union (EU) withdraws special market access over its rights record, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on M...
11:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of Stat...
13:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
22:32, 09/03/2019

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanct...
11:00, 07/17/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Forei...
00:48, 08/01/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
19:48, 05/18/2019

Huawei H1 Revenue Growth Accelerates Despite US Sanctions Huawei revenue in the first half of the year grew 23.2 percent - faster than a year ago - despite an intense US campaign against it that ultimately be...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse "Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans, as the league\u0027s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tues...
21:18, 09/17/2019

How U.S. sanctions over a Russian weapon could rattle Turkey Turkey is on the cusp of facing U.S. sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian S-400 missile defense system, leaving its already soft currency and ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Huawei says billions of customers could be harmed by sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against ...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a...
21:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. likely to toughen sanctions on Russia: secretary Perry U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Saturday that Washington will most likely continue to toughen sanctions on Russia after its annexation of Ukr...
18:48, 08/31/2019

| Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of "curtailment of business operations" ca...
16:16, 07/27/2019

Poland wants sanctions against Russia over Crimea to continue President Andrzej Duda said on Saturday that Poland saw a need to maintain Western sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of the Crimea reg...
18:48, 08/31/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security is...
07:48, 07/15/2019

US will ramp up Russia sanctions: Rick Perry The Trump administration is likely to continue tightening its sanctions on Russia for its 2014 annexation of Crimea, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said ...
04:48, 09/01/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are &...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iranian president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating ...
13:16, 08/01/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Braz...
03:16, 07/20/2019

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul cou...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CN...
14:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
05:32, 07/19/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
23:00, 06/26/2019

German firms slam costly US sanctions against Russia German companies want Angela Merkel to mitigate damage caused by years of tough US sanctions against Russia. The president of an influential German bu...
20:32, 06/26/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against ...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration ...
00:32, 05/11/2019

Asked about Huawei sanctions, Britain says still reviewing 5G policy The British government is reviewing its policy on 5G and will make an announcement when ready, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday...
12:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate, U.N. investigator says Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
12:48, 07/18/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial meta...
22:16, 05/08/2019

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un’s security detail jogged along side Jung-un’s armored Benz. How he got tha...
00:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for the...
08:48, 07/17/2019

New U.S. sanctions on Venezuela protect Citgo from seizure -Guaido Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure wo...
21:48, 08/06/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in quite a number of emerging countries are hoardin...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Iran says ‘idiotic’ new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplo...
21:48, 06/25/2019

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a ...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pre...
17:48, 07/14/2019

U.S. expands Venezuela sanctions in Maduro pressure campaign The Trump administration on Friday expanded the scope of its Venezuela sanctions to the defense and security services sectors to try to crank up econo...
10:32, 05/11/2019

North Korea says U.S. extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA The recent U.S. extension of sanctions against North Korea was an act of hostility and an outright challenge to an historic summit between the two cou...
05:16, 06/26/2019

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to def...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​r...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with...
07:48, 06/29/2019

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyp...
18:32, 07/11/2019

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, aft...
21:16, 06/29/2019

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what...
07:00, 07/04/2019

European stocks dip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei add to trade anxiety European shares retreated on Thursday after Washington blacklisted Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, adding another confrontational element to the U.S.-C...
10:16, 05/16/2019

China opposes use of unilateral sanctions against its entities: ministry China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said in response to the latest...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreason...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national se...
07:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme that lined the pockets of President Nic...
20:00, 07/25/2019

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors o...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep s...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreemen...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agr...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Trump authorizes sanctions targeting terror in Mali President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order authorizing the Treasury Department to sanction individuals responsible for terror activity...
20:16, 07/27/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “...
03:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea Seeks $350 Million Trade Sanctions Against US South Korea is seeking an annual $350 million in trade sanctions against the United States in an Obama-era dispute over tariffs on steel pipes, it sai...
09:16, 07/31/2019

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently ...
17:48, 07/09/2019

US sanctions Maduro’s stepsons for alleged food corruption The U.S. is imposing sanctions on a Colombian businessman and three stepsons of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro for allegedly forming part of a ne...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defenses, its f...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government's assets "All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid,...
13:16, 08/06/2019

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an e...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump adminis...
10:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctio...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order published...
07:48, 08/06/2019

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would ...
22:32, 06/28/2019

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, in...
17:48, 08/05/2019

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's o...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socia...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions tha...
00:16, 05/11/2019

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, ...
17:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
08:48, 07/10/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military ...
12:16, 08/04/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda arm...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said th...
21:16, 08/27/2019

U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade U.S. and international sanction...
00:48, 08/29/2019

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump u...
09:48, 08/29/2019

New sanctions could extend to allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon: U.S. envoy Future U.S. sanctions could target allies of Hezbollah in Lebanon, extending beyond direct affiliates of the Iran-backed Shi'ite Muslim group, a U.S. ...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Ready To Deal With Impact Of US Sanctions On Iran, Says India India is ready to deal with the impact of US sanctions against Iran and will get extra supplies from other oil producing countries to compensate for l...
14:00, 05/02/2019

US sanctions ex-governor of Mexico’s Nayarit state, judge MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department says it has sanctioned a Mexican ex-governor and a Mexican judge under corruption and narcotics statut...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top d...
02:48, 05/18/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support ...
20:32, 05/18/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on politi...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top official...
20:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. Senate panel advances Saudi sanctions measure The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday backed legislation that would impose sanctions on the Saudi royal family and block some weapon...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyon...
06:32, 06/19/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civil...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both...
05:16, 08/28/2019

No Talks With US Until Sanctions Are Lifted: Iranian President Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear ...
16:01, 09/01/2019

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and fall...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Kremlin pledges a response to new U.S. sanctions on Russian individuals The Kremlin said on Friday it would respond in kind to a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russian nationals, saying its retaliation would be consistent ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Erdogan says does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Rus...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednes...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the wo...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ira...
08:48, 08/28/2019

US Sanctions Networks It Says Are Connected To Iran Government, Military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade US and international sanctions ...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by ...
12:32, 06/19/2019