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Iran imposes sanctions on 15 US firms

On Friday, the USA sanctioned several people and entities for their connections to Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programme. Iran has in return sanctioned 15 US companies for supporting Israel by providing arms and equipment “for use against the Palestinians”.  36 mots de plus


China’s ZTE Pleads Guilty to Iran Sanction Violations

On March 22, ZTE Corp. agreed to pay $430 million and pled guilty to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act in Texas Federal Court as part of an $892 million multi-agency settlement agreement over claims it unlawfully shipped technology from the United States to Iran in violation of U.S. 639 mots de plus


Executions and Deaths in Custody Continue Unabated in Iran

Although the UN, world leaders and other international organizations have encouraged Iran to put a moratorium the executions and death sentences, they continue unabated. Since the 17th of March, a young man was hanged in Semnan Prison for a drug-related offense. 531 mots de plus


Iran Issues “Reciprocal” Sanctions Against U.S.

On Sunday, Iran issued sanctions on 15 different U.S. companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression, and Israel’s occupation of the land that Palestinians want to create a future state. 518 mots de plus


Many U.S. Sanctions Still in Place on Iran Despite JCPOA

While the nuclear-related secondary sanctions were lifted from Iran as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the primary prohibitions and restrictions of the Iran sanctions program remain in place. 533 mots de plus


U.N. Calls on Russia, Turkey and Iran to Salvage Syrian Ceasefire

While peace talks are continuing regarding the civil war in Syria, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the ceasefire, which was described as “tattered”. 589 mots de plus


War in Yemen Enters Its Third Year as Iran’s Influence Grows

The civil war in Yemen has entered in third year, with Saudi Arabia-led forces continuing to use air strikes to attack Houthi forces. When the U.S. 643 mots de plus