The United Nations this week imposed sanctions on leaders of Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), a branch of al-Qaida operating in Mali.
The U.S. State Department said late Wednesday that it barred entry to a former director general of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) over his involvement in human rights violations.
The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will add a Russian research institute, four Chinese companies, a Hong Kong firm and nearly a dozen others to its Entity List, blocking them from receiving U.S. exports.
Negar Ghodskani, an Iranian woman, pleaded guilty Friday in a Minnesota federal court to charges related to her role in a scheme to export controlled technology to a company sanctioned for its support to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
Oil trade on the high seas by Venezuela continues despite U.S. attempts to curtail it, according to maritime data reviewed by Kharon.
Kassim Tajideen, a Lebanese businessman sanctioned in 2009 as a financier of Hizballah, was sentenced in U.S. federal court to five years in prison and ordered to forfeit $50 million.
Commercial vehicle maker PACCAR Inc agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle a case of alleged Iran sanctions violations relating to its Dutch subsidiary, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
Hector Emilio Fernandez Rosa, a Honduran drug trafficker, was sentenced Friday in a New York federal court to a life term in prison.
The White House issued an executive order that imposes a freeze on all Venezuelan government property in the U.S., and bars American transactions with the government.
The U.S. State Department said Friday it would prohibit two sanctioned Venezuelan officials and their families from entering the country.