Sanctions are expected to be on the agenda of the first summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, set for this week in Vladivostok.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Wael Bazzi and Hassan Tabaja, who are relatives and business associates of key Hizballah financiers.
The U.S. announced on Monday that it would not extend waivers to sanctions granted to certain countries that bought crude oil from Iran.
A Sri Lankan group said to be behind multiple bombings in several cities on Easter Sunday has ties to a local charity, according to a Kharon investigation of social media networks.
Reaction to U.S. Designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as Foreign Terrorist Organization
The U.S. State Department’s listing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) went into effect this week, sparking an immediate response from Tehran, as well as moves by the private sector and reaction from the international community.
The U.S. on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba, with national security adviser John Bolton dubbing the leaders of those countries the "three stooges of socialism” during a speech in Miami.
Following through on earlier efforts to crack down on Cuba, the U.S. announced on Wednesday its decision to allow U.S. nationals to sue foreign companies and individuals in U.S. court for operating on property Cuba seized after the 1959 Communist revolution.
The government of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northern Pakistan sent Rs30 million (USD 211,832) of education funds earlier this month to the Darul Uloom Haqqania Islamic seminary, according to a report in Pakistan’s Dawn news organization.
Italian bank UniCredit Group SpA agreed to pay a total of $1.3 billion to resolve U.S. federal and state investigations into allegations the bank and two of its subsidiaries violated several U.S. sanctions programs.
Foreign firms continue to invest in major rail infrastructure projects in Iran in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.