G7 meeting: Taliban should be sanctioned says British PM Johnson

Middle East 08/24/21, 16:56

Group of Seven (G7) nations were urged to consider introducing further sanctions against a militant group on Aug. 24. The United Kingdom believes the world's seven largest developed nations should economically isolate the Taliban. The plan involves the United States, Italy, France, Germany, Japan, and Canada each introducing economic sanctions and withholding ...

Joe Biden lifts Nord Stream 2 sanctions after pocketing donations say records

U.S. 06/01/21, 03:11

Official election finance data shows the president removed international sanctions after receiving political contributions. Joe Biden has been accused of granting a Russian gas pipeline project favors in exchange for donations to the presidential election campaign fund. The latest Federal Election Commission (FEC) records revealed former Reagan-era U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard ...

Republican lawmakers propose a bill opposing Biden’s Iran policy

U.S. 04/22/21, 00:21

Members of the Republican Study Committee Caucus announced a bill to counter the Biden administration's policies on Iran, especially sanction removal, on Wednesday, April 21. At the RSC press conference announcing the Maximum Pressure Act in front of the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.), the group's chair, said, “In the ...

US prepared to remove sanctions on Iran, resume nuclear deal

U.S. 04/10/21, 03:00

The U.S. State Department declared that it is ready to lift sanctions against Iran to restore compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the formal term for the 2015 Iran agreement. "We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the JCPOA, including by lifting ...

The CCP warns of countermeasures if US sanctions it for Hong Kong law

Politics 05/26/20, 16:09

China has warned that it would take countermeasures against the United States if the Trump administration punishes Beijing for its plan to impose on Hong Kong a sedition law. “If the U.S. insists on hurting China’s interests, China will have to take every necessary measure to counter and oppose this,” Foreign ...

Lindsey Graham praises Trump for working with Congress; blasts Turkey’s Erdogan for misjudgment

World 10/14/19, 13:59

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday, Oct. 13, tweeted commending President Donald Trump’s administration for plans of imposing “crippling” sanctions against the Turkish economy as punitive measures against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The South Carolina senator criticized Trump days before for withdrawing U.S. troops from northern Syria, but turned to ...

Iran shut out by UN, claims victim after hit with US sanctions

U.S. 06/25/19, 09:54

The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations was denied participation in a United Nations Security Council meeting, of which it is not a member, and stated it is the victim of the United States, while denying any involvement in multiple attacks in the Middle East in recent weeks. This follows new ...

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