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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. imposes sanctions on Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday slapped sanctions on Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and who Washington said has made millions by developing ...
19:48 2019-06-11

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 him and other and regime figures, he sought a way ou...
15:00 2019-05-27

| 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 Damascus, for allegedly enriching President Bashar al-Ass...
11:36 2019-06-12

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 assault, senior opposition officials and rebel source...
19:36 2019-05-25

Businessman Dan Gilbert recovering after stroke symptoms DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital care. Officials with Detroit-based Quicken Loans said in a statement that Gil...
05:24 2019-05-27

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 illegally eavesdropping on politicians has asked to...
16:48 2019-06-10

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 driving under the influence in a high-speed crash...
04:00 2019-06-01

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 but the deal is reportedly worth about 160 million e...
16:00 2019-06-06

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 his real estate dealings....
13:12 2019-05-22

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 Virginia to face child pornography charges. George N...
22:24 2019-06-04

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, the chairman of India automaker Maruti Suzuki, R.C. ...
06:24 2019-05-27

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 Bahrain this week, his family and an official said....
16:12 2019-06-30

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 Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residen...
08:24 2019-05-24

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 newspaper and Kan public broadcaster reported on S...
19:01 2019-06-29

Businessman linked to Mueller probe faces child porn charge ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has been arrested on charges of transporting images of child pornography. Fed...
00:00 2019-06-04

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, it has been reported....
14:36 2019-07-06

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 filings....
03:00 2019-06-18

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.        ...
04:12 2019-06-04

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 provided grand jury testimony to special counsel R...
00:36 2019-06-04

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. The post The New York auction house Sotheby’s is being...
16:48 2019-06-17

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 Row boutique....
17:24 2019-07-07

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
17:24 2019-06-11

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 have deliberately attacked hospitals in Idlib....
00:36 2019-05-29

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. It's not immediately clear who was behind the attac...
05:36 2019-06-03

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 least 14 people by midday. Wednesday’s attack...
14:12 2019-05-29

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 rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-A...
17:36 2019-06-08

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 Idlib province Sunday, Syrian state media is report...
21:24 2019-05-21

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 Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign...
18:12 2019-07-13

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 Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said ...
18:36 2019-06-16

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria's White Helmets say at least six people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel's last stronghold....
17:24 2019-05-27

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 homeland....
16:24 2019-06-10

Iraqi forces begin operation against IS along Syrian border Iraq’s security and paramilitary forces have begun a military operation along the border with Syria aiming to clear the area of Islamic State group militants...
13:12 2019-07-07

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
16:48 2019-07-12

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 decision....
17:36 2019-05-22

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 conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of...
19:48 2019-06-17

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 militants....
17:48 2019-06-03

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 decision....
17:12 2019-05-21

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been...
13:24 2019-07-01

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 ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A ...
12:24 2019-06-20

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 market in a village in opposition-held northwester...
00:00 2019-07-17

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 Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fea...
10:48 2019-06-15

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 authorities said in announcing the man's arrest We...
07:36 2019-06-20

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 of people...
23:36 2019-06-02

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 following a brawl with locals....
17:24 2019-06-09

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 he allegedly was a commander in the former al-Qaida...
16:36 2019-05-21

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 military source....
04:48 2019-06-02

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. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one coun...
01:12 2019-06-20

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 al-Assad....
17:24 2019-06-09

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 suffered in a battle with government forces....
14:00 2019-06-08

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 their losses, and on Syrian government forces bat...
13:24 2019-05-30

US accuses Syrian government of fresh chemical weapon attack State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if use of chlorine is provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged ch...
08:36 2019-05-22

Sky News crew deliberately fired upon by Syrian regime forces 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 civilians inside the province....
18:12 2019-05-23

Turkey says blast kills 8, wounds 35 in Syrian town of Afrin Turkey’s state-run news agency says a bomb placed inside a fuel truck has exploded in the northern Syrian town of Afrin, killing at least eight people...
11:24 2019-07-11

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 suspected members of Islamic State and returned t...
22:12 2019-05-22

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 out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to ...
18:48 2019-07-10

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 militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on S...
15:12 2019-05-26

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. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian stat...
23:12 2019-05-27

Syrian government documents show reach of Assad's agencies A Washington-based Syrian watchdog says thousands of documents collected from abandoned Syrian government offices reveal the reach of President Bashar Assad's security agencies, offering a rare glimps...
14:48 2019-05-21

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 monitors....
23:36 2019-06-02

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 protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian o...
19:48 2019-07-01

Syrian teenager left suffering in Athens by UK Home Office 'failure' Unaccompanied Syrian fell into despair after waiting more than six months for response to applicationA Syrian teenager left suicidal after the Home Office failed to respond to his application to join ...
18:00 2019-07-11

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 three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Tu...
22:36 2019-06-28

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, describing the rebels as "terrorists"....
22:24 2019-06-04

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 rights violations by the nation’s security agencies....
03:00 2019-05-22

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 missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news age...
13:00 2019-07-01

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 State members were returned to Belgium on Friday from ...
05:24 2019-06-15

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 fighting for the Islamic State group back to their ...
12:01 2019-06-10

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 bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the las...
14:00 2019-05-28

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, which was recently reclaimed by government forces, has...
02:24 2019-05-30

Syrian state media: Israeli missile strike kills four civilians Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said...
06:00 2019-07-01

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.        ...
19:00 2019-06-20

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 the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
07:36 2019-06-20

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, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense...
12:24 2019-06-16

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 northwestern Syria, his faction said....
20:36 2019-06-08

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 rockets slash through the sky, along with three diffe...
07:12 2019-05-24

Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia dies in attack on Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV A Syrian resident of Saudi Arabia has died from his wounds in an attack on Saudi's Abha airport on Sunday, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
22:00 2019-06-23

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
06:36 2019-06-12

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 brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in...
19:12 2019-06-11

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 a strong Belfast accent....
13:12 2019-05-30

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 cash that had been brought into Britain....
04:48 2019-05-22

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 . The post Syrian state TV: Israeli rocket attack against military post...
23:12 2019-05-27

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 the G20 summit, Egypt's state TV said on Saturday...
09:48 2019-06-29

‘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 diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
14:33 2019-05-21

'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 Syria....
15:48 2019-06-10

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 punish Iran’s downing of a U.S. Navy drone in the P...
23:48 2019-06-27

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....
02:36 2019-05-22

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
22:48 2019-05-21

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 missile defense system....
13:12 2019-06-14

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 how we kept subscribers on the right side of this tr...
17:12 2019-05-21

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their res...
03:36 2019-06-28

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 Adviser John Bolton said on Sunday during a visit to...
18:00 2019-06-23

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 cash from the economic pressure facing Iran’...
09:12 2019-06-24

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 drilling for gas west of Cyprus, Greek Prime Ministe...
00:00 2019-06-17

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 giant considered a national security threat by......
00:12 2019-06-08

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanct...
03:48 2019-06-07

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 tensions....
12:24 2019-05-31

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 Tehran into a new nuclear and security pact....
04:48 2019-06-08

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry sp...
12:36 2019-06-08

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 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the reco...
17:12 2019-05-21

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 officials backing the socialist leader and suspected...
18:24 2019-06-28

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 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps...
04:24 2019-06-08

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 economy vulnerable and raising questions over its ...
11:36 2019-05-30

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 with North Korea....
03:12 2019-06-28

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 issues....
07:01 2019-07-15

Iran Greets Latest U.S. Sanctions With Mockery Both hard-liners and reformers argued that the new sanctions would have little practical impact. One Iranian joked on Twitter: “The only people left to sanction are me, my dad and our neighbor’s kid.”...
19:00 2019-06-27

RPT-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 air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despit...
13:36 2019-07-03

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 at the Iran-allied group's elected politicians....
05:24 2019-07-10

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 said there was some improvement in talks with the...
10:00 2019-05-22

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 air defenses, U.S. officials told Reuters, despit...
07:24 2019-07-03

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilization of Ukraine. The measures targeting Russia̵...
22:24 2019-06-20

US sanctions Argentina-based online pharmacy WASHINGTON (AP) — United States is designating the Argentina-based online pharmacy Goldpharma and eight Argentine citizens as significant foreign narcotics traffickers. The Department of the Treasury&...
19:24 2019-05-23

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 on the country....
06:24 2019-06-23

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US 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 some of the restrictions....
12:36 2019-05-29

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment level beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
11:24 2019-07-07

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 visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
12:24 2019-06-12

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 on Georgia....
15:48 2019-07-09

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 progress in trade talks with China....
14:24 2019-06-10

U.S. sanctions Cuban state-run oil firm over Venezuela The United States has targeted Cuba's state-run company Cubametales as part of its Venezuela-related sanctions, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury Department's website on Wednesday....
16:48 2019-07-03

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of ...
17:00 2019-07-16

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400 deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system, but he would retaliate if it did....
17:36 2019-06-20

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 ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
02:12 2019-07-15

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, marking the latest step toward a st...
10:48 2019-06-14

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 aid out of the country, the Treasury Department s...
04:36 2019-06-29

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 and call on Moscow to help bring to justice those ...
21:48 2019-06-20

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 falling incomes have seen the Russian leader's popular...
15:48 2019-06-20

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 sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
01:24 2019-06-29

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 ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed a...
17:12 2019-07-16

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 defend themselves...
02:24 2019-07-13

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....
19:00 2019-06-27

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk 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 ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan wa...
19:24 2019-07-14

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
02:12 2019-06-22

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unma...
20:36 2019-06-22

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 President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
19:24 2019-07-14

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a spokesman for the bloc said....
23:24 2019-06-20

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
04:48 2019-06-23

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John...
16:48 2019-06-23

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 agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return...
22:24 2019-07-02

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, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been......
02:00 2019-06-30

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 Pyongyang called an "amazing event"....
05:36 2019-07-04

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 agreed to put on its nuclear program....
04:12 2019-07-05

Russian parliament calls for sanctions on 'unfriendly' Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up tough economic sanctions against Georgia, a move that would sharply escalate a political crisis betwe...
15:48 2019-07-09

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 went on an expletive-filled tirade against Putin w...
16:12 2019-07-09

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....
19:24 2019-07-09

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 sanctions....
22:01 2019-07-10

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 socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any ass...
04:24 2019-06-29

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 emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh ...
00:36 2019-07-11

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 continue to target members of Maduro's inner circl...
01:48 2019-06-29

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 Cyprus and stands ready to ramp up sanctions further,...
17:48 2019-07-11

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring...
00:12 2019-06-29

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 could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanction...
16:12 2019-07-12

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 CNBC....
18:48 2019-06-27

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, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
17:48 2019-07-10

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
04:00 2019-06-24

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 unreasonable seizure of property....
21:36 2019-07-01

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 Wednesday....
05:36 2019-06-20

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the island. How will it affect locals who work in the ...
23:24 2019-06-01

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the...
16:48 2019-06-17

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea....
17:36 2019-06-05

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral a...
20:24 2019-05-21

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba.       ...
06:12 2019-06-14

Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
13:12 2019-05-27

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Departme...
03:36 2019-06-08

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanc...
07:12 2019-06-08

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 political opponents, although divisions remain over the ...
20:00 2019-06-15

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent c...
19:36 2019-06-15

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi...
14:24 2019-06-15

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
05:48 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
10:00 2019-05-22

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisone...
08:24 2019-05-23

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between 2011 and 2014. According to a memo released by th...
23:48 2019-06-14

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea from declaring that Pyongyang breached the annual li...
06:01 2019-06-19

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. 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 protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
10:36 2019-06-19

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
00:24 2019-05-25

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 protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
17:24 2019-06-19

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehra...
19:36 2019-05-29

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that ...
20:48 2019-05-30

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran. Volker Treier, the foreign trade chie...
15:12 2019-05-26

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum ...
01:12 2019-06-13

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:24 2019-05-31

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
19:36 2019-06-12

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious t...
11:00 2019-05-26

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks i...
23:24 2019-05-27

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
20:24 2019-06-08

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
23:24 2019-07-09

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on Iran by punishing groups tied to its government....
23:24 2019-07-09

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry sources said, but now risks losing that crucial re...
08:48 2019-06-12

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds force evade sanctions by smuggling hundreds...
17:12 2019-06-12

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament and a security official responsible for coordinat...
22:12 2019-07-09

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Department says the penalties target the South Wealth Reso...
17:24 2019-06-12

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal U.S. President Donald Trump said there will be no U.S. sanctions imposed on Turkey over its decision to purchase Russian missile defence systems, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, hou...
14:12 2019-06-29

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shorta...
02:36 2019-05-28

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West an...
16:00 2019-07-04

Iran says can talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: IRNA Iran's intelligence minister said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority allowed the talks between the arch foes, state news agen...
10:48 2019-07-04

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the Economic Times reported https://economictimes.indi...
08:48 2019-07-04

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
17:24 2019-05-29

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official spokesperson said Wednesday....
21:24 2019-07-03

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Ankara, two Turkish officials said, despite public ins...
19:48 2019-05-31

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
16:36 2019-07-04

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:48 2019-07-02

UPDATE 2-Nigeria orders banks to lend or face sanctions Nigeria's central bank will try to force banks to lend more or face higher cash reserve requirements, part of a series of measures aimed at reviving an economy stuck with low growth....
19:36 2019-07-05

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:12 2019-06-03

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time since it was signed in 2015 in a move that will put p...
16:00 2019-07-01

India Criticises Lack Of Transparency In UNSC Sanctions Committees India has strongly criticised the lack of transparency in the functioning of the UN Security Council's Sanctions Committee which took over a decade to blacklist Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief.....
11:36 2019-06-07

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist positi...
17:12 2019-07-07

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West an...
15:12 2019-07-04

Squeezed by sanctions, Venezuela sells oil to tiny Turkish firm With U.S. sanctions blocking Venezuela from selling oil to the United States, state-owned energy firm PDVSA has turned to several little-known buyers that include a tiny Turkish company with no refine...
21:24 2019-07-08

Russian parliament urges government to impose sanctions on Georgia The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia over what it called the country's unfriendly actions towards Mosco...
13:24 2019-07-09

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
14:36 2019-07-04

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
02:00 2019-06-20

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they...
00:24 2019-06-23

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporteur Idriss Jazairy, who reports to the Human Rights...
21:00 2019-05-21

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility...
20:36 2019-06-22

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 project would come in the "not too distant futur...
18:12 2019-05-21

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Iranian ...
05:36 2019-07-15

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
14:00 2019-06-21

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international ...
08:01 2019-06-21

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting soc...
07:24 2019-06-21

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical 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 President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
06:12 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new partnership treaty had failed to progress....
15:48 2019-06-18

EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for six months: spokesman European Union leaders unanimously agreed to extend sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow is not implementing the peace agreements for Ukraine, a spokesman said on Thursday....
21:48 2019-06-20

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
19:48 2019-06-20

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar commander in chief over Rohingya abuses The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on Myanmar's military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders over extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims....
00:00 2019-07-17

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanctions on Tehran....
01:36 2019-06-22

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
19:24 2019-07-12

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
19:24 2019-07-12

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military ac...
19:36 2019-06-27

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced...
22:12 2019-05-23

Turkey Receives Russian Missile System, Risking U.S. Sanctions The Turkish government said it had begun receiving a new air-defense missile system from Russia, potentially exposing President Erdogan’s country to U.S. sanctions and testing its position in NATO....
13:36 2019-07-12

Huawei expected to face major implications following recent sanctions In a recent address by the currently residing Trump administration, US government has added Huawei (world’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer) to their ‘entity list’. This is ba...
14:48 2019-05-23

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic crisis in years....
01:36 2019-06-24

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the imp...
15:48 2019-06-13

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
22:00 2019-06-23

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
20:24 2019-07-10

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
22:12 2019-05-21

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
20:48 2019-07-15

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
17:24 2019-07-15

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
10:12 2019-07-11

Huawei suggests US sanctions are no big deal, as its 'core technologies' remain intact Huawei has been in the news for the last few days like never before, but unfortunately for the Chinese tech behemoth, the latest headlines are not directly related to the company's booming global smar...
16:12 2019-05-21

Harvard Sanctions Star Economist Fryer for Sexual-Harassment Violations Harvard University placed famed economist Roland Fryer Jr. on a two-year administrative leave after determining he had violated the school’s sexual-harassment policy by engaging in inappropriate behav...
21:12 2019-07-10

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase 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 ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
06:12 2019-07-15

Turkey sees improvement in S-400, F-35 talks with U.S., but preparing for potential sanctions - minister Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said he sees an improvement in talks with the United States over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems and U.S. F-35 fighter jets, but added that Ankara wa...
10:00 2019-05-22

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $...
21:12 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
08:00 2019-07-13

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
07:48 2019-05-29

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to find ways to keep the lifeblood of his country’s econ...
17:48 2019-07-09

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela...
17:24 2019-05-21

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have ...
20:48 2019-07-12

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII...
12:12 2019-07-12

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalat...
20:36 2019-07-04

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks...
13:12 2019-05-28

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President D...
10:48 2019-07-04

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
21:12 2019-06-12

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. military drone....
18:24 2019-06-22

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nucl...
14:36 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility...
22:36 2019-06-22

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following th...
23:00 2019-06-22

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following th...
03:12 2019-06-23

Nord Stream 2 builders forge ahead despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea gas pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more se...
14:12 2019-06-14

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
05:24 2019-06-28

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
03:36 2019-06-28

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
19:48 2019-06-23

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Na...
20:12 2019-06-23

Trump's new sanctions could deal blow ‘right to the heart’ of Iranian economy, Rep. Turner says President Trump has promised new sanctions against Iran on Monday on top of what has already been a crippling "maximum pressure campaign," and Rep. Mike Turner discussed just how bad it could get for ...
20:24 2019-06-23

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria'...
21:00 2019-06-27

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more seriou...
22:12 2019-06-13

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet...
19:36 2019-06-27

US, allies accuse North Korea of violating UN sanctions on refined petroleum The U.S. is accusing North Korea of breaching U.N. sanctions on the import of refined petroleum via illegal ship-to-ship transfers -- a move that marks a contrast to the warmer rhetoric directed at th...
20:48 2019-06-13

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than...
01:00 2019-06-12

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru...
04:12 2019-06-22

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his German counterpart out...
00:24 2019-06-01

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
11:12 2019-07-02

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the firs...
04:12 2019-07-02

MH17 murder charges won't hurt Russia as there's no appetite for more sanctions, experts say New murder charges linked to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 jet are not likely to lead to any major repercussions on Russia, experts told CNBC....
17:24 2019-06-20

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
02:36 2019-06-22

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war that will “remove some curbs on H...
21:48 2019-06-29

New U.S. sanctions show offer of talks with Iran not genuine: Foreign Ministry Additional sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States show that Washington's offer of talks is not genuine, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Saturday....
11:12 2019-06-08

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian 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, after the U.S. president said Turkey had not been tre...
14:12 2019-06-29

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Turkey would be sanctioned if it went forward with the...
15:00 2019-06-29

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the forces of the then Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein la...
15:00 2019-06-29

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank,...
21:36 2019-06-19

The North Korean restaurant accused by a think tank of using software sales to bypass sanctions With its bold red paintwork, bright signage and blue Korean unification flag on prominent display, the Koryo restaurant in the northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi does little to hide its North Korean ti...
14:39 2019-05-21

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights...
01:12 2019-06-20

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
13:24 2019-07-12

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough economic sanctions. ...
18:48 2019-07-02

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
07:01 2019-07-15

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions...
16:24 2019-05-21

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
16:36 2019-06-18

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t come to the table under these sanctions.”...
18:24 2019-07-11

UPDATE 3-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
16:24 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
08:24 2019-05-29

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from R...
00:48 2019-06-13

Fitch: Samsung stands to benefit from U.S. sanctions against Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei Samsung Electronics could take advantage of U.S. sanctions against Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant that has become its chief rival in the global smartphone market....
13:00 2019-05-27

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
09:00 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
13:48 2019-05-29

Trump-Erdogan meeting could result in sanctions on Turkey if it turns fiery, analyst says A meeting between President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will likely result in sanctions, with the two nations on a "collision course" over geopolitical issues, an emerging ...
14:36 2019-06-28

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed uranium enrichment levels that were set by the Iran ...
21:12 2019-07-10

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on...
19:00 2019-06-13

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up "substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an eme...
18:48 2019-07-10

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
07:24 2019-07-06

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal an...
01:48 2019-06-28

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highl...
19:00 2019-07-06

Senate aims to force White House’s hand on North Korea with mandatory sanctions Bipartisan legislation will be included in the Armed Services Committee chairman’s amendment to the annual defense bill, the measure’s authors say, all but guaranteeing approval....
02:48 2019-06-21

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Se...
07:12 2019-07-16

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
15:36 2019-05-27

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to steal and publish DNC emails -- but the campaign i...
22:36 2019-06-05

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Mad...
18:24 2019-06-28

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker...
07:48 2019-07-11

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten ...
22:00 2019-06-23

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
15:01 2019-05-21

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's...
05:24 2019-06-29

Police in Gibraltar arrest captain and chief officer of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 for breaching EU sanctions Police in Gibraltar said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electroni...
19:12 2019-07-11

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
00:24 2019-06-21

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looke...
15:00 2019-07-16

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table and warned that possible military action against Ir...
23:00 2019-06-22

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
13:00 2019-06-18

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'        ...
20:48 2019-06-27

Limos, vodka and nukes: How a sanctions' sleuth traces North Korea's illicit transactions Expert say if North Korea's Kim Jong Un can get a limo in spite of sanctions, he also has access to items for his ballistic and nuclear programs.        ...
17:00 2019-06-30

| Idrissa Gueye, Senegal's heart and soul Idrissa Gueye remains central to Aliou Cisse's plans at the heart of the Senegal midfield, and has excelled during their run to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals....
18:12 2019-07-13

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired...
18:24 2019-07-13

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a ...
19:12 2019-07-13

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
19:24 2019-07-13

Ghiotto beats Latifi for maiden Formula 2 feature race win Luca Ghiotto fended off Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi, in a battle which involved the two making contact, to take victory in the Silverstone Formula 2 feature race....
19:48 2019-07-13

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Unveiled Harley-Davidson intends to work on a complete range of electric motorcycles and the LiveWire will kick things off for the company in the electric mobility space....
22:12 2019-07-13

Best 4K TVs for gaming: 5 TVs to get the most out of your PS4 and Xbox One Best TVs for Gaming Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best 4K TVs for PS4 and Xbox you can buy for any budget in 2019.If you've yet to game on a 4K TV using Xbox One X or ...
00:12 2019-07-14

TV presenter Emily Hartridge dies in scooter crash Lifestyle adviser, with a large YouTube following, was killed in a collision in south LondonTributes have poured in for a TV presenter and YouTube star after she died in an electric scooter crash – th...
01:00 2019-07-14

Doc Gooden Arrested Last Month For Cocaine Possession The New York Post reported on Friday that former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence....
01:12 2019-07-14

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memor...
01:12 2019-07-14

How to watch Fight for the Fallen: live stream the AEW PVV online from anywhere All Elite Wrestling continues to grab attention as it looks to body slam the all-powerful WWE. AEW Fight for the Fallen comes hot on the heels of grapple extravaganzas Double or Nothing and Fyter Fest...
02:24 2019-07-14

Mark Hamill Shares an Unused DVD Feature For Tim Burton's Batman Featuring Himself and Kevin Conroy Making storyboards interesting for a special feature is tricky, especially when the original actors aren’t around to provide any voice-over work to make the images pop on screen. In what appears to be...
02:24 2019-07-14

Wimbledon day 12: Simona Halep beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon title – video highlights Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in two straight sets to win her first Wimbledon title, while Colombia's Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah beat French pair Nicolas Mahut and Édouard Roger-Vas...
02:36 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle th...
03:36 2019-07-14

Incredible video shows manta ray seeking help from divers A manta ray approached a group of divers in Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef, in what appears to be an attempt to seek help.       ...
05:12 2019-07-14

ISIS propaganda could be making a comeback A spate of recent videos published to ISIS’ social media channels show fighters pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to Voice of America....
05:48 2019-07-14

To Moon And Back: 50 Years On, A Giant Leap Into Unknown The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems....
07:36 2019-07-14

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" category on the Uttar Pradesh government's "anti-bhoo......
08:12 2019-07-14

Plans resume to transform Pima County facility into new migrant shelter TUCSON — The plan to renovate parts of the former Pima County Juvenile Detention Center into a migrant shelter will move forward Saturday night. This comes after some local leaders questioned th...
08:48 2019-07-14

| All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their preparation for the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year....
11:12 2019-07-14

|GE,PowerChinawincontractfordamonZambia,Zimbabweborder Both Zambia and Zimbabwe are facing a power crisis as a drought has reduced water levels to 27% at Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made reservoir, a key power source for the two countries....
11:24 2019-07-14

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
11:48 2019-07-14

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices wil...
13:36 2019-07-14

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The company said it would closely monitor conditions i...
13:36 2019-07-14

Athletics: Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
14:36 2019-07-14

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured......
15:12 2019-07-14

Tour de France 2019: stage nine – live! Rolling report on the 170km Bastille Day stage to BrioudeEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 3.32pm BST 44km to go: Garcia Cortina attacks, Stuyvem goes with him and Benoot joins th...
16:48 2019-07-14

Venezuela Gives Colombian Rebels Free Rein The guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, or ELN, have been battling Colombian governments for half a century, but they have a new advantage: Sanctuary in and open support from Venezuela is help...
18:24 2019-07-14

Lindsey Graham claims border fraud so prevalent ‘a terrorist could easily get in’ While Democrats criticize the Trump administration for the conditions children are kept in at the southern border, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is pointing out how children are being used by adults tr...
18:24 2019-07-14

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
19:24 2019-07-14

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 President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on ...
19:24 2019-07-14

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Crushes 'Crawl,' 'Stuber' LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases, Paramount's gator thriller "Crawl" and Disney'...
19:24 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders: Pelosi is ‘a little bit’ too tough on AOC’s squad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being “a little bit” too tough on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad of young Democratic women, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday. “What Alexandria and other young...
19:24 2019-07-14

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:36 2019-07-14

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriousl...
19:36 2019-07-14

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested for public intoxication Pro-wrestling superstar Jeff Hardy was busted for public intoxication at a beachfront hotel this weekend in South Carolina, according to authorities and reports. The former WWE champion, 41, was nabbe...
19:36 2019-07-14

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the M...
19:48 2019-07-14

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's A...
19:48 2019-07-14

Novak Djokovic Wins Wimbledon: Live Updates Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer in five sets, 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3), to claim his fifth Wimbledon championship and 16th Grand Slam title....
20:24 2019-07-14

US launches raids targeting migrant families A federal agency has launched a series of raids in nine cities, targeting families of migrants. But officials in the targeted cities have refused to support the raids, with New York's mayor calling th...
20:36 2019-07-14

Rwanda: Genocide widows struggle to forgive killers The month of July officially marks the end of the mourning period for genocide victims in Rwanda. Between April - July, different activities are held countrywide to remember victims....
20:36 2019-07-14

Parliamentary workload, marathon voting could kill someone someday, MPs warn Winnipeg MP Kevin Lamoureux says he thinks it's only a matter of time before someone dies after being forced to stay awake for 30 hours or more for a marathon voting session....
20:36 2019-07-14

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.       ...
21:00 2019-07-14

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, following...
21:12 2019-07-14

Next 007 will be revealed in 'Bond 25': report The next James Bond film will show the secret agent pass the torch — and fans of the Ian Fleming-inspired franchise are in for a shock as to which star gets the latest license to kill....
21:12 2019-07-14

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
21:48 2019-07-14

Verstappen says Vettel apologised for British GP collision Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel apologised to him immediately after the British Grand Prix for their collision during the race...
21:48 2019-07-14

Beyoncé Looks Like a Royal and Hugs Meghan Markle at Lion King Premiere in London Looking like a queen, Beyoncé bonded immediately at the Lion King U.K. premiere with a real royal, Meghan Markle. The singer and cast member sported an off-the-shoulder golden gown......
22:00 2019-07-14

England win World Cup in Super Over drama to end 44-year wait England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday....
22:12 2019-07-14

Off-duty MTA conductor cuffed for flashing gun, resisting arrest An off-duty MTA Conductor was arrested for resisting arrest after baring a firearm Sunday morning, according to police. Najae Paige, 29, entered a building just after 1 a.m. in East Harlem where he li...
22:36 2019-07-14

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the l...
22:36 2019-07-14

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Sounds as Loud as it Looks It’s been a hot minute since the GT500 was launched, but we haven’t really seen it run in anger until last weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Thanks to a few intrepid car spotters, who lugged camer...
23:00 2019-07-14

Look closely and you'll see Haunting Of Hill House's Oliver Jackson-Cohen as the new Invisible Man Earlier this year, we picked up on some pretty clear evidence that Elisabeth Moss would be starring in a post-Dark Universe attempt to remake The Invisible Man, this time with the horror experts at Bl...
23:48 2019-07-14

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill...
00:00 2019-07-15

VW inadvertently offers a peek at the interior of its ID.3 EV So much for VW keeping a tight lid on the ID.3's finished design. Auto Conspiracy and others have obtained a promo video for the electric hatchback's interior, showing an appropriately very ...
01:24 2019-07-15

Rookie Thaiss' 8th-inning HR sends Angels past Mariners, 6-3 Rookie Matt Thaiss hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 6-3 victory       ...
03:36 2019-07-15

Team USA wrestling legend Royce Alger gives clinic to Tucson kids TUCSON – Former Sunnyside High school state champ and Desert View High School & part-time Team USA coach Sam Portillo brought a wrestling legend to the Old Pueblo this weekend. Former Iowa Hawk...
04:36 2019-07-15

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off ...
05:00 2019-07-15

Beto Tries to Save His Campaign By Revealing... His Family Owned Slaves??? Beto O’Rourke has the saddest story of the 2020 campaign thus far. After nearly beating Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the midterms, the buzz around O’Rourke and his fledgling presidential campaign w...
05:12 2019-07-15

Review: The $126,000 2019 BMW M850i convertible isn't worth the money When we first saw the BMW M850i, we weren't quite sure what it was. The big, V-8 two-door could have been a cushy luxury ride, a hardcore sports car or somewhere in between....
05:36 2019-07-15

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
07:01 2019-07-15

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute between South Korea and Japan continues to drag on....
08:24 2019-07-15

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
08:36 2019-07-15

Toddler falls into koi pond, nearly drowns A 2-year-old boy fell into a koi pond and nearly drowned Sunday at a home on Long Island, according to police. The toddler was at a residence in Central Islip when he was found “unresponsiveR...
09:24 2019-07-15

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph...
09:24 2019-07-15

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands....
10:12 2019-07-15

PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer Leaked documents link Qatari official to request to pay agentQuestions about midfielder’s €40m move from Palermo in 2011Nasser al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, appears to have sought...
10:36 2019-07-15

Save on Cooler Master MK730 Tenkeyless Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Blue Switches, Cherry MX, RGB Per-Key Lighting and Removable Wrist Rest and more Save on Cooler Master MK730 Tenkeyless Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Blue Switches, Cherry MX, RGB Per-Key Lighting and Removable Wrist Rest and more...
10:36 2019-07-15

After Delay of Chandrayaan-2 Launch, Indians Are Disappointed but Confident The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t know when....
16:36 2019-07-15

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire r...
16:36 2019-07-15

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production areas in Texas, including in the Permian Basin and Eag...
16:36 2019-07-15

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilan...
16:36 2019-07-15

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Deep Dive Into My Favorite Light Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Deep Dive Into My Favorite Light Novel/Anime Hanamonogatari • Men In Black: International Wasn’t Good But It Wasn’t Terrible • Space...
16:36 2019-07-15

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Skincare Deals on Clarisonic, Foreo, Baxter of California, and More Stock up on your favorite tried-and-true fragrances, deodorants, and moisturizers and maybe even consider investing high-tech complexion-brightening facial cleansing device....
16:36 2019-07-15

British Open: Tiger Woods tees off with Patrick Reed and Matt Wallace Tiger Woods won the British Open in 2000, 2005 and 2006. It will be his first action since finishing in a tie for 21st at U.S. Open.       ...
16:48 2019-07-15

Who makes playoffs in wide open NFC East? SportsPulse: Lorenzo Reyes takes a deep dive into the NFC East and tells us why each team may or may not makes the playoffs.       ...
16:48 2019-07-15

Jacob Zuma Says Corruption Allegations Were a Conspiracy to Oust Him The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders....
17:36 2019-07-15

Comic-Con and Greenlit will feature celebrity livestreams to support Extra Life charity Greenlit Content is teaming up with Comic-Con International and Future Tech Live to launch a livestream for the Extra Life charity for gamers and children's hospitals.Read More...
17:48 2019-07-15

Watch: Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins back-to-back celebrity golf titles Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won his second consecutive celebrity golf title, beating former Major League Baseball pitcher Mark Mulder by two strokes at the American Century Championshi...
18:01 2019-07-15

Republicans silent as Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – but very little comment from his own party – Donald ...
18:01 2019-07-15

Kate Nash: '40-year-old men were hanging out with me, happy to profit, not concerned about my health' Overnight fame in the mid-noughties led Nash to a nervous breakdown and bankruptcy. Now, with a documentary capturing that harrowing time and a new career as an actor, she talks about the dangers youn...
18:01 2019-07-15

"BJP's Mentality Like Dogs": Madhya Pradesh Minister's Shocker A Madhya Pradesh minister kicked off a storm on Monday, saying that the opposition BJP had a "mentality like dogs" for criticising the transfer of 46 police dogs and their handlers last week....
18:12 2019-07-15

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statist...
18:48 2019-07-15

NYC man who allegedly knocked out 73-year-old woman’s teeth during rape attempt arrested: police A New York City man wanted for knocking out a 73-year-old homeless woman’s teeth and trying to rape her last week was arrested in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, police said....
18:48 2019-07-15

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial...
19:12 2019-07-15

Game of groans: how boring historical accuracy ruined Vikings The show was every bit Game of Thrones’s equal, until its linchpin character died and the plotting became wildly illogicalWhen Ian McShane pithily remarked that Game of Thrones was “just tits and drag...
19:24 2019-07-15

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China ...
19:24 2019-07-15

Buy An Xbox One S, Pick a Bonus Controller and Headset For Free Not to be outdone on Prime Day, Walmart is offering a really strong Xbox One S deal, if you’re in the marked for a new console. You get to choose from five different 1TB Xbox One S bundles for $299, t...
19:36 2019-07-15

Laura Reunites With Aladin on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way...And He Says She Put on Weight Well, she finally did it. E! News has your exclusive sneak peek of Laura's arrival to Qatar in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. After being fighting with and then being blocked by......
19:48 2019-07-15

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
19:48 2019-07-15

8BitDo's latest controller has fully customizable buttons The latest controller from the minds of 8BitDo is fully customizable, allowing you to adjust button configurations and sensitivity levels for the joysticks, triggers and vibrations. Using 8BitDo'...
19:48 2019-07-15

How did AMD make its Zen processors faster? Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components and parts that make our favorite tech better. In this episode we're checking out AMD's new Zen 2...
19:48 2019-07-15

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on both sides of the matter say that description mischara...
19:48 2019-07-15

These pro sports teams are running out of fans 24/7 Wall St. analyzed a decade of data from ESPN to identify pro sports franchises with declining attendance, a sign they may be running out of fans.       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

This Super-Customizable Controller Might Be a Secret Weapon for the Nintendo Switch There are casual gamers who like to occasionally pick up a game to relax for a few minutes, and there are more dedicated players who will devote hours to completing games and unlocking achievements. A...
20:00 2019-07-15

Facebook's VR Dream May Never Take Off, Oculus Co-Founder Says Oculus may not be profitable as Facebook is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus....
20:00 2019-07-15

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emergi...
20:01 2019-07-15

Redragon S101-BB Gaming Keyboard Mouse Combo, RGB LED Backlit 104 Keys USB Wired Ergonomic Keyboard with Macro, Multimedia Keys Wrist Rest, 8 Buttons RGB Backlit Gaming Mouse 7200 DPI for Windows PC Redragon S101-BB Gaming Keyboard Mouse Combo, RGB LED Backlit 104 Keys USB Wired Ergonomic Keyboard with Macro, Multimedia Keys Wrist Rest, 8 Buttons RGB Backlit Gaming Mouse 7200 DPI for Windows PC...
21:24 2019-07-15

Lashana Lynch Is Reportedly the Next 007. Here’s How the New James Bond Movie Can Do Right by Her We may well be getting a female 007. The Daily Mail reports that Lashana Lynch of Captain Marvel fame will take over the codename in the next Bond film, due April 8, 2020. While Daniel Craig is return...
21:24 2019-07-15

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis to wear No. 3 jersey after reported issue with Nike Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will wear the No. 3 during the 2018-19 season after a reported snafu between the team and Nike about the recently acquired big man wearing the No. 23....
22:12 2019-07-15

Dude plays a 7:11 polyrhythm at a 7-Eleven on July 7 at 7:11 p.m. for 7 minutes and 11 seconds July 11 is an unofficial holiday for 7-Eleven fans nationwide. Recognized as 7-Eleven Day—or Free Slurpee Day to the locals—July 11th is a celebration in which patrons can enjoy one free small Slurpee...
22:24 2019-07-15

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
22:24 2019-07-15

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies like U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies like Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficien...
22:36 2019-07-15

Your library's audiobook app now supports Apple CarPlay Digital reading app Libby has for some time allowed bookworms to play its audiobooks through Android Auto. Following an update that arrived today, folks with CarPlay-enabled infotainment systems can l...
22:36 2019-07-15

Hasbro Wants To Make A 2-Foot-Tall, $575 Transformers Unicron Toy The biggest threat in the Transformers multiverse is Unicron, the planet-sized world eater who debuted in 1984’s animated Transformers: The Movie. Despite his popularity among fans, Unicron has never ...
22:48 2019-07-15

Crews respond to brush fire in Marana TUCSON – Crews responded to brush fire Monday afternoon in Marana. According to Northwest Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to a scene near Wildomar Drive in Marana. As of 12:57 p.m., on Mon...
23:00 2019-07-15

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel prod...
23:00 2019-07-15

The very best Prime Day fitness deals of 2019 Our fitness expert homes in on the best Prime Day deals on fitness and workout gear from Garmin, Under Armour, Beachbody and Shaun T, and more.       ...
23:12 2019-07-15

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
23:24 2019-07-15

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)  &...
23:24 2019-07-15

Are Trigger Warnings Helpful? You’ve probably seen trigger warnings on posts online, or recall the announcement before some TV shows that “viewer discretion is advised.” Trigger warnings are also sometimes used in classrooms, and ...
23:24 2019-07-15

Saks Fifth Avenue to create huge men’s luxury-shoe department Men are shelling out increasingly big bucks for their shoes — and Saks Fifth Avenue is gearing up to chase them. The luxury retailer on Monday revealed plans to open an 8,000-square-foot shoe departme...
23:36 2019-07-15

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, w...
23:36 2019-07-15