sanctions

‘Shameful’ US withholds food & medicine from Iranians while claiming to support them, FM Zarif says

Washington’s self-professed solidarity with Iranians protesting against rising fuel costs cannot be taken seriously since US sanctions have caused so much suffering in the Islamic Republic, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said. “The regime that imposes coercive economic actions and bars delivery of food and drugs to the elderly and patients,[…]

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Weapons of mass construction? US sanctions Iran’s ‘terrorist-controlled’ building sector & ominous ‘strategic materials’ supply

The US has slapped new sanctions on Iran’s construction industry, targeting a number of “strategic” materials – like steel tubes and foil – and making sure the MSM amplify their vague hints of nuclear weapons and terrorism links. The State Department announced the new penalties on Thursday, stating Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards[…]

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US sanctions the Guptas, but why now?

A few hours after it was announced that the US Treasury had implemented sanctions against the controversial Gupta family and associate Salim Essa, US Secretary Michael Pompeo tweeted that the action made it clear those involved in corruption would face consequences. A statement issued on Thursday, said the US Department[…]

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