Gulf Times - US-sanctions
Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pave the way to a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a US official told Reuters on Sunday.

'US sanctions on Zarif will deter efforts to end row through talks'

'US sanctions on Zarif will deter efforts to end row through talks'

Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning tensions between two foes at loggerheads ...

US sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela

US sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme that lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro ...

Sanctions on Iran 'will soon be increased, substantially', says Trump

Sanctions on Iran 'will soon be increased, substantially', says Trump

President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that US sanctions will be increased soon, as the UN nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting on Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal.

US envoy says Iran sanction working, warns against nuclear breaches

US envoy says Iran sanction working, warns against nuclear breaches

The US policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a senior US official said on Monday.

Trump threatens attacks on Iran in retaliation for strikes

Trump threatens attacks on Iran in retaliation for strikes

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to attack Iran in retaliation for any strikes by Tehran "on anything American," after Iran said new US sanctions precluded any diplomacy and called the White House actions "mentally retarded."

Turkey unafraid of US sanctions over S-400 deal: minister

Turkey unafraid of US sanctions over S-400 deal: minister

Turkey said Monday it does not fear US sanctions over its decision to buy a Russian missile defence system that has frayed ties between the NATO allies.

Not breaching US sanctions against Venezuela: Reliance

Not breaching US sanctions against Venezuela: Reliance

India's Reliance Industries, operator of the world's largest oil refining complex, on Friday said in a statement it was not breaching US sanctions against Venezuela.

Iran warns of firm response if Israel acts against its oil shipments

Iran warns of firm response if Israel acts against its oil shipments

Iran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil shipments, Iran's defence minister said on Wednesday, in comments that came a week after Israel's prime minister said its navy could act against Iranian oil "smuggling" to enforce US sanctions.

Iran hopes trade channel skirting US sanctions will work within weeks

Iran hopes trade channel skirting US sanctions will work within weeks

Iran hopes a new trade channel with Europe aimed at cushioning the blow of reimposed US sanctions will be working within weeks, its deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday.