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A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List

A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List

A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List At a 2019 rally for commanders of Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative head of the country’s judicial system at the time, vowed to dismember corrupt Iranians and praised the Guards for shooting down …

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U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks

U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks

U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks U.S. Lifts Some Sanctions on Iranians Before Nuclear Talks WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday lifted sanctions on three former Iranian government officials and two Iranian companies involved in the country’s oil industry, a conciliatory gesture days before a potentially decisive round of nuclear talks in Vienna. The administration cautioned …

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U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions on Belarus Over Forced Plane Landing

U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions on Belarus Over Forced Plane Landing

U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions on Belarus Over Forced Plane Landing U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions on Belarus Over Forced Plane Landing The Biden administration said late Friday that it would reimpose economic sanctions on certain state-owned companies in Belarus, the latest diplomatic pushback from a Western government after the country’s authoritarian leader forced down a European passenger jet last weekend. The …

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Changing Tack, U.S. Sanctions Ethiopia Over Abuses in Tigray War

Changing Tack, U.S. Sanctions Ethiopia Over Abuses in Tigray War

Changing Tack, U.S. Sanctions Ethiopia Over Abuses in Tigray War Changing Tack, U.S. Sanctions Ethiopia Over Abuses in Tigray War NAIROBI, Kenya — Growing American frustration over the war in the Tigray region of Ethiopia spilled over into an open confrontation on Monday when Ethiopian officials lashed out at Washington over new restrictions including aid cuts and a ban on …

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Chevron Lobbies to Head Off New Sanctions on Myanmar

Chevron Lobbies to Head Off New Sanctions on Myanmar

Chevron Lobbies to Head Off New Sanctions on Myanmar Chevron Lobbies to Head Off New Sanctions on Myanmar Last month, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, without naming names, pressured private corporations to rethink providing support for Myanmar’s military after the coup. “Some countries and some companies in various parts of the world have significant investments in enterprises that support …

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US outlines possible sanctions relief for Iran in nuke talks France China Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Washington

US outlines possible sanctions relief for Iran in nuke talks France China Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Washington

US outlines possible sanctions relief for Iran in nuke talks France China Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Washington US outlines possible sanctions relief for Iran in nuke talks France China Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Washington A senior U.S. official said Wednesday that the Biden administration has laid out examples of the kinds of sanctions on Iran it’s …

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Russia Will Expel 10 Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions

Russia Will Expel 10 Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions

Russia Will Expel 10 Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions Russia Will Expel 10 Diplomats in Retaliation for Sanctions MOSCOW — The Russian government will expel 10 American diplomats, crack down on U.S.-funded nongovernmental organizations and offered what was said to be a recommendation that the American ambassador leave the country in retaliation for sanctions announced this week by the Biden …

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Biden expels Russian diplomats and announces new sanctions in retaliation for hacking

Biden expels Russian diplomats and announces new sanctions in retaliation for hacking

Biden expels Russian diplomats and announces new sanctions in retaliation for hacking Biden expels Russian diplomats and announces new sanctions in retaliation for hacking US president Joe Biden has announced sanctions against a number of Russian officials and ordered the immediate expulsion of ten diplomats from the country, following allegations of election interference and hacking. The measures, announced jointly with …

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Sanctions on Russian Debt Are Called a ‘First Salvo’ That Sends a Message

Sanctions on Russian Debt Are Called a ‘First Salvo’ That Sends a Message

Sanctions on Russian Debt Are Called a ‘First Salvo’ That Sends a Message Sanctions on Russian Debt Are Called a ‘First Salvo’ That Sends a Message The Biden administration on Thursday barred American banks from purchasing newly issued Russian government debt, signaling the deployment of a key weapon in Washington’s intensifying conflict with Moscow — threatening Russia’s access to international …

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White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions WASHINGTON — The Biden administration warned the Kremlin on Thursday over the C.I.A.’s conclusion that Russia had covertly offered payments to militants to encourage more killings of American and coalition troops in Afghanistan, delivering the diplomatic admonition as …

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