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G7 gears up to broaden sanctions on Russia, set fuel price cap, raise tariffs

ELMAU CASTLE, Germany (AFP) — G7 nations ratcheted up economic pressure against Moscow on Monday with progress in talks on capping Russian oil prices and new sanctions hobbling Russia’s defense…

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Iran’s president slams US for imposing new sanctions, says they undermine talks

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi on Friday criticized the United States for imposing new sanctions on petrochemical producers in the Islamic Republic, amid a deadlock in talks aimed…

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US targets Chinese, Indian energy brokers for breaking Iran nuke sanctions

WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iranian oil and gas producers as well as Chinese and Indian brokers, expanding pressure amid a deadlock in negotiations on…

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Lapid: All UN Security Council nuclear sanctions on Iran must be restored

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid called on Wednesday morning for the United Nations Security Council’s “snapback” sanctions on Iran to be implemented over its resurgent nuclear program. “We’ve arrived at the point…

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Cargo jet with IRGC-linked crew stuck in Argentina due to US sanctions on Iran

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A jumbo jet-sized mystery has landed in the lap of Argentine officials, who are trying to determine what to do with a Venezuelan-owned Boeing 747…

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Iran’s currency drops to all-time low amid US sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s currency dropped on Sunday to its lowest value ever as talks to revive the country’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers remained deadlocked. Traders in Tehran…

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Russian Jewish oligarch hit with US sanctions, loses WJC leadership roles

JTA — Another Russian Jewish oligarch and philanthropist became ensnared in Western sanctions as the United States on Thursday announced a new round of punitive measures targeting the regime of…

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