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World - Region
5/18/2022 7:43:54 PM
Sweeping US sanctions imposed on Iran have badly impacted the country's economy and worsened the humanitarian situation in the Persian Gulf nation, a United Nations special envoy said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/13/2022 12:53:00 PM
Ethiopia has accused Egypt of being behind proposed US sanctions against the country, a move that will do nothing to avert the plight it is sinking into, writes Mostafa Ahmady

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/6/2022 11:14:59 PM
Russia said Wednesday that it made a debt payment in rubles this week, a move that may not be accepted by Russia's foreign debt holders and could put the country on a path to a historic default.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/6/2022 6:51:00 PM
The United States on Wednesday announced sanctions targeting Russian President Vladimir Putin's two adult daughters and said it was toughening penalties against Russian banks in retaliation for ``war crimes'' in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/6/2022 10:16:40 AM
The United States was expected to announce tough new sanctions on Russia Wednesday, including a ban on new investments, a day after Ukraine's president showed the UN Security Council harrowing images of violence and accused Moscow of widespread atrocities.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/4/2022 2:39:41 PM
EU officials said Monday they were weighing new sanctions targeting Moscow in response to alleged atrocities against Ukrainian civilians by Russian forces that sparked a wave of international outrage.

World - Region
3/30/2022 7:27:58 PM
The United States sanctioned Iranian defense companies Wednesday after a spate of ballistic missile attacks on targets in Iraq and the Gulf.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/25/2022 5:06:34 PM
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Friday that sanctions against China are "not necessary or appropriate" since its support for Russia following the invasion of Ukraine was still unclear.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/24/2022 5:19:40 PM
Group of Seven leaders have announced they are restricting the Russian Central Bank's use of gold in transactions, while the U.S. announced a new round of sanctions targeting more than 400 elites and members of the Russian State Duma.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/23/2022 10:05:35 PM
A top US official said Wednesday that new sanctions will be announced against Russian "political figures" and wealthy elites close to President Vladimir Putin known as oligarchs.

World - Africa
3/18/2022 2:53:27 PM
A Belgian businessman sanctioned by the U.S. over allegations of illicit gold trade in Congo said Friday the action undermines efforts to improve transparency in a region seeing rising official exports of the mineral.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/15/2022 6:01:56 PM
Russia's foreign ministry said Tuesday that US President Joe Biden and a dozen other top officials had been banned from entering the country in a reciprocal response to US sanctions.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/15/2022 5:48:46 PM
The United States on Tuesday reauthorized sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and targeted several senior Russian defense officials as it seeks to punish countries that supported Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

World - Region
3/3/2022 6:45:19 PM
Oil-rich Iran says it is ready to step up its crude exports once US sanctions are lifted if talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal succeed, official media reported Thursday.

World - Region
2/27/2022 1:42:16 PM
Iran's chief negotiator will fly back to Vienna on Sunday evening following consultations in Tehran, state media reported, as talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal reached a critical stage.

World - Region
2/21/2022 3:41:23 PM
Iran on Monday signalled "significant progress" in talks on reviving a stalled accord on its nuclear programme but President Ebrahim Raisi, on his first visit to a Gulf state, again insisted that the United States must lift its crippling sanctions.

World - Region
2/12/2022 2:18:22 PM
From Russia to North Korea to Zimbabwe, the impact of diplomatic sanctions has long been questioned. But Bangladeshi activists have no doubts: extrajudicial killings have suddenly stopped since punitive US measures were imposed two months ago, they say.

World - Region
2/8/2022 7:00:34 PM
Diplomats from Iran and world powers reconvened in Vienna on Tuesday to seek a deal reviving Tehran's 2015 nuclear accord, with pressure mounting for results soon.

World - Region
2/6/2022 1:23:51 PM
Iran's top security official said Sunday that Washington and Tehran had so far failed to produce "balance" in their commitments during the Vienna talks aimed at restoring the nuclear deal.

World - International
2/1/2022 10:09:51 AM
Russia's embassy in Washington said Tuesday that Moscow will not back down in the face of US sanctions threats over Ukraine, ahead of a phone call between the top US and Russian diplomats.

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