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US Considers Banning Oil Imports From Venezuela, A Top Supplier By
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump may consider banning oil imports from Venezuela if the country moves forward with its July 30 National Constituent Assembly, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. A senior White...
US Certifies Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal, Announces New Sanctions Next Day By
The United States announced new sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and what it called Tehran’s support for terrorist groups in the Middle East. The sanctions announced by the State Department target 18 individuals or entities...
Egypt Blocks UN Sanctions Against ISIS Affiliate In Saudi Arabia By
Documents revealed that the UN Security Council’s handling of the terrorism sanctions list back in February attempted to add four more ISIS affiliates to the list, affiliates from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Libya, and Pakistan. Ultimately, only the last three affiliates were...
Russia Cancels US Diplomatic Visit Amidst Rising Tensions By
Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov canceled an upcoming meeting with the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., according to AP, in retaliation to the Trump administration’s announcement on Tuesday that it has...
Germany Threatens Retaliation If US Sanctions Harm German Companies By
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has issued a statement expressing concern about the US Senate’s vote to impose new sanctions on Russia, warning that they are prepared to retaliate if the sanctions end up harming German companies. This is a realistic concern....
Senate Pushes New Sanctions On Russia And Iran By
Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid the firestorm over Russia’s meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow’s possible collusion with members of President Donald...
How The US Government Punished A Man For Helping Dying Children By
In my article “The Evil of Killing Children,” I pointed out how the U.S. government, in an attempt to achieve regime change in Iraq, knowingly and intentionally killed hundreds of thousands of innocent children in Iraq. Unfortunately, killing those innocent Iraqi children...
Israel, Saudi Arabia Join Forces To Champion War With Iran By
In February, during the Munich Security Conference, Saudi Arabia joined Israel in calling for sanctions against Iran for its role in supporting the Syrian government. Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir – without a hint of irony – told delegates, “Iran...
Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? By
CHILE — There’s no denying that Venezuela is deeply embroiled in a significant crisis. While most are aware of the country’s recent string of violent protests, food shortages and government crackdowns on opposition protesters, few are aware of the opposition’s...
US Imposes New Unilateral Sanctions On Venezuela By
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on eight current or former members of the Venezuela’s Supreme Court Thursday, in its ongoing attacks on the Bolivarian nation. Senator Marco Rubio stood on the Senate floor Thursday...