GOTODAYNEWS.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11, 13:39

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

“What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t com...

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

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U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wha...
2019-06-23, 19:39

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
2019-07-14, 16:13

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity an...
2019-06-15, 08:13

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​r...
2019-07-16, 10:52

Yankees won’t budge on Dallas Keuchel offer TORONTO — If Dallas Keuchel wants to be a Yankee, the left-handed starter will likely have to sign a one-year deal for a pro-rated qualifying offer th...
2019-06-04, 18:39

The future can wait, Wimbledon's big three refusing to budge They say it's high time the new generation start blazing a trail in men's tennis yet as the All England Club opens its doors for another Wimbledon for...
2019-06-28, 11:39

At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister's Visit, Says Family A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground s...
2019-06-16, 08:39

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Today: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar today as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of death...
2019-06-15, 16:39

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence...
2019-06-02, 23:39

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seiz...
2019-07-18, 08:26

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the reg...
2019-07-18, 09:13

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was qu...
2019-07-16, 19:39

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops BAGHDAD (AP) — Shop owners in Baghdad’s Shiite holy neighborhood of Kadhimiya are feeling the pain of U.S. sanctions on Iran. They have seen the...
2019-05-26, 03:39

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry ...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapo...
2019-06-22, 11:26

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on ...
2019-07-09, 19:13

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wit...
2019-07-14, 23:13

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busines...
2019-07-16, 15:13

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time sin...
2019-07-01, 13:13

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
2019-07-04, 08:39

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acros...
2019-06-23, 14:13

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
2019-07-02, 05:26

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
2019-07-04, 07:00

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
2019-07-14, 22:26

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would b...
2019-06-22, 18:26

Iran says can talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: IRNA Iran's intelligence minister said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority allowe...
2019-07-04, 04:39

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administr...
2019-06-27, 12:39

Oil rises 1% after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West o...
2019-07-18, 07:52

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s...
2019-07-18, 10:26

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t la...
2019-07-15, 11:26

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump sa...
2019-05-29, 02:39

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip th...
2019-06-07, 06:26

Iran is ready for any threat to its territory, the foreign ministry says Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in its standoff with the United States over this week's downing of a US drone, insisting it was ready to ...
2019-06-22, 15:52

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fin...
2019-07-09, 09:13

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic R...
2019-06-12, 16:39

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against t...
2019-06-23, 17:13

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions ...
2019-07-01, 17:26

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
2019-06-23, 17:52

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump...
2019-06-21, 20:13

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, a...
2019-06-22, 15:13

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
2019-06-22, 16:26

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary o...
2019-05-31, 18:39

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as ...
2019-06-18, 10:00

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for th...
2019-06-22, 12:26

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
2019-06-22, 21:00

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a la...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all internation...
2019-06-27, 17:39

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to e...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter...
2019-06-18, 00:00

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from...
2019-07-10, 07:39

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Ira...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becaus...
2019-06-13, 18:00

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough ...
2019-07-02, 11:52

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed ur...
2019-07-10, 15:52

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nucle...
2019-05-29, 22:26

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fue...
2019-07-18, 14:26

Iran says it has seized foreign tanker as Gulf tensions deepen Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States ...
2019-07-18, 10:26

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping t...
2019-07-18, 12:13

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the na...
2019-06-05, 20:26

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s vi...
2019-07-06, 10:13

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President ...
2019-06-27, 21:00

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European s...
2019-07-15, 16:26

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gul...
2019-06-23, 21:13

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran's elite force as saying in a statement ...
2019-07-18, 10:26

Japan PM Abe mulling visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip in...
2019-05-24, 11:13

The Latest: UK official to visit Iran hoping to de-escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5 p.m. A British Foreig...
2019-06-22, 11:13

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a s...
2019-07-11, 22:26

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diplomac...
2019-06-10, 04:39

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discu...
2019-06-10, 06:52

The Latest: Japan PM mulls Iran visit to mediate crisis ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran...
2019-05-24, 08:52

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international dipl...
2019-06-06, 09:26

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the es...
2019-07-08, 20:13

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in...
2019-07-14, 23:01

The Saudi-Qatari Breach, Explained When four Arab states led by Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar in June 2017, there were expectations that the ruler...
2019-07-09, 13:26

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
2019-05-22, 11:26

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption rel...
2019-05-23, 14:39

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table a...
2019-06-22, 14:00

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'   &...
2019-06-27, 17:26

Xavi Hernandez to coach Qatari champion Al-Sadd DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez will begin his coaching career with Qatari club Al-Sadd. Al-Sadd says Xavi is taking...
2019-05-28, 11:13

Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution. The post Shi...
2019-06-12, 10:00

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian St...
2019-06-16, 13:26

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, sa...
2019-06-24, 02:39

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monda...
2019-07-08, 03:52

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minis...
2019-06-08, 15:39

Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports to improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, i...
2019-07-07, 21:26

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
2019-06-17, 11:39

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletic...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Iran says minister’s missile remarks meant to challenge US The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, tweeted late on Tuesday that Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments “threw the ball into t...
2019-07-17, 03:39

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spi...
2019-07-07, 21:26

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easin...
2019-06-11, 02:13

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Mon...
2019-07-08, 03:26

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to pres...
2019-06-09, 18:00

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon...
2019-06-24, 03:52

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon...
2019-06-24, 02:52

State news reports Iran’s education minister has resigned TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that Iran’s minister of education has resigned to run for a seat in parliament i...
2019-06-06, 15:00

Iran committed to nuclear deal as long as other parties stay committed: Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran will stay committed to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers at the same level that the other signatories stay committed, Iran's Foreign...
2019-07-15, 11:13

Israeli minister says Iran's enrichment ramp moderate but a 'march' towards bomb Israel's energy minister described as moderate on Sunday an announced increase of Iranian uranium enrichment but accused Tehran of breaking out of int...
2019-07-07, 04:39

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister ...
2019-06-21, 06:26

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted Eur...
2019-06-09, 11:52

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russi...
2019-05-21, 08:32

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks Instex, a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions, is expected to be ready soon, German Foreign...
2019-06-10, 02:39

Iranian foreign minister: U.S. 'cannot expect to stay safe' because of 'economic war' "Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it," said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister.     ...
2019-06-10, 08:26

Trump Invites Business Leaders (Including Robert Kraft) to Meet With Qatari Emir “This is a who’s who of people in business,” the president said of the group, which included the New England Patriots owner, who this year was charged...
2019-07-09, 01:13

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed r...
2019-06-12, 12:26

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance. T...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border wo...
2019-06-05, 15:52

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
2019-05-25, 05:00

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis...
2019-05-26, 05:13

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was seriou...
2019-06-01, 01:52

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poo...
2019-06-01, 06:26

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt sc...
2019-05-21, 21:39

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
2019-05-25, 04:39

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his ...
2019-07-12, 18:39

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze facti...
2019-06-30, 14:26

The Sicilian ghost town that refuses to die Half a century ago, the Sicilian town of Poggioreale was hit by an earthquake that caused most of its citizens to flee for good. Now a local mayor wan...
2019-07-06, 05:52

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space f...
2019-06-13, 18:00

Jared Kushner Refuses to Say Whether Birtherism Was Racist In an interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner refused to say whether he believes the bi...
2019-06-03, 10:52

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)   ...
2019-05-22, 15:52

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed by a half hour...
2019-06-05, 15:13

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after...
2019-06-10, 03:52

Ruiz refuses to entertain Fury’s “bum” attack Andy Ruiz Jnr responds to criticism the same way he responded to Anthony Joshua's third-round knockdown on June 1 - with class The post Ruiz refuses t...
2019-06-22, 14:00

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move...
2019-05-28, 12:26

Koscielny refuses to travel with Arsenal on US tour Arsenal says captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the team for its preseason tour to the United States      ...
2019-07-11, 07:00

Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing h...
2019-05-31, 09:13

Appeals court refuses to reconsider abortion ruling FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court says it won’t reconsider a ruling that upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasou...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medic...
2019-05-22, 05:52

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against "Article 15" The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to mo...
2019-07-08, 06:39

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory ...
2019-06-02, 01:52

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory ...
2019-06-02, 10:13

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of un...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Fan will win $100,000 if Blues win Stanley Cup, refuses to sell ticket or hedge his bet In January, when the Blues were near last place, Scott Berry was in Las Vegas when he noticed that the Blues were listed as 250-1 longshot  ...
2019-06-08, 15:13

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and ther...
2019-06-10, 11:52

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-dea...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Larry The Cat Takes Shelter Under Trump's Limo, Refuses To Move Larry the Downing Street cat, perhaps the most famous executive feline since the Clintons' Socks, took shelter from the rain under President Donald Tr...
2019-06-05, 03:00

No regrets for Konta as Briton refuses to use court-switch as an excuse "Johanna Konta said her 7-5 7-6(2) defeat by Czech Marketa Vondrousova had not felt like a French Open semi-final after it was played 24 hours late an...
2019-06-07, 17:13

Algeria coach refuses to discuss Bensebaini self-slapping incident "Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has refused to discuss a remarkable incident where defender Ramy Bensebaini used an opponent\u0027s arm to hit himself i...
2019-07-13, 11:26

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which...
2019-06-07, 20:52

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extrem...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie Sm...
2019-05-23, 09:39

Cowardly Cats featurette refuses to show us the damn cat people The first trailer for Cats, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, arrives on an internet near you this Friday. Unfort...
2019-07-17, 12:00

Laurent Koscielny refuses to travel on Arsenal’s pre-season US tour • Arsenal ‘very disappointed’ by defender’s actions• Gunners’ captain was expected to be part of squadLaurent Koscielny has refused to travel on Arsen...
2019-07-11, 07:39

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step closer...
2019-05-23, 14:52

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer ...
2019-05-22, 14:39

Jared Kushner refuses to say whether Trump's birtherism was racist – live Asked about birtherism, Kushner says: ‘I wasn’t involved in that’President Trump meets Queen on state visit to United KingdomSign up for the US briefi...
2019-06-03, 10:52

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump adm...
2019-06-23, 15:52

Klobuchar refuses to take sides on segregationist spat between Biden and Harris Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., defended both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in their war of words over the former’s c...
2019-07-07, 12:26

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republica...
2019-06-18, 10:00

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to...
2019-06-18, 07:13

Judge refuses earlier release for post-Katrina shooter NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order an earlier release date for a former New Orleans police officer convicted in deadly s...
2019-06-11, 19:39

R&A chief executive refuses to condone or condemn Portrush march • Martin Slumbers: ‘Our job is to respect fact that we are guests’• Tourist firm owner says march an ‘unnecessary provocation’The R&A has refused to c...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its bigges...
2019-05-21, 08:52

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ Thomas Gilbert Jr. refuses to attend his trial The Princeton graduate accused of fatally shooting his father after his allowance was slashed by $100 refused Thursday to attend his own murder trial....
2019-06-04, 15:52

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions...
2019-06-27, 15:52

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came...
2019-06-11, 05:00

Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
2019-06-22, 16:26

Japan court says forced sterilizations unconstitutional, refuses compensation: media The forced sterilization of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for ...
2019-05-28, 07:26

Top Court Refuses To Hear Plea For Marital Rape As Ground For Divorce The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the centre to frame appropriate guidelines for registration of FIR for ...
2019-07-01, 14:26

Michael Gove refuses to confirm Brexit bill vote will go ahead Environment secretary says it is time to reflect on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has re...
2019-05-22, 05:52

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mos...
2019-06-19, 04:52

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in the...
2019-07-14, 16:26

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details of...
2019-07-18, 11:52

Trump attacks Mueller after special counsel refuses to exonerate him – live Trump appeared to admit Russia aided his presidential campaign, saying: ‘I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected’Sign up for the US ...
2019-05-30, 10:39

Donald Trump Refuses To Criticise Turkey Over Russia Missile Deal US President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no ...
2019-07-17, 03:13

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would ...
2019-06-20, 16:26

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was ...
2019-05-24, 19:52

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr. ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St L...
2019-06-20, 00:00

Puerto Rico governor refuses to step down amid corruption and texting scandals Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló refused to step down Tuesday amid demonstrations calling for his resignation after a series of scandals that continu...
2019-07-16, 19:26

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body...
2019-06-19, 23:13

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan H...
2019-06-01, 00:00

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack o...
2019-06-14, 07:52

Megan Rapinoe Refuses To Apologize For The USWNT's Crime Of Being Happy After Doing Cool Things The United States beat Thailand by a 13-0 scoreline on Tuesday, setting a new World Cup record for the largest margin of victory. In the process of ma...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, acc...
2019-07-02, 23:26

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that h...
2019-05-24, 09:26

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the pres...
2019-05-23, 13:39

Disney reportedly refuses to allow Spider-Man engraving on tombstone of dead boy who loved superhero A grieving English father who lost his 4-year-old son last year claims Disney is not allowing him to include an etching of Spider-Man on the boy's tom...
2019-07-11, 10:52

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion pro...
2019-07-12, 02:39

US coach Jill Ellis refuses to respond to Hope Solo's criticism Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Jill Ellis' management style, tactical decisions and ability to handle pressure. But Ellis didn't ...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Harry Kane fit to start for England but Gareth Southgate refuses to confirm Netherlands selection Gareth Southgate has warned he needs to make last-minute checks on several England players involved in the Champions League Final but insisted Harry K...
2019-06-05, 15:52

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office R...
2019-06-19, 10:26

Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory Andy Ruiz and Eddie Hearn address the media after one of the biggest shocks in boxing history The post Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Ant...
2019-06-02, 03:52

Kremlin refuses to reveal details about fatal Russian submarine fire, declares it 'state secret' Two days after a mysterious fire aboard a Russian submersibles killed 14 people, little details have emerged as the Kremlin continued Wednesday to shr...
2019-07-03, 11:26

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 b...
2019-07-03, 20:39

Manhattan District Attorney Refuses to Reopen Cases Handled by Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, karma has been working overtime to derail the lives and careers of former prosec...
2019-06-18, 17:52

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of ...
2019-07-12, 13:26

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
2019-06-13, 23:00

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ira...
2019-06-13, 08:52

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? ...
2019-06-20, 11:13

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news webs...
2019-06-20, 02:13

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnais...
2019-06-20, 19:52

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norma...
2019-06-02, 16:13

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
2019-06-13, 22:00

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted...
2019-05-22, 22:13

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said ...
2019-06-22, 12:00

Why Will Smith Refuses to Watch Wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Uncensored Red Table Talk Will Smith thinks wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk is "fantastic." Just don't ask him to, you know, watch it. The actre...
2019-05-22, 10:13

Prosecutor calls for Kevin Spacey 'groping' case to dropped after accuser refuses to testify A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has refused to give evidence, prompting the actor's lawyer to call for th...
2019-07-08, 17:52

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckab...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group ...
2019-05-21, 08:38

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an il...
2019-06-27, 14:13

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr ...
2019-07-08, 03:26

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  ...
2019-06-20, 11:13

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human...
2019-07-16, 09:13

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a...
2019-06-02, 12:26

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.    ...
2019-05-23, 01:39

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its products...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See ho...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack of...
2019-06-24, 03:13

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by int...
2019-06-06, 21:13

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling ‘worthless’ Turkey has downplayed as “worthless” an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara and vowed to reinforce its efforts to d...
2019-07-16, 09:13

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of Pre...
2019-06-11, 22:13

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia fo...
2019-06-14, 07:13

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech g...
2019-06-08, 02:26

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Teh...
2019-06-08, 00:39

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions f...
2019-06-27, 17:39

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started dr...
2019-06-16, 17:00

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and merchan...
2019-07-04, 04:26

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping ...
2019-07-09, 03:13

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against ...
2019-05-29, 05:52

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim ...
2019-07-09, 21:39

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a...
2019-05-21, 10:13

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanct...
2019-07-17, 05:52

U.S. sanctions Syrian businessman with ties to Assad The United States on Tuesday sanctioned prominent Syrian businessman Samer Foz and his family, who have close ties to President Bashar al-Assad and wh...
2019-06-11, 13:26

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top of...
2019-06-28, 13:26

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle g...
2019-07-14, 16:13

US 'could ease Huawei sanctions' for trade deal US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin reportedly told G20 finance ministers that President Donald Trump may ease sanctions on Huawei if he sees progres...
2019-06-10, 08:00

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business wi...
2019-06-28, 03:00

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three of its officials, including two MPs, have widened Washington's assault on L...
2019-07-11, 10:26

RPT-Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian...
2019-07-03, 09:13

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian...
2019-07-03, 03:26

Cuba’s government is considering using cryptocurrency to bypass US sanctions Cuba‘s government is eyeing the potential use of cryptocurrency to boost its economy. The proposal forms part of a series of measures seeking to impro...
2019-07-03, 05:26

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is readying new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief s...
2019-07-16, 10:52

Lebanese speaker says U.S. sanctions an 'assault' on country The Lebanese parliament speaker said new U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials were an "assault" on Lebanon as the move weighed on the heavily in...
2019-07-10, 10:00

The Latest: Trump says sanctions remain on NKorea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia. (all times local): 5:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says that sa...
2019-06-30, 05:13

Putin says he does not want Russia to impose sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said in televised comments on Tuesday that he did not support a parliamentary call to impose tough economic sanctions...
2019-07-09, 11:26

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian...
2019-06-28, 23:39

EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders will decide on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine ...
2019-06-20, 09:26

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Isl...
2019-06-07, 16:39

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defenses, the Turkish foreign minister s...
2019-06-14, 06:00

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabilizat...
2019-06-20, 15:39

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursda...
2019-05-22, 22:13

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goe...
2019-05-24, 22:26

Erdogan does not expect U.S. sanctions on Turkey over Russia deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he did not expect the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey over its planned purchase of a Rus...
2019-06-20, 09:26

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with...
2019-06-28, 13:39

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in th...
2019-06-05, 10:26

U.S. Sanctions Myanmar Generals for Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya The State Department announced Tuesday that it has brought sanctions against four Myanmar military generals, including the commander-in-chief, for the...
2019-07-17, 03:13

Expedia fined over $300,000 for breaching U.S. sanctions with Cuba tours Expedia was in violation of Cuban Assets Control Regulations, which was put in place in 1963 and regulates the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba....
2019-06-13, 18:52

EU to extend sanctions against Russia by six months over Crimea annexation European Union leaders are likely to extend sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea by another 6 months on Thursday, senior EU official...
2019-06-19, 12:52

EU agrees to extend economic sanctions on Russia until 2020 European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to prolong until the end of January 2020 economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in Ukraine, a sp...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Russia, China block UN from saying NKorea violated sanctions UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. diplomats say Russia and China have blocked the U.N. Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea fr...
2019-06-19, 02:00

EU threatens Turkey with sanctions over Cyprus drilling: draft The European Union is set to curb contacts and funding for Ankara in retaliation for what it calls Turkey's "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyp...
2019-07-11, 11:52

Russia Sanctions Froze His Fortune. Can the 4th Amendment Unlock It? A Manhattan investor and Trump donor with business ties to the heirs of Prince can’t get access to his money. A lawsuit says it amounts to an unreason...
2019-07-01, 14:52

U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" op...
2019-06-20, 14:13

US sanctions on Cuba could hurt Spanish hotel operators The Trump administration is imposing tougher sanctions on Cuba, a move that could have serious consequences for Spanish hotel chains operating on the ...
2019-06-01, 18:13

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany...
2019-06-12, 13:26

Vladimir Putin: Sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia President Vladimir Putin has fielded a string of complaints from Russian citizens during his annual televised call-in show. Western sanctions and fall...
2019-06-20, 10:39

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national se...
2019-07-02, 04:26

| US imposes sanctions on Syrian mogul for aiding Assad The United States has imposed sanctions on Samer Foz, a Syrian industrialist behind high-end developments, including the Four Seasons hotel in Damascu...
2019-06-12, 05:13

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un’s security detail jogged alongside his armored Benz. How he got that Benz ...
2019-07-16, 19:52

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nat...
2019-05-30, 14:26

Venezuela's oil exports drop 17% in May as sanctions kick in -data Venezuelan PDVSA's oil exports took another hit in May, following a deadline for customers to wind-down purchases in order to comply with U.S. sanctio...
2019-06-04, 11:26

N Korea: US 'hell bent' on hostility and 'obsessed with sanctions' North Korea says the US is "hell bent" on hostile acts and "obsessed with sanctions" – three days after Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met in what...
2019-07-04, 03:13

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela’s Maduro The Associated Press has learned that major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro and several top official...
2019-06-15, 14:26

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's...
2019-06-21, 16:13

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate, U.N. investigator says Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
2019-07-18, 07:00

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 b...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socia...
2019-06-28, 23:39

Russia's Vladimir Putin rejects sanctions on Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin said he is against imposing sanctions on Georgia despite an escalating row. A prominent Georgian journalist recently ...
2019-07-09, 10:39

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new cl...
2019-05-31, 13:39

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey: Haberturk Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Donald Trump has the authority to waive possible U.S. sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defens...
2019-07-14, 11:52

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to def...
2019-07-12, 20:00

Mexican government sanctions two senior former Pemex officials Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior officials at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous admi...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Diplomats: Europeans weigh sanctions on Venezuela's Maduro Major European nations are considering imposing sanctions on Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and several top officials for their recent crackdown on politi...
2019-06-15, 15:39

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's son The US Treasury Department has passed sanctions on Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra for serving his father's "illegitimate regime." The US said it would ...
2019-06-28, 15:13

Expedia Fined $325,000 for Breaching Travel Sanctions to Cuba Expedia Group, the digital travel industry conglomerate has agreed to pay $325,406 to the U.S. government for breaching Cuban travel sanctions between...
2019-06-14, 13:39

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions North Korea’s U.N. Mission is accusing the Trump administration of deliberately trying to undermine peace efforts by pressuring all countries to imple...
2019-07-03, 17:13

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant ...
2019-06-28, 19:00

UPDATE 1-Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 defences, the Turkish foreign minister s...
2019-06-14, 06:13

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction"...
2019-07-10, 10:00

Turkey Says US Will Not Impose Sanctions Over Russian S-400 Missile Deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, aft...
2019-06-29, 16:13

EU's Moscovici prefers dialogue to sanctions against Italy: cabinet member European Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is not in favor of using financial sanctions against Italy as a tool to enforce European Union budget ...
2019-05-28, 07:26

As sanctions bite in Cuba, the U.S. — once a driver of hope — is now a source of pain New Trump administration restrictions, aimed at punishing Havana for supporting Venezuela’s president, are contributing to the island’s worst economic...
2019-06-23, 20:26

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two Lebanon Parliament members The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament...
2019-07-09, 17:39

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
2019-06-20, 16:00

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased sanc...
2019-06-21, 21:52

Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defense systems, aft...
2019-06-29, 07:52

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announc...
2019-07-16, 22:26

US sanctions Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing' The sanctions represent the strongest step that the US has taken in response to massacres in Myanmar. Recent reports have pointed to the military's ro...
2019-07-17, 04:52

UPDATE 1-Mexican government sanctions two former senior Pemex executives Mexico's government announced on Wednesday it had sanctioned two senior executives at state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) from the previous adm...
2019-05-22, 15:26

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sai...
2019-06-19, 16:39

US energy secretary: Sanctions bill on Nord Stream 2 coming soon United States Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday that a sanctions bill putting onerous restrictions on companies involved in the Nord Stream ...
2019-05-21, 09:01

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation proj...
2019-06-21, 10:52

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
2019-06-03, 10:13

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations w...
2019-07-09, 11:26

U.S. sanctions three Hezbollah leaders, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament The U.S. Treasury added three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals on Tuesday, including two members of the Lebanese Parliament...
2019-07-09, 16:13

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living stan...
2019-06-20, 22:13

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were resp...
2019-07-17, 03:13

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's l...
2019-05-29, 11:39

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to t...
2019-05-23, 13:00

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to ...
2019-07-07, 10:00

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against R...
2019-06-08, 11:00

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporte...
2019-05-21, 11:52

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple o...
2019-05-27, 16:52

Exclusive: Panama to withdraw flags from more vessels that violate sanctions Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country's maritime authority told Reuters, f...
2019-07-12, 14:52

UPDATE 2-Bourse sanctions loom as EU-Swiss talks stall Swiss bourses face losing direct access to EU investors from July 1, as the European Commission reported on Tuesday that talks with Bern over a new pa...
2019-06-18, 08:52

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions 'in due course' Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump last month to show flexibility in dealings with North Korea and ease sanctions on the c...
2019-07-12, 16:13

PM Modi Sanctions Rs 2 Lakh For Families Of Himachal Bus Accident Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh each for the families of those killed in the Banjar bus accident, an official ...
2019-07-03, 16:13

Businessman Joined Plot to Oust Maduro---and Escape U.S. Sanctions Raul Gorrín allegedly helped enrich senior Venezuelan officials by laundering billions of dollars for them. But after the U.S. imposed sanctions on hi...
2019-05-27, 10:26

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years...
2019-05-21, 18:01

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the ...
2019-07-04, 00:39

Concern deepens in Turkey over U.S. sanctions for Russia missile system The looming threat of U.S. sanctions and a wider rupture with Western allies over Turkey's purchase of Russian air defenses is raising concern in Anka...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, a...
2019-06-13, 08:00