Egypt rejects economic sanctions on Russia outside 'multilateral system' as it votes in favor of UN resolution against attack on Ukraine

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 12:59 GMT

Egypt voted in favor of a Tuesday UN resolution demanding an end to the Russian operation on Ukraine, but also said the causes leading up to the crisis and resolving them to achieve peace and stability.

UN grants sanctions exemption for Korea railway survey

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 12:22 GMT

The UN Security Council has granted a sanctions exemption for the two Koreas to jointly conduct a survey on reconnecting railways across their border.

Facing new sanctions, Iranians vent anger at rich and powerful

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 10:06 GMT

More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few.

China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 10:19 GMT

The shift demonstrates that China, Iran’s biggest oil customer, wants to keep buying Iranian crude despite the sanctions, which were put back after the United States withdrew in May from a 2015 agreement to halt Iran’s nuclear program.

U.S. Treasury to terminate Iran aircraft license- US official

Tue, 08 May 2018 - 09:37 GMT

The U.S. Treasury will terminate civil aviation companies' export licenses for Iran following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal.

Trump administration delays new sanctions on Russia

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 02:00 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump has delayed imposing additional sanctions on Russia

Russian businessmen, officials on new U.S. sanctions list

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 02:14 GMT

U.S. imposed major sanctions against 24 Russians, striking at allies of President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and other "malign activity".

Trump administration holds off on new Russia sanctions, despite law

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 09:43 GMT

The Trump administration said on Monday it would not immediately impose additional sanctions on Russia.

S. Korea adds 20 companies on its black list over fund Pyongyang

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 04:13 GMT

The South Korean government added 20 North Korean companies and 12 individuals on its black list on Sunday.

Japan, U.S., S. Korea to hold missile tracking drill amid N. Korea crisis

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 10:18 GMT

The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills this week.

N.Korea's African friends face test of loyalty

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 09:24 GMT

Old alliances between North Korea and several African nations forged at the height of the Cold War will not be swept away easily.

Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 04:39 GMT

A top Russian diplomat on Sunday lambasted the United States Congress for voting to sanction Russia, and warned of retaliation by Moscow.

Renewed US-EU tensions over Russia sanctions plan

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 10:22 GMT

The United States has raised hackles in Europe with its proposal to impose more sanctions against Russia.