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Lebanon: Hezbollah ally Amal condemns US sanctions on senior member

Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Lebanon’s Amal movement, a Shia Muslim group allied to Hezbollah, said on Wednesday the US move to ......

Swiss pharma company completes first trade deal with Iran since US sanctions

Monday, 27 July 2020

A Swiss pharmaceutical company completed its first transaction with Iran since the United States ......

US says Hezbollah working to destroy Lebanon’s banking system, more sanctions coming

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Hezbollah is working to destroy Lebanon’s banking system while carrying out its money laundering and ......

US determined to counter Hezbollah's terrorist activities: State Department

Monday, 22 June 2020

The United States is determined to counter Hezbollah’s terrorist activities, a State Department ......

Trump signs bill aiming to sanction China officials for crackdown on Uighur Muslims

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

US President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday that seeks to punish China for a crackdown on ......

Moscow sending signs it is frustrated with Assad: US official

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

There are “some signals” that Russia is frustrated with the Assad regime and Washington is looking ......

Asma al-Assad should be sanctioned on her own, not just as Bashar’s wife: Jeffrey

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

US sanctions under the Caesar Act, announced Wednesday, targeted Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ......

Caesar Act has domestic, international support: US envoy for Syria

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

There is widespread domestic and international support for the economic sanctions issued by the ......

Assad regime, allies slapped with US sanctions; more to come

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

The United States Wednesday announced highly anticipated economic sanctions against Syrian President ......

New sanctions on Syria under Caesar Act might help save Lebanon

Monday, 15 June 2020

Makram Rabah is a lecturer at the American University of Beirut, Department of History. His forthcoming book Conflict on Mount Lebanon: The Druze, the Maronites and Collective Memory (Edinburgh University Press) covers collective identities and the Lebanese Civil War.

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New US sanctions set to hit Syria likely to have knock-on effect in Lebanon

Friday, 12 June 2020

Lebanon’s frail economy now faces another potential blow from the implementation of wide-reaching US ......

Iran’s interior minister suggests that up to 225 people died in November protests

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Iran’s Minister of Interior suggested on Saturday that up to 225 people were killed in the country ......

US sanctions on Iran are ‘fruitless, repetitive’, says Iranian FM spokesman 

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Iran dismissed on Thursday US sanctions on several Iranian officials, saying they were a sign of the ......

Nuclear deal will 'die forever' if arms embargo extended, warns Iran’s Shamkhani

Sunday, 03 May 2020

A top Iranian official on Sunday warned that a nuclear deal the US withdrew unilaterally from would ......

US to work with UN to extend Iran arms embargo, won’t allow it to buy weapons: Pompeo

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

The United States will not allow Iran to purchase conventional arms after a UN prohibition on this ......

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