Will US sanctions deliver China and Saudi Arabia nearer?

Mar 15, 2021 Following the discharge of the  declassified US intelligence report on the homicide of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, there are indicators that the US sanctions on the dominion — alongside US efforts to reenter the Iran deal — may drive Saudi Arabia and China nearer collectively. The report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, launched… Continue reading Will US sanctions deliver China and Saudi Arabia nearer?

UK sanctions Syrian overseas minister, al-Assad allies

On the 10-year anniversary of the Syrian rebellion, the UK publicizes measures towards six figures intently tied to the president. The United Kingdom has introduced sanctions on six allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, together with his overseas minister and shut advisers, saying the move would ship a “clear message that they must be held… Continue reading UK sanctions Syrian overseas minister, al-Assad allies

US legislators need sanctions on MBS. Will they succeed?

Less than two weeks after the launch of an unclassified US intelligence report on the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, stress continues to construct in Washington for President Joe Biden to carry Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) accountable. The extensively anticipated report confirmed what many human rights teams, United Nations consultants… Continue reading US legislators need sanctions on MBS. Will they succeed?

US sanctions two Iranian officers for ‘gross rights violations’

Biden administration move bars two members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from coming into the US. The United States has sanctioned two officers from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for alleged involvement in human rights violations towards Iranian political prisoners and protesters. In a assertion on Tuesday, the US State Department stated Ali… Continue reading US sanctions two Iranian officers for ‘gross rights violations’

Benefit of sanctions & isolation? Covid-19 pandemic was 1st time Russian GDP survived financial disaster higher than world common

Leading Moscow lecturers have revealed that Russia’s GDP dropped lower than the world as a complete through the Covid-19 pandemic, marking the primary time the nation weathered an financial disaster higher than the worldwide common. In 2020, Russia’s GDP dropped by 3.1 p.c, lower than the three.5 p.c drop within the world financial system, in… Continue reading Benefit of sanctions & isolation? Covid-19 pandemic was 1st time Russian GDP survived financial disaster higher than world common

Lebanon’s Salameh threatens to sue Bloomberg over sanctions report

Mar 5, 2021 Lebanon’s embattled central financial institution chief is threatening to sue Bloomberg after the information outlet reported on Thursday that the United States was contemplating imposing sanctions towards him.  Citing 4 folks conversant in the matter, Bloomberg reported that the US administration was discussing with European counterparts the potential for coordinated sanctions on… Continue reading Lebanon’s Salameh threatens to sue Bloomberg over sanctions report

Novichok? What Novichok? New US sanctions urge Russia to destroy chemical weapons stockpile, however Kremlin insists it already has

Russian officers are puzzled by calls for from Washington to scrap their nation’s chemical weapons program, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has mentioned, arguing that the nation has already disposed of all such substances. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Dmitry Peskov slammed America’s warning that Moscow should register and eradicate shops of nerve brokers, poisonous gases… Continue reading Novichok? What Novichok? New US sanctions urge Russia to destroy chemical weapons stockpile, however Kremlin insists it already has

Shrugging off US-EU sanctions, Russia vows to retaliate

Russia shrugged off the impression of US and EU sanctions over the poisoning and imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, noting that it could retaliate with reciprocal measures. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov mentioned Moscow would reciprocate in a manner that greatest served its pursuits. “Of course it’s impossible not to apply the principle of reciprocity,”… Continue reading Shrugging off US-EU sanctions, Russia vows to retaliate

With new Washington sanctions banning export of ‘defense articles’ to Russia, Moscow reveals it hasn’t acquired US arms since WWII

Russia’s Service of Military-Technical Cooperation has famous its “bewilderment” after Washington imposed an export ban on “defense articles and defense services” to the nation, regardless of Russia not receiving any US arms since 1945. On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveiled new sanctions towards Moscow after the alleged poisoning and “attempted assassination of… Continue reading With new Washington sanctions banning export of ‘defense articles’ to Russia, Moscow reveals it hasn’t acquired US arms since WWII

EU proclaims new bundle of sanctions in opposition to 4 Russian officers over jailing of Navalny, as Moscow pledges to reply in variety

Brussels has unveiled a listing of officers it claims are chargeable for the detention of opposition determine Alexey Navalny and “human rights violations” through the policing of subsequent protests, in sanctions introduced on Tuesday. The people will now face financial and diplomatic measures from the European Union. The group consists of Alexander Kalashnikov, the director of… Continue reading EU proclaims new bundle of sanctions in opposition to 4 Russian officers over jailing of Navalny, as Moscow pledges to reply in variety