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US imposes new Iran sanctions over human rights violations

25 September 2020, 7:14 AM

The United States on Thursday blacklisted several Iranian officials and entities over alleged gross violations of human rights, including slapping sanctions on a judge it said was involved in the case of an Iranian wrestler sentenced to death.

Iran’s Zarif says the world should oppose US sanctions or expect same

20 September 2020, 10:56 AM

The world community should oppose the United States’ use of sanctions to impose its will as a “bully,” or expect to face sanctions itself, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.

State Security Agency notes alleged assassination plot against US Ambassador Lana Marks

15 September 2020, 8:24 AM

The State Security Agency says it’s aware of the alleged plot against US Ambassador Lana Marks, but the nature of the threat doesn’t permit it to give further details on the investigation.

Iran reported to be plotting assassination of US ambassador to South Africa

14 September 2020, 6:59 AM

The Iranian government is reportedly weighing an alleged assassination attempt against the US ambassador to South Africa, Lana Marks.

US loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

15 August 2020, 1:35 PM

The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid “confrontation” over a US threat to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Tehran.

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