Sanctions

Tanker ship on fire in ocean (© ISNA/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian regime’s aggression raises shipping costs

The U.S. condemns the Iranian government's attempt to harass a British vessel near the Strait of Hormuz. Learn what this aggression also means for trade.
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U.S. drops sanctions after company cuts support to Maduro regime

The Trump administration provides sanctions relief after an oil tanker company stops supporting Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and his cronies.
Nicolás Maduro Guerra and Nicolás Maduro, next to uniformed men (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. slaps sanctions on Maduro’s son

Nicolás Maduro relied on his son Nicolasito and others to maintain a stranglehold on the economy and suppress the people of Venezuela.
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Iranian regime threatens world with nuclear program [video]

Find out how the Iranian regime is threatening international peace and security with its ongoing nuclear program.
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Iranian regime’s latest nuclear extortion

In a break with its commitment to the international community, Iran exceeds its uranium stockpile limit, using its nuclear program for extortion.
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U.S. charges Maduro officials responsible for Venezuela blackouts

The Trump administration has indicted two former officials in Venezuela's electricity ministry on U.S. money-laundering charges.
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U.S. sanctions hurt Iran’s proxy terror groups

The U.S. "maximum pressure campaign" on Iran has starved its regional proxies of the funds they need to operate on behalf of the regime.
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Surging U.S. oil and gas output bolsters Iran sanctions

As sanctions increase pressure on Iran to change its malign behavior, increased U.S. oil and gas output helps ensure global markets are supplied.
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Latest U.S. sanctions target Iran’s metal sectors

The latest round of U.S. sanctions against Iran means that the U.S. has imposed sanctions on Iran’s top two exports: oil and now metals.