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Nicaragua’s people under attack by their own government [video]

An attack on student protesters in July was among the incidents prompting President Trump's executive order pressuring Nicaragua to restore the rule of law.
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U.S. hits Russian-Iranian oil network with sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
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U.S. enforces ‘toughest sanctions ever’ on Iran

The U.S. sanctions on Iran's energy industry and banks will stop the regime from spreading destruction around the world, but let in food and medicine.

U.S. sanctions: What they do and don’t do

The returning U.S. sanctions will put pressure on the government of Iran, but humanitarian aid to the Iranian people will continue as it always has.
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The Iranian regime protects only itself [video]

The U.S. sanctions returning on November 5 target an Iranian government that uses its money to fund terror rather than support its people.
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Iran is ‘high risk,’ says global anti-money-laundering group

Iran may soon return to a blacklist of countries banned from engaging in the international finance system for failure to comply with anti-terrorism norms.
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Pompeo: A fully denuclearized North Korea is within reach

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Trump's approach has made it possible to achieve a denuclearized North Korea.
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Doing business with Iran? Or forcing children into combat? [video]

New U.S. sanctions against Iranian companies supporting the Basij force that uses child soldiers serve as a warning to international businesses.
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U.S. sanctions Iranian group that recruits child soldiers

A foundation of Iranian businesses funnels money to a paramilitary group that trains child soldiers to fight in Syria and elsewhere.