Sanctions

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Iran’s economy reeling as U.S. sanctions target regime

The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran's regime has led to plummeting oil exports and skyrocketing inflation.
Pompeo and Mnuchin at lectern taking questions from reporters (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions’ grip on terror networks

The Trump administration is strengthening U.S. authority to target terrorist networks and their financial supporters around the world.
Man at lectern with flag and world map behind (State Dept./Michael Gross)

U.S. offers $15 million for information on Iran’s terror network

Increasing pressure on Iran's leaders, the U.S. is offering a $15 million reward for information that helps disrupt the regime's terrorist financing.
Headshot of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (© AP Images)

The clock is ticking on Iranian regime’s restrictions

Arms embargoes against Iran expire in late 2020, allowing the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism to buy tanks, missiles and other weapons.
Nicolás Maduro speaking into a microphone (© Matias Delacroix/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions on Maduro, citing his ‘usurpation of power’

The Trump administration's latest sanctions bar business with the former Maduro regime while providing safeguards for humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
Mohammad Javad Zarif (© Hadi Mizban/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Iranian regime’s ‘chief apologist’

New U.S. sanctions target Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, for profiting from the regime's malign activities and bribing foreign officials.
Nicolás Maduro speaking into microphone with Cilia Flores standing behind him (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Maduro’s stepsons for exploiting Venezuela’s hungry

Associates of Nicolás Maduro used a subsidized-food program for personal enrichment, to reward political supporters and punish opponents.
Aerial view of oil tanker unloading oil at port (© China Stringer Network/Reuters)

U.S. sanctions Chinese firm for buying Iranian oil

The latest application of U.S. sanctions shows the Trump administration's intent to enforce restrictions against Iran's regime.
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Dispelling myths about U.S. sanctions on Iran [video]

Learn the truth about U.S. sanctions on the Iranian regime. Food, medicine, and humanitarian aid do not fall under U.S. sanctions.