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Regulators tightening scrutiny of Iran over terror financing

The FATF expects Iran to proceed swiftly in the reform path to ensure that it addresses all of the remaining concerns.

US holds Iran scientist ‘hostage’ for seven months

Soleimani was detained as soon as he landed at Chicago airport, his visa was then cancelled and transferred to Dayton prison in Atlanta.

EU threatens reprisals if US sanctions interests in Cuba

EU’s Federica Mogherini will go ahead with reprisals should the United States’s Donald Trump decides to sanction EU’s investments in Cuba.

US sanctions Russian bank for supporting Venezuela’s PDVSA

Evrofinance Mosnarbank was placed on the US sanctions list for supporting Venezuela’s state-owned oil company PDVSA, sustaining the illegitimate Maduro regime.

Venezuela turns to Asia as sanctions cut oil flow to US,...

At least 19 Asia-bound large oil tankers are en route to India, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Japan.

US warns to stay away from Iranian shipping

US has aimed to end all of Iran's sales of oil, its crucial export, in a bid to curtail the influence of the Shia cleric-led state.

Iran’s Khamenei: Trump has ‘disgraced’ US prestige

Khamenei dismissed the renewed US sanctions -- including an oil embargo -- that take effect on Monday.

Iran, US in tense wait for world court sanctions ruling

Despite their 1955 Treaty of Amity and Economic Relations, Iran and the United States have not had diplomatic ties since 1980.

Oil prices could rise to US$100 a barrel by 2019, warn...

Crude oil prices could rise to US$90 per barrel by Christmas and to US$100 by the New Year as markets tighten.

Oil rises as markets tighten ahead of Iran sanctions

The tightening US market came ahead of sanctions that Washington plans to implement against Iran's petroleum exports from early November, which many analysts expect to result in a drop of more than 1 million bpd of crude exports.

US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles

It is uncertain if the US would take similar action if Russia delivers S400 missiles to other countries such as Turkey, which is in talks to buy them.

Trump to target foreign meddling in US elections with sanctions order,...

US intelligence officials have found that in the campaign leading up to the 2016 US presidential election, Russian hackers breached the Democratic National Committee and leaked confidential information.

US voices concern on China’s Muslim crackdown, sanctions weighed

A UN rights panel received credible reports that up to one million ethnic Uighurs may be held in extra-legal detention in Xinjiang.

Oil rises as US drilling stalls, Washington sanctions on Iran loom

With US rig activity stalling and Iran sanctions looming, the oil market outlook is tightening.

Mnuchin says US to consider waivers on Iran sanctions

The United States in certain cases will consider waivers for countries that need more time to wind down imports of oil from Iran.

US sanctions force Nike to drop Iran boot deal ahead of...

A statement from Nike said the company was forbidden from supplying kit to the Iranian team as it prepares for its opening World Cup game.

US, China reach $1.4 billion ZTE deal amid signs of progress...

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who announced the deal, reiterated a denial that there was any connection between the two.

China fund managers slash ZTE valuation after US sanction

Chinese funds have slashed valuations of ZTE Corp after the United States banned American companies from selling components to the telecoms equipment maker for seven years, a move ZTE said threatened its very survival.

Son of `Bill Gates of Iran’ held by US in sanctions...

Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, 38, who holds dual Iranian-St. Kitts citizenship, was arrested and charged with six counts of conspiracy, bank fraud, sanctions evasion and money laundering

N. Korea denies sanctions prompted diplomatic thaw

The commentary from the state-run KCNA news agency comes with a rapid rapprochement on the Korean peninsula under way, after a period of heightened tensions stoked by missile and nuclear tests.

US sanctions on Russia coming soon

Mnuchin pushed back against the idea that Trump is trying to block the sanctions in response to Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, saying Trump is "fully supportive."

Saudi Arabia welcomes push for UN action against Iran on missiles

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says Iran must be accountable for exporting ballistic missiles to the Houthi rebels and 'radical and aggressive' behaviour in the region.

UN slaps sanctions on North Koreans amid US warning

The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions last year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny Kim the hard currency needed to fund his military programs.