U.S. sanctions Hezbollah Iraq networks, son of group’s leader

The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on four people linked to Lebanon's Hezbollah who coordinate the Iran-backed group's activities in Iraq and designated the son of the group's leader as a global terrorist. The U.S. Treasury added Shibl Muhsin Ubayd al-Zaydi, Yusuf Hashim, Adnan Hussein Kawtharani and Muhammad Abd-al-Hadi Farhat

Iraq urges U.S. to consider its position in talks on Iran sanctions

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iraq's president on Sunday urged the United States to consider Baghdad's political and economic position as the countries negotiate on relief for Iraq from Washington's reimposed sanctions against Iran. The United States said on Friday Iraq can continue to import natural gas and energy supplies from Iran for

Iran able to flourish under sanctions – Revolutionary Guard

GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran can flourish under sanctions and will defeat the United States in the economic war it has launched, the deputy head of the Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday. The United States on Monday re-imposed sanctions on Iran’s oil, banking and transport sectors and threatened more action to stop

Facing new sanctions, Iranians vent anger at rich and powerful

GENEVA (Reuters) - More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few, while the majority struggles to get by in an economy facing tighter U.S. sanctions. The country has been hit by a wave of protests during the

Iranian regime running out of options as sanctions hit

The second tranche of US sanctions on Iran have now taken effect. The new sanctions have been described by the White House as the strongest and most crippling in the history of sanctions imposed on the Iranian regime since the 1979 revolution. This package will reimpose all the sanctions previously