U.S. Sanctions 17 Individuals For Roles In Killing Jamal Khashoggi

Seventeen Saudi Arabian government officials were sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday over their alleged roles in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The individuals sanctioned include senior Saudi official Saud Al-Qahtani, who was allegedly part of the planning and execution of the operation that led to Khashoggi’s murder. Al-Qahtani’s subordinate Maher Mutreb, who allegedly coordinated and executed […]

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U.S. Sanctions 17 Individuals For Roles In Killing Jamal Khashoggi

Seventeen Saudi Arabian government officials were sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday over their alleged roles in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The individuals sanctioned include senior Saudi official Saud Al-Qahtani, who was allegedly part of the planning and execution of the operation that led to Khashoggi’s murder. Al-Qahtani’s subordinate Maher Mutreb, who allegedly coordinated and executed […]

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Exclusive: Russia clashes with Western oil buyers over new deals as sanctions loom

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian energy majors are putting pressure on Western oil buyers to use euros instead of dollars for payments and introducing penalty clauses in contracts as Moscow seeks protection against possible new U.S. sanctions. Seven industry sources told Reuters that Western oil majors and trading houses have clashed with Russia’s third and fourth biggest producers, Gazprom Neft and […]

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US sanctions will push Tehran's hardliners to the fore, Iranian American council warns 

The United States has reintroduced wide -ranging sanctions on Iran. A U.S. based group promoting ties between the countries believe it will check progress and reform in Iran. Oil prices rose during Monday’s trading session. The reimplementation of U.S. sanctions on Iran will benefit the hard-line faction within the Middle East country, according to the Washington, D.C.-based National Iranian American […]

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Iran sanctions had 'enormous' economic consequences: John Bolton

Bolton on Iran sanctions: We’ve already seen the consequences National security adviser John Bolton on the U.S. sanctions on Iran and U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia. National security adviser John Bolton on Monday said that sanctions have had an “enormous” effect on Iran’s economy. Continue Reading Below “We’ve already seen the consequences in Iran,” Bolton told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo. “The […]

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IMF says Iran should safeguard stability in face of U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that Iran should implement policies to safeguard its macroeconomic stability in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions that will cut Iranian economic growth by reducing oil exports. IMF spokesman Gerry Rice also told a regular media briefing that the Fund was urging Iran to strengthen its anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism […]

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How Congress can force Trump's hand on Saudi sanctions — and why the consequences would be major 

Congress and the White House have sharply different views on how to approach the diplomatic crisis, now in its third week. Legislators are loudly calling for sanctions on weapons sales on Saudi Arabia and a robust response if the government in Riyadh is proven to have been behind Khashoggi’s death. But while President Donald Trump has expressed his desire to […]

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