Iran sanctions
Economic sanctions make populations in targeted countries poorer, sicker and vulnerable

According to a study published by CEPR, rich and developed countries in the West have increased the use of illegal unilateral punitive measures despite being aware of their ill effects on people

US announces fresh sanctions against firms involved in Iranian oil and petrochemical exports

The list of companies sanctioned include a firm based in Vietnam, two in China, one in the UAE, and two in Iran. The US accused these firms of being “knowingly engaging” in the transport of Iranian oil and petrochemicals in violation of existing sanctions

Daily Round-up | Anti-government protests in Peru intensify & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of anti-government protests in Peru intensifying, Iran warning of consequences of the terrorist tag on the IRGC, and Brazil opening investigations into crimes against indigenous people

Daily Round-up | EU, UK impose sanctions on Iran over drone supplies & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of the EU and UK’s sanctions on Iran, the sentencing of Steve Bannon, Venezuelan feminists condemning Jair Bolsonaro’s campaign, and a diplomatic row over the Pan African Games

EU and UK impose fresh sanctions on Iran over alleged drone supplies to Russia

Iran and Russia have denied the allegations are drones are being sold to the latter for the war in Ukraine. Iran said that such information was being spread with malicious intent

Daily Round-up | Venezuela offers full assistance to Colombia’s peace initiative & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the advances in Venezuela-Colombia ties, Lula’s lead in the Brazilian exit polls, the US imposing fresh sanctions on Iran,

Iran nuclear deal US imposes fresh sanctions on companies allegedly involved in Iranian oil trade  

Efforts to revive the JCPOA were stalled last month after the US failed to respond to the Iranian demand of guarantees against any future withdrawal as well as the termination of an IAEA investigation 

UN Special Rapporteur calls for the end of all unilateral sanctions against Iran

Alena Douhan also expressed the need to create a legal framework to prevent countries such as the US taking unilateral action against others

Israel opposes Iran nuclear deal to limit its strength as regional power

Israel has undertaken numerous efforts to prevent the revival of the Iran nuclear deal as it sees integration of Iranians in international politics as the most significant regional challenge to its occupation of Palestine and the Syrian Golan, as well as to its status as a regional hegemon

Mapping Faultlines: The politics, economics and technology of US sanctions

Newsclick’s editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the way in which the US uses sanctions as a political tool against a host of countries

US seizure of Iranian sites complicates nuclear deal talks

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recent decision by the US to ‘seize’ 33 sites, including those of the Iranian Press TV

Ahead of nuclear deal meeting in Vienna, Iran calls for lifting of all US sanctions

Iranian officials said that there were no plans for meetings with US officials “directly or indirectly.” They also rejected any step-by-step proposal for the restoration of the deal, calling for the immediate withdrawal of sanctions