Following the latest sanctions, Zarif cannot travel to the US or any other country outside Iran without inviting secondary sanctions against the host countries.
Donald Trump became the first US president to cross the demilitarized zone dividing North and South Korea. Following a meeting, he and Kim Jong-un decided to resume negotiations between the countries
In this episode, we report on protests and strikes in India, Honduras and Swaziland.
The sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei and the leadership of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp may be largely symbolic in nature but upcoming measures against foreign minister Javad Zarif could hit attempts at talks
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Delhi will see the US try to resolve certain outstanding issues with India in its favor and bring the latter back to its fold
“Any capitulation to the United States, at the cost of sovereignty and self-respect of India, is unacceptable”
This was immediately followed by US president Trump ordering an attack on several military targets in Iranian territory, only to be abruptly called off at the last minute.
The rash belligerence against Iran is driven by, among others, a group of organizations, including the CIA’s Iran Mission Center which have one central mission – a war on Iran
This marks a gradual withdrawal from a provision of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As per the agreement, not complying with certain sections is allowed in case one or more signatories withdraws from the deal.
Mike Pompeo, in a press conference, accused Iran of engineering the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, he cited unnamed intelligence reports and other vague references in support of his claim
Clashes outside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC are continuing with Juan Guaido supporters growing increasingly hostile and violent.
Officials from the Trump Administration announced new severe sanctions as part of their ongoing efforts to attack socialism in the region.