US-Iran escalation
US Threatens Fresh Sanctions Against Iran, JCPOA Members

The US withdrew from the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. However, it is now trying to get sanctions imposed on Iran claiming violations of a deal it is not even part of

Iran rejects US bid to reimpose sanctions

The United States, despite no longer being part of the JCPOA or the Iran nuclear deal, has been seeking the resumption of sanctions against Iran for supposed violations of the provisions of the deal

Why is the US threatening to activate ‘snapback’ sanctions on Iran?

The latest US threat of resuming sanctions comes after its failure to get the UN Security Council’s approval for an indefinite extension of the international arms embargo against Iran which is set to expire on October 18

US House Resolution US House passes resolution restricting Trump’s powers to declare war on Iran

Besides being of some symbolic and political significance, the resolution does not have any legal value and is non-binding

Iran retaliates, attacks US bases in Iraq

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the impact of the Iranian strike on US bases in Iraq and the possibilities of the US response.

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