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May 28, 2021

Las Vegas: Chen Charged With Illegally Exporting Goods

Las Vegas Woman, Tina Chen Arrested And Charged With Illegally Exporting Goods To Iran LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) A Las Vegas woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to export goods from the United States to Iran, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA)...

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March 3, 2021

US warns of military response to rocket attack

(STL.News) Wednesday’s death of the contractor heightens worries that the U.S. could be drawn into another period of escalating attacks, complicating the Biden administration’s desire to open talks with Iran over the 2015 nuclear deal. Wikipedia – Iran-US relations ?

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January 15, 2021

US State Department: Sanctions on Iran Shipping Lines

Imposing Sanctions Related to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and Iranian Shipping Entities Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: In June 2020, the State Department sanctioned the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) pursuant to Executive Order 13382 (WMD Proliferators and Their Supporters). ...

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January 15, 2021

US State Department: Sanctions on Iranian Arms Proliferation

Imposing Sanctions on Iranian Entities for Activities Related to Conventional Arms Proliferation Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement: Iranian conventional arms proliferation poses a persistent threat to regional and international security, as evidenced by Iran’s continued military support and confirmed arms transfers that fuel ongoing conflict...

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January 13, 2021

The United States Targets Foundations Controlled by Iran

Washington, DC (STL.News) Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on two organizations controlled by the Supreme Leader of Iran, the Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO) and Astan Quds Razavi (AQR). While masquerading as charitable organizations, EIKO and AQR control large portions of the Iranian economy, including assets seized from political...

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January 12, 2021

United States Takes Action To Counter Iranian Support for al-Qa’ida

Washington DC (STL.News) The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo released the following statement: Today, I revealed new information about how the Islamic Republic of Iran has given a new operational headquarters to al-Qa’ida, the terrorist network with more American blood on its hands than any other. For al-Qa’ida, Iran is the new...

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January 11, 2021

Iran demands release of assets in South Korea

(STL.News) Tensions emerge in the Gulf after Iran seized a South Korean vessel at the Strait of Hormuz.  South Korea sends delegation to Tehran but Iran is adamant on one demand. WION tells you the story. Wikipedia page – Iran-South Korea relations ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News

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January 10, 2021

US Department of State: Iran Threatening To Expel UN Investigators

(STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement Saturday, January 9, 2021: In December Iran’s parliament passed a law requiring expulsion of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear inspectors unless all sanctions are lifted.  Today a member of the parliamentary leadership repeated that threat: all IAEA watchdog inspectors...

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January 9, 2021

Iran to US: Lift sanctions immediately

(STL.News) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that Tehran is in no rush for the United States to rejoin the 2015 Nuclear Agreement.  He urged that sanctions imposed on Iran to be lifted. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News

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