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    Islamic State attack in Syria kills 27 regime forces

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:32pm on April 10, 2020

    At least 27 Syrian regime fighters were killed Thursday in an Islamic State group attack in the central province of Homs amid fierce clashes, a...

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    North Korea slams Pompeo and says will ‘walk our way’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:04pm on March 30, 2020

    North Korea on Monday warned it could cut off dialogue with the United States and slammed secretary of state Mike Pompeo for urging the international...

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    Coronavirus, Iran and US sanctions

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2020

    NEVER discount the importance of venality in international relations. While pandemics should provide the glue for a unified front in response — we keep being...

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    US imposes new sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus damage

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:59pm on March 19, 2020

    The US imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Wednesday and called on the state terror sponsor to release detained Americans after new rocket attacks were...

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    Why sanctions during a pandemic are cruel

    Vijay Prashad and Paola Estrada | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2020

    SWIFTLY moves the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), dashing across continents, skipping over oceans, terrifying populations in every country. The numbers of those infected rises, as do...

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    Sanctions on Iran and coronavirus pandemic

    Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2020

    The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee...

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    Modi’s Muslims

    | Updated at 10:40pm on March 03, 2020

    IF HE was envious it didn’t show. Envy would have been unseemly given the joyfulness of the occasion. It happened when Trump took advantage of...

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    Cuba struggles to pay debts amid US sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Havana | Updated at 11:49pm on February 23, 2020

    Foreign companies going unpaid, creditor countries told to be patient: as Cuba struggles under the weight of US sanctions it has also been struggling to...

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    Watchdog sanctions Iran over lax terror financing

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:56pm on February 22, 2020

    A multinational financial crimes watchdog on Friday faulted Iran for not doing enough to counter a ‘terrorist financing risk’ and announced the reinstatement of punitive...

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    US slaps sanctions on Venezuela state airline

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:32pm on February 08, 2020

    The United States on Friday criminalized transactions with Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa, saying it wanted to pressure president Nicolas Maduro to cede power. Under the...