UN sanctions on Iran expire

The 2007 United Nations Security Council arms embargo on Iran expired as slated on Sunday, in accordance with terms of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal…

World leaders display discord at UN

The 75th annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is being held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. World leaders sparred over national interests and incidence…

US sanctions on Iran face international opposition

The United States is stepping-up its ‘maximum pressure campaign’ against the Islamic Republic of Iran, despite blatant opposition by members of the United Nations Security Council that consequently led UN…

US enacts UN sanctions on Iran

The United States announced that sanctions are being reimposed on Iran pursuant to the snapback process under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231. The passing of the 30-day requirement since…

US vows to enforce UN sanctions on Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the Trump Administration’s resolve to thwart Iranian access to weapons ahead of the expiration of the United Nations-imposed arms embargo (as part of…

Pompeo opens peace tour in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem this morning, where he commended the Trump Administration. “You have stood up to Iran’s aggression and triggered…

Israel-US demand UN sanctions on Iran

The United States is initiating the restoration of virtually all UN sanctions on Iran lifted under UN Security Council Resolution 2231. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that he…