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#Sanctions

# sanctions - Monday 5 December, 2011

Syria accepts Arab League's observer mission request
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Syria accepts Arab League's observer mission request

Dec 5th 2011, 12:25 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Over 4,000 people have died since the uprising began in mid-March.

# sanctions - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Expelled Iranian diplomats arrive back in Tehran
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Expelled Iranian diplomats arrive back in Tehran

Dec 3rd 2011, 1:00 PM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, France is to pull its embassy staff home from Tehran in the coming days.

# sanctions - Friday 2 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
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The 9 at 9: Friday

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:33 AM 3,275 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: All eyes on Merkel over EU’s future, BoI hits the stress-test target, more pressure on Iran – and is Joxer heading to Kiev or Warsaw?

US Senate unanimously backs sanctions on Iran
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US Senate unanimously backs sanctions on Iran

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:23 AM 773 Views 6 Comments

The US Senate agreed to impose new sanctions on Iran by penalising foreign institutions doing business with the Iranian Central Bank.

# sanctions - Thursday 1 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Dec 1st 2011, 4:48 PM 4,093 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

EU blocks export of 'monitoring equipment' to Syria
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EU blocks export of 'monitoring equipment' to Syria

Dec 1st 2011, 3:00 PM 1,071 Views 3 Comments

European Union foreign ministers today agreed a number of new economic sanctions against Syria which include limits on exports and support for Syrian government projects.

EU agrees new Iran sanctions - but no oil embargo
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EU agrees new Iran sanctions - but no oil embargo

Dec 1st 2011, 2:12 PM 1,151 Views 9 Comments

Today’s sanctions follow increasing tensions between EU members and Iran after Britain’s embassy in Tehran was attacked on Tuesday.

European powers pressure Iran following embassy attack
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European powers pressure Iran following embassy attack

Dec 1st 2011, 8:40 AM 936 Views 5 Comments

France, Germany and the Netherlands have all recalled their ambassadors to Iran, while Italy and Norway are taking precautions. EU foreign ministers are to meet in Brussels today to discuss Iran and its disputed nuclear programme.

# sanctions - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Turkey hits Syria with sanctions, freezes assets of Assad's regime
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Turkey hits Syria with sanctions, freezes assets of Assad's regime

Nov 30th 2011, 3:59 PM 932 Views 10 Comments

Turkey – Syria largest trading partner – has announced that it will apply a range of economic and financial sanctions on Syria over of its failure to cease its brutal eight-month crackdown on protesters.

# sanctions - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Arab League approves unprecedented sanctions on  Syria
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Arab League approves unprecedented sanctions on Syria

Nov 27th 2011, 4:51 PM 1,198 Views 5 Comments

The sanctions are the latest in a growing wave of international pressure pushing Syria to end its violent suppression of protests against President Bashar Assad.

# sanctions - Friday 25 November, 2011

Syria defies Arab League deadline
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Syria defies Arab League deadline

Nov 25th 2011, 6:09 PM 820 Views 4 Comments

The Arab League warned Syria yesterday that it had 24 hours to sign up to a protocol allowing human rights observers into the country or face economic sanctions.

# sanctions - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Arab League issues ultimatum to Syria over violent crackdown
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Arab League issues ultimatum to Syria over violent crackdown

Nov 24th 2011, 9:05 PM 856 Views 1 Comment

Syria has one day to sign an agreement allowing observers into the country or face economic sanctions.

# sanctions - Monday 21 November, 2011

Britain cuts relations with Iranian banks over nuclear fear
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Britain cuts relations with Iranian banks over nuclear fear

Nov 21st 2011, 5:13 PM 1,339 Views 11 Comments

George Osborne said today’s move is to protect UK banks from being used to support Iran’s nuclear proliferation.

# sanctions - Friday 21 October, 2011

Hospitals told to improve fee collections - or face sanctions
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Hospitals told to improve fee collections - or face sanctions

Oct 21st 2011, 9:27 AM 233 Views 2 Comments

Hospitals are currently owed more than €200 million in relation to patient private charges – €85 million of which is caused by consultants not signing off on insurance claims.

# sanctions - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Arab League to discuss suspending Syria
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Arab League to discuss suspending Syria

Oct 16th 2011, 4:40 PM 124 Views 2 Comments

Officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss putting more pressure on Syria’s government to end its bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters.

# sanctions - Saturday 17 September, 2011

UN approves Libya seat for former rebels
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UN approves Libya seat for former rebels

Sep 17th 2011, 2:11 PM 133 Views 1 Comment

The UN gave strong backing to Libya’s former rebels yesterday by handing their National Transitional Council the country’s UN seat.

# sanctions - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Over €1 billion being flown to Libya in cash after UN release assets
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Over €1 billion being flown to Libya in cash after UN release assets

Aug 31st 2011, 6:23 PM 186 Views 1 Comment

The UN Security Council’s Sanctions Committee had frozen Libyan assets after civil war broke out in mid-February 2011.

# sanctions - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Obama calls on Syria's Assad to 'step aside'
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Obama calls on Syria's Assad to 'step aside'

Aug 18th 2011, 3:41 PM 106 Views 4 Comments

In a scathing written statement, the US President condemned Bashar Assad for his “ferocious brutality” and “slaughtering of his own people”.

# sanctions - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Syria: As violence continues what will the UN do?
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Syria: As violence continues what will the UN do?

Aug 2nd 2011, 8:53 AM 300 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Italy announced today it is recalling its ambassador to Syria. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan has so far seen no end to the violence.

# sanctions - Monday 23 May, 2011

EU tightens sanctions on Iran over nuclear programme
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EU tightens sanctions on Iran over nuclear programme

May 23rd 2011, 2:25 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The EU is to impose asset freezes and travel bans on additional Iranian officials and companies over the country’s nuclear programme – meanwhile, Iran has announced it is to impose sanctions on the US over its “human rights violations”.

EU imposes sanctions on Syrian leader
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EU imposes sanctions on Syrian leader

May 23rd 2011, 11:51 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

President Bashar al-Assad, whose family has ruled the country for more than 40 years, will be banned from Europe and subject to asset freezes.

# sanctions - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

US imposes sanctions on Libya
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US imposes sanctions on Libya

Mar 15th 2011, 9:31 PM 714 Views 0 Comments

The United States has banned business with Libya’s foreign minister and 16 companies that are owned or controled by the country’s government.

# sanctions - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Cocoa producers caught up in Ivory Coast threats
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Cocoa producers caught up in Ivory Coast threats

Mar 9th 2011, 8:21 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

EU sanctions mean cocoa beans can’t be exported to their markets, but Ivory Coast’s cocoa board is now threatening to seize what isn’t exported.

# sanctions - Friday 4 March, 2011

Interpol issues alert for Gaddafi and 15 family members
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Interpol issues alert for Gaddafi and 15 family members

Mar 4th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,138 Views 0 Comments

International security agency sends out Orange alert after UN resolutions against Gaddafi, his family and close associates.

# sanctions - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Iran digs mass graves for US troops
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Iran digs mass graves for US troops

Aug 10th 2010, 5:40 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Iran reacts angrily to reports of a US “contingency plan” to attack the country.

# sanctions - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Iran agrees to talks after EU imposes further sanctions
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Iran agrees to talks after EU imposes further sanctions

Jul 27th 2010, 11:55 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

Iran gets hit with further sanctions from the EU on trade, transport and oil sectors.