Tag: sanctions

US offer: reforms first, then removal of Zimbabwe sanctions

October 22, 2022

The United States has outlined the measures the government of Zimbabwe can take for Washington to end its sanctions on the country, but warns that ... Read More

ECOWAS maintains sanctions against Mali

March 29, 2022

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decided to keep the pressure on the ruling junta in Mali, where sanctions remain in place, while ... Read More

AU to Sanction Members Defaulting on Payment of Financial Contributions

November 15, 2018

The African Union on Wednesday called for a sanction regime against member states that would fail to make their annual financial contributions. African Union Commission ... Read More

Forced Labor Costs Mauritania its Trade Benefits with US

November 4, 2018

The US will end trade benefits for Mauritania on January 1 for falling short of abolishing forced labor practices, the US Trade Representative’s Office (USTR) ... Read More

Algeria Risks Sanctions if it Buys Russian Arms- U.S. ambassador

September 28, 2018

The United States is considering imposing sanctions on Algeria if it buys Russian arms, the U.S. ambassador in Algiers told a local news outlet. The ... Read More

Libya: UN, US Sanction Pro-GNA Militia Leader

September 13, 2018

A militia leader aligned with the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) Wednesday was targeted by UN and US sanctions for attacking oil facilities in ... Read More

Nuclear Deal: First Wave of U.S. Sanctions Hits Iran

August 7, 2018

The United States Monday unwrapped a first wave of awaited sanctions against Iran as pressure to force the Islamic Republic negotiate a new nuclear deal ... Read More

Libya: UN Imposes Sanctions on Six Human Traffickers

June 8, 2018

For the first time, the UN Security Council has announced sanctions against six major traffickers operating in Libya. The sanctions, which show the toughening of ... Read More

UN: Egypt accuses Qatar of pro-terrorism policy

July 21, 2017

Egypt expressed concern over the countries, which do not respect the UN Security Council resolutions imposing sanctions on terror groups, singling out Qatar for what ... Read More

Gulf Crisis: No way out of crisis, boycotting countries decide no further sanctions at Cairo meeting

July 6, 2017

Countries isolating Qatar Wednesday considered no further sanctions and called for more consultations after Doha dismissed the 13-demand list in a response handed to the ... Read More