In addition to the recent sanctions on Turkey, as of 2020, the US has imposed thousands of sanctions on several countries, organisations and individuals.
Instead of nudging Harare towards reforms, the targeted sanctions have become a lucrative cover for non-performance, incompetence and unbridled corruption by the ruling elites.
In an attempt to threaten Turkey over its limited cross-border operation in Syria, many European countries discontinued selling arms to Ankara, while they continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia to fuel its full-scale war in Yemen.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
Experts believe Trump’s latest sanctions on Iran will have little impact because Washington has not articulated a clear exit policy for Tehran following the US violation of the nuclear deal.
Canada’s Department of Justice said Meng Wanzhou is facing extradition to the United States. China called for Meng’s immediate release.
The expulsion of the Islamic republic from the global financial markets doesn’t mean there are no takers for its oil prices, at a discounted rate.
What are the reactions by the Iranian politicians, the army and most importantly, its media?
The latest round of sanctions target countries that buy Iranian oil or trade with Iranian companies.
The world doesn't agree with the United States when it comes to putting pressure on Cuban economy.
Recent economic data from Russia shows that US-led Western economic sanctions that have hit the ruble might actually be working in Moscow's favor.
European leaders' plan to trade with Iran might not be enough to encourage businesses and banks to defy the US-imposed sanctions.
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