Topic: Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act
Analysts say the new US sanctions – seen as a move to weaken Iran's economy – are the Obama administration's response to critics in Congress who say the US has been slow to get tough.
05/24/2011 10:03 pm
Washington announced sanctions on PDVSA Tuesday for selling gasoline to Iran. The action is unlikely to slow the flow of Venezuelan oil to its No. 1 customer, the US.
05/24/2011 06:52 pm
Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad this week pledged to 'expand ties' with Venezuela, which is under US scrutiny for shipping oil allegedly in violation of sanctions.
03/18/2011 02:43 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced US sanctions against eight Iranian officials Wednesday, citing human rights violations tied to the bloody crackdown after last summer's presidential election.
09/29/2010 05:47 pm