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New sanctions on Iran target supreme leader Khamenei

US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

US sanctions Saudis for alleged involvement in Khashoggi murder

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on 17 individuals who it said were part of a Saudi "operations team" involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi but made no moves against the core royal family.

US reimposes sanctions on Iran but grants major oil customers waivers

The US granted temporary waivers to eight nations which will be allowed to continue importing Iranian oil, as Washington fully reimposed sanctions on Tehran that had been lifted under a multilateral nuclear deal.

Pence announces ‘toughest’ US sanctions on North Korea

The United States will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever. - Mike Pence

China to shut down North Korean companies

China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state

N Korea threatens US with ‘greatest pain’

North Korea has threatened the United States with the "greatest pain" it has ever suffered following new sanctions imposed by the United Nations

UN unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea, slapping a ban on textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products

North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam

North Korea says it is considering missile strikes near the US territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury".

Trump: North Korea faces fury ‘like the world has never seen’

If Pyongyang continues to make threats "they will be met with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen."

Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

US President Donald Trump claimed relations with Russia had hit an all-time and "very dangerous" low, putting the blame on Congress