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  1. Treasury Dept. Sanctions Companies tied to Iranian Defense Industry

    December 21, 2012 Christopher M. Matthews The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned five entities as proliferators of unconventional weapons. SAD Import Export Co., Chemical Industries and Development of Materials Group, and Marine Industries Organization w ...

  2. Europe and U.S. Tighten Vise of Sanctions on Iran

    January 23, 2012 Stephen Castle and Alan Cowell The European Union agreed to impose a phased ban on oil purchases from Iran. E.U. countries may not sign new oil contracts with Iran and existing oil contracts must end by July 1, 2012. The ban includes impo ...

  3. Turkey: Daily Says Chemical Warhead Missile Parts Seized En Route to Syria

    January 20, 2012 Huseyin Ozkaya Turkish officials reportedly seized four Iranian trucks bound for Syria containing parts to make ballistic missiles. The cargo, which was listed as being shipped from a company in Tehran called Rock Chemie, reportedly inclu ...

  4. Iran May Have Sent Libya Shells for Chemical Weapons

    November 20, 2011 R. Jeffery Smith, Joby Warrick, and Colum Lynch U.S. officials are investigating whether chemical weapon-capable artillery shells found in Libya were provided by Iran. The shells, which Libya filled with mustard gas, were found at two di ...

  5. German Components Found in Assad's Poison Gas Rockets

    February 5, 2018 Julian Ropcke Bild Rocket parts recovered in Syria following the Assad regime’s January 22 and February 1 chlorine gas attacks indicate that the rockets' electrical insulating material was manufactured by German company Krempel GmbH. ...

  6. German Company Involved in Syrian Chemical Attacks Defies U.S. Warnings

    April 11, 2018 Benjamin Weinthal Jerusalem Post The German company Krempel GmbH (Krempel Group) says that it halted business relations with two Iranian buyers, Reza Moghaddam Panah and Mahmood Hasan Darvish Commerce, but will continue to trade with Iran. ...

  7. U.S. Ambassador's Remarks at the Conference to Review the Operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention

    November 22, 2018 Remarks by Kenneth D. Ward At a meeting to review the operation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), U.S. Ambassador Kenneth Ward expressed "longstanding concerns that Iran maintains a chemical weapons program" that has no ...

  8. U.S. Adds Companies to Economic Blacklist for Providing WMD Activity Support in Syria

    November 13, 2019 The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) targeted 22 entities in Bahrain, France, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Syria, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingd ...