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  1. U.S. Drops Sanctions on Three Iranians, Says Move Not Linked to Talks to Revive Nuclear Deal

    July 3, 2021 The U.S. Treasury Department announced on July 2 that it was lifting sanctions on the Iranian nationals Behzad Ferdows, Mehrzad Ferdows, and Mohammad Reza Dezfulian, whom the Treasury Department had designated in September 2020 under an execu ...

  2. U.S. Conducting "Serious Review" of Alleged Iran Missile Test

    December 8, 2015 Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols Iran conducted a test of its medium-range Ghadr-110 ballistic missile on November 21 near the city of Chabahar, according to a Western diplomatic source.  The Ghadr-110, a variant of the Shahab-3, is ...

  3. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley's Remarks at a Press Conference on Iranian Arms Exports

    December 14, 2017 United States Mission to the United Nations At a press conference, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley presented remnants recovered from a short-range ballistic missile launched by Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen into Saudi Arabia. Acco ...

  4. U.N. Probe Details Fallout of Proxy War in Yemen between Saudi Coalition and Iran

    January 11, 2018 Kareem Fahim Washington Post A United Nations report on Yemen's civil war found "strong indications" that Iran supplied Houthi rebels with weapons and ballistic missiles in violation of a U.N. embargo. The Houthis have laun ...

  5. U.N. Panel of Experts Concludes Iran's October 10 Missile Test Violated U.N. Ban

    December 15, 2015 Louis Charbonneau Iran's October 10 ballistic missile test violated a U.N. Security Council resolution, according to a confidential report issued by the U.N.'s Iran Sanctions Committee's Panel of Experts.  The panel's ...

  6. U.N. Experts' Report Shows Iran's Deceptive Procurement Tactics

    May 12, 2014 Louis Charbonneau The U.N. Panel of Experts responsible for monitoring the Security Council's sanctions on Iran reports that Tehran's illicit procurement efforts for its nuclear and missile programs may have slowed.  It is not clear ...

  7. U.N. Determines Iran Made Missile Parts Fired at Saudis from Yemen

    June 5, 2018 Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A report by the U.N. Secretary General on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2231 found that the debris from five ballistic missiles launched by Yemen’s Houthis into Saudi Arabia shares charact ...

  8. Turkish-Born U.S. Citizen Sent to Prison for Iran Exports

    October 9, 2017 Export Practitioner On September 7, 2017, Erdal Kuyumcu was sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA). Kuyumcu illegally exported 1,000 pounds of cobalt-nickel metall ...

  9. Turkish Citizen Extradited for Smuggling Products to Iran

    January 20, 2018 Export Practitioner Resit Tavan, a Turkish citizen and owner of Ramor Dis Ticaret, Ltd., has been extradited to the United States, where he faces charges of conspiring to defraud the U.S. and to smuggle U.S.-origin goods to Iran, via Turk ...

  10. Treasury Targets Iranian Individuals Providing Ballistic Missile Support to Yemen’s Huthis

    May 22, 2018 U.S. Department of the Treasury Press Release The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five Iranian individuals who provided Yemen’s Huthis with ballistic missile-related technical support and w ...

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