Gulf Times - sanctions
Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

Relations between the two Nato allies have plummeted in one of their worst crises in decades after the detention of US pastor Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges.

Khamenei says 'no war, no negotiations with the US'

Khamenei says 'no war, no negotiations with the US'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments add to the pressure on President Hassan Rouhani following a collapse in the currency and widespread protests over high prices and corruption.

Russia says will ditch US securities amid sanctions: RIA

Russia says will ditch US securities amid sanctions: RIA

Russia will further decrease its holdings of US securities in response to new sanctions against Moscow but has no plans to shut down US companies in Russia, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said ...

Iran's Zarif: 'There will be no meeting' with US

Iran's Zarif: 'There will be no meeting' with US

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday there would be no meeting with the United States in the near future following Washington's reimposition of sanctions.

Congo's Kabila will not stand for election in December

Congo's Kabila will not stand for election in December

Congo's President Joseph Kabila will not stand in the election scheduled for December, a spokesman said, finally agreeing to obey a two-term limit.

Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump re-imposes sanctions

Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump re-imposes sanctions

Iran dismissed a US offer to renegotiate a historic 2015 nuclear deal signed with other major powers as President Donald Trump reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday.

Rouhani says negotiations with sanctions 'makes no sense'

Rouhani says negotiations with sanctions 'makes no sense'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Washington's call for new nuclear negotiations at the same time the US reimposes crippling sanctions "makes no sense".

Trump open to new Iran deal, sanctions to return

Trump open to new Iran deal, sanctions to return

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he remains open to forging a new nuclear deal with Iran, as he confirmed Washington will go ahead with reimposing sanctions against Tehran.

Iran says US 'isolated' as it braces for return of sanctions

Iran says US 'isolated' as it braces for return of sanctions

Washington is set to reimpose sanctions on Iran on Tuesday following President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal in May.

Iran says US 'isolated' as it braces for return of sanctions

Iran says US 'isolated' as it braces for return of sanctions

Iran said the United States was "isolated" in its hostility to the Islamic republic on Monday, as it braced for the return of sanctions against a backdrop of political turmoil inside the country.

N.Korea urges US to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit coal shipments

N.Korea urges US to drop sanctions as Seoul probes illicit coal shipments

North Korean state media on Monday urged the United States to drop sanctions, as South Korea said it was investigating nine cases of coal shipments that potentially violated UN resolutions.

Philippines basketball team pulls out of Asian Games

Philippines basketball team pulls out of Asian Games

Basketball's governing body FIBA suspended 10 players and two coaches from the Philippines national squad over the melee.