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Countering Iran’s Global Terrorism

Countering Iran’s Global Terrorism Remarks Nathan A. Sales  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism  Washington Institute for Near East Policy Counterterrorism Lecture Series Washington, DC November 13, 2018 Thanks for that warm introduction and for hosting me here. It’s a real pleasure to participate in the Washington Institute’s Counterterrorism Lecture Series. A number of my predecessors from ...
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Treasury Sanctions Key Hizballah, IRGC-QF Networks in Iraq

November 13, 2018 Action follows signing of new Hizballah sanctions legislation and re-imposition of Iran-related sanctions Washington – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today to target four Hizballah-affiliated individuals who lead and coordinate the group’s operational, intelligence, and financial activities in Iraq.  Specifically, OFAC designated Shibl Muhsin ‘Ubayd ...
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Excerpts of Special Representative Hook’s Remarks on Risk Posed by Iran’s Lack of Shipping Insurance

Excerpts of Special Representative Hook’s Remarks on Risk Posed by Iran’s Lack of Shipping Insurance November 7th, 2018 If Iranian tankers make calls to your ports or transit through your waterways, this comes at a great risk. The United States urges you to consider the advisory we are issuing today. On November 5, the United ...
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U.S. Government Fully Re-Imposes Sanctions on the Iranian Regime

U.S. Government Fully Re-Imposes Sanctions on the Iranian Regime As Part of Unprecedented U.S. Economic Pressure Campaign November 5, 2018 WASHINGTON – Today, in its largest ever single-day action targeting the Iranian regime, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned more than 700 individuals, entities, aircraft, and vessels.  This action ...
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