Israel has undertaken numerous efforts to prevent the revival of the Iran nuclear deal as it sees integration of Iranians in international politics as the most significant regional challenge to its occupation of Palestine and the Syrian Golan, as well as to its status as a regional hegemon
Newsclick’s editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the way in which the US uses sanctions as a political tool against a host of countries
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the recent decision by the US to ‘seize’ 33 sites, including those of the Iranian Press TV
Iranian officials said that there were no plans for meetings with US officials “directly or indirectly.” They also rejected any step-by-step proposal for the restoration of the deal, calling for the immediate withdrawal of sanctions
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying urged the incoming Biden administration to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “as early as possible” and without any preconditions
The relentless maximum pressure campaign of the Trump administration against Iran which is continuing even after his electoral loss will be tough for a Biden administration to reverse, assuming there is the will to do so
The sanctions mostly target entities and individuals in Iran’s petroleum sector, including the minister of petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh. US sanctions have massively affected Iran’s ability to deal with the outbreak of COVID-19
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the latest round of US sanctions on Iran and places it in the context of the continued aggression by the United States
The US withdrew the last set of exemptions provided to some foreign companies to work on Iranian nuclear sites in May, which also marked the second anniversary of Donald Trump administration’s renewed aggression against Iran.
The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.
Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?
The attack on US airbase Ain al-Assad is seen as the first retaliatory measure after the assassination of Qassem Soleimani on Friday January 3 by the US