US Courts Sentences Iranian To 23 Months Over Sanctions Evasion
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 10 Hits
The founder and CEO of an Iranian financial services firm was handed a 23month jail sentence in the US yesterday for conspiring to evade sanctions on the Islamic Republic Seyed Sajjad Shahidian 33 was convicted of conspiracy to defraud and commit offences against the US for his activities with his company Payment24 Shahidian was the founder and CEO of a financial services firm that employed a variety of fraudulent tactics designed to circumvent United States sanctions lawfully imposed on Iran US Attorney Erica MacDonald was quoted by Agence >>READ MORE
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EU imposes sanctions on Syrian ministersThe European Union has imposed sanctions on seven ministers in Syrian President Bashar AlAssads regime This is the latest round of sanctions that the bloc has now imposed on 280 businesses individuals and other entities affiliated with the regime
The sanctions include travel bans and asset freezes They have been imposed on the Syrian ministers due to their responsibility for the Syrian reg...
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 6 | US
Iranian politician asks parliament to dismiss presidentThe head of the Iranian Commission of NationalSecurity and ForeignPolicy Mojtaba Zonnour asked support from members of parliament to begin a dismissal investigation of President Hassan RouhaniAnadolu Agencyreports
Zonnour made the request by claiming Rouhani is responsible for the problems in Iran
He said studies for Rouhanis dismissal is still underway
A total of 44 of 290 representati...
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 7 | US
HK activist Grandma Wong says kept back in Shenzhen for 14 monthsAlexandra Wong 64 a prodemocracy activist attends a news conference after Chinese authorities kept her in custody for a month and a half across the border in Shenzhen in Hong Kong October 17 2020 Reuters picHONG KONG Oct 17 A Hong Kong protester dubbed Grandma Wong said today that Chinese authorities kept her in custody for a month and a half across the border in Shenzhen where she...
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 13 | US
Palestinian courts to look at legal action against Israeli settlersFor the first time Palestinian Authority courts are going to look at cases filed by Palestinian citizens related to violations alleged to have been committed by Israeli settlers Wafa news agency has reported
Minister of Justice Mohammed AlShalaldeh said that the PA will facilitate the task of victims whose rights have been violated by settlers The courts will cooperate with other government...
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 7 | US
Israel: Inbound tourism down by 76% in last 9 monthsIsraels Central Bureau of Statistics has announced that inbound tourism in Israel has retreated by 765 per cent since the start of the year Quds Press reported on Wednesday
Reporting Israeli media Quds Press disclosed that only 837000 tourists visited Israel between the start of 2020 and the end of September
Foreigners are unable to enter Israel unless they have permission issued by the Hou...
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:01 | Hits : 10 | US
Iraq sentences ex-senior banking official to jail following corruption trialAn Iraqi criminal court sentenced a bank official to six years in prison on corruption charges
Mohamed Khafaji the former director of the Agricultural Bank was convicted of wasting around 600 billion Iraqi dinars around 500000 between 2011 and 2014
Based on the ruling which is preliminary and may be appealed Khafaji was ordered to be arrested and have his assets frozen
In the past weeks...
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 9 | US
Fearing US sanctions, Lebanon closes accounts of Syrians linked to Assad regimeLebanese banks have closed hundreds of accounts of Syrians linked to the Assad regime in an effort to avoid US sanctions related to the Caesar ActAram Mediareported yesterday
The news site said that the Lebanese banks closed the accounts of Syrians who conducted any financial activity with people linked to the Assad regime after or before theCaesar Actwas brought into force on 17 June
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 9 | US
Greek prosecutor seeks 13-year sentences for neo-Nazi leadersA general view of the court room and the Presiding judge Maria Lepenioti during the trial of the Golden Dawn party trial in Athens on October 12 2020 AFP picATHENS Oct 13 A Greek prosecutor today called for 13year prison sentences for the leading members of infamous neoNazi party Golden Dawn nearly a week after their conviction in a landmark trialProsecutor Adamantia Economou said the s...
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:00 | Hits : 7 | US
Rouhani: New US sanctions cruel, terrorist and inhumaneIrans President Hassan Rouhani on Friday described the new US sanctions on Iran as cruel terrorist and inhumane international news agencies reported
Rouhani characterised the sanctions as attempts to create serious obstacles in fund transfers for medicine and food and called on the worlds human rights advocates to condemn the move
All countries witness that Americas attempts are comple...
Sun, 11 Oct 2020 00:01 | Hits : 9 | US
Iran officials strike defiant note to new US sanctionsDownplaying the impact of new US sanctions on Iranian banks Irans President Hassan Rouhani on Friday said the move is a political propaganda to appease domestic audience in the US Anadolu reports
Speaking to the head of Irans Central Bank Rouhani struck a defiant tone saying the new US sanctions targeting Iranian financial institutions cannot break the resistance of Iranians
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