Fearing US Sanctions, Lebanon Closes Accounts Of Syrians Linked To Assad Regime
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 10 Hits
Lebanese 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 The American legislation sanctionsthe Syrian government includingPresident BasharAlAssad for war crimes against the Syrian populationIt also targets tho >>READ MORE
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Hamdok: 'EU supports removing Sudan from US sanctions list'Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok announced on Wednesday that he held a discussion with High Representative of the European Commission for Security and External Relations Josep Borrell which focused on the decision to remove Sudan from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism and the opportunities for cooperation that will arise following this step
8220I spoke today with Josep Borrell hi...
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 2 | US
Lebanon: Man pulls gun on pharmacist for painkillerLebanon Man pulls gun on pharmacist for painkiller
A video of a man who pulled a gun on a pharmacist in Lebanon after asking for painkillers and being turned down has been shared widely on social media
The pharmacist Ziad Jumaa released the CCTV footage of the incident online saying that the man had asked for 8216Panadol8217 when the pharmacy was out of stock After telling the man they ...
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 06:02 | Hits : 9 | US
France closes Paris mosque in clampdown over teachers beheadingA view of the Grand Mosque de Pantin which will close following a request by the prefect in the northeastern suburbs of Paris on October 20 2020 AFP picPARIS Oct 20 French authorities said today they would close a Paris mosque in a clampdown on radical Islam that has yielded over a dozen arrests following the beheading of a teacher who had shown his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed...
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 12 | US
US sanctions Australian gem trader over Al-Qaeda tiesThe US has sanctioned an Australian gemstone trader for helping AlQaeda transfer funds internationally the Treasury Department said in a statement yesterday
Ahmed Luqman Talib 30 used his international gemstone business to facilitate the terror organisations transfer of funds around the world
Talib was accused of facilitating AlQaedas financial transactions in Brazil Colombia Sri Lanka...
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 21:02 | Hits : 12 | US
Canada criticises Chinese ambassador's remarks, which embassy says were misinterpretedChinas Ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu Picture courtesy of cachinaembassyorgOTTAWA Oct 20 Canada yesterday criticised remarks by the Chinese ambassador to Ottawa last week about Hong Kong protesters in the latest round of a longrunning diplomatic dispute tied to the arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive in VancouverAlthough the dispute centres on Huawei Chief Financial Offic...
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:01 | Hits : 13 | US
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 : 11 | US
Amnesty slams Lebanon failure to address public demandsAmnesty International on Saturday urged Lebanese authorities to investigate and hold accountable officers involved in the suppression of protesters during October 2019 demonstrations reportsAnadolu Agency
8220The Lebanese authorities have not only failed to address peoples legitimate demands for their social and economic rights but have also increasingly resorted to repressing the right...
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 09:01 | Hits : 15 | US
Lebanons biggest Christian party says wont back Hariri for PMHariri who quit as prime minister last October in the face of nationwide protests has said he is ready to lead a government to implement reforms Reuters picBEIRUT Oct 17 Lebanons largest Christian political party said today it would not back the nomination of former Prime Minister Saad alHariri to lead a government to tackle a deep economic crisis further complicating efforts to agree a...
Sun, 18 Oct 2020 03:00 | Hits : 15 | US
US courts sentences Iranian to 23 months over sanctions evasionThe 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...
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 13 | US
Saudi newspaper promotes restoration of ties with Assad regimeA newspaper owned by the Saudi government and rather ironically called Independent Arabia has started to promote the restoration of links with the Syrian regime of Bashar AlAssad Aram Media reported on Wednesday The Saudi government has boycotted Assad and his regime for almost a decade due to their crimes against the Syrian people
A headline of Damascus reconnects severed rope with Saudi Ara...
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 21:01 | Hits : 13 | US
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