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More sanctions expected on Syria

Feb 14, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she'll support more sanctions on Syria. But do sanctions even work? Joshua Landis, an expert on Syria and a professor at the University of Oklahoma, explains.
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European Union agrees on sanctions against Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The EU has agreed on a plan to phase out Iranian oil deals, as part of the broader sanctions against the country and its nuclear program.
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EU, U.S. announce tougher sanctions on Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The hope is further isolation by freezing assets and penalizing the banks that do business with Iran.
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Mr. Geithner goes to Asia as tension with Iran grows

Jan 9, 2012
Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
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Iran economy weak even before new sanctions

Jan 6, 2012
While Iran faces off against the international community, it faces a crisis of economic confidence at home.
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European leaders agree to oil sanctions for Iran

Jan 5, 2012
European officials meeting in Brussels today have reportedly agreed to an Iranian oil embargo. It's the latest move by the west to punish Iran for its nuclear ambitions.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions

Syria misses Arab League deadline

Nov 25, 2011
Syria has missed a deadline it was given by the Arab League to end violent conflict in the country. Now, Syrians will feel the hurt of economic sanctions.
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