Friday, February 03, 2017

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions on Iran in Wake of Missile Tests

The U.S. imposed fresh sanctions on Iran as President Donald Trump seeks to punish Tehran for its ballistic missile program after warning the Islamic Republic that it is “playing with fire.”

In a statement Friday morning, the Treasury Department published a list of 13 individuals and 12 entities facing new restrictions, some for contributing to proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and others for links to terrorism. The entities include companies based in Tehran, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and China ....