U.S. Targets Two Men, Three Firms for Helping Hezbollah Avoid Sanctions


The U.S. Treasury, moving to boost pressure on Hezbollah, imposed sanctions on Wednesday against two people and three firms that Washington accuses of being involved in schemes to help the armed Shi’ite group backed by Iran evade American sanction…

Published: April 24, 2019 at 02:22PM

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Exclusive: After U.S. Sanctions, Venezuela Seeks to Collect Some Oil Payments via Rosneft


(This April 18 story corrects to make clear Reuters could not determine payments were made under the proposed arrangement, removes reference to Evrofinance Mosnarbank and clarifies that experts see no violation of sanctions)

Published: April 23, 2019 at 11:58AM

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