Tag archive for ‘Sanctions’
Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

U.S. Treasury Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Money-Laundering Network

  Two key figures in Hezbollah’s money-laundering network were hit with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday. The department officially designated Mohamad Noureddine and Hamdi Zaher More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 18th, 2016

UN Security Council lifts sanctions off Iranian bank

  The United States is to repay Iran a $400 million debt and $1.3 billion in interest dating to the Islamic revolution, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, AP reports. The repayment, which More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Mastercard Partners With 5 Russian Banks in New National Payment System

Thanks to Mastercard, Russia’s National Payment System is getting a head start with 5 Russian banks leading the way, according to RT.com. Russia’s Central Bank released an announcement that five More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

EU Renews Russian Sanctions With No Opposition From Greece

  After rebels in the Ukraine shelled the city of Mariupol, killing 30 last week, the European Union has been in discussions to renew sanctions against Russia prior to their expiration. Russia was implicitly More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Senate Democrats Delay Iran Bill To Sweeten the Sanctions Pill

Bob Menendez, a leading Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations committee, agreed to a two month delay on a bill that would potentially tighten sanctions against Iran if non-proliferation requirements are More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Greece Signals Left Turn by Opposing Increased Sanctions on Russia

Greece’s new radical left wing-dominated government signaled on Tuesday that friction with its European partners might extend from economic to foreign policy when it distanced itself from an EU call to consider More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Russia’s Alfa Closes Offices in NY, Cuts Back in London

Sanctions are taking a bite out of Alfa ban, which has Mikhail Fridman as its larges shareholder. The bank announced that it is closing its New York office and is trimming its London operations, according More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Ukrainian Aid Vs. Russian Sanctions: George Soros Arrives In Kiev

George Soros arrived in Kiev in an effort to make his plan to provide international aid to the embattled Ukraine a reality, as reported by UA Today. Soros wrote in the New York Review of books that the international More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Viktor Vekselberg Is Now The Richest Russian

  Sanctions, tanking oil prices and the freefall in the ruble have altered many fortunes, particularly the Who’s Who on the Russian’s Rich List. There has been a change of the guard, with More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 5th, 2015

President Obama, Jack Lew Threaten Even Tighter Sanctions against North Korea

There are already heavy sanctions against North Korea, but according to President Obama and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, they are going to get a lot worse, according to In the Capital. In the aftermath More...

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