Tuesday 19 June 2018
Syria sanctions

Sharjah firm blacklisted for flouting Syria sanctions

The US on Wednesday slapped sanctions on a UAE company for supplying specialty petroleum products to the Syrian government, and blacklisted two additional Syrian companies. Pangates, based in Sharjah, supplied petroleum products t


US, EU struggling to make Syria sanctions bite

Two months into anti-government protests in Syria last year, as the military crackdown grew more vicious, the European Union and US introduced sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad, his security chiefs and members of his family.


Arab League prepares for Syria sanctions

Arab officials will prepare plans for sanctions against Syria on Saturday over its failure to let Arab League monitors oversee an initiative aimed at ending a violent crackdown on protests against President Bashar al-Assad. Damascus missed

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