World Dec 06

U.S. hits Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders with sanctions

The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on three Iran-backed Iraqi militia leaders for violent suppression of protests that have wracked the country. The Treasury and the State Department also hit a wealthy Iraqi businessman with sanctions for bribery and…

World Sep 20

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he meets with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuter
WATCH: U.S. imposes sanctions against Iran national bank

President Donald Trump also signaled Friday that he's not inclined to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attacks on the Saudi oil industry, saying he believes showing restraint "shows far more strength" and he wants…

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