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Lesley Wroughton

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

5:08am BST

WASHINGTON The United States on Monday demanded that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 5-U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

22 Apr 2019

* Market concerned about reduced supply, oil price at 6-month high

Exclusive: U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with IRGC

21 Apr 2019

By Lesley Wroughton, Arshad Mohammed, Jonathan Landay and Phil Stewart

U.S. urges Sudan's military to step aside, make way for civilian-led transition

19 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Thursday called on Sudan's military to step aside and make way for a peaceful civilian-led transition, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands for the country's transitional military council to hand over power to civilians.

U.S. urges Sudan's military to step aside, make way for civilian-led transition

19 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Thursday called on Sudan's military to step aside and make way for a peaceful civilian-led transition, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands for the country's transitional military council to hand over power to civilians.

Trump's Cuba hawks try to squeeze Havana over Venezuela role

18 Apr 2019

MIAMI/WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new sanctions and other punitive measures on Cuba and Venezuela, seeking to ratchet up U.S. pressure on Havana to end its support for Venezuela's socialist president, Nicolas Maduro. | Video

Trump lifts ban on U.S. lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba

17 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is lifting a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. | Video

Washington will not remove Sudan from terror list while military rules - U.S. official

16 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The United States will not remove Sudan from the state sponsor of terrorism list until the country's leadership and policies change and the military no longer holds power, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.

U.S. suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir

12 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday suspended discussions with Sudan on normalizing relations between the two countries after the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir and said it would run the country for two years.

UPDATE 1-U.S. suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir

11 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON, April 11 The United States on Thursday suspended discussions with Sudan on normalizing relations between the two countries after the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir and said it would run the country for two years.

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