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US Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s PGPIC

Iran’s largest petrochemicals

US imposes economic restrictions on Iran’s largest petrochemicals The United States has imposed economic sanctions on Iran’s largest petrochemical’s group, PGPIC due to its ties with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) US Treasury Dept. has confirmed sanctions on Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC), given its ties with the IRGC. PGPIC is Iran’s largest and most profitable petrochemical group. The economic sanctions

US, Mexico Reach Immigration Deal; Import Tariffs Called Off

US and Mexico

: US and Mexico reach agreement to deal with migration across common border US President Donald Trump suspends scheduled import tariffs against Mexico as the two nations reach an agreement on immigration US President Donald Trump has called off the 5% import tariffs, scheduled to be imposed Monday, against Mexico. The tariffs were “indefinitely suspended” as the two nations reached a signed agreement on

Exerting more pressure on Iran, US formed Iran Action Group

Hitting hard on Iran, United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has announced the creation of Iran Action Group (IAG). This group is meant to review, coordinate and direct Iran-related activity. Brian Hook, who is the current director of Policy Planning in the US State Department, will lead the group. The other purpose of the US for forming IAG is to pressurize Iran

Climate change is fake, Wind, solar power dumb: ‘America First Energy Conference’

An annual conference organized in New Orleans this week, organized by the conservative think-tanks, the heartland Institute, gathered speakers for the “America First Energy Conference”. The event was hosted by some of the climate change doubters. Also, the present among the guests were a handful of Trump administration officials. The conference had officials from the US department of Interior, White House for

US not to involve with Canada, UAE and Britain in defusing disputes with Saudi Arabia

Unites states chose to stay on the sidelines from its involvement in solving the rising dispute of its neighbour with Saudi Arabia. It was made clear when Canada planned to seek help from the United Arab Emirates and Britain in order to condense the dispute and tension with Saudi Arabia. This has come after recent series of harsh events that took

US Pulls Out of UN’s Human Rights Council

The United States on Tuesday pulls out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley, Trump’s envoy to the UN, said the US had given the human rights body “opportunity after opportunity” to

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