U.S. Sanctions Iranian Company Supplying Suicide Drones to Russia


"…For most of last year, the United States had refrained from imposing new sanctions on Iran's oil sector, he said, and it also doesn't appear to have invested efforts in enforcing existing sanctions. But it seems, he said, that the U.S. has switched gears since the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7 "in light of the involvement of Iran in funding Hamas, Hezbollah, the Houthis [in Yemen] and other militias.” "Since the beginning of the year, the U.S. has imposed sanctions on 29 ships that have transported oil and its products from Iran – more than in all of 2023," he said, referring to figures that don't include sanctions on Russia. Nevertheless, he said tanker tracking data from U.S.-based group United Against Nuclear Iran shows Iran's oil exports in recent months have reached their highest levels since 2019, when sanctions on Iran's oil sector were reimposed by president Donald Trump."