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New Sanctions Imposed on Iran by United States and the Gulf States
AbdulLatif al-Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), attends the opening of the Middle East Military Technology Conference (MEMTEC) in the Bahraini capital Manama on October 29, 2019. (Photo by MAZEN MAHDI/AFP via Getty Images)

New Sanctions Imposed on Iran by United States and the Gulf States

Six Gulf states joined the United States in slapping a new set of sanctions on Iranians and institutions that have helped terrorist organizations. The group added its own sanctions to those American-based restrictions already in place. According to the Reuters news agency, one of the targeted entities works as a subcontractor in the terror business for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The Basij Revolutionary Force is known, among other things, for attacking demonstrators at anti-government protests, recruits members to its ranks, and engages in torture.

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