EU to sanction violent West Bank settlers as Hungary drops veto

The European Union is set to sanction settlers engaged in violent actions against innocent Palestinians, as Hungary dropped its veto of the move. The United States and the United Kingdom have already issued sanctions against such Jewish extremists.For the EU to follow suit, it would need consensus from all 27 of its member states. […]

EU close to sanctioning violent Israeli settlers – diplomats

The European Union is close to agreeing sanctions on Israeli settlers attacking Palestinians in the West Bank after Hungary signaled an end to its opposition, European diplomats said on Friday. While much international attention has focused on Hamas’s cross-border assault from Gaza and Israel’s subsequent war there, European officials have also expressed increasing concern […]

France, Germany, Italy back EU sanctions scheme to target Hamas

France, Germany, and Italy called for the European Union to set up a special sanctions scheme to target Hamas as EU foreign ministers met on Monday to consider possible next steps in response to the Middle East crisis. Among the possible measures up for discussion at the meeting are a crackdown on Hamas’s finances […]

US, UK impose additional sanctions on Hamas officials- US Treasury Dept

The United States and the United Kingdom on Wednesday imposed a fourth round of sanctions on individuals in Turkey and elsewhere linked to the Palestinian Hamas terrorist group, the US Treasury Department said. The sanctions target eight individuals who perpetuate Hamas’s agenda by representing the group’s interests abroad and managing its finances, the Treasury […]

US puts new sanctions on Hamas, members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

US puts new sanctions on Hamas, members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

The US on Friday issued a second round of sanctions on the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas following its attack this month on Israeli communities, including by targeting a Hamas official in Iran and members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The US Treasury Department said in a statement the measures targeted additional assets in […]