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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

U.S. Sanctions 5 Iranian Nationals Over Support For Houthi Rebels

The U.S. sanctions five Iranian nationals in connection with a plan to provide Houthi rebels in Yemen with ballistic missiles.
The Treasury Department announced the sanctions Tuesday, saying the individuals either helped transfer the missiles or provided technical expertise to the Houthis.
The remains of an Iranian rocket which was fired by Yemen into Saudi Arabia, according to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. will not tolerate Iranian support for those who attack Saudi Arabia.
The sanctions block the individuals from conducting business with the U.S.
The penalties come after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Iran Nuclear Deal.

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