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B. 2017-07-25 Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas West Bank
C. 2017-07-06 Qatar crisis: Saudi-led bloc vows new measures Saudi Arabia
3. 2016-12-13 Yemen conflict: US cuts arms sales to Saudi Arabia Washington
E. 2015-06-01 Netanyahu slams latest boycott campaign by Palestinians Jerusalem
5. 2015-02-18 Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS UN Security Council
G. 2013-07-21 EU to discuss Hezbollah militant ban Brussels
2013-05-27 EU ends arms embargo against Syrian rebels Brussels
8. 2012-12-11 U.S. blacklists Syrian rebel group Washington
J. 2012-10-14 Turkey bans all Syrian flights Turkey

U.S. blacklists Syrian rebel group. Washington Turkey bans all Syrian flights   Syria bans Turkish civil flights  Syria has announced that Turkish civilian planes will no longer be allowed to fly over its territory EU to put sanctions on Assad wife. European Union   UN lifts Libyan banks sanctions  UN Security Council: The UN Security Council has lifted sanctions on Libya's central bank and the country's foreign investments banks, diplomats say   Arab League imposed sanctions on Syria
  Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas   West Bank: Palestinian leader says he will maintain a freeze on contact with Israel, despite the removal of metal detectors at a religious site in East...   Qatar crisis: Saudi-led bloc vows new measures  Saudi Arabia: The four Arab states leading a boycott against Qatar have described Doha's rejection of their demands as a threat to regional security Yemen conflict: US cuts arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Washington Netanyahu slams latest boycott campaign by Palestinians. Jerusalem   Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS   UN Security Council: Libya has asked the UN Security Council to lift an arms embargo so that it can deal with the Islamic State (IS) group and other militants   EU to discuss Hezbollah militant ban   Brussels: EU foreign ministers are due to meet to discuss calls to list the military wing of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as a terrorist organisa...   EU ends arms embargo against Syrian rebels Map of Brussels

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  Brussels: European Union foreign ministers have agreed not to renew the union's arms embargo on the Syrian opposition
 On the same day peace delegates met to talk again about how they want calm to come to Syria

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  Egypt: Foreign ministers from 19 Arab League countries voted Sunday to slap economic sanctions against the Syrian regime
 The league adopts unprecedented sanctions on Syria, including an asset freeze, in response to Syria's crackdown on anti-government protests

  Egypt: The league has voted to suspend Syria from meetings and impose sanctions against Damascus over its failure to end a crackdown on protesters
Sep.27 UN Syria sanctions call dropped  European Union: European countries proposing a new resolution have dropped demands for immediate sanctions against al-Assad's government Aug.12 US urges nations to cut Syria ties. Washington Aug.11 US urges further Syria sanctions. Washington Aug.10 US hits Syria with new sanctions. Washington May.18   U.S. sanctions target Syrian president  Washington: President Obama imposed tough sanctions against Bashar al-Assad and 6 other senior officials in an effort to stop the crackdown on protests Mar.1   Worldwide pressure on Gadhafi tightens  Libya: International efforts to persuade Libyan leader to step down ratcheted up, as world leaders moved against him on financial and political fro... Feb.26   UN passes Gaddafi sanction vote
  UN Security Council: The Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions on Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan regime for its attempts to put down an uprising.    The Council backed an arms embargo and asset freeze while referring Col Gaddafi to the International Criminal Court for all...
Feb.25   Obama announces Libya sanctions  Washington: US President has signed an order blocking property and transactions involving assets of Gaddafi and several of his close associates

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Aug.21 Venezuela defends flights to Iran, Syria Jul.5   Israel unveils new blockade rules for Gaza
  Jerusalem: Israel announced that it will continue to restrict construction materials allowed into Gaza but will allow other items to be brought into Gaza without permission Feb.15 FM al-Faisal doubts Iran sanctions plans. Saudi Arabia

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Apr.23 Fuel embargo blocks UN aid  Gaza: The United Nations is being forced to suspend its humanitarian work in Gaza because of the Israeli fuel blockade Mar.7 Palestinian territories sealed
. West Bank Feb.12 Spielberg boycotts Olympic role  Southern California: US film director has withdrawn as an artistic adviser to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing over China's role in Darfur Jan.23 Gaza embargo 'will not be crisis'. Jerusalem

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Aug.23 Khartoum 'defying Darfur embargo'
. Sudan May.29 U.S. imposes new sanctions against Sudan  Washington: The United States will also push for a stronger UN Security Council resolution punishing Khartoum over the ongoing violence

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Dec.13 UK supports Darfur no-fly zone
. London Feb.19 Hamas dismisses Israeli sanctions. West Bank

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Sep.18 UN threatens sanctions on Sudan
. UN Security Council Sep.14 U.S. eases Sudan sanctions threat. UN Jul.26   EU to push for sanctions on Sudan  European Union: Foreign ministers are to join the U.S. and push for United Nations sanctions Apr.23 U.S. lifts most sanctions against Libya. Washington Jan.5 U.S. keeps Libya sanctions for now. Washington

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Dec.12 Bush signs Syria sanctions bill
. Washington Nov.11 Senate backs Syria sanctions. U.S. Senate Sep.12 U.N. votes to lift Libya sanctions  UN Security Council: The Security Council has voted to lift sanctions that have been in place since the bombing of two airliners in the 1980s May.22 Council lifts Iraq sanctions
  UN Security Council: Resolution 1483 gives the U.S. and Great Britain authority to control Iraq until an elected government is in place
Apr.16   End Iraq sanctions, says Bush  Washington: US President: UN economic sanctions should be lifted now that Saddam Hussein has been removed from power

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Nov.27 Lift sanctions, Iraq tells U.S.

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