Uzbekistan individual pleads guilty to conspiring to provide material support to ISIS

Azizjon Rakhmatov, originally from Uzbekistan but resident in Connecticut, has pleaded guilty before the US District Court to conspiring along with 4 other defendants to provide material support to ISIS, a designated foreign terrorist organisation. Mr Rakhmatov...

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Chinese tanker changes name to avoid US sanctions

Reuters have reported that a Chinese-owned tanker carrying Iranian crude oil to China changed its name mid-journey following warnings from US government officials to Asian ports, suggesting an attempt to avoid US sanctions. On 5 June, Pacific Brave deactivated its...

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US blocks exports to Chinese nuclear company after alleging theft of military tech

The Bureau of Industry and Security have added state-owned China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) and 3 of its subsidiaries to the Commerce Department’s Entity List having alleged the companies stole US technology for military use. The Final Rule published in the...

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