Iran sanctions kick in Monday
05 November 2018 | 8:40 am
Iran is bracing for renewed U.S. sanctions over the next few hours. These measures are targeting the oil sector, shipping and financial transactions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iranian crude exports are already down by 1 million barrels a day. Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
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Habib Chaab was convicted of "corruption on earth" for allegedly heading a rebel group and carrying out bombings, including one in Khuzestan in 2018. Sweden derided Iran's "inhumane" decision to execute him.
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