Iran's global relations are suffering due to the Supreme Leader's missteps, but he continues to put the Iranian people at risk, experts say.
As hardships mount inside Iran, the regime continues to place priority on its foreign agenda and on financing the IRGC, political analysts say.
Government agencies fractured by the Houthis' coup can only be restored to full service if the warring sides reach a peace deal.
Sanctions are part of a crackdown on companies believed to fund either Iran's IRGC or the country's 'destabilising behaviour' worldwide.
'Mariners who do business with Iran and Venezuela will face consequences from the United States of America,' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
Yemen's government and the Southern Transitional Council agreed to a ceasefire proposed by the Arab coalition, calming recent escalation.
Hospitals in areas controlled by the militia are subject to restrictions and various 'taxes' as they struggle to fight COVID-19.
In recent years, the island has become a bone of contention between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government and UAE-trained separatists.
As the sponsor of the power-sharing agreement in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is responsible for ensuring its implementation, officials say.
The resolution urges Iran to allow access to two sites in order to determine whether nuclear activity took place there in the early 2000s.