United Kingdom

UK government sanctions leading Iranian military figures and entities following the attack on Israel

The UK has sanctioned a further seven individuals and six entities who have enabled Iran to conduct destabilising regional activity, including its direct attack on Israel.

British FM David Cameron: “We will consider more sanctions against Iran”

“We’ve sanctioned the IRGC, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, in its entirety, and we’ll continue to look at what further steps we can do,” said Cameron.

Mayor of London calls for Hamas to ‘immediately’ release Israeli hostages

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has repeated his call for Hamas to immediately release the 134 hostages captured in the October 7th terror attacks, adding: “We know the pain and the anguish this is causing.”

Kindertransport refugee and renowned journalist Hella Pick dies aged 94

Born in Vienna in 1929, Pick was put on a Kindertransport by her mother after Germany annexed Austria in 1938.

Protester carrying a swastika sign arrested at Pro-Palestinian march

The demonstrator carrying the swastika sign was one of two people arrested under section 5 of the Public Order Act 1986 for causing harassment, alarm and distress at the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign march.

UK sanctions two people suspected of funding pro-Hamas news network

Two individuals suspected of providing financial support to a news agency that promotes the Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist groups will be sanctioned by the UK Government.

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