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The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Considers Sanctions on Iran-Linked Entities After Salman Rushdie Assault

The Biden administration is contemplating sanctions focusing on entities linked to Iran for encouraging assaults on Salman Rushdie, individuals acquainted with the matter say, after the acclaimed novelist was stabbed final month at a New York occasion.

The sanctions into consideration embody limiting the entry of those entities to the worldwide monetary system, in response to these individuals. A few of them have supplied rewards to kill Mr. Rushdie, which the U.S. believes motivates such assaults, these individuals stated.

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