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

The Biden administration is contemplating sanctions concentrating on entities linked to Iran for encouraging assaults on Salman Rushdie, folks accustomed to 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 accordance with these folks. A few of them have supplied rewards to kill Mr. Rushdie, which the U.S. believes motivates such assaults, these folks mentioned.