An Iranian oil tanker Forest is anchored off the dock of El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, on Sept 29. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a set of punitive measures, including sanctions for Iranian oil sales, in a pre-election move that analysts say could complicate efforts if a new administration takes office and seeks to rejoin the nuclear deal with Iran. The Treasury and State Departments sanctioned a total of 11 people and entities in Iran, China and Singapore for buying and selling Iranian petrochemical products. Simultaneously, the Justice Department announced that it had filed a civil forfeiture action for Iranian-made weapons bound for Yemen that were seized by U.S. warships in the Persian Gulf late last year and earlier this year. It also said it had sold 1.1 million barrels of Iranian oil from four ships headed to Venezuela and would put most of the $40 […]