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A tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Commemorations in New York, northern Virginia and Pennsylvania honor the 2,977 victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.
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U.S. curbs Iranian regime’s weapons ambitions

The U.S. is seeking to limit the Iranian regime's ability to spread violence, sanctioning its weapons programs and seizing arms headed to fighters.
Michael R. Pompeo at lectern, flanked by two others (© Mike Segar/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. moves to ‘snap back’ U.N. sanctions on Iranian regime

The U.S. is exercising its authority to reimpose U.N. sanctions on the Iranian regime and calling for support in addressing the regime's behavior.
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Iran’s neighbors support extending arms embargo

Iran's neighbors are raising concerns that allowing an arms embargo on the Iranian regime to expire would threaten security in the Middle East.
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The consequences of ending the arms embargo against Iran [video]

The United Nations arms embargo on Iran expires in October. Learn about the possible consequences for the region and the world if it is not extended.
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Maduro welcomes terrorist groups to Venezuela, says report

According to a recent U.S. Department of State report on terrorism, Nicolás Maduro actively encourages and welcomes terrorist groups to come to Venezuela.
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Want peace and security? Include women in leadership roles.

The State Department plans to promote security by helping women worldwide reach leadership positions in dealing with conflict.
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Why the U.N. must extend the Iran arms embargo [video]

The U.N. arms embargo on Iran expires in October. See why this restriction on the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism must be extended.
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Pompeo urges U.N. to extend arms embargo on Iran’s regime

The U.S. is seeking an extension of the U.N. arms embargo on Iran's regime. Find out how allowing the embargo to lapse will threaten global security.