Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaking at a lectern (State Dept.)video

U.S. will end exemptions to sanctions on Iranian oil importers [video]

The United States will no longer grant any exemptions to sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil. Current exemptions will end on May 2.
Man walking past oil refinery equipment (© Vahid Salemi/AP Images)

U.S.: ‘No exceptions’ for Iranian oil importers

The U.S. announces it is ending all waivers to countries purchasing Iranian crude oil and ensures a steady transition to other oil suppliers.
Details about reward offer and contact information flanking globe with dollar sign (State Dept.)

Up to $10 million for information on Hizballah

The Lebanese-based terrorist organization Hizballah commits acts of terror around the world. The U.S. is offering rewards to disrupt its finances.
Close-up of several Iranian flags (© Morteza Nikoubazl /Reuters)

More countries join U.S. efforts to curb Iran’s terrorist campaign

Here's what countries in Central America, Europe, Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia have done to thwart the Iranian regime's global campaign of terror.
Gate topped with barbed wire, open slightly to barren concrete-covered space (State Dept.)video

The effect of maximum pressure by U.S. on Iran’s regime [video]

U.S. sanctions have deprived Iran's regime of billions of dollars that would otherwise have been used to fund wars and sow terror in the region.
Rows of men in uniform (State Dept.)video

U.S. designates Iran’s ‘Guard Corps’ as terrorist organization [video]

Watch this video about why the U.S. Department of State has designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization.
Lines of soldiers marching (© Vahid Salemi/AP Images)

U.S.: Iran’s ‘Guard Corps’ is a terrorist organization

By designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, the U.S. now has more tools to counter Iran's global campaign of terrorism.
Man in suit walking past display of missiles (© Al Drago/Reuters Pictures)

U.S. strategy in Iran yields results

The U.S. continues to pressure the Iranian regime to end its destructive behavior and bring about peace in the region and relief for the Iranian people.
A woman searching for mines in grass (MAG)

Clearing of bombs makes way for new beginnings

The Department of State releases its annual report on mine removal activities from Iraq to Southeast Asia to coincide with Mine Awareness Day on April 4.