US Department of Justice building (© Shutterstock)

U.S. charges Iranians in massive international hacking scheme

Iranian hackers linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps broke into computer systems of more than 300 universities worldwide and stole valuable research, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Illustration of terrorist draining large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Iranian people suffer as government spends on terrorism [infographic]

People of Iran are telling their government they need better economic opportunities and more responsive governance. That's not the government's focus.
Rex Tillerson bowing his head before wreath at wall (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

Tillerson pays tribute to victims of terrorism in Nairobi

Twenty years after terrorists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and the U.S. remain strong allies, working closely to defeat terrorism, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said.
Secretary Tillerson receiving coffee from an Ethiopian woman (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

In Ethiopia and Djibouti, Tillerson stresses democracy, security efforts

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson lauded the voluntary transfer of power in Ethiopia and thanked the people of Djibouti for hosting U.S. troops.
Rex Tillerson and Moussa Faki seated at table (© Jonathan Ernst/AP Images)

Tillerson praises African Union for boosting security

The U.S. is grateful for the African Union’s role in seeking solutions "to help this continent move towards greater stability," Secretary of State Tillerson said on the first leg of his trip to Africa.
Soldiers marching (AMISOM)

The U.S. helps Africans protect their own communities

Some of the world’s most dangerous places now have more regional peacekeepers in place thanks to the close relationship between the U.S. and the African Union.
Roman amphitheater in Sabratha, Libya (©Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., Libya join forces to protect Libya’s cultural heritage

Terrorists and international organized criminal groups have been looting and illicitly trafficking Libya's archaeological and cultural property. The U.S. wants to help put a stop to the thefts.
Illustration of masked man holding a plugged megaphone (State Dept./D. Thompson)

ISIS is losing on the battlefield and online

Once ISIS could spread its hate-filled messages online almost with impunity, brainwashing followers on social media. Now its propaganda machine is muzzled.
Men embracing (State Dept.)video

We are united against ISIS [video]

Defeating ISIS remains the United States’ top priority in the Middle East. See what the world is doing to defeat this terrorist group.