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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.
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Pompeo: U.S. ‘undaunted in our pursuit of bringing terrorists to justice’

The United States released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism, which look at U.S. and international efforts to combat terrorist threats.
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Jewish groups honor Islamic leader who fights anti-Semitism

Muslim World League Secretary General Dr. Sheikh Mohammed al-Issa received an award for his work combating anti-Semitism and uniting people.
Two men, one holding U.S. flag folded into triangle, standing together (State Dept./AP Images)

U.S. brings home wrongfully detained Americans

U.S. Navy veteran Michael White has returned home after nearly two years wrongfully detained in Iran. Learn more about recently released U.S. citizens.
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U.S. sanctions seek to deter Iran’s nuclear scientists

The United States sanctioned two scientists for working on Iran's nuclear program. See how the U.S. is seeking to deter the regime's scientists.