Aerial view of oil tanker unloading oil at port (© China Stringer Network/Reuters)

U.S. sanctions Chinese firm for buying Iranian oil

The latest application of U.S. sanctions shows the Trump administration's intent to enforce restrictions against Iran's regime.
Woman standing in front of row of coats looking at book (© Alexander Aksakov/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Jehovah’s Witnesses: Champions of religious freedom

Jehovah's Witnesses are law-abiding people of faith who follow a unique interpretation of the Bible. Russia's Supreme Court decided Witnesses' views make them “extremists,” and now 50 face criminal prosecution.
Map of Iran-sponsored terrorist attacks in Europe (ShareAmerica)video

Iran’s history of terrorism in Europe [video]

Check out this video to learn more about Iran-sponsored attacks in Europe over the years.
Child soldier in Myanmar (AP Images)

Child soldiers: 300,000 tragedies

There are 300,000 child soldiers in the world today, roughly the same number as in 1989. Why do children continue to be abused in this way?
Holocaust Museum, with projected images (© AP Images)

Holocaust Museum teaches warning signs of genocide

Museums are designed to educate their visitors. The Holocaust Museum teaches its visitors to recognize early warning signs of genocide.
Cars and trucks on street in front of bank (State Dept.)video

U.S. sanctions Iranian network [video]

The U.S. has disrupted a network of Iranian front companies and will continue to enforce sanctions to block financing of state-sponsored terrorist groups.
People surrounding sign saying 'Victory in Europe Day' (State Dept.)video

Marking the anniversary of Victory in Europe Day [video]

The 75th anniversary of V-E Day recalls the Allies of World War II uniting to achieve victory. Uniting against today's threats is every bit as vital.
Ivanka Trump on including women in peace talks, photo of women with upraised arms (© Hassene Dridi/AP Images)

Backing women’s empowerment through ‘Warsaw Process’

Adviser to the President Ivanka Trump is urging an international working group to prioritize women's rights as part of efforts to improve Mideast security.

Kerry: Daesh is assaulting Iraqi and Syrian heritage

Daesh’s destruction of ancient treasures at Nimrud in Iraq is “an assault on the heritage of the Iraqi and Syrian people by an organization...