Iran

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaking behind lectern (© Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader/AP Images)

Khamenei deprives Iranian people of COVID-19 vaccines

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is blocking everyday Iranians' access to COVID-19 vaccines made by U.S. and European producers.
Poster with three photographs of Robert Levinson (© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions Iranian regime officials involved in kidnapping

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Iranian intelligence officials for the kidnapping and years-long detention of American hostage Robert Levinson.
People wearing Red Cross emblems and cranes near rubble at blast site (© Jim Bourdier/AP Images)

The Iranian regime’s 40-year campaign of assassinations

Since the 1979 revolution Iran has plotted assassinations and bombings against diplomats and dissidents. See some of Iran's campaign of violence.
Man standing in street with hand to face (© AFP/Getty Images)

Rights groups call for independent investigation of Iran’s atrocities

Human rights groups are calling for an independent inquiry into violence against Iranian protesters. Read more about calls for transparency in Iran.
People wearing protective suits, face masks and gloves, praying (© Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Images)

Iran’s Khamenei funds terrorism over COVID-19 aid workers

The Iranian regime chose to spend government funding on its terrorist proxies instead of COVID-19 relief. Read more about the regime's priorities.
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European nations crack down on Iran-backed Hizballah

European nations are bolstering restrictions on Hizballah. Learn more about how countries are countering the Iran-backed terrorist organization.
Men gathering around a blindfolded man whose hands are tied (© Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)

Iran’s war on diplomats

Forty-one years after the Iran hostage crisis, the Iranian regime is still arresting and plotting to harm diplomats. See what it has been up to.
Pompeo in front of image with Huawei's logo superimposed (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Guidance for U.S. tech aims to stop misuse by repressive regimes

The U.S. has issued new guidance to help companies identify and stop sales of technology that could be used to support oppressive regimes.
Sam Brownback speaking at lectern (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

U.S. Ambassador Sam Brownback on religious freedom

Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, discusses the importance of fighting religious oppression around the world.