Roya Hakakian, a human rights activist, poet, author and naturalized U.S. citizen, shares memories of adjusting to life in America.
Authoritarian regimes are harassing journalists beyond their borders, watchdog groups say. Learn how threats to press freedom span international boundaries.
Mindful of the ongoing pandemic, U.S. museums and cultural centers are helping Americans celebrate Nowruz safely and joyfully in 2021.
The U.S. has pledged an additional $191 million in humanitarian aid to help the people of Yemen and is committed to efforts to end the war.
While many countries punish citizens for expressing their views, the United States protects freedom of speech as vital to democracy.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is blocking everyday Iranians' access to COVID-19 vaccines made by U.S. and European producers.
The U.S. imposed sanctions on Iranian intelligence officials for the kidnapping and years-long detention of American hostage Robert Levinson.
Since the 1979 revolution Iran has plotted assassinations and bombings against diplomats and dissidents. See some of Iran's campaign of violence.
Human rights groups are calling for an independent inquiry into violence against Iranian protesters. Read more about calls for transparency in Iran.