Iran

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Iran’s 40-year ‘brain drain’

An estimated 5 million Iranians, most with advanced university degrees, have left Iran since the Iranian Revolution in 1979.
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U.S. preserves Iranian Embassy for Iranian people [video]

The United States awaits the day the Iranian government embraces democracy and supports the Iranian people rather than oppression.
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Iranian-linked ships purged from Panama’s ship registry

In response to U.S. sanctions on Iran, Panama's maritime agency has stripped 59 Iranian-linked ships of the right to fly the Panamanian flag.
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America and NATO allies standing strong, Pence says

Vice President Pence says NATO allies are standing strong against attempts to divide them. He urged European partners to exit the Iran nuclear deal.
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Iran has jailed 1.7 million in Tehran region, report says

As Iran's revolutionary leaders mark their 40th anniversary, a new report reveals four decades of the regime's lies and its abuses of Iranian citizens.

This is where Iran could be today [infographic]

Compared to other countries with similar starting points 40 years ago, Iran has fallen behind, to the detriment of the Iranian people.
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40 years of broken promises in Iran [video]

In 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini promised to improve the lives of Iranian citizens. Instead, Iran’s corrupt regime has delivered 40 years of failure.
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These Iranians were persecuted for their religious beliefs

The government of Iran denies its people human rights, and systematically arrests and executes religious minorities for practicing their faith.
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U.S. companies disrupt Iranian disinformation campaign

Hundreds of deceptive Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts falsely claim to be independent news agencies, but are really tied to Iranian state media.