Iran

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Iran’s regime must stop persecuting the Baháʼí [video]

The U.S. is calling on Iran's regime to end its persecution of the Baháʼí religious community, who have faced discrimination in Iran since 1979.
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U.S. targets Iranian regime’s global cyberattacks

Hackers working for the Iranian regime have targeted entities worldwide, stealing information and monitoring Iranian citizens.
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New U.S. sanctions seek to block Iranian regime’s weapons programs

Iran's regime defies international agreements even as its neighbors advance peace deals. Learn about U.S. efforts to deter the regime's malign behavior.
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Dispelling myths about U.S. sanctions on Iran [video]

Learn the truth about U.S. sanctions on the Iranian regime. Food, medicine, and humanitarian aid do not fall under U.S. sanctions.
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Report: Iran’s regime answers protests with ‘torture epidemic’

Iran's regime tortured numerous protesters after nationwide demonstrations last year, according to a new report. Learn more about the regime's brutality.
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Iran nuclear deal fueled regime’s violence

Iran's regime continued to fund proxy wars, despite the 2015 nuclear deal's call for peace. Learn why the U.S. has turned to sanctions to deter aggression.
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Who gets to use messaging apps in Iran?

Lawmakers in Iran are working to ban foreign-owned messaging apps for Iranian citizens even as the regime uses those apps to spread propaganda.
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U.S. seeks to deter Iranian regime’s religious persecution

Senior Iranian regime officials continue to persecute religious minorities, issuing harsh prison sentences and blocking full participation in society.
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U.S. curbs Iranian regime’s weapons ambitions

The U.S. is seeking to limit the Iranian regime's ability to spread violence, sanctioning its weapons programs and seizing arms headed to fighters.