Iran

Mahan Air airplane taking off (© Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)

U.S., German sanctions ratchet up pressure on Iran’s Mahan Air

The U.S. ambassador to Germany applauded that country's decision to bar Iran's Mahan Air, citing its role in transporting fighters and weapons.
Missile displayed at ceremony (© Raheb Homavandi/Reuters)

European nations take action against Iran’s regime

In the months since the United States reimposed sanctions on Iran, more European nations are taking action against the full range of Iranian threats.
Missile flying into air over mountains (© AP Images)

Iran’s space launch defies U.N. resolution against missile technology

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iran not to launch space vehicles using ballistic-missile technology in defiance of a U.N. Security Council ban.
Mike Pompeo speaking at lectern (© Amr Nabil/AP Images)

U.S. is ‘a force for good in the Middle East,’ Pompeo...

In a major address in Cairo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the U.S. commitment to keep working with Middle East allies to eradicate ISIS and counter Iran.
Shoes sitting on grate with red flowers stuck into them (© Siavosh Hosseini/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

U.N. condemns Iran’s human rights abuses

The U.N. General Assembly adopts a resolution censuring Iran's human rights record, including torture and imprisoning human rights defenders.
Man speaking at lectern, in front of missile (Lisa Ferdinando/Defense Dept.)video

Stark evidence of Iranian missile threat [video]

American officials put on display recovered Iranian-made missiles as evidence of the escalating threat posed by Tehran's deadly arsenal.
Mike Pompeo sitting at U.N. Security Council meeting, surrounded by others (Ron Przysucha/State Dept.)

Pompeo urges U.N. action on Iran’s ballistic missiles

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the United Nations Security Council to stop Iran from developing ballistic missiles that can carry nuclear weapons.
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‘No guarantee of rights’: The plight of Iranian workers

Workers in Iran receive prison and lashes for peacefully advocating better labor conditions. The world rebukes the Iranian regime in response.
A flyer lying on the ground (© Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images)

Families of hostages in Iran plead for their release

The families of six hostages held and tortured in Iranian prisons write an open letter to world leaders asking for their help.