Iran

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Iranian president begs voters to be regime’s ‘savior’

Iran's leaders know that their government is failing. See what the regime is asking its people to do in parliamentary elections scheduled for February 21.
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A history of injustice: How Iran’s regime mistreats its people

February 20 is the observance of the World Day of Social Justice. See the broad swath of Iranian society that has suffered under the current regime.
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Fighting for justice in authoritarian regimes

As the world marks Social Justice Day on February 20, here's a look at injustices that regimes in China, Iran and Venezuela inflict on their own people.
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Highlights of President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union speech

Find out what President Trump said in his State of the Union address about fighting terrorists, confronting Iran and supporting democracy.
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Iran has jailed 1.7 million in Tehran region, report says

A report by Reporters Without Borders reveals four decades of the Iranian revolutionary regime's lies and its abuses of Iranian citizens.
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Iran’s 41-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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Bypassing regime, U.S. delivers lifesaving medicine to Iranians

The U.S. has opened a channel to ensure Iranian patients get the medicines they need. See how Iran's regime has diverted money intended for medicines.
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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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Iranian Americans excel in space and at sea

Iranian Americans whose families fled Iran's 1979 revolution have achieved remarkable success in the U.S. See what new jobs they are tackling now.