Terrorism

Illustration of terrorist draining large bag of money, leaving none for others (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

As Iranians suffer, the regime funds terror

Iran's regime spends billions of dollars supporting terrorism abroad while the Iranian people face a weakening economy and struggle to buy groceries.
Iran's president raided from National Development Fund (Source: Treasury Dept.)

U.S. sanctions Iran’s central bank for terror ties [infographic]

The U.S. is increasing sanctions on Iran's regime for shifting money slated for the country's economic development to terrorism.
Image of oil barrel with downward arrow and phrase 'Economy in Iran'

Iran’s economy reeling as U.S. sanctions target regime

The Trump administration’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran's regime has led to plummeting oil exports and skyrocketing inflation.
Elizabeth Slater sitting in front of large flags (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department honors Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Slater as first Hero of U.S....

Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.
Pompeo and Mnuchin at lectern taking questions from reporters (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. tightens sanctions’ grip on terror networks

The Trump administration is strengthening U.S. authority to target terrorist networks and their financial supporters around the world.
Man at lectern with flag and world map behind (State Dept./Michael Gross)

U.S. offers $15 million for information on Iran’s terror network

Increasing pressure on Iran's leaders, the U.S. is offering a $15 million reward for information that helps disrupt the regime's terrorist financing.
Two people between rows of U.S. flags (© Jae C. Hong/AP Images)

Americans mark September 11

See how Americans pay tribute to the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Soldiers holding weapons (© Jane Hahn/AP Images)

U.S. expands counterterrorism training in Senegal

The U.S. opens a training center for law enforcement officers in Senegal, a leading U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism in West Africa.
Headshot of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (© AP Images)

The clock is ticking on Iranian regime’s restrictions

Arms embargoes against Iran expire in late 2020, allowing the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism to buy tanks, missiles and other weapons.