Terrorism

Young soldiers marching (© Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Images)

Iran exports violence and repression

Iran suppresses its own people through a volunteer paramilitary force loyal to the regime and trains others outside of Iran on how to do the same.
Person flashing victory sign above large crowd (© Hadi Mizban/AP Images)

Pompeo: Don’t confuse peaceful Iraqi protesters and Iranian-backed terrorists

Learn how the Iraqi people's peaceful, legal protests against Iranian meddling differ from the recent Iran-backed raid on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
People looking at rubble of destroyed building (© AP Images)

Defensive airstrikes show U.S. resolve against Iranian regime’s aggression

Defensive U.S. airstrikes hit weapons caches of Iran-backed militants in Iraq and Syria. See how the U.S. is combatting Iran's aggression.
Women in field holding radio and metal detector (© Sean Sutton/MAG)

In photos: Yazidi women clear ISIS bombs

Yazidi women working for the Mines Advisory Group clear land mines and explosives from formerly ISIS held areas in northern Iraq.
Jens Stoltenberg and Mike Pompeo standing at one side of group, speaking closely (© Francisco Seco/AP Images)

Hailing NATO, Pompeo urges alliance to counter new threats

The secretary of state is reaffirming the U.S. commitment to a strong NATO while warning the alliance faces new threats from authoritarian regimes.
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Faces of religious persecution: Rafida Bonya Ahmed [video]

Islamic militants attacked author Rafida Bonya Ahmed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2015. She calls for mutual respect among people of different faiths.
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Pompeo: U.S. will continue to lead fight against ISIS

The U.S. will continue to lead a global coalition that has achieved major successes against ISIS and is working to prevent the terrorist group's resurgence.
Graphic with data on defeating ISIS (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS weighs next steps [infographic]

International partners are gathering in Washington on November 14 to plan for continuing counterterrorism efforts after the defeat of ISIS.
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U.S. and Malta join to fight financial crime

The U.S. Embassy in Malta and the country's government are fortifying financial regulations to protect against money laundering and terrorist financing.