Secretary Pompeo: The Iranian People Deserve Free and Fair Elections

Today, the United States designated five members of Iran’s Guardian Council and its Elections Supervision Committee who have played a role in denying Iranians their right to free and fair elections. This includes Ahmad Jannati, the Secretary of the Guardian Council, who has in the past praised the killing of political dissidents and previously called …

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41 Years of Failure: Will the Iranian Regime Comply with FATF?

The Iranian regime has yet again taken measures to damage Iran’s economy further. Iran has only a few days left to comply with the commitments it made to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Otherwise, FATF’s countermeasures could be re-imposed on Iran. Based in Paris, France, FATF is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on …

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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on Iran and FATF

The United States calls on Iran to fulfill its commitments to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and adhere to the FATF’s anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism standards that protect the international financial system from illicit finance. Iran should be treated like any other nation. Nearly every country in the world has …

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Iran’s Failed Space Launch

The Iranian regime uses satellite launches to develop its ballistic missile capabilities. The technologies used to launch satellites into orbit are virtually identical and interchangeable with those used in longer range systems, including intercontinental ballistic missiles. Each launch, whether failed or not, further allows Iran to gain experience using such technologies that could benefit its …

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Even Iran’s president admits Iranian election will be a sham

Elections in the Islamic Republic of Iran have become such a mockery that even Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is decrying blatant election-rigging in upcoming Iranian elections. The regime’s Guardian Council, an unelected supervisory board, recently disqualified more than half of the 14,000 candidates vying for seats in Iran’s February 21 parliamentary elections. “These elections are …

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Iran’s 41-year ‘brain drain’

One in 4 of Iran’s most educated citizens leave their country when given the opportunity. They leave in search of greater social and religious freedoms and for better employment opportunities. “People are selling their computers, rugs, phones and jewelry to collect money” to leave the country, a travel agent in Tehran told the Wall Street …

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Iran has jailed 1.7 million in Tehran region, report says

  Iranian authorities arrested and imprisoned at least 1.7 million of their own people in the Tehran area over the past four decades, and many were executed, a 2019 report says. Among them: more than 5,700 members of the Baha’i religious minority and at least 860 journalists and citizen-journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders. The …

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بیانیه ی وزیر امور خارجه ی ایالات متحده

دهم ژانویه 2020 بیانیه ی وزیر امور خارجه ی ایالات متحده امروز، ایالات متحده در واکنش به حملات ایران به نیروها و منافع آمریکایی، و با هدف محروم کردن رژیم ایران از درآمد لازم برای اجرای سیاست خارجی خشونت آمیز خود، اقدام هایی انجام می دهد. ما همچنان افراد حقیقی و حقوقی را که در …

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بیانیه ی دونالد ترامپ رئیس جمهوری آمریکا پیرامون فرمان اِعمال تحریم ها بر بخش های دیگر ایران

  دهم ژانویه 2020 بیانیه ی دونالد ترامپ رئیس جمهوری آمریکا پیرامون فرمان اِعمال تحریم ها بر بخش های دیگر ایران امروز من رژیم ایران را در برابر حمله به کارکنان و منافع ایالات متحده مسئول می شناسم. در این راستا، رژیم ایران را از درآمد چشمگیری که ممکن است ایران برای تامین هزینه و …

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