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Iranian women’s strength on display at Smithsonian exhibit

By Mary Jane Maxwell -Sep 11, 2019 Themes of fortitude, hope and defiance are reflected in  My Iran: Six Women Photographers , a new photo exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Hengameh Golestan is one of the few documentary photographers to capture the women’s protests during the Iranian Islamic Revolution of 1979 over the law forcing them to wear a headscarf ...
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Treasury Designates Vast Iranian Petroleum Shipping Network That Supports IRGC-QF and Terror Proxies

WASHINGTON – The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against a large shipping network that is directed by and financially supports the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF) and its terrorist proxy Hizballah.  Over the past year, the IRGC-QF has moved oil worth hundreds of millions of dollars or more ...
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STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO: Designation of Individuals and Entities Linked to Iranian Procurement Networks under E.O. 13382

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO August 28, 2019 Designation of Individuals and Entities Linked to Iranian Procurement Networks under E.O. 13382 (“Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Their Supporters”) Today, the Department of the Treasury designated nine entities and individuals based in Iran and one entity based in Hong Kong for supporting Iranian proliferation-sensitive procurement ...
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