U.S. Sides With Anti-Iranian Regime Protesters Amid Crackdown

Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems

The Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers have expressed solidarity with anti-Iranian regime protesters who have taken to the streets across the Islamic Republic for what is now the fourth day in a row.

Iranian citizens fed up with the skyrocketing prices of food and other basic necessities in Iran have launched protests in several key Iranian cities, including Tehran, to express anger at the hardline government, which, despite receiving billions in cash windfalls as a result of the landmark nuclear deal, has done little to revive Iran’s ailing economy.

Russian Tankers Fueled North Korea via Transfers at Sea

A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva

LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state.

Tibetan Film-Maker Flees China, Arrives in United States

The wife of imprisoned Tibetan journalist Dhondup Wangchen holds a petition for her husband at the Committee to Protect Journalists' International Freedom Awards Dinner

BEIJING (Reuters) – A Tibetan film-maker jailed in China for making a film about the Olympics and Tibet has arrived in the United States after escaping from China, an activist group that campaigned for his release said.