The Trump administration is considering new sanctions on Iran to stop it from using backdoor financial methods as a means to skirt U.S. economic sanctions on its business dealings with leading European nations, according to multiple U.S. officials who told the Free Beacon that Tehran is operating a “nuclear racket.”
Sixteen lawmakers urged Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to “remove all content promoting terrorist activity, including banning senior Hamas officials and associates.”
Iran’s paramilitary fighting force has been running a multi-million-dollar illicit weapons smuggling program in Iraq, according to new disclosures by the Trump administration, which issued a bevy of sanctions on Wednesday aimed at disrupting the arms network.
Iranian officials and their counterparts in Afghanistan announced on Tuesday that the countries would be expanding their joint nuclear work, including ventures in atomic energy, according to the Tehran’s state-controlled press.
A prominent Washington, D.C., law firm has been working on behalf of the Qatari-owned broadcasting network Al Jazeera, prompting questions from a congressional office as to whether the firm has disclosed this relationship under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
Iran claimed Monday afternoon that it had handed an imprisoned American accused of spying to the country’s chief terror proxy group, Hezbollah, according to reports in the country’s state-controlled press that have caught the attention of the U.S. State Department.
Williams College has come under federal investigation over allegations that it has discriminated against Jewish students over the failed recognition of a pro-Israel student group, a recent incident that drew anti-Jewish bias on campus to the forefront.
A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced 22 separate disapproval resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration from using emergency national security protocols to send more than $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
As Iran continues to ramp up its most contested nuclear work in violation of the landmark nuclear accord, Republican hawks in Congress are preparing a final push to destroy the deal and reimpose a set of biting sanctions that the Trump administration has balked on implementing in recent months, according to multiple officials familiar with the effort.
Leaders in Iran’s small Jewish community participated in a series of anti-Israel rallies advocating the Jewish state’s destruction on Friday, telling crowds of Iranian protesters that Trump’s newly introduced Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is doomed to fail.