Protests against Iran’s hardline ruling regime hit a boiling point over the weekend, as demonstrators took to the streets for the sixth consecutive day in the face of efforts by the regime to beat and arrest those seeking regime change in the Islamic Republic, according to multiple reports from the region.
Congress and the Trump administration are issuing a stern warning to European partners: End all business ties with the Iranian regime or face harsh new sanctions in the coming months, a move that could impact international financial markets and U.S. banks tied to foreign monetary institutions, according to multiple senior U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about diplomatic efforts to pressure Europe on Iran.
The Iranian government’s persecution of Christians increased over the past month, according to information gathered by the nonprofit International Christian Concern.
U.S. officials are fighting against a recently filed lawsuit by Iran in the International Court of Justice, or ICJ, that seeks to block the imposition of harsh new sanctions on Iran by the Trump administration, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
Foreign spies from China, Russia, and Iran are conducting aggressive cyber operations to steal valuable U.S. technology and economic secrets, according to a U.S. counterintelligence report.
Iranian officials responded to President Donald Trump’s tweet from Sunday telling the Iranian president not to threaten the United States again.
An NBC journalist and MSNBC host called on Twitter Monday to act against a tweet from President Donald Trump threatening the Iranian president.
President Trump and his top U.S. diplomat ramped up rhetoric aimed at Iranian political leaders and clerics late Sunday night, with Trump warning Iranian President Rouhani not to threaten the United States again or face grave consequences.