Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a message for the people of Iran: “The United States hears you; the United States supports you; the United States is with you.”
One year ago on July 10, the city of Mosul was liberated from ISIS by Iraqi Security Forces.
Once again, Iran is ranked with some of the worst places in the world in terms of the fight against human trafficking – the buying and selling of men, women and children in the labor and commercial sex markets.
The United States is set to apply maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran to induce Iran’s leaders to change their destabilizing policies.
The U.S. recognizes the desperate needs of the persecuted religious and ethnic communities of the Middle East and is sending immediate help.
Every year, the United States Department of State issues its annual Trafficking in Persons, or TIP, Report, which evaluates the anti-trafficking efforts of 187 countries and territories, including the United States.
The terrorist group ISIS is no longer the threat it used to be.
In a recent interview, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that there would be dire consequences for Iran if the regime’s leaders restarted a nuclear weapons program.
Traders at Tehran’s Grand Bazaar have become part of a growing list of protests in Iran: the merchants recently closed their shops to object to worsening economic conditions.
Iran has reportedly arrested another human rights lawyer – the second this month - Zeynab Taheri.
The United States has expressed “deep concern” over the arrest – once again -- of renowned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.
At the press conference in Singapore, President Trump expressed the hope that Iran’s leaders “come back and negotiate a real deal."