Imposing sanctions on Iranian entities for activities related to conventional arms proliferation

Iranian conventional arms proliferation poses a persistent threat to regional and international security, as evidenced by Iran’s continued military support and confirmed arms transfers that fuel ongoing conflict in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, and elsewhere.

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links in Tuesday speech

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to use newly declassified US intelligence on Tuesday to publicly accuse Iran of ties to Al-Qaeda, two people familiar with the matter said, as part of his last-minute offensive against Tehran before handing over to the incoming Biden administration.

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Iran foreign oil firms must accept new terms to work in country

Foreign energy firms and contractors have to accept Iran’s new terms and conditions if they return to work in the country, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Monday.

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Iran using attacks against Pakistan’s Shiites politically

Iran’s Shiite seminaries have made a scathing criticism of Pakistan after Islamic State militants killed 11 mine workers from the minority Hazara Shiites in the southwestern Balochestan province.

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