Pompeo says U.S. seized Iranian weapons on way to Houthi rebels in Yemen

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that US and partner forces seized a boat in June carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen as he renewed his call for the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran, Reuters reports.

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Iran must understand that Afghan lives matter

Protests against police brutality and racism have spread throughout the US and Europe in recent weeks. Questions about the relationship between police forces and ethnic minorities, however, are by no means limited to the West. In the Middle East

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Families of victims still searching for answers six months after Iran plane crash

Families, who lost loved ones when the Iranian military shot down a passenger plane six months ago, say they are frustrated at the lack of answers and believe the global pandemic should not be an excuse to slow the investigation.

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OFAC publishes additional Iran-Related FAQs related to Executive Order 13902

On June 5, 2020, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) published four new Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) related to Executive Order 13902 (“EO 13902”) that may be particularly insightful for those companies that still do business involving Iran

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