U.N. Ambassador Nikki Hailey on Iran Protests.
Scenes from deadly protests in Iran
Unrest in Iran erupted for a sixth-straight day Tuesday as demonstrators protest the countries economic troubles.
The demonstrations, the country's biggest in years, were provoked by the high cost of living and widespread unemployment, challenging President Hassan Rouhani's economic policies.
Clashes between protesters and security forces have resulted in hundreds of arrests and 21 deaths.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed "the enemies of Iran" of meddling in the country's affairs. Rouhani, a moderate in the Islamic Republic leadership, has said the demonstrators are actually calling for "more freedom," suggesting that the protesters are targeting hardliners rather than his government's policies. more...
The Christmas and New Year 2018 Message of Maryam Rajavi
NCRI, 25 December 2017
On the eve of birthday of the holly Jesus Christ, and on the occasion of the upcoming New Year 2018. Maryam Rajavi the president elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran sent a message to all the Christians in Iran and all over the world, the following is the full text of the message:
Fellow Christian compatriots,
Followers of Jesus Christ around the world,
I would like to extend my sincere congratulations for Christmas,
John McCain supports Iranian protesters against oppression, corruption
Republican senator John McCain has voiced support to Iranian protesters who took to streets against the clerical rule and corruption in the Shiite country.McCain wrote on Twitter, "For too long, the Iranian people have been oppressed by their government, which cares more about sowing instability abroad than its own citizens. The US stands with the brave protesters who yearn for freedom, peace, and an end to corruption in Iran".The protests that erupted Thursday mainly opposed the economic problems in the country, but it then turned political. At least 11 protesters were killed, and hundreds were
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement today on President Trump’s decision to impose additional sanctions on Iran:
“I welcome President Trump’s decision to impose additional sanctions on Iran. For too long, a myopic focus on the Iran..
Arizona Proclamation April 11, 2017
To urge the United States Government to confront the main source of international terrorism sponsored by the Government of Iran and designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization responsible for the deaths of hundreds of members of the United States Armed Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, among other places.
WHEREAS, designated as a State Sponsor of Terrorism in 1984 by the US State Department, Iran has remained the most active state sponsor of terrorism because of IRGC’s financial, material, and logistic support for terrorist and militant groups throughout the Middle East and Central Asia.
Doug Ducey vows to maintain Arizona's Iran sanctions
WASHINGTON — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey joined 14 other GOP governors Tuesday in vowing to maintain states' economic sanctions against Iran even if federal sanctions are dropped as part of the pending nuclear agreement.
In a letter to President Barack Obama, the governors criticized the federal deal, saying it would lift sanctions "without any guarantee that Iran's drive toward obtaining a nuclear weapon will be halted
Senator John McCain Blasts Obama Admin's Iran Policy on Senate Floor, Says U.S. Trying Not To Upset Tehran
February 4, 2016 6:07 pm
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) on Thursday lambasted the Obama administration's Iran policy for humiliating the United States and increasing violence in the region, focusing particularly on Iran's growing aggression after the nuclear deal it struck with the U.S. and five other world powers.
Speaking on the Senate floor, McCain argued the president is disengaging from the Middle East while tilting the regional balance of power in favor of Iran at the expense of U.S. allies when greater American leadership is required.
Arizona House Floor Session
April, 11, 2017
On April 11, 2017, the Arizona House of Representative issued a Proclamation urging the US Government to “confront the main source of international terrorism sponsored by the Government of Iran and designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.”
The Organization of Iranian American Communities – U.S. (OIAC), particularly its members in Arizona, welcome and applaud the Proclamation issued by the House of Representatives in Arizona.
Organization of Iranian American Communities - U.S. Endorses Senator John McCain for the U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of our members in Arizona, and on behalf of the thousands of Iranian-Americans living across the United States, the Organization of Iranian American Communities – U.S. (OIACUS) is proud to endorse the candidacy of Senator John McCain for re-election to the U.S. Senate. We applaud his unsurpassable record of courage, integrity, and service to country, and we are gratified to stand with Senator McCain has been a role model for civility and ethics at a time when such virtues are sorely missed in U.S. politics. He has also been a visionary advocate for a strong, moral U.S. leadership in the Middle East,