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US Lawmakers Propose Bipartisan Bill To Stop Iran's Drones


A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the US House of Representatives presented a bill Tuesday to restrict proliferation of Iran's military drone.



US Navy seized Iranian petroleum products and hundreds of missiles from vessels in Arabian Sea.

Updated 3:57 PM ET, Wed December 8, 2021

The US Navy seized hundreds of Iranian missiles and 1.1 million barrels of Iranian petroleum products from vessels in the Arabian Sea in what became the US government's "largest-ever forfeiture of fuel and weapons shipments from Iran," according to a release from the Justice Department.

The weapons, the department said in the Tuesday release, were seized by the US during "routine maritime security operations." Read more...

Maryam Rajavi addresses first day of Free Iran World Summit July 10, 2021

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, the three-day Free Iran World Summit- 2021 convened with the participation of Iranians and supporters of the Resistance from more than 50,000 locations in 105 countries around the world. Also participating were thousands of members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) More.....

Violation of Human Rights  IRAN

Everything You Need To Know About Human Rights In Iran

Research. Iran15 April 2021

Every year, Amnesty International evaluates the human rights situation in countries ... Stay up to date and learn about key human rights issues in Iran. ... Reports, briefings, urgent actions and UN submissions. 

The authorities heavily suppressed the rights to freedom of expression, association, and assembly. Security forces used unlawful force to crush protests.  More.......

February 11, 2021

Expressing support for the Iranian people’s desire for a democratic, secular, and nonnuclear Republic of Iran and condemning violations of human rights and state-sponsored terrorism by the Iranian Government.

In first for Europe, Iran envoy sentenced

to 20-year prison term over bomb plot


Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) Message to Free Iran 2020  Summit.

July 17th, S.n 2020

OIAC Virtual Event

Bipartisan Majority Support for H.Res. 374

OIAC Nationwide Virtual Conference Supports


WASHINGTON, DC – On March 12, 2020, Iranian American communities of Maryland and Texas, members of Organization of the Iranian American Communities (OIAC), held a policy briefing in the U.S. Senate. The event examined the Iranian people’s uprising, prospects for change, and U.S. policy implication. The speakers called on the international community to hold Iranian regime accountable for human rights ...More.....

Senate policy briefing called for recognition of the alternative to the Iranian regime 

WASHINGTON, DC – On December 4, 2019

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) Speaks at OIAC House Congressional Briefing, 10/30/2019

Iran Untold Story

Welcome to Iran: The Untold Story. Here, we take a close look at Iran’s role in supporting international terrorism, its pursuit of nuclear weapons, its systematic massacring and imprisoning of political opponents, and the ongoing efforts of dissidents, including Iranian-American interest groups, to bring freedom, equality, and lasting change to Iran.




Secretary Pompeo Announces Intent To Designate IRGC as a Foreign

Terrorist  Organization

Secretary Pompeo (Twitter) (Apr. 8 , 2019): “In an important step to counter the Iranian regime’s terrorism, the U.S. has designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, incl. Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. We must help the people of Iran get back their freedom.” Remarks» Fact Sheet» Media Note» White House Statement»Maximum Pressure Results» Outlaw Regime Report»


SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. I’m here to make an important foreign policy announcement concerning the Islamic Republic of Iran. Today the United States is continuing to build its maximum pressure campaign against the Iranian regime. I am announcing our intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including its Qods Force, as a foreign terrorist organization in accordance with Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This designation will take effect one week from today...More...


Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi message to Paris 2016 Rally for Free Iran, July 9, 2016

Bi-Partisan Members of Congress support a free, democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic Iran at Capitol Hill event marking Nowruz.

  1. Watch Mayor Rudy Giuliani remarks at 2018 Iran Uprising Summit

  2. June 30, 2018

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham goes on 'The Story' to discuss President Trump's doctrine on Iran

 Jul 23, 2018

National Council of Resistance of Iran Paris gathering shows dissident group’s growing clout



'A brave woman' will be the face of a liberated Iran

We are now, I believe, very realistic in being able to see an end of the regime in Iran... We've lived through this before in other oppressed countries — when the people take to the streets, and they protest day after day like they've done in over 142 cities in Iran, like they did the other day in Tehran ... when that happens, then freedom is right around 


'Only way to safety' in region: Replace dictatorship with democracy

The willingness of so many people to come from so many places is a major factor in the growing support that you see worldwide for freedom in Iran.


No stopping until Iran is 'peaceful and free'

We have heard — and we will hear — that, finally, the stars seem to be aligned to accomplish what we all want to accomplish, which is the downfall of the mullahs' regime ...We hear that the economic rot in Tehran and the political rot in Tehran finally matches the moral rot that has always been at the core of the mullahs' regime.

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,

the birth of Jesus Christ.

  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


Statement by SASC Chairman John McCain on President Trump Imposing Sanction on Iran

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


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