The Trump administration issued new sanctions against Iran. This comes one year after Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a sudden, unscheduled trip to Iraq's capital on Tuesday as U.S. officials warned that Iran was positioning missiles that could be used against American forces in the region.
On Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed into law the bill designating all U.S. forces operating in the Middle East as terrorists and the U.S. government itself as a sponsor of terrorism.
"The number one sponsor of terrorism worldwide is Iran," Jonathan Missner tells me. "There are many weapons to use against terrorism. As a law firm, we can do our part and utilize the U.S. court system."
Google has acted against two Iranian state broadcasters, Press TV and Hispan TV, blocking access “without warning” to their YouTube and Gmail accounts.
Last week, the State Department announced that it was designating the Islamic Republic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran as a terrorist organization.
On Monday, the U.S. government took the “historic step” to designate part of the Iranian government a terrorist organization. This is the first time the U.S. has taken this step against a foreign government entity.
President Trump is currently hosting sort of a Europe week at the White House, with French President Emmanuel Macron in town for a state visit and German Chancellor Angela Merkel expected to arrive at the Oval Office on Friday.
Iran's Foreign Minister Warns Nation Will Restart 'Nuclear Activities' if U.S. Withdraws From Accord
The reaction of the international community would "not be pleasant" for the United States if President Trump decides to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday.