United States hits Iran with new sanctions over crackdown on protests

The United States has imposed sanctions on the financial arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and senior Iranian officials, intensifying pressure on Tehran for its crackdown on protests. Key points: Treasury accuses IRGC of becoming ‘a source of corruption and corruption’ Washington has accused the IRGC of continuing to aggressively suppress peaceful protests … Read more

40 Days Into The Protests, Iran’s ‘Fear’ Of U.S. Support For The Kurds Is Misplaced

FILE – In this photo taken by a person not employed by The Associated Press and obtained by the … [+] AP Outside Iran, Iranians protest the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after her arrest by vice police, in Tehran on October 1, 2022. Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency has alleged Sunday, October 23, 2022 that … Read more