Pompeo: ‘Human Rights Council Is a Poor Defender of Human Rights’

By Mark Trainer The U.S. withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on June 19, citing the panel’s inclusion of serial human rights abusers and its chronic political bias. “The Human Rights Council has become an exercise in shameless hypocrisy —
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Persian New Year Сelebrations Сross the U.S.

 By Mary Jane Maxwell
Millions of Americans will ring in the Persian New Year of Nowruz on March 20 at special events across the United States. “Nowruz is the harbinger of hope, a rebirth, just like nature in spring — a goodbye to the dark days and a hello to the
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White House Visit Underscores Strong U.S.-Israel Ties

By ShareAmerica President Trump welcomed Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House to discuss peace and security this week. Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, joined the president and first lady Melania Trump before meetings in the Oval Office and a working lunch.  (more...)

President Trump Projects U.S. Strength At Home And Abroad

By Christopher Connell President Trump delivered a strong message to his country and the world in his State of the Union address on January 30, saying that as Americans regain strength and confidence at home, “we are also restoring our strength and standing abroad.” From fair trade to fighting ISIS to preventing (more...)

Times Square Rally: “Stop Iran Now”

According to New York Post, "thousands of protesters flooded Times Square Wednesday to rally against President Obama’s controversial Iran nuclear arms deal.

Organizers of the “Stop Iran Now” rally estimated the crowd, which filled the blocks between 42nd and 38th streets, at 12,000." Jeffrey Wiesenfeld, a financial expert who has held (more...)

Obama’s Call from Russian President Putin

Readout of the President’s Call with President Vladimir Putin of Russia President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation called President Obama today. They discussed the necessity of countering ISIL and developments in the Middle East, as well as the situation in Ukraine. President Obama reiterated the need for Russia to fulfill (more...)

The 2015 G-7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany

The President met with the other Leaders of the G-7 at Schloss Elmau, Germany on June 7-8 to make tangible progress on a wide range of economic, security, and development priorities. The G-7 stands resolved in its commitment to uphold the values of freedom and democracy, the rule of law (more...)

Iran, Not ISIS, Is The Real Menace

By Dr. Alon Ben-Meir Whereas the international focus today is on how to counter violent extremism, which is behind many of the violent conflicts sweeping the Middle East, the real destabilizing power and sponsor of terrorism in the region and beyond is Iran. Unlike violent extremists and religious fanatics such as (more...)

American Pastors Network Stands with Israel

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses Congress, APN Says Those Who Seek Israel’s Destruction Seek America’s As Well As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands before Congress this morning to warn of the dangers of a nuclear Iran, reports continue to spread of a rift between the United States and Israel. While (more...)

New York Persian Parade

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, has been celebrated for 3,000 years and remains an important holiday in Afghanistan, Iran and the countries of Central Asia. It is widely celebrated in the United States as well. The New York Persian Parade has been celebrating Nowruz in downtown (more...)

Obama, Israel’s Prime Minister on Middle East, Ukraine

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it's a pleasure to welcome once again Prime Minister Netanyahu to the Oval Office. There’s nobody I’ve met with more or consulted with more than Bibi. And it's a testimony to the incredible bond between our two nations. I’ve said before and I will (more...)

First Steps Made in Nuclear Scale-Back in Iran

A top U.S. official says a six-nation coalition eager to prevent the development of nuclear weapons in Iran has made notable progress on implementing the early stages of an agreement to achieve that end. U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman appeared before the U.S. (more...)

New Agreement Halts Iranian Nuclear Program

By Merle David Kellerhals Jr. Staff Write President Obama says an agreement reached between the six world powers and Iran in Geneva is an initial step that will halt progress of the Iranian nuclear program for the first time in a decade. “These are substantial limitations which will help prevent Iran (more...)

Ancient Persian Artifact Returns Home

The United States has returned to Iran this 7th-century BCE silver griffin-shaped ceremonial drinking vessel, which was seized by U.S. Customs enforcement in 2003 when an art dealer attempted to smuggle it into the United States. The artifact, returned on September 25 at the U.N. General Assembly, (more...)

U.S. Will Negotiate with Iran, but Will Enforce Sanctions

By Jane Morse Staff Writer Until a verifiable resolution of Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program is in place, tough sanctions will remain in place, says Wendy Sherman, U.S. under secretary of state for political affairs. At an October 3 hearing on Iran’s nuclear program, Sherman told members of the Senate (more...)

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