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Iranians wait to get prescription drugs at the state-run "13 Aban" pharmacy in Tehran on Feb. 19, 2020. News
'In This Dark Hour for the Iranian People,' Groups Demand Trump End Inhumane Sanctions Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
"Doing so would not just serve U.S. interests in helping contain the further spread of the virus, but would also be a powerful humanitarian gesture to the more than 80 million Iranians suffering under the pandemic."
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People wear face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed in Qom, Iran on March 17, 2020. News
As Coronavirus Death Toll Continues to Rise in Iran, Global Calls Mount for US to Lift 'Immoral' Sanctions
"Actively denying an entire country medicine and humanitarian goods and continuing to pummel their economy in midst of global pandemic is the height of 'malign behavior' in my book."
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President Donald Trump expanded his Muslim ban to a further six countries Friday. News
Critics Charge Trump Expansion of Muslim Ban Continuation of 'Cruel, Inhumane, Bigoted' Policies
"This is an outright attempt to discriminate against people on religious, racial, and ethnic grounds and to dismantle the refugee resettlement program."
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Wednesday night's call will set up the strategy for Thursday's marches against war with Iran. News
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Ro Khanna, and Barbara Lee to Join 12,000 Activists on No War With Iran Strategy Call
The call, in advance of Thursday's planned anti-war marches, begins at 8pm EST.
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Brian Hook, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran, testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism hearing at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on June 19, 2019. News
Threatening Food and Medicines, Trump Admin Accused of Putting Iranian People in 'Cross-Hairs of Its Ongoing Economic War'
The new designation under Section 311, the adminstration was warned, would mean foreign banks no longer processing humanitarian-related transactions.
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'Saudi Arabia First': Trump Accused of Letting Saudis Dictate US Foreign Policy After Oil Facility Attack
"Congress will not give you the authority to start another disastrous war in the Middle East just because the brutal Saudi dictatorship told you to," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Former national security advisor John Bolton listens to President Donald Trump talk to reporters during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington on Feb. 12. News
Progressives 'Overjoyed' as John Bolton Leaves White House
"Best news of this past few weeks, if not longer!!!!"
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Escalating "Crisis of His Administration's Making," Trump Imposes New Sanctions Against Iran
"Sanctions are what got us into this mess, more sanctions will not get us out of it."
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As Trump Says "You'll Soon Find Out" About Attack on Iran, Congress Urged to Act Immediately to Avert War
"Donald Trump and John Bolton can't be trusted in such a dangerous situation and they may need to be pushed kicking and screaming towards deescalation."
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Warnings of Effort to 'Maneuver the US Into a War' as Trump Officials Rush to Blame Iran for Attacks on Gulf Tankers
"These attacks are yet another warning sign that Trump and his team are leaning into a disastrous war in the Middle East."
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