August 18, 2017

Iran Watch – May 9, 2008

[spoiler title=”Iranian Exiles Aren’t Terrorist Group, British Court Says”]
By JOHN F. BURNS
May 8, 2008
New York Times
LONDON – After a seven-year legal battle, Britain’s Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that the British government was wrong to include an Iranian resistance group, the People’s Mujahedeen of Iran, on its list of banned terrorist groups.
Spokesmen for the group, […]

Iran Watch – March 4, 2008

[spoiler title=”Ahmadinejad’s Trip Condemned by the People of Iraq”]

National Coalition of Pro-Democracy Advocates
March 4, 2008
Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s visit was portrayed by our media and commentators as a victory for the Iranian regime. Iran’s mullahs wanted to use this trip in their propaganda war with the international community on the eve of a UN Security […]

Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007; H.R. 1400

110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1400
AN ACT
To enhance United States diplomatic efforts with respect to Iran by imposing additional economic sanctions against Iran, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title- This Act […]

Panel to Consider Bill Tightening Sanctions Against Iran

By Colby Itkowitz
CQ Staff
The House Financial Services Committee will mark up a bill Wednesday that would tighten economic sanctions against Iran .
The bill (HR2347) would require publishing names of international companies that invest more than $20 million in Iran’s oil and gas industries. Local and state governments and businesses could choose not to invest in […]

Lautenberg Measure To Penalize U.S. Companies Doing Business With Iran Introduced

Senator Takes Action To Make American Companies Like Halliburton Cut Business Ties With Iran
Michael Pagan (202) 228-6393
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced a measure to deter subsidiaries of U.S-controlled companies from doing business in Iran.
“We cannot knowingly allow U.S. companies to do business with terrorist states like Iran. […]

Iran Freedom Support Act – H.R. 6198

109th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6198
AN ACT
To hold the current regime in Iran accountable for its threatening behavior and to support a transition to democracy in Iran.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the `Iran Freedom […]