Skip Global Navigation to Main Content
Skip Breadcrumb Navigation
  • Secretary Kerry and foreign ministers of France, UK and Germany

    President Obama briefed by Sahar Nowrouzzadeh

    President Barack Obama is briefed by Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, Director for Iran, NSC, before taping a Nowruz message to the Iranian people in the Blue Room of the White House, March 18, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

  • Harvey Milk

    Bringing People Hope: Harvey Milk and the Gay Rights Movement in America

    Though Milk was assassinated 11 months after he was elected to office, his legacy of fighting for gay rights has inspired a new generation of civic activists across the United States, fighting for sexual equality and the expansion of civil liberties for gays and lesbians.

  • Image of Mark Toner

    The prison sentence of Narges Mohammadi

    We’re deeply troubled by reports that Iranian courts have upheld the 16-year prison sentence of Iranian journalist and human rights defender, Narges Mohammadi.


  • Statement by the President

    On May 17, Americans and people around the world mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by reaffirming the dignity and inherent worth of all people, regardless of who they love or their gender identity.

Iran news from RFERL

American Movies Corner


Interview with Sahar Nowrouzzadeh

Prominent Iranian-Americans

FBI Reward

  • announcement

Faces of Iran: Unjust Imprisonment

Latest Tweets

American Movie Corner

Learn/Teach English

Visa Scams and Fraud

  • Consular affairs logo

Humanitarian Aid to Iran Guidance

  • Treasury


  • The United States does not have a physical or diplomatic presence in Iran. Switzerland serves as protecting power for the United States. This site is aimed at enhancing outreach and dialogue between the American and Iranian people.