Roundly applauded by his audience, Pompeo affirmed support by Washington for protesters who have taken to the streets of Iran as economic woes mount after the United States withdrawal from the nuclear accord.
Iran has denied the allegations and said its nuclear program is strictly for civilian purposes.
The top USA diplomat claimed that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had an off-the-books hedge fund, Setad, worth $95bn, and that Iran's judiciary chief Sadeq Larijani was worth $300m after wiring public funds to his own accounts.
In his speech, Pompeo vowed to keep up the financial pressure on Tehran, specifically targeting the banking and energy sectors. The U.S.is "undertaking a diplomatic and financial pressure campaign to cut off the funds that the regime uses to enrich itself and support death and destruction", Pompeo said.
The comment - similar in tone and wording he used past year in warning North Korea about its rapidly improving nuclear weapons program - came hours after Rouhani said the USA risked the "mother of all wars" in a conflict with Iran.
Gen. Gholam Hossein Gheibparvar, the chief of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard's volunteer Basij force, claimed Trump "won't dare" take any military action against Iran.
Some analysts said the administration's stance is putting the United States on the road to a direct confrontation with the Islamic Republic, which it has not had relations with since the 1979 revolution.
"The United States hears you".
Pompeo said anger against "widespread" corruption helped encourage the protests.
"The regime in Iran has been a nightmare for the Iranian people", he said.
Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new U.S. sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere.
Pompeo said the action showed that USA authorities "were not afraid to tackle the regime at its highest level".
The heightened rhetoric follows the Trump administration's launch of an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant groups, according to us officials.
Rouhani is yet to respond to Trump's most recent threat.
He called them "merely polished front men for the ayatollahs' worldwide con artistry". "Their nuclear deal didn't make them moderates, it made them wolves in sheep's clothing".
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Both Trump and the Kentucky Republican are inclined to dispense with the traditional USA role as the world's top cop. In an interview with CBS News on Wednesday, Trump re-emphasized his belief that Russians meddled in the election.
It had been suggested by some that the boys and their coach entering the caves during the rainy season was a reckless decision. Describing their relief after finding the boys alive he said: "We were counting them until we got to 13. unbelievable".
Instead, the focus is on Doctor Who , The Simpsons , Supergirl , The Walking Dead and dozens of other television titles. The internet's had a year to get used to the idea of Whittaker as the Doctor. "There is no barrier to entry this year.
He said that he had met French President in New Delhi who had told him there no such secrecy agreement with the Indian government. Soon after the announcement, all BJD MPs walked out of the lower House while the discussion on the Motion picked up momentum.
"None of us knows if that's as good as it gets ", he said, after England were beaten 2-1 by Croatia in extra-time on Wednesday. We have the chance to win a medal at the World Cup, which only one other English team has ever done.
President aimed at opening up a new future between the DPRK and the USA will surely come to fruition", the letter reads. Military officials later walked back the statement stating that no remains had been repatriated since the summit.
Speaking to Gazetta Dello Sport on Tuesday, Insigne said: "I am curious to see how he will adapt to our league. It's not easy to substitute them and more after winning three Champions Leagues in a row", he said .
The dual camera is expected to be 12 MP + 20 MP and will have a lot of memory options - 3/4/6 GB RAM and 32/64/128 GB storage . Xiaomi Mi A1 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor , and the Android Oreo 8.1 update is now rolling out.
Israel & Hamas agree to ceasefire in Gaza - Hamas spokesman
The situation in the Middle East erupted today, as Israel launched a "wide-scale attack" against terrorists in the Gaza Strip . Air raids continued into Friday evening, with a number of explosions in different parts of Gaza, AFP correspondents said.
Japan halts imports of oil from Iran
Saudi Arabia's oil production jumped in June by 405,400 bpd compared to May, to reach 10.420 million bpd . OPEC will continue to play a key role in oil supply and prices in the global oil market through 2040.
Apple flaunts new emojis to mark World Emoji Day
Facebook users from the USA and United Kingdom used the "crying while laughing" emoji the most, also known as "joy". Apple marked World Emoji Day on Tuesday by teasing new characters that are among 70 to be released later this year.
Jailed Nawaz Sharif wants open trial in corruption cases
His daughter Maryam was also arrested after the pair were were sentenced in absentia on corruption charges last week. This week, more than 600 members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Sharif's political party, were arrested.
'I'm a big fan of taking away the toss' - Faf du Plessis
The Galle pitch, though spinner-friendly, was not outlandish and the bowlers relied more on accuracy than mystery. There were one or two batters in their batting line up that found it a little bit easier, and the rest didn't.