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  • Another Dual National Arrested in Iran

    Another Dual National Arrested in Iran

    Iran’s judiciary has just confirmed the arrest of Fariba Adelkhah, a French-Iranian anthropologist, in Tehran. Media sources had earlier reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Intelligence Organization arrested Adelkhah, a re…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Release Detained Labor Activists

    Iran: Release Detained Labor Activists

    Expand Activists, Neda Naji, Marzie Amiri, Atefeh Rangriz and Anisha Assadolahi remain in detention for peaceful protest.  © Maydayarrests Telegram Channe…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • I Funded My Own Twitter Troll With Taxpayer Dollars

    I Funded My Own Twitter Troll With Taxpayer Dollars

    Expand Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the State Department, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Washington.  © 2019 Alex Brandon/AP Photo On May…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Labor Activists Detained Since May Day

    Iran: Labor Activists Detained Since May Day

    Expand Keyvan Samimi, Neda Naji, Hassan Saeedi Atefeh Rangriz, Marzieh Amiri, and Nahid Khodajoo. © Private (Beirut) - Iranian authorities are holdi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Parliament OKs Nationality Law Reform

    Iran: Parliament OKs Nationality Law Reform

    Expand Iranian Parliament approves an amendment to nationality law. © IRNA 2019  (Beirut) – Iran’s Parliament on May 13, 2019, approved an ame…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: 2 Child Offenders Executed

    Iran: 2 Child Offenders Executed

    Expand Mehdi Sohrabifar (blue background) and Amin Sedaghat (white background) were executed on April 25, 2019.   © Private (Beirut) - The execut…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Forgiveness: A Growing Anti-Death Penalty Movement in Iran

    Forgiveness: A Growing Anti-Death Penalty Movement in Iran

    With 253 executions in 2018—including six people executed for offenses they allegedly committed as children—Iran is still among the world’s leading executioners, according to Amnesty International’s recent annual report on global trends in…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Release Anti-Compulsory Hijab Activists

    Iran: Release Anti-Compulsory Hijab Activists

    Expand Iranian women wearing hijab walk down a street in the capital Tehran on February 7, 2018. A spate of unprecedented protests against Iran's mandatory headscarves for women hav…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Football leaders stand by as human rights abuses pile up

    Football leaders stand by as human rights abuses pile up

    Expand Iranian President Hassan Rouhani receiving a present from FIFA president Gianni Infantino during their meeting at the presidential office in Tehran, Iran, on March 1 2018. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Harsh Sentence for Rights Lawyer Threatens Activism

    Iran: Harsh Sentence for Rights Lawyer Threatens Activism

    Expand Nasrin Sotoudeh.  © 2019 The Center for Human Rights in Iran (Beirut) – The prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s draconian s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Iran

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  • newBritish-Iranian Transferred to Mental Hospital

    British-Iranian Transferred to Mental Hospital

    By Jubin KatiraieNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a British-Iranian dual citizen that was arrested and sent to prison in Iran in April 2016 where she has been detained since. The Iranian authorities have charged her with spying and attempting to topple…
    - 14 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 1:38am -
  • Trump: Iran Cannot Have Ballistic Missiles

    Trump: Iran Cannot Have Ballistic Missiles

    By Pooya StoneDonald Trump said that Iran cannot test ballistic missiles after Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif raised the idea of talks about his country’s missile program. This is because the US sees ballistic missiles as vehicles to carry…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 19, 12:41pm -
  • Iran Diplomats at UN’s NYC Headquarters Given Tight Travel Restrictions

    Iran Diplomats at UN’s NYC Headquarters Given Tight Travel Restrictions

    By Jubin KatiraieThe US has tightened travel restrictions on over a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a US diplomatic note sent to the Iran mission to the United Nations on July 12.These diplomats are sub…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 19, 12:10pm -
  • French-Iranian Held Under Mysterious Circumstances by Iranian Authorities

    French-Iranian Held Under Mysterious Circumstances by Iranian Authorities

    By Pooya StoneIt has been confirmed that an academic with dual French and Iranian nationality has been arrested and detained during a trip to Iran. Fariba Adelkhah is a researcher at the prestigious Sciences Po university in Paris.In a live broad…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 3:56am -
  • EU Urges Iran to Stick to Nuclear Deal Terms

    EU Urges Iran to Stick to Nuclear Deal Terms

    By Jubin KatiraieTensions in the Middle East are escalating with the Iran’s government standing accused of being responsible for a number of provocations. The United States has been particularly vocal about Iran’s belligerence in the region and…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 3:32am -
  • Pompeo: US Sanctions Against Iran Are Working

    Pompeo: US Sanctions Against Iran Are Working

    By Pooya StoneUnited States sanctions targeting the Iranian government are working, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday.Some people said “American sanctions wouldn’t work if the Europeans didn’t come along. And that’s turned…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 7:15am -
  • MEK Prisoners Massacred in 1988: Crime Against Humanity by the Mullahs’ Regime

    MEK Prisoners Massacred in 1988: Crime Against Humanity by the Mullahs’ Regime

    By Jubin KatiraieDuring the summer of 1988, more than 30,000 political prisoners were executed in Iranian prisons. The vast majority were supporters and sympathizers of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) but there were also oth…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 2:58pm -
  • MEK Calls for Regime Change at Annual Free Iran Event in Albania

    MEK Calls for Regime Change at Annual Free Iran Event in Albania

    By Jubin KatiraieEvery year, the Iranian Opposition People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI), also known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), and the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) hold a grand gathering for a Free Iran. It is usu…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jul 19, 4:37am -
  • Iran's Oil Output Dropped by 142,000 Barrels per Day in June - Report

    Iran's Oil Output Dropped by 142,000 Barrels per Day in June - Report

    By Pooya StoneThe latest monthly report by OPEC says Iran's oil output in June has dropped by 142,000 barrels per day compared to the previous month and reached 2,225,000 barrels.Iran's output was 3.8 million barrels per day before the returning…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Jul 19, 4:16am -
  • Rajavi and the MEK vow to ‘take back Iran’ from ‘the mullahs’

    Rajavi and the MEK vow to ‘take back Iran’ from ‘the mullahs’

    By Jubin KatiraieEvery year, Iran’s main opposition group, the People’s Mojahedin (PMOI), otherwise known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), and its parent coalition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), Iranians from all over the w…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Jul 19, 6:29pm -

The Economist: Iran

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The Guardian: Iran News

  • newTrump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz
    Trump calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesDonald Trump has said that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Relate…
    - 33 mins ago, 18 Jul 19, 3:33pm -
  • newIran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions
    Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear pro…
    - 2 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 1:47pm -
  • newRichard Ratcliffe on the fight to free his wife Nazanin from Iranian jail – video
    In 2016 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested in Iran and charged with espionage. Her young daughter, Gabriella, was with her at the time and the family have been separated ever since. We join her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, in London following a 15…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 10:48am -
  • newIran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf
    Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced it had impounded a foreign tanker it said…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 8:19am -
  • Iran tanker capture: Gibraltar chief minister flies to UK for talks
    Fabian Picardo to hold discussions with PM about potential release of the Grace 1Gibraltar’s chief minister, Fabian Picardo, has flown to London to hold talks with Theresa May about the possible release of an Iranian-owned tanker that was seized a…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 19, 12:26pm -
  • No 10 urges Iran to let Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s family visit
    Labour MP raises fears British-Iranian woman being tortured into signing forced confessionDowning Street has urged Iran to allow the family of a detained British-Iranian woman to visit amid fears that she is being tortured to sign a forced confession…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jul 19, 9:37am -
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe moved to mental health ward in Iran
    Revolutionary Guards will not allow family to contact her, according to Richard RatcliffeNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman detained in Tehran for more than three years, has been transferred to a mental health ward where Iran’s Re…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 7:01pm -
  • Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran
    Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seek…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 4:38pm -
  • Concern grows over oil tanker last seen off Iran
    US intelligence fears vessel could have been hijacked by Revolutionary GuardsUS officials suspect that a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location after straying into Iranian waters may have been hijacked by Iran’s Revolu…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 2:12pm -
  • France demands access to dual-national academic held in Iran
    Prominent researcher Fariba Adelkhah was arrested in June, reports sayFrance has demanded immediate consular access to a senior French-Iranian academic who has been arrested in Iran.Fariba Adelkhah, a prominent researcher in anthropology and social s…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 1:40pm -

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