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  • Iran: Women Detained, Accused of Flouting Stadium Ban

    Iran: Women Detained, Accused of Flouting Stadium Ban

    Expand Supporters of Iran watch the Morocco vs Iran match in a fan zone in Moscow, Russia, on June 15, 2018. © 2018 Reuters (New York) – The Iran…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran’s Nationality Law Bill Highlights Challenges for Legislative Reform

    Iran’s Nationality Law Bill Highlights Challenges for Legislative Reform

    Expand Girl and women ride on a bus in Tehran © Reuters A long-awaited bill that would allow the children of Iranian women married to foreign spouse…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iranian Women Rebel Against Dress Code

    Iranian Women Rebel Against Dress Code

    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 -
  • Iran: Jailed Environmentalists on Hunger Strike

    Iran: Jailed Environmentalists on Hunger Strike

    Expand A campaign poster showing environmental activists, Taher Ghadirian, Niloufar Bayani, Amirhossein Khaleghi, Houman Jokar, Sam Rajabi, Sepideh Kashani, Morad Tahbaz and Abdolre…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 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 -

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  • newVictims of Iran’s 1988 Massacre Call for Justice

    Victims of Iran’s 1988 Massacre Call for Justice

    By Jubin KatiraieIn the 1980s, the Iranian authorities arrested the parents of human rights activist Ehsan Qaraee and, following a fatwa by then-supreme leader Ruhollah Khomeini, murdered his father.Qaraee is now raising awareness of the 1988 mas…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:38pm -
  • newUN Blasts Iran for Imprisonment of Dual Nationals and Human Rights Defenders

    UN Blasts Iran for Imprisonment of Dual Nationals and Human Rights Defenders

    By Pooya StoneJavaid Rehman, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran, has said that there are increased restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression, liberty, and a fair trial in Iran, in a report entitled Situation of Human Rights…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:04pm -
  • FIFA Sets Deadline to End Iran’s Ban on Women in Sports Stadiums

    FIFA Sets Deadline to End Iran’s Ban on Women in Sports Stadiums

    By Jubin KatiraieFor decades, Iranian women have been banned from entering sports stadiums because of the mullahs’ sexist laws, which have turned them into a key and visible battleground for the women of Iran against the misogynist mullahs.Now,…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:32pm -
  • ‘Reformist’ Iran Politician Says Regime at a Dead End

    ‘Reformist’ Iran Politician Says Regime at a Dead End

    By Pooya StoneA supposedly “reformist” political analyst said in Iran said that the ‘regime’ is at complete political dead end because the Iranian people “no longer cared about reformists and principlists”.Sadegh Zibakalam, who was sp…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:24pm -
  • UAE: Houthi Meeting Is Proof of Iran Allegiance

    UAE: Houthi Meeting Is Proof of Iran Allegiance

    By Jubin KatiraieThe United Arab Emirates said that the Tuesday visit by the Yemeni Houthis to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei is yet more proof of the terror cell’s allegiance to the mullahs.UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs,…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 2:37pm -
  • Iran Workers Prosecuted for Protest

    Iran Workers Prosecuted for Protest

    By Pooya StoneFourteen workers from the Haft Tapeh Sugarcane Industrial complex in Khuzestan province, Iran, stood trial on Wednesday for attending a one-hour protest on May 9, where they demanded their most basic rights, according to the independe…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 2:28pm -
  • Iran: Increasing Suicide Rates Due to Poverty and Economic Problems

    Iran: Increasing Suicide Rates Due to Poverty and Economic Problems

    By Jubin KatiraieOn Tuesday, August 13, a young Iranian Ahvazi youth named Saeed Ebadi, from the Malachi area south of Ahvaz, hanged himself from a tree because of poverty and unemployment and dropping out of school.According to other news, two y…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 1:34pm -
  • 500% Increase in Price of Crops in Iran

    500% Increase in Price of Crops in Iran

    By Pooya StoneIn the first three months of the current Iranian year, the price of potatoes and onions has increased by more than 500 percent compared to the same period last year.Statistics on the average price of crops and the cost of agricultur…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 1:26pm -
  • Amnesty Urges World to Protest Treatment of Iranian Political Prisoner

    Amnesty Urges World to Protest Treatment of Iranian Political Prisoner

    By Jubin KatiraieAmnesty International is urging people all over the world to protest the torture of a critically ill cancer patient and political prisoner being held in Iran’s Raja’i Shahr prison.Arash Sadeghi, a human right defender, is bei…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 4:01pm -
  • Iran Breaches Nuclear Deal Further

    Iran Breaches Nuclear Deal Further

    By Pooya StoneIran’s enriched uranium stockpile reached 370 kilograms on Tuesday, according to a statement by Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesperson of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).Speaking on the sidelines of a ceremony to mark the…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 3:53pm -

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  • newTurkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims
    Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the town of Khan Sheikhun, where 92 people died in a 2…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:42pm -
  • newIran warns US against oil tanker seizure as ship leaves Gibraltar
    Vessel heads to Greece after UK rejects Washington’s request to detain it furtherIran has warned the US against attempting to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after its release from Gibraltar.The tanker, which has been caught in a standoff…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Aug 19, 3:12am -
  • newIranian tanker at centre of diplomatic row leaves Gibraltar
    Shipping data show vessel moving as territory rejects final US request to hold it longerThe Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic row between Britain and Iran left Gibraltar on Sunday night, according to shipping data.The marine traffic m…
    - 19 hours ago, 18 Aug 19, 8:18pm -
  • US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute
    A day after Gibraltar judge allows vessel’s release, US condemns ‘scheme to unlawfully access US financial system’The US justice department has issued a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a weeks-long diplomatic…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Aug 19, 5:42am -
  • Ship loaded with Iranian cargo in possible breach of US sanctions on Iran – video
    Video obtained by the Guardian shows the unloading of Iranian fertiliser from a cargo ship, CS Future, at Lianyungang port in China. The fertiliser is then loaded onto another cargo ship, the Bulk Aquila, which was due to carry the product to India o…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 11:23pm -
  • Mystery $15m Iran shipment exposes Australian-owned firm to sanctions threat
    Exclusive: shipping records and leaked video show subsidiary of multinational Incitec Pivot reloaded cargo from Iran, which is subject to stringent US sanctionsAn Australian-owned multinational is at the centre of a mysterious $15m shipment from Iran…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 11:21pm -
  • UK caught in middle of US power play with Iran
    Seizure of Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar was welcomed by US hawks but left Britain looking vulnerableWhen Gibraltar’s authorities unexpectedly impounded the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 in July, one member of Donald Trump’s administration was pa…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 1:50pm -
  • Gibraltar to release oil tanker at centre of Iran row pending challenge
    Territory says Tehran has promised oil is not for Syria – but US to contest decisionAn oil tanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is to be released from Gibraltar after Tehran promised that its cargo worth $140m…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 10:51am -
  • British dual national Kameel Ahmady detained in Iran
    Anthropologist Kameel Ahmady being held in Tehran’s Evin prison on unknown charges, says familyA British-Iranian anthropologist who studies controversial topics such as child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) in the Islamic Republic has…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 10:14pm -
  • Gibraltar denies it is about to free captured Iranian tanker
    Court in the British territory will decide fate of Grace 1, seized by UK, on ThursdayConfusion swirled over a possible breakthrough in the tanker standoff in the Middle East on Tuesday after Gibraltar scotched Iranian media reports that an Iranian ta…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 9:46am -

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