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  • 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 -
  • Iran Should Reach Out to Labor Leaders, Not Prosecute Them

    Iran Should Reach Out to Labor Leaders, Not Prosecute Them

    There’s not much good news to share in Iran as Nowruz, the Iranian new year, approaches. The economic situation that played a role in nationwide protests during December 2017 and January 2018 is still difficult as millions of Iranians struggle to l…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Decades-Long Sentence for Women’s Rights Defender

    Iran: Decades-Long Sentence for Women’s Rights Defender

    Expand Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Farhad Meysami, a human rights defender, protest the suspension of  Sotoudeh's law license in front of the Tehran bar association i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iran: Serious Rights Violator to Lead Judiciary

    Iran: Serious Rights Violator to Lead Judiciary

    Expand Ebrahim Raeesi, a candidate in the 2017 presidential elections, addresses his supporters during a campaign rally at Imam Khomeini Mosque in the capital, Tehran, on May 16, 20…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Iran

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  • newTension Intensifies in Persian Gulf

    Tension Intensifies in Persian Gulf

    By Pooya StoneThe US and its Arab allies are edging towards a confrontation with Iran in a contested waterway through which 20% of the world’s tradeable oil passes daily.In synchronization with its Arab allies, notably Saudi Arabia, and with Is…
    - 18 hours ago, 25 May 19, 6:00am -
  • newSyria: Using Chlorine Gas on Civilians

    Syria: Using Chlorine Gas on Civilians

    Iran FocusLondon, 25 May - Washington, May 24, 2019 - The US administration is warning the Syria of a “quick and appropriate” response for the possible use of chemical weapons against its own civilians.Reuters cited a US State Department stat…
    - 20 hours ago, 25 May 19, 4:02am -
  • Interactive Map Detailing Iran-Backed Militias

    Interactive Map Detailing Iran-Backed Militias

    By Jubin KatiraieThe U.S. think tank Washington Institute released an interactive map showcasing Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East by detailing the whereabouts, operations and force deployments of Iran-backed militias in the region. Al…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 4:18pm -
  • Iran: The Pentagon's Plan to Send up to 10,000 Troops to the Middle East

    Iran: The Pentagon's Plan to Send up to 10,000 Troops to the Middle East

    By Pooya StoneIt is reported that U.S. plans to dispatch thousands of troops to Middle East, the Pentagon will brief Trump administration officials on a plan to increase America’s troop presence in the region. It’s unclear exactly how many serv…
    - 2 days ago, 23 May 19, 3:56pm -
  • Is Iran Testing the Trump Administration?

    Is Iran Testing the Trump Administration?

    By Jubin KatiraieTensions between the United States and Iran have been escalating over the past month. The USS Abraham Lincoln was sent to the Gulf, as was the USS Arlington warship that was loaded with amphibious vehicles and aircraft. The Trump a…
    - 3 days ago, 22 May 19, 4:35pm -
  • Iran: MPs Admit Current Path Is Dangerous

    Iran: MPs Admit Current Path Is Dangerous

    By Pooya StoneAs the public session of the Iranian Majlis (parliament) goes into its second day, many of its members are discussing the economic and political crises that mullahs are facing. They are also acknowledging the explosive mood of the Ira…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 19, 4:59pm -
  • Rouhani Warns, the Tough Days Are yet to Come

    Rouhani Warns, the Tough Days Are yet to Come

    Iran FocusLondon, 21 May - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani met on Saturday with a group of officials who are described by state media as “the possessors of culture and art”. Rouhaniwarned of the “back bending situation” that will surely f…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 19, 3:44pm -
  • Iran: Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death for Supporting the PMOI/MEK

    Iran: Political Prisoner Sentenced to Death for Supporting the PMOI/MEK

    By Jubin Katiraie34-year-old Abdullah Ghasempour was arrested on May 21st, 2018 for setting fire to a Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) Basij base, filming the event, and sending it to the MEK media. On Sunday, the notorious judge, Mohammad Moghiseh, sen…
    - 4 days ago, 21 May 19, 1:50pm -
  • Iran Must Be Held Accountable for Endangering Regional Security

    Iran Must Be Held Accountable for Endangering Regional Security

    By MehdiSince the U.S. administration left the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action a year ago, the Iranian leaders have been under significant pressure.In a short period of time, the ruling mullahs have seen a significant loss in revenues, since t…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 19, 2:43pm -
  • Iranian Mullahs' Policy of Hiding Behind Proxy Terrorist Militias

    Iranian Mullahs' Policy of Hiding Behind Proxy Terrorist Militias

    By Jubin KatiraieThe increasing US military buildup in the Arabian Gulf Region has caused spectators to expect the breakout of a fierce war, most observers expect a small-scale strike against Iran’s proxy militias in Iraq or against the its Islam…
    - 5 days ago, 20 May 19, 1:41pm -

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