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Watch: Religious believers meet at night in secret in Iran's Qom despite coronavirus

Sunday, 19 April 2020

Religious believers in Iran’s Shia holy city of Qom have been gathering in secret at night with ......

Prominent Sunni cleric says Chinese students in Qom behind coronavirus outbreak

Monday, 16 March 2020

The coronavirus outbreak in Iran was caused by Chinese students studying at a religious seminary in ......

Watch: Empty graves in Iran’s Qom ready for coronavirus mass burials

Sunday, 15 March 2020

A video circulating on social media shows a large number of empty graves in the Shia holy city of ......

Dead bodies ‘piling up in Qom’ amid coronavirus outbreak says Iran MP

Thursday, 05 March 2020

Dead bodies are “piling up” in Qom due to the coronavirus outbreak, an Iranian MP said ......

‘Lick the shrine’ videos in Iran go viral amid coronavirus fears

Sunday, 01 March 2020

Videos showing Iranians kissing and licking Shia shrines despite the risks of coronavirus have gone ......

Watch: Clinic in Iran torched, believed to be coronavirus quarantine

Saturday, 29 February 2020

A clinic in the Iranian city of Bandar Abbas was torched on Friday because some people believed that ......

Iran may set up field hospitals in Qom as facilities hit max capacity

Friday, 28 February 2020

Iran may resort to setting up field hospitals in Qom as hospitals have hit maximum capacity due to ......

Iran cleric urges people to visit Qom religious site despite coronavirus fears

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

The representative of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the city of Qom called on Iranians ......

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran higher than government reported numbers: Experts

Monday, 24 February 2020

The coronavirus outbreak in Iran has become a source of controversy, following the disclosure by an ......

Iranian cleric blames coronavirus Iran outbreak on Donald Trump

Sunday, 23 February 2020

The outbreak of coronavirus in Iran, where the deadly virus has reportedly killed 18 people ......

Has secularism found a niche in Iran’s Qom?

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Amir Taheri was the executive editor-in-chief of the daily Kayhan in Iran from 1972 to 1979. He has worked at or written for innumerable publications, published eleven books, and has been a columnist for Asharq Al-Awsat since 1987. Mr. Taheri has won several prizes for his journalism, and in 2012 was named International Journalist of the Year by the British Society of Editors and the Foreign Press Association in the annual British Media Awards.

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Who are the Shirazis opposing Iran’s Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist?

Monday, 12 March 2018

The recent incident involving the storming of the Iranian embassy in London by the Shiite ......

Qom’s top legal, religious cleric announces support for Iran protests

Saturday, 30 December 2017

A prominent hardline cleric responsible for being one of Iran’s leading reference on Islamic ......

Protests erupt in central Tehran amid calls for mass demonstrations

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Iranians protested for the third day in a row and held a massive protest in central Tehran amid ......

Protestors in Iran Qom city shout death to ‘Hezbollah’, ‘Shame on Khamenei’

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Anti-regime demonstrations in Iran started from the city of Mashhad and moved to other cities, ......

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