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Dissident journalist Masih Alinejad reveals new details on Iran’s plans to kidnap her Dissident journalist Masih Alinejad reveals new details on Iran’s plans to kidnap her
Iranian-American journalist Masih Alinejad revealed new details about Iran's attempt to kidnap her, including the use and arrest of her family members to lure her to Turkey.In an exclusive interview ...
Features 17 July ,2021
Iran grants rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh temporary leave from jail Iran grants rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh temporary leave from jail
Jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been granted a temporary leave of absence from prison on the occasion of the Persian New Year, her husband said Wednesday.“Nasrin came on leave ...
Middle East 18 March ,2021
Controversial EU-Iran business forum goes ahead despite outcry Controversial EU-Iran business forum goes ahead despite outcry
An online business forum that aims to promote trade between Iran and the European Union continued for a second day on Tuesday amid outcry from rights activists and families of prisoners in Iran who ...
Middle East 02 March ,2021
Activists inside Iran urge Biden to continue ‘maximum pressure’ campaign Activists inside Iran urge Biden to continue ‘maximum pressure’ campaign
Dozens of Iranian dissidents inside Iran have called on US President Joe Biden not to relieve any pressure on the Islamic Republic and support human rights in the country.In a letter to Biden, dated ...
Middle East 02 February ,2021
Iran executes second wrestler months after executing champion wrestler Navid Afkari Iran executes second wrestler months after executing champion wrestler Navid Afkari
Iran executed a second wrestler on Monday on a murder charge, a local media outlet reported, months after the execution of champion wrestler Navid Afkari sparked an international outcry.Mehdi Ali ...
Middle East 25 January ,2021
Iran embassy to Turkey’s virtual Soleimani memorial trolled by protesters Iran embassy to Turkey’s virtual Soleimani memorial trolled by protesters
A virtual memorial for slain Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani organized by the Iranian embassy in Ankara on Saturday on Zoom was hijacked by protesters who repeatedly called the Iranian ...
Middle East 04 January ,2021
Sweden says Iran has denied access to detained dissident Habib Chaab Sweden says Iran has denied access to detained dissident Habib Chaab
Sweden said Tuesday it had not been granted consular access to a Swedish-Iranian dissident who is detained in Iran after disappearing during a visit to Turkey in October.Iran’s state media in November ...
Middle East 15 December ,2020
Iran court hands ‘Zombie Angelina Jolie’ Sahar Tabar 10 years in jail Iran court hands ‘Zombie Angelina Jolie’ Sahar Tabar 10 years in jail
A court in Iran has reportedly handed Sahar Tabar, an Iranian girl who posted distorted pictures of herself to resemble a zombie-like Angelina Jolie, a 10-year jail sentence, according to one of her ...
Middle East 12 December ,2020
Iran lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh back in prison after temporary release: Husband Iran lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh back in prison after temporary release: Husband
Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh is back in prison less than a month after her temporary release from a 12-year jail term, her husband said Wednesday.“Nasrin has returned to prison this ...
Middle East 03 December ,2020
We obliterated every legal argument by Iran diplomat’s defense team: Lawyer We obliterated every legal argument by Iran diplomat’s defense team: Lawyer
The lawyer representing the civil parties in the case against an Iranian diplomat on trial in Belgium for planning to bomb a meeting of an exiled opposition group in France in 2018 said he is ...
World News 03 December ,2020
Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks supporters after release from Iran prison Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks supporters after release from Iran prison
An Australian-British academic released after two years imprisoned in Iran on spying charges said she thanked supporters from the “bottom of my heart” Tuesday, saying they helped her through a ...
Middle East 01 December ,2020
British-Australian Kylie Moore-Gilbert returns to Australia after Iran imprisonment British-Australian Kylie Moore-Gilbert returns to Australia after Iran imprisonment
British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert arrived back in Australia on Friday and will soon reunite with her family after more than two years in an Iranian prison.For all the latest headlines ...
Middle East 27 November ,2020
Iran state TV airs opposition figure’s purported confession to ‘terrorism’ Iran state TV airs opposition figure’s purported confession to ‘terrorism’
Iran’s state television aired a short video on Wednesday in which a Sweden-based Iranian Arab opposition figure that Tehran said it recently detained abroad appeared to confess to involvement in ...
Middle East 12 November ,2020
Iranian dissident Mehdi Amin found murdered at his residence in Canada Iranian dissident Mehdi Amin found murdered at his residence in Canada
A man who was found murdered on Wednesday at his residence in southern Ontario has been identified as Mehdi Amin, an Iranian dissident, a friend of the victim told Al Arabiya English.Canadian media ...
World News 23 October ,2020
Iran claims it has arrested five Iranians spying for UK, Germany, Israel Iran claims it has arrested five Iranians spying for UK, Germany, Israel
Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison sentences on at least two of them, the judiciary said on ...
Middle East 11 August ,2020
Iran strikes: Workers from oil, gas sector protest against lack of wages Iran strikes: Workers from oil, gas sector protest against lack of wages
Iranian workers from various sectors in the country, including the critical oil and gas industries, went on strike on Saturday to protest the non-payment of their wages among other issues.The strikes ...
Middle East 02 August ,2020