Fears are growing that Iran is preparing to execute more protesters after authorities hanged a 23-year-old man from a crane, in a public killing less than a month after he was arrested and following a secretive trial. Iran executed a second prisoner on Monday convicted over crimes committed during the nationwide protests challenging the country’s theocracy, publicly hanging him from … Continue reading Activists fear mass execution of Iranian protesters after 23-year-old male was hanged on a crane
IRAN: Mohsen Shekari identified as first protester executed since the ‘hijab unrest’
Iran said Thursday it executed a prisoner convicted for a crime allegedly committed during the country's ongoing nationwide protests, the first such death penalty carried out by Tehran. The execution comes as other detainees also face the possibility of the death penalty for their involvement in the protests, which began in mid-September, first as an … Continue reading IRAN: Mohsen Shekari identified as first protester executed since the ‘hijab unrest’
CNN Exclusive: Iran’s security raped protesters to quell riots
^Covert testimonies reveal sexual assaults on male and female activists as a women-led uprising spreads ^They’d choose the women who were pretty and suited their appetite … ^Then the officer would take one of them from the cell to a smaller, private room.” ^“They would sexually assault them there.” A trickle of people passes through … Continue reading CNN Exclusive: Iran’s security raped protesters to quell riots
WORLD CUP: Why Iranian players stood silent during national anthem
Iranian fans and footballers took protests against the country's clerical regime to the World Cup as they kicked off their campaign against England on Monday. Pre-kick off, Iranian players did not sing the national anthem as fans booed and jeered it. What appeared to be a sign of solidarity against their government's crackdown on demonstrators, in … Continue reading WORLD CUP: Why Iranian players stood silent during national anthem
ENGLAND VS IRAN: Carragher backs Southgate’s choice of players
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher thinks Gareth Southgate would be correct to play a back four in England’s World Cup opener against Iran. The Three Lions kick off their tournament in Qatar against Carlos Quieroz’s side on Monday afternoon. It is the second game of the World Cup after the hosts were comfortably beaten 2-0 … Continue reading ENGLAND VS IRAN: Carragher backs Southgate’s choice of players
ANTI-HIJAB PROTESTS: Iranian state TV hacked as women show President Raisi the middle finger
Iranian state TV was briefly interrupted by an apparent hack during further anti-hijab protests. As footage on the main evening news showed Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the broadcast was briefly interrupted with an image of him surrounded by flames, next to pictures of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, whose death sparked nationwide demonstrations, and three other women … Continue reading ANTI-HIJAB PROTESTS: Iranian state TV hacked as women show President Raisi the middle finger
Over 30 protesters injured In Iran following death Of Hijab victim
At least 33 people, including several teenage girls, have been injured as security forces attacked people protesting the death of a young woman in the custody of hijab police. According to the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, a Kurdish rights group, on Sunday an 18-year-old man lost one of his eyes after being hit with shot … Continue reading Over 30 protesters injured In Iran following death Of Hijab victim
Iranian women defy the Islamic regime by removing their headscarves in protests over police custody death
Mahsa Amini died on Friday, four days after her arrest for allegedly breaking hijab-wearing rules. At her funeral, videos show women protesting by taking off their headscarves and waving them in the air.Police responded by firing tear gas at protesters and making arrests, per reports. Protests erupted on Saturday at the funeral of a 22-year-old … Continue reading Iranian women defy the Islamic regime by removing their headscarves in protests over police custody death
PUBLIC MORALITY POLICE: Iranian woman suffers heart attack and brain seizure, falls into a coma after arrest
A young Iranian woman is in a coma and fighting for her life after being arrested in Tehran by the Islamic republic's morality police, campaigners said Thursday. The Islamic hijab has been compulsory for women in Iran since shortly after the 1979 Islamic revolution ATTA KENARE AFP The woman, named as Mahsa Amini, 22, was on … Continue reading PUBLIC MORALITY POLICE: Iranian woman suffers heart attack and brain seizure, falls into a coma after arrest
IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: Will Biden administration repeat history without paying a price?
Iran wants a deal on its nuclear program 'as soon as possible,' but doesn't want to be trapped into a bad deal, according to an advisor to its negotiatiing team. U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has been trying to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, named the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was … Continue reading IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: Will Biden administration repeat history without paying a price?
SATANIC VERSES: Salman Rushdie’s attacker pleads not guilty
The man accused of stabbing Sir Salman Rushdie pleaded not guilty on Saturday to charges of attempted murder and assault, in what a prosecutor called a “pre-planned” crime, as the renowned author of The Satanic Verses remained in hospital with serious injuries. A lawyer for Hadi Matar entered the plea on his behalf during a formal hearing … Continue reading SATANIC VERSES: Salman Rushdie’s attacker pleads not guilty
Iran denies offering missiles to Russian officials amid Ukraine war
The White House says Russian officials have visited an airfield in central Iran at least twice in recent weeks to view weapons-capable drones it is looking to acquire for use in its ongoing war in Ukraine. The administration released the intelligence as President Joe Biden gets set to meet on Saturday with leaders of six … Continue reading Iran denies offering missiles to Russian officials amid Ukraine war
Will US recognition of Taliban be a game changer?
The stunning disclosure late Tuesday in Brussels that the United states is working on a “road map” for according recognition to the Taliban Government will take a lot of people by surprise but it could have been expected sooner rather than later. The US has a consistent record of rethinking its strategies once it realises … Continue reading Will US recognition of Taliban be a game changer?
Iran: Former Central Bank Governor sentenced to prison
The former governor and several former officials in Iran’s central bank have been sentenced to prison for illegal practices in managing the country’s tumultuous foreign currency market under United States sanctions. Valiollah Seif, who led the troubled central bank for almost five years until his sacking in July 2018, was sentenced to 10 years in … Continue reading Iran: Former Central Bank Governor sentenced to prison
Why China is expanding espionage activities in the Middle East
China has hacked multiple public and private sector groups of Israel in an attempt to gain business interests, a local media report said on Tuesday. The Chinese cyberattacks have been doing the same thing in Iran, Saudi Arabia and a variety of other countries. The massive cyberattack appears to be part of a long-term spying … Continue reading Why China is expanding espionage activities in the Middle East
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