Iranian state television has acknowledged that Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
An Iranian cleric who was allegedly behind the 2016 attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran has been appointed as the head of the cultural committee of Iran’s Judo Federation.
The FBI on Wednesday blamed Iran for creating a website in the weeks following the U.S. presidential election that called for the deaths of American election officials.
Iran has sentenced British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, who studies child marriage and female genital mutilation, to eight years in prison.
Sweden’s latest attempt to secure the release of the Swedish-Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali was rebuffed by Iran this week, heightening concern that his execution could be imminent and underscoring the strained diplomatic relations between European capitals and Tehran.
The Iranian government’s most prevalent form of violence against women is the mandatory hijab. In this respect, 100 percent of women forced to veil themselves every time they step out of their homes or face arrests or attacks by the State Security Force (SSF). Furthermore, there are 27 agencies in Iran charged with enforcing hijab.
Allegedly handed off by a Vienna-based Iranian diplomat to an Iranian-Belgian couple at a Pizza Hut in Luxembourg in June 2018, it was a powerful bomb intended to attack a convention of thousands of opponents of the Iranian regime just outside Paris a few days later. A tip from Israeli intelligence to European authorities stopped the attack.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Iran Yuri Lazarchik met with members of the working group of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran on cooperation with the National Assembly of Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Sweden’s foreign minister spoke to her Iranian counterpart on November 24 after reports that Iran may soon execute Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali.
The bomb was meant to explode in a Paris suburb during a huge rally being held by an exiled Iranian opposition group. It could have caused carnage.
The French teacher Samuel Patty could surely not have known what fate awaited him when he showed a cartoon of Mohammed, the Prophet of Islam, to his students. The cartoon had previously been published in the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.