A group of former Iranian political prisoners and human rights activists sent a letter on Wednesday to the president of the prestigious Oberlin College in Ohio, demanding that the college’s management terminate religion professor Mohammad Jafar Mahallati after accusations came out saying he allegedly played a role in crimes against humanity.
The commander of the 2nd Region of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s naval forces, Admiral Ramadan Zirrahey, announced that they will induc of ocean-going warships to the Revolutionary Guard Navy, before next March.
A Coquitlam woman who said her brother has been arbitrarily arrested and imprisoned by Iran’s intelligence agents is calling on the Canadian government to put pressure on the country at a time COVID-19 cases are on the rise.
American officials this week announced that a full range of UN sanctions had returned on Iran, including a permanent extension of the arms embargo. Some observers debate the efficacy of these measures, particularly as the European powers have signaled that they will not enforce them
“Our bodies are ruined,” Narges Mohammadi, the imprisoned Iranian journalist and human rights advocate, wrote in July.
Fifteen-year-old Nawal Talebi saw her parents imprisoned and her beloved musical instrument carted off as Tehran steps up its persecution of minorities
Iran has raised oil production from the oilfields in its southwest it shares with Iraq to 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 70,000 bpd in the past seven years, Shafaq News quoted Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh as saying on Tuesday.
An oil tanker is discharging Iranian condensate for Venezuela as both countries continue to avoid U.S. sanction tripwires.
The latest developments in Iran suggest that the country is likely on the verge of a historic change. The economic situation is abysmal, the government is nearly bankrupt, and a second wave of coronavirus infections has hit, leading regime officials to tell of their growing anxiety about the prospects of rampant unrest and state collapse.
The Sudanese Ambassador to Washington Noureddin Satti stated in an interview with US magazine Newsweek that his country’s government will support any deal that brings peace to the region, and stressed that the conflict with Israel is “fruitless”.
The latest report from Amnesty International, published on Sept. 2, revealed the horrific extent of torture and ill treatment of political prisoners in Iran.