A United States federal court held Iran responsible for the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia where US forces were housed, and ordered Tehran to pay $879 million to survivors.
A Pakistani ganglord suspected of being behind a criminal empire of extortion, kidnapping and drug trafficking, has confessed to spying for Iranian intelligence agencies in 2014, according to a report released by Pakistan’s provincial government in Sindh this week.
Iran’s appeals court has confirmed a five-year prison sentence for Iranian-French academic Fariba Adelkhah on security charges, the judiciary’s official Mizan news agency reported on Tuesday.
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has called on the European Union to designate both the political and military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist group.
Iran has released new video and images of its long-range ballistic missile attack carried out in 2017 against ISIS positions. The video shows Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps members praying and then counting down to launching numerous missiles.
Families, who lost loved ones when the Iranian military shot down a passenger plane six months ago, say they are frustrated at the lack of answers and believe the global pandemic should not be an excuse to slow the investigation.
Half a year after protests which Iran has now acknowledged claimed more than 200 lives, rights groups fear the real toll from the crackdown was far higher and that nobody will be brought to justice.
Journalist rights groups and Iranian dissidents are urging Romania not to deport a former Iranian official to his homeland to face corruption charges, saying he should be prosecuted in Europe for ordering the mass arrest of reporters while serving as a judge in Tehran.
A crisis has reportedly emerged in relations between Hamas and Iran after the Gaza-based terror group discovered that Tehran had been operating spies to track one of its senior leaders.
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has recently begun to appear strongly on the political, media and social scenes in Iran. Although the IRGC must focus on military activity alongside the Iranian army, it has announced fake devices to combat the corona virus, while its leadership has sought to dominate the Iranian parliament and all its committees, especially after the former IRGC commander Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf was elected parliament speaker on May 28.
The head of the Fatah Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, submitted his resignation from the Iraqi parliament on June 6, in a move apparently planned by Iran.