A media watchdog has called on Turkey to halt the expulsion of an Iranian journalist sentenced to prison for alleged activities against the regime after criticizing Tehran’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Iran has sentenced British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, who studies child marriage and female genital mutilation, to eight years in prison.
In a faraway prison, an Iranian-Swedish scientist awaits execution. Ahmadreza Djalali, a specialist in disaster medicine sentenced to death for allegedly collaborating with Israeli intelligence, was told last week that his execution is imminent.
Sweden’s foreign minister spoke to her Iranian counterpart on November 24 after reports that Iran may soon execute Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali.
Last week, a horrific video went viral on social media inside Iran. It showed the police torturing a young man in public, on a street in the city of Mashhad, the second-most populous city in Iran.
Political prisoners in Tehran are being systematically starved by the authorities to break their will and force them to repent.
After years of claiming false heroism, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Major General Hossein Salami admitted in a speech to his country’s parliament that the emergence of ISIS offered an opportunity to increase Tehran’s influence in the region.
An Arab with Israeli citizenship in his 50s was indicted at the Central District Court on Sunday and was charged with spying on the Jewish State for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Today is Iran’s national Nuclear Technology Day, which will be marked by the unveiling of new nuclear centrifuges at the Natanz enrichment plant.