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World - Region
10/9/2022 10:56:08 AM
Growing up under a repressive system, Sharo, a 35-year-old university graduate, never thought she would hear words of open rebellion spoken out loud. Now she herself chants slogans like ``Death to the Dictator!'' with a fury she didn't know she had, as she joins protests calling for toppling the country's rulers.

World - Region
10/9/2022 10:13:42 AM
Digital activists supporting Iran's wave of women-led protests have hacked a state television live news broadcast, superimposing crosshairs and flames on the face of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

World - Region
10/8/2022 5:14:27 PM
Anti-government demonstrations erupted Saturday in several locations across Iran as the most sustained protests in years against a deeply entrenched theocracy entered their fourth week. At least two people were killed.

World - Region
10/8/2022 12:38:38 PM
A year since Iraq's last elections, it remains without not only a new government but a budget too, obstructing much-needed reforms and infrastructure projects in the oil-rich but war-ravaged country.

World - Region
10/7/2022 7:14:40 PM
Fountains in Tehran appeared to be pouring blood Friday after an artist turned their waters red to reflect a deadly crackdown amid weeks of protests sparked by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
10/7/2022 5:18:18 PM
The mother of a 16-year-old Iranian girl has disputed official claims that her daughter fell to her death from a high building, saying the teen was killed by blows to the head as part of the crackdown on anti-hijab protests roiling the country.

World - Region
10/6/2022 7:51:52 PM
The U.S. on Thursday imposed more sanctions on Iranian government officials in response to the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, as protests have embroiled dozens of Iranian cities for weeks and evolved into the most widespread challenge to Iran's leadership in years.

World - Region
10/6/2022 11:18:04 AM
Iran on Thursday published video showing two French citizens arrested for spying amid ongoing protests roiling the country that Tehran has sought to describe as a foreign plot instead of local anger over the death of a 22-year-old detained by the country's morality police.

Arts & Culture - Music
10/5/2022 2:47:26 PM
Even though he has been silenced, Iranian pop singer Shirvin Hajipour's impassioned song in support of protests over Mahsa Amini's death in custody remains an unofficial anthem of the movement.

World - Region
10/5/2022 12:22:45 PM
Iranian schoolgirls have come to the fore in protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, removing their hijabs and staging sporadic rallies in defiance of a lethal crackdown by the security forces.

World - Region
10/4/2022 9:30:37 PM
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country's rulers, even as the anti-government protests that have engulfed the country for weeks continued to spread to universities and high schools.

World - Region
10/4/2022 9:09:02 PM
Dozens of Moroccans demonstrated outside the European Union's office in Rabat on Tuesday in protest at "racist" and "humiliating" treatment over visa applications, particularly by former colonial ruler France.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
10/4/2022 9:06:45 PM
The wave of protests currently taking place in Iran shows no signs of dying down despite the draconian measures taken by the regime.

World - Region
10/4/2022 10:17:27 AM
President Joe Biden on Monday said the United States would place "further costs" on Iran for its violent crackdown against nationwide protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
10/3/2022 2:24:31 PM
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn the "rioting'' and accuse protests of being planned by the U.S. and Israel.

World - Region
10/3/2022 12:57:41 PM
Iranian students have clashed with security forces at a top Tehran university amid the wave of unrest sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, state media and rights groups said Monday.

World - Region
10/2/2022 6:22:28 PM
Iran's parliamentary speaker warned Sunday that protests over the death of a young woman in police custody could destabilize the country and urged security forces to deal harshly with those he claimed endanger public order.

World - Region
10/2/2022 6:08:08 PM
At least 92 people have been killed as Iran has cracked down on women-led protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the notorious morality police, the group Iran Human Rights said Sunday.

World - International
10/2/2022 10:11:42 AM
More than 100 Afghan women students rallied in the western city of Herat on Sunday, protesting against a suicide bombing on a Kabul classroom that killed dozens as they prepared for exams.

World - Region
10/1/2022 1:01:30 PM
Scuffles broke out between protesters and security forces injuring dozens as thousands gathered Saturday in Iraq's capital to mark three years since nationwide demonstrations erupted against endemic corruption.

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