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World - Region
1/2/2023 4:58:02 PM
Iranian police have resumed warnings that women must wear mandatory headscarves even in cars, media reported Monday, as unrest continues following the death of Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
12/5/2022 7:06:46 PM
The United States on Monday said "nothing suggests" Iran is improving the treatment of women following reports Tehran was scrapping its notorious morality police amid a wave of civil unrest.

World - Region
12/4/2022 12:09:50 PM
Iran has scrapped its morality police after more than two months of protests triggered by the arrest of Mahsa Amini for allegedly violating the country's strict female dress code, local media said Sunday.

World - Region
10/13/2022 12:11:55 PM
Iran's president accused the U.S. on Thursday of conducting a ``failed policy of destabilization`` targeting his nation after Iranians in cities nationwide protested the death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of the country's morality police.

World - Region
10/12/2022 7:05:48 PM
EU countries have agreed sanctions on Iran following its brutal crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini's death and foreign ministers are to adopt them next Monday, diplomats said.

World - Region
10/12/2022 2:52:34 PM
Iran suffered a "major disruption'' in internet service Wednesday as calls for renewed protests again saw demonstrators on the streets weeks after the death of a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the country's morality police, an advocacy group said.

World - Region
10/11/2022 4:27:32 PM
Iran intensified its crackdown Tuesday on Kurdish areas in the country's west amid protests sparked by the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the morality police, activists said.

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.

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
10/3/2022 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
10/2/2022 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 - Region
9/29/2022 2:15:27 PM
Iranian celebrities were warned Thursday against coming out in support of protests that flared across the country over the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody.

World - Region
9/29/2022 10:40:35 AM
Taliban forces fired shots into the air on Thursday to disperse a women's rally supporting protests in Iran over the death of a woman in the custody of morality police.

World - Region
9/25/2022 10:23:35 PM
Iranians took to the streets for a tenth consecutive night Sunday, defying a warning from the judiciary, to protest the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in morality police custody.

World - Region
9/25/2022 10:05:32 PM
Only glimpses of videos that make it online show the protests convulsing Iran over the death of a 22-year-old woman who had been detained by the nation's morality police.

World - Region
9/25/2022 9:10:06 PM
French police on Sunday used tear gas and employed anti-riot tactics to prevent hundreds of people protesting in Paris from marching on Tehran's embassy, AFP reporters and eyewitnesses said.

Arts & Culture - Screens
9/25/2022 3:20:27 PM
Iran's two-time Oscar winning director Asghar Farhadi on Sunday urged people worldwide to "stand in solidarity" with protesters following the death of Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/25/2022 2:24:09 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed "decisive action" against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

World - Region
9/22/2022 2:44:01 PM
Seventeen people have been killed in six straight nights of protests in Iran against the death of a young woman in morality police custody, state television reported in a toll update Thursday.

World - Region
9/22/2022 12:58:11 PM
Protests in Iran following the death of a young woman arrested by morality police could signal "a big change", according to Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, director of Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).

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