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Arts & Culture - Music
4/26/2024 7:11:08 PM
Ten United Nations experts called Thursday for the release of an Iranian rapper sentenced to death for supporting nationwide protests sparked by the death of the young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
4/25/2024 3:47:08 PM
A rapper in Iran who came to fame over his lyrics about the 2022 death of Mahsa Amini and criticizing the Islamic Republic has been sentenced to death, his lawyer and rights activists said Thursday.

World - Region
2/22/2024 9:39:57 PM
Candidates for Iran's parliament began campaigning Thursday in the country's first election since the 2022 crackdown on nationwide protests that followed the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody.

World - Region
9/20/2023 9:16:22 PM
Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan was escorted out of the UN General Assembly hall on Tuesday for interrupting the speech of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.

World - Region
9/16/2023 6:16:07 PM
Iranian authorities on Saturday prevented the family of Mahsa Amini from holding a ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of her death, confining her father to his home, as sporadic protests were reported nationwide despite heavy security, rights groups said.

World - International
9/15/2023 5:55:17 PM
President Joe Biden marked the anniversary Friday of the Iranian woman who died while being held by the country's morality police by announcing the U.S. will impose more sanctions on Iranian people and firms that will target “some of Iran’s most egregious human rights abusers.”

World - Region
8/31/2023 10:11:22 PM
An Iranian man originally sentenced to death in connection with last year's protests triggered by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini died in hospital on Thursday, the judiciary said.

World - Region
8/30/2023 8:11:09 PM
The trial has begun in Iran of the lawyer of Mahsa Amini, the young Iranian Kurd whose death last September triggered a widespread protest movement, a media report said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/31/2023 10:14:00 PM
With Mahsa Amini’s death anniversary and the upcoming elections, Iranian nationalism is taking centre stage.

World - Region
4/10/2023 7:29:24 PM
Iran's parliament has adopted proposals to toughen penalties for perpetrators of violence against women which could be voted into law within months, state media has reported.

World - Region
3/20/2023 5:14:40 PM
The UK on Monday sanctioned more senior officials of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including financiers and commanders, in its latest set of asset freezes and visa bans.

World - Region
3/5/2023 7:53:42 PM
A crisis over suspected poisonings targeting Iranian schoolgirls escalated Sunday as authorities acknowledged over 50 schools were struck in a wave of possible cases. The poisonings have spread further fear among parents as Iran has faced months of unrest.

World - Region
2/5/2023 3:37:23 PM
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday reportedly ordered an amnesty or reduction in prison sentences for "tens of thousands'' of people detained amid nationwide anti-government protests shaking the country, acknowledging for the first time the scale of the crackdown.

World - Region
2/3/2023 7:29:48 PM
Iranian security forces have been systematically targeting the eyes of demonstrators in their crackdown on the protests that have swept the country since September, a human rights group said Friday.

World - Region
1/29/2023 5:31:38 PM
Iran on Sunday condemned a "cowardly" night-time drone attack that targeted a defence ministry site, at a time of high tensions over its nuclear programme and Russia's war in Ukraine.

World - Region
1/28/2023 9:01:47 PM
An Iranian journalist who was arrested after interviewing the father of Mahsa Amini, whose death in custody sparked months of protests, said Saturday she had been sentenced without a court hearing.

World - Region
1/24/2023 10:29:30 AM
Iran vowed Tuesday it will respond to new sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain over its handling of months-long protests triggered by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
1/23/2023 10:51:21 AM
Despite a slackening of street activity in the face of a brutal crackdown, Iranian protesters are still challenging the Islamic regime four months into their movement, observers say.

World - Region
1/22/2023 5:39:30 PM
Iran on Sunday warned the European Union it would take "reciprocal" measures after the European Parliament voted to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group.

World - Region
1/16/2023 11:31:32 PM
Up to 12,000 people marched Monday to the EU Parliament in the eastern French city of Strasbourg in support of Iran’s anti-government protesters while the Eiffel Tower lit the night with the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom,” which embodies the protest movement spilling beyond Iran.

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