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World - Region
12/11/2022 10:33:45 PM
Iran has jailed for 10 years each two prominent Bahai figures as part of a crackdown on its largest non-Muslim religious minority, the group representing the community at the UN said Sunday.

World - Region
12/9/2022 5:48:11 PM
Iran faced international condemnation Friday after carrying out its first known execution over protests that have shaken the regime for nearly three months, leading to calls for even more demonstrations.

World - Region
12/8/2022 1:14:12 PM
Iran said Thursday it executed a prisoner convicted for a crime allegedly committed during the country's ongoing nationwide protests, the first such death penalty carried out by Tehran.

World - Region
12/7/2022 1:20:52 PM
Iran's ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi paid a visit Wednesday to a university and praised students for their welcome despite the "atmosphere of riots" after nearly three months of protests.

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
12/3/2022 2:56:13 PM
Iran on Saturday began construction on a new nuclear power plant in the country's southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the U.S. over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic Republic's nuclear deal with world powers.

World - Region
12/2/2022 4:05:58 PM
Women in Iran's Sistan-Baluchistan on Friday joined nationwide protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, in what a rights group called a "rare" move for women in the staunchly conservative Sunni Muslim province.

World - Region
12/1/2022 6:12:40 PM
Iran's president paid a visit Thursday to Kurdistan province, the cradle of protests over Mahsa Amini's death, and urged people to thwart the "enemy" which his government accuses of stoking the unrest.

World - Region
11/28/2022 8:34:15 PM
An Iranian general on Monday acknowledged that more than 300 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding nationwide protests, giving the first official word on casualties in two months.

World - Region
11/28/2022 11:59:51 AM
Iranian-Kurdish rebel groups have for decades sought refuge in northern Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, but they have recently come under fresh fire amid weeks of protests in the neighbouring Islamic republic.

World - Region
11/27/2022 5:44:44 PM
Iranian authorities have arrested the niece of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after she recorded a video describing the authorities led by her uncle as a "murderous and child-killing regime".

World - Region
11/26/2022 6:10:07 PM
The family of an Iranian rapper detained for supporting protests over Mahsa Amini's death said his life was at risk after he went on trial behind closed doors on Saturday.

World - Region
11/26/2022 3:35:23 PM
Hackers have disrupted the work of Iran's Fars news agency, one of the main sources of news disseminated by the state during protests over Mahsa Amini's death, the agency said.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:40:48 PM
Iranian security forces opened fire on protests after Friday prayers in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, leaving dozens of people dead or wounded, activists said.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:06:41 PM
Tensions ran high at Iran's second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts, and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic.

World - Region
11/24/2022 10:49:43 AM
The UN Human Rights Council is holding an urgent meeting Thursday to discuss whether to launch a high-level international investigation into the deadly crackdown on mass protests rocking Iran.

World - Region
11/22/2022 2:32:32 PM
The United Nations on Tuesday denounced Iran's increasingly harsh and deadly crackdown on mass protests that have been rocking the country for more than two months.

World - Region
11/21/2022 7:25:54 PM
Iran's players didn't sing their national anthem and didn't celebrate their goals. In the stands, many Iranian fans showed solidarity with the protest movement that has roiled the country for months.

World - Region
11/19/2022 5:23:26 PM
Iranian security forces killed at least three protesters Saturday in the latest violence against demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a rights group said.

World - Region
11/19/2022 3:56:44 PM
Iranian security forces have killed at least 378 people -including 47 children -in a crackdown on protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, a rights group said in an updated toll Saturday.

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