Mon, 11 Dec 2023 08:44:12 GMT
Nobel Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned in Tehran, has criticized Western governments for their half-hearted support for Iranians who fight for democracy and human rights.
Mon, 11 Dec 2023 02:55:00 GMT
The IRGC is indifferent to who becomes Iran's next president or the outcome of parliamentary elections in March, its deputy commander Ali Fadavi has said.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 23:07:21 GMT
Mojgan Eftekhari, the mother of Mahsa Amini, strongly denounced the authorities for obstructing their family's departure for France to receive the Sakharov Prize.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 19:40:34 GMT
The Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring Iranian activist Nargess Mohammadi took place in the Norwegian capital of Oslo while she is on hunger strike in prison.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 19:05:39 GMT
After several weeks of sporadic attacks on Red Sea shipping, Iran-backed Houthis of Yemen have threatened all ships in addition to US and Israeli vessels.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 16:35:39 GMT
Refinery reservoirs in the Birjand special economic zone in eastern Iran caught fire on Sunday, as reported by Iran's state media.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 14:24:16 GMT
Iran's parliament has given its approval for a bill aimed at fostering cooperation with Russia in the realm of information security, as both countries are accused of extensive cyber attacks.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 13:42:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Russian President Vladmir Putin Sunday, after Putin’s visit to the region and a trip by Iran’s president to Moscow.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 13:07:46 GMT
Two Iranians have been detained in Cyprus for questioning over suspected planning of attacks on Israeli citizens living in Cyprus, a Cypriot newspaper reported on Sunday.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 12:03:58 GMT
Iran and Saudi Arabia will start formal talks next week to resume direct scheduled flights between Tehran and Riyadh and other cities, an Iranian official said.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 11:32:09 GMT
Controversy has erupted in Iran after hardliners demanded specifically designed gowns conforming to hijab rules to be made compulsory in hospitals and operating rooms.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 11:13:56 GMT
The French Navy's Languedoc frigate intercepted two drones launched from the Houthi-controlled territories in Yemen, following a threat by the Iran-backed group to attack ships destined for Israel.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 09:34:46 GMT
The trial of Johan Floderus, a Swedish national employed by the European Union, has commenced in Tehran, as confirmed by Sweden's Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom on Saturday.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 08:21:00 GMT
The first-ever national Iranian state-controlled insurance company has faced a significant loss of net profits in 2022, a decrease of 300% from the previous year.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 07:55:00 GMT
Iran's Foreign Minister claims that the US sent a message to Iran, urging Tehran to instruct "resistance groups" to cease attacks on American bases in the region.
Sun, 10 Dec 2023 00:29:28 GMT
The UN Special Rapporteur on Iran says the levels of killings, torture, and brutality against the Baluch minority in Iran are “shocking”.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 21:20:02 GMT
The Mexican immigration agency announced on Friday that they had detained two Iranians who they said were under FBI observation.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 21:18:00 GMT
President Ebrahim Raisi and Parliamentary Speaker Mohamad Bagher Ghalibaf denied their differences during a meeting at the Iranian parliament earlier this week.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 20:33:17 GMT
As Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nargess Mohammadi remains imprisoned, her children express apprehension about the possibility of reuniting with their mother.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 16:30:23 GMT
An Iranian cleric in charge of ideological enforcement claims that 94% of Hollywood actresses in the United States have experienced sexual assault and rape.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 16:30:00 GMT
As a significant winter gas shortage looms in Iran due to increased household usage, officials are once again highlighting the nation's substantial gas consumption.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 14:48:00 GMT
Almost a month since imprisoned Iranian journalist Niloufar Hamedi filed a complaint against Judge Abolqasem Salavati, there is still no update on the proceedings.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 12:27:58 GMT
Iranian dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi's life is “at risk” in prison and he may be a “target for assassination”, according to his social media account.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 12:25:00 GMT
In Student Day statements, Iranian student groups have criticized the government for suppressive methods in universities and vowed not to give up their fight for freedom.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 11:10:37 GMT
The family of Mahsa Amini, set to receive the Sakharov Prize from the European Union, were not allowed to leave Iran for France for the award ceremony.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 09:22:14 GMT
A US lawmaker has requested easier access to information concerning the suspensions of officers in the executive branch, including former Iran envoy Robert Malley.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 08:48:30 GMT
Johan Floderus, a 33-year-old Swedish citizen and EU diplomat, has been held captive in Iran for the past 18 months, prompting his family to speak out about the severe conditions he faces.
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 08:27:00 GMT
Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria launched 10 fresh attacks on US targets Friday, as Tehran uses its proxies in the region to pressure Washington.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 23:32:55 GMT
The United States has imposed sanctions against Iranian officers who were allegedly involved in plots to target US officials in revenge for the killing of IRGC Commander Qassem Soleimani.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 22:12:00 GMT
Iranian media is still buzzing with the unfolding details of a colossal corruption case involving nearly $3.5 billion and key Islamic Republic figures.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 21:16:42 GMT
Senior cleric Ahmad Khatami has justified attacks by the militant group against Israel as a legitimate form of defense, speaking in a Friday prayer sermon in Tehran.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 16:59:46 GMT
As two major corruption cases became the main headlines in Iran this week, the minister of economy blamed economic stagnation on “Trump’s sanctions.”
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 16:42:05 GMT
The commander of Iran’s navy has claimed it is maintaining “maritime security” in the region amid allegations of the Islamic Republic’s involvement in Houthi attacks on shipping.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 14:43:36 GMT
British officials have warned shipping in the Red Sea to “exercise caution” after a vessel was ordered to change course by "an entity" claiming to be the Yemeni authorities.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 13:39:17 GMT
The Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) says use of pharmacological torture against political prisoners has increased alarmingly in the past year.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 12:59:12 GMT
Followers of the Baha’i faith continue to be systematically persecuted by the Iranian authorities, in cases uncovered by Iran International.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 11:33:44 GMT
An Iranian businessman living in Canada is facing deportation for alleged complicity in crimes against humanity after supplying surveillance cameras to the Tehran regime.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 10:23:33 GMT
An Iranian activist who has campaigned for justice for victims of the Islamic Republic since the death of his son in a protest has been given an international human rights award.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 09:54:07 GMT
The US government has once again blamed Iran for Houthi drone and missile attacks on ships in the Red Sea, according to a senior White House official.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 06:19:31 GMT
A US military official told Iran International that on Friday, a multi-rocket attack was launched at US forces in the vicinity of Union III and the Baghdad Embassy Complex.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 05:14:45 GMT
A member of the Tehran City Council made accusations this week that 170 trillion rials, or $336 million of Tehran Municipality's collected revenues are missing.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 23:53:00 GMT
The US Department of Treasury slapped sanctions against 13 individuals and entities over their role in financing Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 21:47:40 GMT
A series of mysterious events have impacted the Swiss embassy in Tehran, including a military attaché seriously injured and an employee's deadly fall from a balcony.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 20:00:53 GMT
Iranian authorities have blocked the Instagram page of an old man whose singing and dancing videos in public had gone viral over the past days.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 17:35:12 GMT
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday to discuss the war in Gaza and bilateral relations, IRNA reported.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 17:09:37 GMT
The Iranian Writers’ Association says combatting censorship, a significant tool of suppression, is crucial to safeguarding freedom of speech against government tyranny.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 16:14:36 GMT
The United States has urged Israel not to respond directly to drone and missile attacks by Tehran-backed Yemeni Houthis, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 13:37:13 GMT
In remarks indicating deep antisemitism, the commander of Iran’s Basij militia said on Thursday that Jewish hostility towards Islam has existed since the advent of the religion.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 12:54:00 GMT
Canadian officials have told Iran International that 10 individuals affiliated with the Islamic Republic have been found “inadmissible” and must leave the country.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 11:10:01 GMT
The Iranian parliament is reviewing a bill covering cooperation between Tehran and Moscow on information security, according to IRNA, the Iranian state news agency.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 09:58:40 GMT
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Hamas has so far responded well to the Israeli “aggression” but the coming days will be “extremely frightening” for Israel.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 08:36:21 GMT
The Biden administration is receiving more and more criticism over its failure to deter Iran and its proxies in the Middle East since the Gaza war broke out in October.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 08:02:56 GMT
US National Security spokesman John Kirby emphasized on Wednesday that Washington will continue to hold Tehran and Moscow accountable for their growing military ties.
Thu, 07 Dec 2023 02:31:49 GMT
The Iranian government is reluctantly acknowledging one of the most significant cases of financial corruption in Iran, displaying a matter-of-fact attitude.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 23:36:23 GMT
The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has claimed that Israel is unable to continue its war against Tehran-backed Hamas in the long-term.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 21:32:40 GMT
A former high-ranking Iranian government official found living in Toronto is now facing deportation by the Canadian authorities.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 18:13:50 GMT
Oberlin College has placed Iran’s former UN ambassador, Mohammad Jafar Mahallati, on indefinite leave from his teaching position after a campaign by Iranian Americans.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 17:59:12 GMT
The use of a low-grade fuel by power plants amid a gasoline shortage in Iran is linked to severe harm to public health and even fatalities, a parliamentarian says.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 16:13:48 GMT
Iran's Revolutionary Guards' media say IRGC Navy has intercepted and seized ships smuggling more than 4.5 million liters of fuel.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 15:52:00 GMT
Amnesty International has released a report exposing the Iranian government's use of rape and sexual violence as tools of repression in last year’s protests.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 13:36:03 GMT
Four prisoners were executed at jails in Iran on Wednesday, as the Islamic Republic added to its toll of hundreds of lives taken in capital punishment this year.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 11:51:48 GMT
Iranian singer Tataloo has been sent to the Islamic Republic by the Turkish authorities to face judicial charges.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 11:38:20 GMT
The FBI Director has warned that threats from entities like Iran cannot be effectively countered if Congress fails to renew a spying authority set to expire on December 31.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 10:39:29 GMT
Iranian civil activist Sepideh Rashno has condemned as “absurd” the four-year prison sentence she is facing over hijab defiance.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 09:14:05 GMT
An Iranian court looking into the killing of IRGC's Quds commander Qassem Soleimani has awarded damages of almost $50bn against the US government and linked individuals and bodies.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 07:50:00 GMT
Israel is not systematically targeting Iranian forces in Syria, Fars news website affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard stated on Tuesday, downplaying repeated air strikes.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 01:36:18 GMT
Authorities in Iran’s religious city of Mashhad have resorted to displaying their facial recognition capabilities as a measure to frighten women into wearing the hijab.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 22:57:08 GMT
A second teenager injured in a clash between Afghan and Iranian youths in Meybod this week is in a critical condition as calls for the expulsion of illegal Afghans grow.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:10:30 GMT
Israel has reiterated its bid to “destroy the Iranian proxy in Gaza” and focus on deterrence against other Iran-backed groups such as Hezbollah.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 19:02:33 GMT
Under mounting international sanctions, Russia and Iran have signed an agreement to make joint efforts to counter Western sanctions.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 16:19:18 GMT
Vladimir Putin is set to visit the UAE and Saudi Arabia before hosting the Iranian president in Moscow, hinting at a re-activation of Moscow's Middle East diplomacy.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 16:00:35 GMT
Iran has denied involvement in the recent attacks on vessels in the Red Sea, while its proxy, the Houthi rebels, claimed responsibility.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:37:30 GMT
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi presented the proposed budget for the upcoming year to parliament on Tuesday for a nation amidst an economic crisis.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 11:58:58 GMT
Five prominent French labor unions have condemned the increasing wave of executions in Iran.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 11:43:14 GMT
You don’t find many saying it loud, but Hamas might not be eradicated unless its military wing the Qassam Brigades is completely dismantled.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 10:36:56 GMT
The Baha'i International Community (BIC) has issued a statement accusing Iran of employing brutal tactics to persecute the country's Baha'i religious minority.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 09:30:44 GMT
Iranian students suspended from universities issued a statement declaring December 6 as a "nationwide student strike."
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 08:50:08 GMT
The US government’s reaction to attacks on vessels in the Red Sea on Sunday has been a mixture of blaming Iran and downplaying the threat to the US Navy.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 03:56:00 GMT
Tens of millions of Iranians have already watched a prohibited music video produced by a foreign-based Iranian singer and banned by government censors.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 00:58:00 GMT
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi held a joint press conference with President of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel in Tehran on Monday to elaborate on avenues to develop ties with the Latin American country.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 22:31:00 GMT
Ebrahim Pourfaraj, the head of the Association of Iranian Tour Operators, said Iran's tourism industry is at its lowest point.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 20:33:48 GMT
Dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi was transferred to Dastgerd Prison in Esfahan on Sunday after spending several days in undisclosed detention.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 17:37:06 GMT
Britain joined the United States in condemning the attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea on Monday, blaming Iran for supporting the Houthi militants behind them.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 16:43:21 GMT
Amid tensions over the presence of millions of Afghans in Iran, the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has banned them from nearly half of all provinces.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 15:56:27 GMT
An arson attack has targeted the building of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in Berlin Monday morning, the third such attack on the Mojahedin-e-Khalq's (MEK) political arm this year.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 15:07:41 GMT
Amid Israel's renewed ground offensive on the Gaza Strip, an Iranian hardline newspaper claims Israelis "still have to see the nightmare of operations larger than October 7."
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:27:16 GMT
A US air strike killed five Iran-backed Iraqi militants near the northern city of Kirkuk as they prepared to launch explosive projectiles at American forces.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:25:08 GMT
After Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirmed that two IRGC officers were killed in an Israeli attack in Syria, Tehran vows revenge.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:52:52 GMT
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has barred entry for several senior regime officials while investigating 100 who hold Canadian citizenship.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 10:50:05 GMT
The Islamic Republic is using Iranian students abroad, including those on government scholarships, to pursue its Islamist agenda.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 10:41:35 GMT
Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs claims that the $6 billion in resources released by the United States in Qatar are accessible to Iran in spite of calls from Washington to withhold it.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 09:37:00 GMT
Three Baha'i citizens in northern Iran, have collectively been sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment for establishing and operating a daycare center.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 07:53:00 GMT
Iran denies challenges in obtaining foreign currency, contradicting tangible signs of shortages of vital imports in the Iranian market and a plummeting rial.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 22:57:00 GMT
A delegation of Sudanese officials has visited Iran on a mission to purchase Iranian-made drones, as a UN arms trade embargo expired in October.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 18:58:42 GMT
Three Iranian singers have released an album in memory of the former IRGC commander Qasem Soleimani.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 18:25:00 GMT
The Pentagon says an American warship and multiple commercial ships came under attack Sunday in the Red Sea as Iran-backed Houthis of Yemen have intensified attacks.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 16:44:24 GMT
Iran has declared a comprehensive ban on the entry of Afghan nationals into 16 provinces across the country.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 14:14:44 GMT
A known Islamic extremist praising Islamic State has been arrested in France after an attack which killed one German tourist and injured two others in an attack "to avenge Muslims".
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 12:59:14 GMT
The surge in Black Friday sales for businesses operating on Instagram in Iran indicates the ongoing popularity of the platform despite a government ban.
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 12:31:35 GMT
Deflecting accusations of gross violations of Iran's constitution against its people, President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the country's constitutional commitment to Gaza.