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Nobel Winner Criticizes West's Limited Support For Iranians Seeking Change

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.

IRGC Says Not Interested In The Outcome Of Any Election

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.

Mahsa Amini’s Mother Decries Authorities For Blocking Prize Trip

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.

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To Iranian Activist Amid Her Hunger Strike

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.

Houthis' Threat To Ships In Red Sea Now Includes ‘All Ships’

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.

Fire Breaks Out In Eastern Iran's Birjand Refinery Reservoirs

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.

Iranian Parliament Approves Information Security Deal With Russia

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.

Netanyahu Tells Putin He Opposes Russian Cooperation With Iran

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.

Two Iranians Questioned Over Plots To Attack Israelis In Cyprus

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.

Iran, Saudi Arabia Mulling Direct Scheduled Flights

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.

Patients Must Wear Islamic Gowns, Iran’s Fundamentalists Demand

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.

French Navy Thwarts Houthi Drone Threat Near Yemen Coast

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.

Trial Begins For Swedish EU Employee In Tehran

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.

Losses Accumulate At Iran's Government-Controlled Insurance Company

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.

Iran's Foreign Minister Claims US Asked Iran For Ceasefire

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.

UN Rapporteur: Iranian Regime's Brutality Against Baluchis Shocking

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”.

Mexico Detains 2 Iranians Who Were Allegedly 'Under FBI Observation'

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.

Fierce Competition Continues Between Iran’s President And Speaker

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.

Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate's Children Express Concerns Over Reunion

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.

Iranian Cleric Says Most Actresses In Hollywood Are Victims Of Rape

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.

Why Iran Consumes Five Times More Gas Than Turkey?

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.

No Progress In Legal Action As Iranian Journalist’s Detention Persists

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.

Dissident Iranian Rapper's Life At Risk In Prison

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.

Dissident Iranian Students Vow To Oppose Suppression In Universities

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.

Iranian Authorities Prevent Mahsa Amini's Family From Leaving Country

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.

US Lawmaker Seeks Records Of Suspended Iran Envoy Robert Malley

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.

Swedish Diplomat Detained In Iran Faces Harrowing Conditions

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.

Iran Proxies Escalate Attacks On US Troops In Iraq And Syria

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.

US Imposes Sanctions On Iranian Officials Over 'Soleimani Revenge Plot'

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.

Smell Of Iran’s Tea Graft Wafts Wide And Deep

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.

Senior Iranian Clerics Praise Hamas For Action Against Israel

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.

Minister Says ‘Trump’s Sanctions’ Have Impoverished Iran

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.”

Iran Defends Naval Activities Amid Allegation Of Shipping Attacks

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.

British Authorities Alert Ships After Maritime Incident In Red Sea

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.

Iran Uses Systematic Pharmacological Torture Against Political Prisoners

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.

Iran Mounting Persecution Of Baha'is Through Arbitrary Arrests

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.

Businessman With Links To Iran Intelligence Faces Deportation From Canada

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.

Father of Slain Protester Wins International Human Rights Award

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.

IRGC Involved In Planning, Execution Of Houthi Attacks, US Says

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.

US Official Confirms Rocket Attack On Baghdad Embassy

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.

Tehran’s ‘Revolutionary’ Mayor Faces Financial, Marital Scandals

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.

US Sanctions IRGC-Backed Network Financing Houthis

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.

A Series Of Unfortunate Events Haunt Swiss Embassy In Tehran

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.

Islamic Republic Blocks Instagram Page Of Singing, Dancing Old Man

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.

Raisi, Putin Discuss Israel-Hamas War In Moscow

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. 

Censorship Major Tool Of Suppression, Iranian Writers Say

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.

US Told Israel Not To Respond Directly To Houthis - WSJ

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.

Iranian Paramilitary Commander Repeats Threat To Destroy Israel

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.

Ten Islamic Republic Men Face Deportation From Canada

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.

Iran’s Parliament Examines Tehran-Moscow Information Security Bill

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.

Iran Threatens: Coming Days ‘Frightening’ For Israel

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.

US Lawmakers Demand Tougher Action Against Iran And Proxies

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.

US Warns Against Iran, Russia Expanding Military Cooperation

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.

Iran's Biggest Corruption Case Rattles Ruling Hardliners

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.

Israel Cannot Fight A Long-Term War Against Hamas - IRGC Commander

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.

Iranian Former Minister Now Living In Toronto Faces Deportation

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.

Oberlin College Strips Iran’s Ex-UN Envoy Of Teaching Position

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.

Low-Grade Fuel Use Linked To Hospitalizations, Deaths In Iran

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.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Seize Vessels For Fuel Smuggling

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.

Rights Group Says Iran Security Used Sexual Violence Against Protesters

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.

Execution of Four Prisoners Sparks Outcry in Iran

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.

Iranian Singer Handed Over To Authorities After Detention In Turkey

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.

FBI Asks Congress To Renew Spy Tool, Citing Threats From Iran

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.

Iranian Activist Condemns Her ‘Absurd’ Prison Sentence Over Hijab

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.

Iranian Court Orders US To Pay $50bn For Soleimani Killing

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.

IRGC Tries To Minimize Significance Of Israeli Attacks In Syria

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.

Faces Of Passengers Displayed In Iranian Metro To Enforce Hijab

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.

Tensions High In Iranian Town As Second Teen In Critical Condition

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.

Israel Will Destroy Iranian Proxy In Gaza, Deter Others - Spox

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. 

Russia, Iran Officially Join Hands Against Western Sanctions

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.

Putin Returns To World Stage With Rare Trips To UAE, Saudi Arabia

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. 

Iran Denies Involvement In Attacks On Red Sea Vessels

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.

Iranian President Presents New Budget Amid Economic Crisis

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.

Five French Unions Denounce Escalation Of Executions In Iran

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 11:58:58 GMT

Five prominent French labor unions have condemned the increasing wave of executions in Iran.

Can Hamas Military Wing Be Eradicated?

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.

Iran's Persecution Of Baha'i Minority Intensifies

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.

Iranian Students Declare Nationwide Strike Against Autocracy

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 09:30:44 GMT

Iranian students suspended from universities issued a statement declaring December 6 as a "nationwide student strike."

US Sends Mixed Signals After Houthi Attacks In Red Sea

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.

A Viral Music Video Exposes Hypocrisy Among Iranian Officials

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.

Iran, Cuba Seek Stronger Ties Amidst US Sanctions

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.

Iran's Tourism Industry At Lowest Point

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.

Iranian Rapper Toomaj Salehi Transferred To Esfahan Prison

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.

Britain Condemns Iran’s Role In Red Sea Attacks

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. 

Iran Bans Afghan Migrants From Living In 16 Provinces

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.

Arson Attack At MEK’s Political Office In Berlin

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.

Iranian Daily Warns Of Larger Operations By Hamas On Israel

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."

US Strike Kills Five Iran-Backed Forces In Iraq

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.

Iran Threatens Israel Over IRGC Officers Killed In Syria

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.

Canada Denies Entry To Iranian Officials Under New Crackdown

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.

Iran Expands Influence Through Islamic Students Associations In Europe

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.

Iran Claims $6 Billion Frozen Funds Still Being Released By Qatar

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.

Baha'is In Northern Iran Imprisoned For Opening Daycare Center

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.

Iran’s Chief Banker Denies Currency Crisis

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. 

Sudan Seeks Iranian Drones Amid Growing Regional Tensions

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.

Album Released To Commemorate IRGC's Slain Commander

Sun, 03 Dec 2023 18:58:42 GMT

Three Iranian singers have released an album in memory of the former IRGC commander Qasem Soleimani.

Yemen's Houthis Target US Navy Warship, Cargo Ships In Red Sea

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.

Iran Imposes Sweeping Ban On Afghan Nationals' Entry

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.

Paris Terror Suspect Identified As Having Iranian Origin

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".

Black Friday Sales In Iran Prove Popularity Of Banned Instagram

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.

Raisi Emphasizes Constitutional Support For Gaza Crisis

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.