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Khamenei Pleads With Iranians To Vote Amid Election Skepticism

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 20:42:14 GMT

Iran's Supreme Leader struck an unusually mild tone in a speech aimed at convincing those hesitant to participate in the March 1 elections that voting is crucial for the country's security.

Iran's Quest For Water From Afghan River Hit By New Delay

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:23:51 GMT

Iran's quest for an agreement with Afghanistan to share water from the Hirmand River has been hit by a new setback despite the Islamic Republic’s desperate need for the resource.

Regime Tries To Boost Turnout Expectation In Iran Elections

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:18:49 GMT

Two days before Iran's parliamentary elections, there is a stark contrast between politicians' and the government's predictions regarding voter turnout.

Seven Women Killed In One Day In Domestic Violence Across Turkey

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 15:49:16 GMT

Seven women are reported to have died as victims of domestic violence in a single day in Turkey, according to local media.

Iranian Hackers Target Israeli And UAE Defense Firms

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:13:35 GMT

A gang of hackers linked to Iran is targeting aerospace and defense firms in Israel and the UAE, according to Google’s security arm.

Unflagged Ship Smuggling Houthi Missile Parts Was Talking To IRGC, FBI Reveals

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:43:43 GMT

The crew of an unflagged ship allegedly smuggling missile parts to Houthi rebels were talking by satellite phone to Revolutionary Guard members, according to an FBI affidavit.

Declining Trust In Clerics Reflects Shift In Iranian Politics

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:38:56 GMT

One of the oddities in Iranian elections over the years is the dwindling presence of clerics in parliament, while the regime shifts towards greater ideological rigidity and less tolerance.

Iran Threat To Trump Advisors Countered By $12m US Secret Service Operation

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:17:47 GMT

Iran's assassination threat against two US former national security advisers has been countered by a $12m-a-year Secret Service operation, official papers reveal.

Iran Satellite Launch From Russia Fuels Fears Over Moscow-Tehran Ties

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:13:44 GMT

An Iranian satellite is to be launched into space from Russia on Thursday, Tehran’s information and communications minister has announced.

Israeli Minister Warns Of A New Flare-Up During Ramadan

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:56:23 GMT

Israel has raised concerns about Hamas, Hezbollah, and Iran seeking to "unite the fronts" and "inflame the region" during the upcoming Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which begins in two weeks.

Leaked Letter: Khamenei Seeks More Funds For Religious Entities

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 04:17:26 GMT

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s chief of staff requested a higher budget for organizations affiliated with his office and religious institutions in 2023, according to a leaked letter.

Iran Continues To Offer Safe Haven To Al-Qaeda, US Confirms

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 22:33:56 GMT

Iran continues to allow al-Qaeda to facilitate its terrorist activities, a key communication channel to transfer funds and fighters to South Asia, Syria, and elsewhere, the US State Department told Iran International. 

Over Half of Elderly Population Without Teeth In Iran

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 21:08:24 GMT

Approximately 55 percent of people aged 65 and above in Iran have lost all their teeth, a reflection of the country's health crisis amidst a dire economic depression.

Conservative Deal Effectively Ends Iran's Election Days Early

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 19:12:08 GMT

The March 1 parliamentary election in Iran has effectively ended as two leading ultraconservative groups reached an agreement to share the list of 30 candidates for Tehran.

Iranian Rapper Demands Judicial Sentence Amid Torture Allegations

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 17:54:42 GMT

Saman Yasin (Seydi), an Iranian rapper arbitrarily imprisoned for 18 months, has demanded his judicial sentence in a letter addressed to the head of the Judiciary.

US And UK Issue New Sanctions For Iran’s Militants Abroad

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:37:09 GMT

Members of Iran’s IRGC and its proxy, the Houthi militia, have been designated for actions related to the ongoing attacks on shipping and naval vessels in the Red Sea that have disrupted international trade.

Iran Warns Of Crackdowns On Online Dissent On Eve Of Elections

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 14:07:35 GMT

Iran's Cyber-Police (FATA) Chief has issued a warning regarding online political activities ahead of the upcoming elections amid speculation of the lowest turnout since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979.

Iran's GDP Growth Slows Despite Government Spending And Oil Support

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:24:13 GMT

Data from the Statistical Center of Iran shows that the country’s GDP growth has been slowing, while remaining growth is fueled by higher government spending and more oil production.

Iran's Nuclear Program Has No Credible Civilian Purposes, US Repeats

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:06:34 GMT

US State Department Spokesman Matthew Miller said the US remains "seriously concerned about Iran’s continued expansion of its nuclear program in ways that have no credible civilian purpose".

Taliban Trade Delegation Announces $35m Investment In Iran

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 10:45:52 GMT

An Afghan trade delegation has announced construction and investment deals worth $35m in Iran's southern port of Chabahar.

US Military Thwarts More Attacks By Iran’s Houthis In Yemen

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 09:39:52 GMT

The US military thwarted upcoming attacks to merchant vessels and US navy ships by Iran’s Houthi militia in Yemen amidst its Red Sea blockade.

Iran Denounces UN Investigation, Drawing Parallel With Gaza

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 07:01:28 GMT

The United Nations’ fact-finding mission, set up in December 2022 following Iran's bloody crackdown on protesters, will release its comprehensive report on March 18.

Israeli Airstrikes In Lebanon's Bekaa Valley Kills Hezbollah Militants

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 23:58:45 GMT

Israeli airstrikes struck Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Monday; the deepest point targeted since hostilities began in mid-October resulting in the deaths of two members of Iran-backed Hezbollah.

Iran Marginally Reduces Its Highly Enriched Uranium Stocks

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 22:00:10 GMT

Iran has diluted some of its near weapons-grade uranium for the first time, but its total stock of nuclear material stands at 27 times the limit agreed in the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.

Israeli Air Force Establishes Iran Unit Amid Escalating Tensions

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 20:59:18 GMT

In response to the escalating threat posed by Iran, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) has established a unit dedicated to countering Tehran's growing hostility towards Israel.

Political Prisoner 'Commits Suicide' In Iranian Prison

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:59:53 GMT

Political prisoner Shahin Galledari allegedly committed suicide on Sunday evening in Urmia Prison, the latest in a series of suspicious deaths in Iranian prisons.

Iran Alleges $2bn Exports To Russia Amid Discrepancies

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:47:55 GMT

Iran's ambassador to Russia, Kazem Jalali, claims Iran's exports to Russia surpassed $2 billion in 2023, based on statistics provided by Russian authorities.

Iranian Workers Face Bleak Outlook With Meager Annual Raise

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 15:42:00 GMT

The prospect of a significant increase in wages in the new Iranian year (starting March 21) appears grim, as the government has only set it at 20 percent, despite a 145 percent increase in food prices.

Heavy Snowfall, Gas Shortages Paralyze Iran

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 14:24:30 GMT

Heavy snowfall and gas shortages have caused chaos across Iran, leading to the closure of schools, cancellation of flights, and shutdown of offices.

Activists Boycott Elections In Iran Questioning Legitimacy

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 13:11:39 GMT

Over 275 political, social, and cultural activists have announced their decision to abstain from participating in the forthcoming elections in Iran.

Obstacles Hinder Progress of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 12:11:30 GMT

Iran and Pakistan once again are aiming to revive a gas pipeline project that has been languishing for more than a decade, amid sanctions and bilateral issues between the two neighbors.

Iran-Backed Houthis Cause 300% Surge To UK Business Costs Via Blockade

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 11:55:58 GMT

Recent attacks on cargo ships by Iran-backed Houthi rebels have affected British retailers and exporters, with more than half feeling the impact.

Identity Of Iran's Future Leader To Remain Secret Amid Assassination Fears

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 10:25:56 GMT

On the eve of upcoming elections, the identity of Iran's future leader remains top secret, with a member of the Assembly of Experts citing security concerns amid assassination risks.

Iranian FM Faces Criticism Ahead Of UN Human Rights Council Address

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 09:07:43 GMT

Iran's foreign minister arrived in Geneva on Sunday to address the UN's Human Rights Council and participate in the disarmament conference amid the regime's ongoing repression back home.

Iran-Backed Houthis Attack US Ship, Undeterred By Air Strikes

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 09:01:03 GMT

The US military said early on Monday that Iran-backed Houthis launched one anti-ship ballistic missile likely targeting the MV Torm Thor, but missed the US-flagged, owned and operated oil tanker, in the Gulf of Aden on February 24.

Chinese Construction In Tehran 'An Insult' To Local Expertise - Ex-Minister

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 04:07:48 GMT

A former Iranian minister said the government’s recent deals with Chinese companies to build residential units in the capital are an "insult to Iran's engineering community" while the local economy is in freefall.

Australians Persist In Research With Iranians Despite Warnings

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 22:57:38 GMT

Over 20 collaborative research papers have been published in the past year between Australian universities and Iranian institutes, the Guardian reported.

Recent Data Reveal Regional Intensity Of 2022 Iranian Protests

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 20:41:58 GMT

Recent statistics on the 2022 and 2023 protests in Iran against the Islamic Republic have shed light on the scale and geographic distribution of protests across the country.

Key Issues In Iran's March 1st Elections: What's Missing

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 18:22:18 GMT

The 2024 elections in Iran mirror past ones under the Islamist regime in various aspects, such as the arbitrary disqualification of candidates, and dwindling participation rates.

Iran Accuses West of 'War Crimes' Amid Its Support For Proxies

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:40:56 GMT

In the midst of Iran's escalating proxy war, Tehran has leveled accusations of war crimes against the West, just hours after more joint US-UK attack on Yemen's Houthis.

Iranians Vow Election Boycott

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 14:37:59 GMT

A free tribune board in Tehran has revealed the vast array of discontent with Iranian government policies, with people declaring their refusal to participate in the upcoming elections.

Iranian Reformist Party Declines Endorsements In Sham Elections

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 14:20:12 GMT

The reformist Etehad-e Mellat (Nation’s Unity) party has declared its decision not to endorse any candidates in Iran’s March 1 elections for the parliament and the Assembly of Experts.

Israel's Air Force Cannot Stop Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Says Former PM

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 13:23:32 GMT

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert claims that Israel's air force lacks the necessary resources to halt Iran's nuclear program through military action amid the two nations' shadow war.

Iran Sentences Political Prisoner To Additional 15 Months

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 12:53:22 GMT

Shakila Monfared, a political prisoner held in Iran's Evin Prison, has been handed an additional 15-month term along with supplementary penalties.

Iran's Persian Carpet Exports Drop Drastically

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 11:39:14 GMT

Iran's famed Persian carpet exports have fallen from $426 million annually to less than $50 million over the past six years as the country's most prized treasure goes into freefall. 

Two Thirds Of US Electorate Fear War With Iran

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 11:08:42 GMT

A recent poll of US voters suggests about half the electorate think the Biden administration has been too lenient on Iran with two thirds thinking that will lead to war between the two sides.

Families Of Iran's 1988 Massacre Victims Barred From Cemetery

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 10:54:22 GMT

Families of the victims of Iran's 1988 massacre were barred by security forces from entering Tehran's Khavaran Cemetery, leaving them stranded outside locked gates for hours amid ongoing suppression of political dissent.

Pakistani Sunni Militant Arrested In Southern Iran

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 08:51:58 GMT

A leader of the Pakistani Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) has been arrested in southern Iran on charges of involvement in an anti-Shia terror group and attending bomb-making training courses in Pakistan.

US And UK Launch Extensive Strikes Against Iran-Backed Houthis

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 08:15:00 GMT

US and British forces carried out strikes against more than a dozen Houthi targets in Yemen on Saturday, the latest round of military action against the Iran-backed group attacking shipping in the region.

Iran Election Poses Threats to Security Due To Unfairness: Study

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 04:17:52 GMT

A study published in the Iranian government-owned National Security Monitor suggests that the upcoming elections present both threats and potential benefits for the regime's survival.

Ex-Official: Rouhani’s Election Disqualification Politically Motivated

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 23:57:25 GMT

A reformist politician has said the decision to bar former president Hassan Rouhani from running for re-election at the Assembly of Experts was politically motivated.

Iranian Films Awarded At Berlin International Film Festival

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 21:41:00 GMT

Two Iranian films have been awarded prizes at the 74th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) with one of them secretly made focusing on the topic of hijab.

Iran’s Regime Scrambles To Get People To Vote

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 20:37:53 GMT

As the March 1 elections for the parliament and the Assembly of Experts draw near, Iranian officials are employing various arguments to persuade the hesitant electorate not to abstain from voting.

Iran's IRGC Commander Calls For Israel's Eradication

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 19:54:50 GMT

Iran's IRGC Chief-Commander Hossein Salami asserts that only the eradication of Israel from the world's political map can guarantee the security of Muslims and Palestinians.

Iranian Prisoners Seek Chief's Dismissal Amid Suicide Rise

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 17:10:00 GMT

Over 800 inmates at Urmia Central Prison in northwestern Iran have called for the removal of the prison's chief, citing a rise in suicide incidents attributed to mistreatment.

Alinejad: Western Leaders Agree Iran Regime Needs To Go

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 15:47:00 GMT

Iranian-American dissident activist Masih Alinejad emphasized to Iran International that Western leaders harbor no uncertainty about the necessity of overthrowing the Iranian regime.

Nobel Laureate Urges Iranians To Boycott March 1 Elections

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 14:49:12 GMT

Narges Mohammadi, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and imprisoned human rights activist, has denounced the upcoming elections in Iran as "theatrical" and "staged managed."

Fearing Low Voter Turnout, Khamenei Claims Regime 'Trusts The People'

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 12:37:46 GMT

Amid expectations of a low turnout in elections on March 1, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei claimed “trusting the people” has been an integral part of the Islamic Republic.

Government Study Shows Iranians Less Religious Than Before

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 11:50:00 GMT

A study by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance reveals a significant decline in adherence to religious values, despite extensive ideological propaganda by the government in Iran.

Iran Dismisses Dozens Of Managers Over Performance Discrepancy

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 10:59:00 GMT

Iran's government has recently ousted numerous managers from their positions, citing "incompatibility in [their] performance with the discourse of the presidential administration."

Israeli Warns UN Of Iran's Weapon Deliveries To Hezbollah

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 09:13:00 GMT

In a message to the United Nations Security Council, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz has highlighted Iran's escalated weapons deliveries to Hezbollah through Syria.

International Financial Watchdog Keeps Iran on Blacklist

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:10:03 GMT

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) announced Friday that it will keep Iran on its blacklist as it continues to ignore required measures against terrorist financing and money laundering.

Houthis Intensify Attacks In Red Sea As US Ponders Its Next Move

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:09:00 GMT

A commercial ship hit by Iran-backed Houthis on Monday has created an oil slick of almost 30 km in the Red Sea as it struggles to stay afloat despite damages.

Iran’s Top Sunni Leader Urges Halt To Surging Executions

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 23:30:00 GMT

Iran’s top Sunni leader has reiterated concerns over the rising number of executions, stating that repression has failed to deter people from pursuing their demands.

Iranian Protester Who Lost Eye In 2022 Protests Sentenced To Prison

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 21:41:00 GMT

Hossein Hosseinpour, a young protestor who lost an eye after being shot by security forces during a crackdown on 2022 protests, has been sentenced to one year in prison by the Revolutionary Court.

Raisi Among Three To Decide Khamenei's Successor

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 21:24:50 GMT

An official has disclosed that President Ebrahim Raisi is among three individuals designated by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to select the Islamic Republic's future leader.

Large Russian Delegation To Visit Iran Next Week

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 20:14:00 GMT

Amid reports of Tehran selling ballistic missiles to Moscow, a high-level Russian delegation is set to visit Iran next week for an event branded as Commission on Economic and Trade Cooperation.

Iran Tries To Ignore Currency's Fall In Free Market

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 17:50:00 GMT

While Iran’s national currency shows no signs of bouncing back after a 13-percent fall since early January, Tehran says it does not recognize the free market exchange rates.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Must Return His Medals Over Doping

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:51:17 GMT

An Iranian Wushu champion who had previously presented all her medals to the Supreme Leader has been busted for doping, with the international federation ordering her to return the medals. 

White House Accuses House Speaker Of Helping Iran By Denying Ukraine Aid

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 16:49:17 GMT

The White House escalated its criticism of Republican US House Speaker Mike Johnson on Friday, accusing him of benefiting Iran and Russia by not putting a national security bill that gives aid to Ukraine up for a vote.

Exiled Prince: Young Iranians Seek Regime Change In Iran

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 14:26:00 GMT

Iran’s exiled prince Reza Pahlavi has said that the new generation of Iranians have given up on reforming the clerical regime and see their future in putting an end to the Islamic Republic.

Iran Watches As Caspian States Boost Oil, Gas Production

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 13:02:56 GMT

Iran is the only littoral state in the Caspian Sea that does not extract oil or gas, unlike Russia, Azerbaijan, and others, which have invested over $160 billion in Caspian fields.

Iranian Hackers Threaten 2024 US Elections, Warn Cybersecurity Firms

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 12:48:00 GMT

American cybersecurity company CrowdStrike has issued a warning regarding potential interference by Iranian state-sponsored hackers in the upcoming 2024 US elections.

Iranian Hostage's Daughter Launches Campaign Against Executions

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:36:00 GMT

Gazelle Sharmahd, daughter of a dual-nationality prisoner sentenced to death in Iran, has launched a global campaign dubbed "CutTheRope" to protest against the surg in executions in Iran.

UK Journalists Union Demands Action Against Iran For Secret Trials

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 09:27:23 GMT

UK’s National Union of Journalists (NUJ) demands action against Iran after documents reveal secret trials of journalists working for Persian language media abroad.

US Warns Iran Over Missiles To Russia

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 08:30:05 GMT

Iran will face a “swift and severe” response if it sells ballistic missiles to Russia, the United States warned on Thursday, reacting to reports earlier that Tehran may have done so.

US Charges Four In Connection To Death Of Navy Seals

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 07:20:21 GMT

Four men were charged on Thursday in connection with a vessel that was intercepted by the US Navy in January while allegedly transporting Iranian-made weapons, the US Justice Department said.

Iran Convicted 44 Foreign-Based Journalists In Absentia, Leaked Document Reveals

Fri, 23 Feb 2024 04:07:05 GMT

A leaked document has revealed that Tehran’s Revolutionary Court convicted 44 foreign-based journalists and media activists in absentia two years ago over the allegation of “propaganda against the government.”

Iranian Seminary Scholars Say Elections Lost Meaning

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:43:00 GMT

The Assembly of Qom Seminary Scholars and Researchers of Iran has claimed "the elections have lost their meaning" in the country on the eve of the upcoming polls in the country.

Iran’s Khamenei Accuses Other Muslims Of Being Soft On Israel

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:38:35 GMT

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has once again criticized other Islamic countries for not severing all relations with Israel, and called for the destruction of the Jewish state.

Leaked Document Reveals Charges Leveled Against Iranian Protesters

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 17:20:03 GMT

A leaked document originating from Iran's judiciary servers has revealed detailed charges against 25 people allegedly involved in the Mahsa Amini protests.

Hacked Documents Confirm Concerted Cover-Up Of Mahsa Amini’s Killing

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 16:31:38 GMT

Hacked documents have confirm that Iranian authorities made concerted attempts to cover up the role of the morality police in the killing of Mahsa (Jina) Amini and to prevent eruption of anti-government protests.

Iran-Backed Houthis Extend Red Sea Blockade To US, UK Ships

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 15:58:20 GMT

The Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen announced Thursday that in addition to its blockade on Israeli ships, American and British ships are barred from transiting through the Red Sea.

Iran's Ex-President Demands Reasons For Disqualification

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 14:54:08 GMT

Iran's former president, Hassan Rouhani, has again appealed to the Guardian Council to demand answers as to his disqualification in the upcoming Assembly of Experts elections.

US Blasts Iran’s Decision To Ban VPNs

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:51:50 GMT

The United States has called Iran's decision to ban the use of virtual private network (VPN) services a "reminder of how much the Iranian regime fears its people".

Ex-Iranian FM Hails Islamic Revolution Amid Mass Discontent

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 12:20:39 GMT

Iran’s former foreign minister has claimed that many in the country believe Iran's 1979 revolution is “unique in world history” as the regime claws for legitimacy on the eve of elections.

Iran’s IRGC Chief Urges Voter Participation Amid Anticipated Boycott

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 10:31:16 GMT

With the Iranian parliamentary elections approaching, officials are urging citizens to actively participate amidst concerns of the lowest voter turnout since the founding of the Islamic Republic in 1979.

US Conducts Strikes Against Iran's Houthi Militia

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:31:50 GMT

The US conducted a new wave of defensive strikes against Iran's Houthi militia in Yemen on Wednesday, targeting seven mobile anti-ship cruise missiles and one mobile anti-ship ballistic missile launcher.

US Indicts Japanese Yakuza Leader Over Selling Nuclear Materials To Iran

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:05:56 GMT

The United States has indicted a Japanese leader of the Yakuza transnational organized crime syndicate over his attempts to traffic nuclear materials to Iran.

Iran Allocates 13.6 Billion Euros For Import Of Essential Goods

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:59:50 GMT

Iran's Expediency Discernment Council has approved the allocation of 13.6 billion euros for the import of essential, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and raw materials.

Critic Of Iran's Supreme Leaders Brands Elections 'Staged'

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 08:28:38 GMT

Abolfazl Ghadiani, once an ally and now a vocal opponent of Iran’s Supreme Leader, has unleashed criticism against the electoral process, denouncing it as "staged, scripted, and engineered."

Iranian Newspaper Condemns Russia, Putin For Navalny Murder

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 02:06:59 GMT

A newspaper previously inked to the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of murdering opposition figure Alexei Navalny.

Despite Sanctions, Iran Imported $236mn Worth Of Drone Parts In 10 Years

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 20:29:00 GMT

Despite global sanctions, Iran has imported at least $236 million worth of aircraft and drone engine parts over the past 10 years from countries including Turkey, the UAE, Germany and even Ukraine and the US. 

Document Shows Iranian Protester Raped Before Murder

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 19:42:34 GMT

A recently unveiled document has revealed that 16-year-old Nika Shakarami was raped by state-backed security during the Women, Life, Freedom protests.

Czech Extradites Suspect In Iran-Backed Plot To Kill Dissident In US

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 16:57:40 GMT

The Czech Republic has extradited a suspect to the United States accused of plotting the Tehran-backed murder of a prominent critic of the Iranian government.

Canadian Visa Bid Exposes Wealth Of Iran Parliament Speaker’s Son

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:42:17 GMT

Documents filed by the son of Iran’s Parliamentary Speaker for immigration to Canada reveal that he has hundreds of thousands of dollars in Iranian and foreign banks, Iran International can exclusively reveal.

Iran Sends Russia Hundreds Of Ballistic Missiles – Reuters

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:40:13 GMT

Iran has provided Russia with a large number of powerful surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, six sources told Reuters, deepening the military cooperation between the two US-sanctioned countries.

Iran Sentences Olympiad Winner To Prison

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 14:53:47 GMT

Ali Ramazani, a prominent figure in Iran's academic community and winner of an international Olympiad, has been sentenced to three years and seven months in prison.

Iranian Workers At Ahvaz National Steel Group Continue Strike

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:32:56 GMT

Workers at Iran's Ahvaz National Steel Group continued to strike for the second consecutive day on Wednesday over the suspension of several dissenting colleagues and the incomplete implementation of the job classification plan.

Iran Tries To Stem Brain Drain By Police Control

Wed, 21 Feb 2024 13:30:58 GMT

Iranian authorities have taken new measures involving the passport and immigration authority to prevent the ever-increasing emigration of experts from the country as the country’s brightest minds flee the regime.