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#Iran

# iran - October October 2022

Iran vows 'immediate' response to new EU sanctions following Mahsa Amini's death
# Mahsa Amini
# Mahsa Amini

Iran vows 'immediate' response to new EU sanctions following Mahsa Amini's death

Oct 17th 2022, 1:52 PM 11,581 Views 12 Comments

EU foreign ministers met today to adopt sanctions on Iran, including on the morality police in whose custody Amini died.

Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
# Riots
# Riots

Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight

Oct 17th 2022, 9:10 AM 4,239 Views 3 Comments

An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini

Student in Iran: 'Mahsa's death has lit a fire within - please do not forget us'
# Mahsa Amini
# Mahsa Amini

Student in Iran: 'Mahsa's death has lit a fire within - please do not forget us'

Updated Oct 17th 2022, 5:00 AM 39,340 Views 34 Comments

One young student has risked her safety to tell us her story.

Iran tells Europe to take a 'realistic approach' to Mahsa Amini protests
# Unrest
# Unrest

Iran tells Europe to take a 'realistic approach' to Mahsa Amini protests

Oct 15th 2022, 12:28 PM 15,114 Views 7 Comments

Iran is preparing for another day of unrest today, as demonstrators are expected to take to the streets in large numbers.

Government approves plans for Iraq to establish embassy in Ireland
# Iraq Embassy
# Iraq Embassy

Government approves plans for Iraq to establish embassy in Ireland

Oct 12th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,614 Views 6 Comments

It comes as Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney spoke with the Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister on the death of Mahsa Amini.

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far
# INtl Day Of The Girl
# INtl Day Of The Girl

Analysis: The rights of women and girls in Ireland have come a long way - here's how far

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 7:00 PM 18,710 Views 39 Comments

Emma Bowie & Oileán Carter-Stritch look at how women’s rights have improved in this country, on International Day of the Girl.

Iran’s crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini death intensifies in Kurdish region
# Mahsa Amini
# Mahsa Amini

Iran’s crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini death intensifies in Kurdish region

Oct 11th 2022, 12:47 PM 5,696 Views 9 Comments

Riot police fired into at least one neighbourhood in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan province.

Iran state TV hacked with image of supreme leader in crosshairs
# Iran
# Iran

Iran state TV hacked with image of supreme leader in crosshairs

Updated Oct 9th 2022, 2:39 PM 29,638 Views 22 Comments

Protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini have entered their fourth week.

Violence flares as Iran protests enter fourth week
# Iran
# Iran

Violence flares as Iran protests enter fourth week

Oct 8th 2022, 5:40 PM 10,839 Views 7 Comments

Despite internet restrictions designed to impede gatherings, protesters have adopted new tactics to get their message across.

Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered
# Morality Police
# Morality Police

Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered

Oct 7th 2022, 5:59 PM 12,050 Views 5 Comments

The protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 7:40 PM 15,067 Views 13 Comments

Since the unrest started on 16 September, dozens of protesters have been killed and more than a thousand arrested.

Swiss police fire rubber bullets to disperse anti-Iranian protests
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Swiss police fire rubber bullets to disperse anti-Iranian protests

Updated Oct 2nd 2022, 12:25 PM 15,606 Views 5 Comments

Officers said two demonstrators who climbed over the fence at the Iranian Embassy in Bern were detained.

# iran - September September 2022

Iran protests: Rights group says death toll has topped 75 as crackdown intensifies
# Iran
# Iran

Iran protests: Rights group says death toll has topped 75 as crackdown intensifies

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 5:04 PM 9,639 Views 8 Comments

The Iranian authorities’ official death toll has remained at 41 since Saturday.

Iranians protest for 10th night following warning of 'decisive' response from judiciary
# Iran
# Iran

Iranians protest for 10th night following warning of 'decisive' response from judiciary

Sep 26th 2022, 7:48 AM 9,344 Views 16 Comments

Protests abroad in solidarity with Iranian women were also held in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York and other cities.

Iran vows 'decisive action' on wave of women-led protests
# Iran Protests
# Iran Protests

Iran vows 'decisive action' on wave of women-led protests

Sep 25th 2022, 1:56 PM 14,235 Views 3 Comments

At least 41 people have died following unrest since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.

Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code
# Headscarf Protests
# Headscarf Protests

Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code

Updated Sep 24th 2022, 7:43 PM 21,982 Views 21 Comments

At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in the protests that erupted after Mahsa Amini’s death.

US moves to help Iranians access internet as protesters continue to rally after woman’s death
# Iran
# Iran

US moves to help Iranians access internet as protesters continue to rally after woman’s death

Sep 23rd 2022, 9:25 PM 14,351 Views 7 Comments

Iran has been rocked by a week of bloody protests over the death last week of Mahsa Amini.

Iranian State media suggests at least 26 killed in protests after woman’s death
# Iran
# Iran

Iranian State media suggests at least 26 killed in protests after woman’s death

Sep 23rd 2022, 9:55 AM 7,363 Views 3 Comments

Iran’s state-run media this week reported demonstrations of hundreds of people in at least 13 cities, including the capital, Tehran.

17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest
# Tehran
# Tehran

17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest

Updated Sep 22nd 2022, 9:47 PM 38,872 Views 24 Comments

Iranian authorities have also restricted internet access and blocked messaging apps including WhatsApp and Instagram.

Protests spread across Iran over woman's death following arrest due to 'improper' headscarf
# Morality Police
# Morality Police

Protests spread across Iran over woman's death following arrest due to 'improper' headscarf

Sep 21st 2022, 8:59 AM 25,808 Views 16 Comments

In the demonstrations, many Iranian women have taken off their headscarves in protest.

Iran 'ready to cooperate' with UN nuclear watchdog
# Nuclear Deal
# Nuclear Deal

Iran 'ready to cooperate' with UN nuclear watchdog

Sep 12th 2022, 3:31 PM 6,312 Views 3 Comments

Iran’s foreign ministry said the country wants to ‘clear up the false perceptions regarding its peaceful nuclear activities’.

# iran - This year 2022

Iran warns no way back to nuclear deal if probe into man-made uranium particles continues
# 2015 Nuclear Deal
# 2015 Nuclear Deal

Iran warns no way back to nuclear deal if probe into man-made uranium particles continues

Aug 29th 2022, 10:56 AM 13,037 Views 8 Comments

Ebrahim Raisi also issued threats against Israel and tried to sound upbeat about Iran’s economy and currency.

Iran agrees to ease demands that were stalling nuclear deal - US officials
# 2015 Nuclear Deal
# 2015 Nuclear Deal

Iran agrees to ease demands that were stalling nuclear deal - US officials

Aug 23rd 2022, 9:16 PM 13,153 Views 22 Comments

Only weeks ago, negotiations seemed to be on the verge of collapsing.

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: "You can't see the sorrow after lights out..." - Iran's persecution of Bahá’ís

Aug 13th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,267 Views 12 Comments

Brendan McNamara says we cannot turn a blind eye while minorities are persecuted for their faith.

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event
# New York
# New York

Author Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage at New York event

Updated Aug 12th 2022, 10:24 PM 84,302 Views 0 Comments

Rushdie has spent several years under heavily armed guard following death threats from Iran.

More than 20 people killed in south Iran floods
# Flooding
# Flooding

More than 20 people killed in south Iran floods

Jul 23rd 2022, 10:25 AM 6,501 Views 0 Comments

Iran has endured repeated droughts over the past decade alongside regular floods.

Biden will use 'all' American power to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons
# Middle East
# Middle East

Biden will use 'all' American power to stop Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 4:09 PM 12,119 Views 47 Comments

Israel is staunchly opposed to a nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers in 2015.

At least five dead and dozens injured after magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Iran
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

At least five dead and dozens injured after magnitude-6.3 earthquake in Iran

Jul 2nd 2022, 8:24 AM 7,960 Views 1 Comment

The area has seen several moderate earthquakes in recent weeks.

Iran nuclear talks have 'not yet' yielded hopes for progress
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Iran nuclear talks have 'not yet' yielded hopes for progress

Jun 29th 2022, 10:48 PM 4,690 Views 4 Comments

An EU source said the discussions were supposed to last several days.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had to sign ‘false confession’ before being freed
# Detained
# Detained

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had to sign ‘false confession’ before being freed

May 23rd 2022, 2:03 PM 15,445 Views 7 Comments

The former Iranian detainee said she expects Tehran will use it against her in the future.

Iran will 'avenge' killing of Revolutionary Guards colonel, president warns
# Shooting
# Shooting

Iran will 'avenge' killing of Revolutionary Guards colonel, president warns

May 23rd 2022, 9:38 AM 21,505 Views 6 Comments

Colonel Sayyad Khodai was killed outside his home by assailants on motorcycles.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

May 1st 2022, 9:00 PM 15,144 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Rare Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran
# Cheetah Cubs
# Cheetah Cubs

Rare Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran

May 1st 2022, 1:45 PM 20,501 Views 1 Comment

There are just a dozen cheetahs known to be living in Iran.

Fifa urged to eject Iran from World Cup over women stadium ban
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Fifa urged to eject Iran from World Cup over women stadium ban

Apr 1st 2022, 1:00 PM 6,155 Views 8 Comments

2,000 women who had bought tickets for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Lebanon were not allowed enter the stadium in Mashhad.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe calls for release of other detainees in Iran
# Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe calls for release of other detainees in Iran

Mar 21st 2022, 2:01 PM 9,822 Views 2 Comments

The British-Iranian dual national also said: ‘What happened now should have happened six years ago.’

UK dual national Morad Tahbaz returned to prison in Iran
# Iran
# Iran

UK dual national Morad Tahbaz returned to prison in Iran

Mar 20th 2022, 1:33 PM 12,393 Views 1 Comment

The 66-year-old was allowed to leave on furlough last week on the same day as two high-profile British citizens were freed.

Iran demanded €33,000 to release retired engineer alongside Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, family says
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iran demanded €33,000 to release retired engineer alongside Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, family says

Mar 19th 2022, 1:26 PM 21,468 Views 8 Comments

Anoosheh Ashoori was arrested in 2017 and sentenced to jail for 10 years on charges of spying for Israel.

UAE cargo ship with 30 crew members sinks off Iran
# Iran
# Iran

UAE cargo ship with 30 crew members sinks off Iran

Mar 17th 2022, 2:32 PM 17,993 Views 3 Comments

All but one of the crew members have been rescued, with searches continuing for the final missing crew member.

British-Iranian woman reunited with family after six years' detention in Iran
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

British-Iranian woman reunited with family after six years' detention in Iran

Mar 17th 2022, 10:45 AM 18,320 Views 5 Comments

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe touched down in the UK this morning.

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has left Iran and will return to UK today
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has left Iran and will return to UK today

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 1:50 PM 22,732 Views 6 Comments

Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained since 2016.