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Monthly Archives: June 2017

First-Ever Film on Ancient Persian Monument TAQ KASRA : Fundraising Campaign

PayvandNews – TAQ KASRA, a landmark in the history of architecture, is a 6th-century Persian monument. It was built in the capital of Persian Empire during the Sasanian dynasty. The palace was gradually declined after the Arab invasion in the 7th century and now it is located close to Iraqi capital Baghdad, less than 200 km far from the Persian territory. …

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Iran’s IRGC Warns Strikes Targeting IS Could Be Repeated

RFL/RE – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned “terrorists” that any future attacks against Iran could result in more retaliatory actions. Iranian state-controlled television quoted IRGC spokesman Ramazan Sharif as making the comments on June 19, after Iran’s elite force said it had fired missiles targeting the extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria following deadly attacks in …

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Iran Says It Fired Missiles at Terror Bases in Eastern Syria

RFL/RE – Iran has fired missiles into eastern Syria targeting the Islamic State (IS) militant group which claimed the attack on the Iranian parliament and a shrine in Tehran. The powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) military organization said in a statement on June 18 that it launched mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al-Zour region of …

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Kuwait Reduces Death Sentence Of ‘Mastermind’ Of Pro-Iran Cell

RFL/RE – Kuwait’s Supreme Court has reduced the death sentence of a man convicted of establishing a pro-Iranian cell and of plotting attacks in the Persian Gulf Arab state. Hasan Abdulhadi Ali was sentenced to death by a lower court in 2016 after he was convicted of being the “mastermind” of a cell made up of 26 members of Kuwait’s …

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Iran, China Hold Naval Drills In Persian Gulf

RFL/RE – Iran and China have held naval drills near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The military drills on June 18 came amid heightened tensions between the Iranian and U.S. military in the Persian Gulf. The official IRNA news agency said the exercises included an Iranian warship as well as two Chinese warships, a logistics ship, …

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Female Prisoners of Evin Prison Deprived of Proper Medical Treatment

HRANA News Agency – while sending political prisoners to clinics is always done with great difficulty by the judicial-security institutions, however, female prisoners, in particular women’s ward of Evin prison inmates suffer from severe deprivation, due to shortage of female security forces. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), to send prisoners to a …

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Ailing Political Activist Detained Without Charge Subjected to Three-Month Solitary Confinement and Renewed Interrogations

CHRI – Hengameh Shahidi’s Family Under Media Ban More than three months after her arrest and detainment, ailing political activist Hengameh Shahidi has not been charged and is in poor health while being subjected to interrogations and solitary confinement in Evin Prison, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “(Shahidi) has been in solitary confinement for 98 …

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The CIA Coup Against Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosadeq: Iran 1953 Covert History Quietly Released

PayvandNews – The Department of State yesterday released a long-suppressed volume of historical records documenting the role of the United States in the 1953 coup against the Iranian government of Mohammad Mosadeq. by Steven Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists Day of the coup in Tehran “This retrospective volume focuses on the evolution of U.S. thinking on Iran as well as the U.S. Government covert …

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Iranian Forces Kill Two, Arrest Five Sunni Muslim Militants In Southeast Iran

RFL/RE  – Iranian forces have killed two suspected members of an armed Sunni Muslim group in southeastern Iran and arrested five others, a minister said, accusing Saudi Arabia of “sponsoring terrorists” in the country. “A group of seven terrorists who wanted to attack a barracks in Chabahar (in Sistan Baluchistan province) was dismantled,”Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said late on June …

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