Tuesday , 17 May 2022

Uncategorized

Iranians get behind wheel to mark 43rd anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Al-Arabia – Thousands of Iranians drove through Tehran on Friday to mark the 43rd anniversary of the country’s Islamic Revolution, staying in vehicles rather than marching on foot amid COVID-19 restrictions. Due to the pandemic, state television said this year, as the previous year, there should be “no gathering or marching” by those celebrating the 1979 overthrow of the shah’s …

Read More »

Political prisoner Zahra Safaei in dire health conditions

Iran-HRM – Political prisoner Zahra Safaei in dire health conditions. Political prisoner Zahra Safaei is in dire health conditions after suffering a heart stroke and undergoing heart surgery. She is being detained despite the forensic’s confirmation that she cannot endure imprisonment. Zahra Safaei has undergone a heart surgery in a civic hospital after hinderances by prison authorities. In the hospital, …

Read More »

Omid Sarani Executed on Drug Charges in Birjand

Iran Human Rights (IHRNGO) – Omid Sarani who was sentenced to death on drug-related charges has been executed in Birjand Central Prison. At least 84 prisoners, including a woman, have been executed on drug-related charges in Iranian prisons in 2021. According to the Baluch Activists Campaign, a Baluch man was executed in Birjand Central Prison on the morning of October …

Read More »

Some agreements reached in reconciliatory talks with Saudi Arabia: Iran FM

Al-Arabia – Iran and Saudi Arabia have reached some agreements in their ongoing reconciliatory talks, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Friday. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app. “[Iran] and Saudi Arabia have reached agreements in some areas,” Amir-Abdollahian said during a news conference in Beirut, adding that talks are “moving …

Read More »

The Next Lebanon War

tabletmag – The rule for watching the Israel-Lebanon frontier is that although nothing seems to be going on, something always is. Nothing seemed to be going on, for example, on one of the afternoons I recently spent along the electrified fence trying to sense the course of events this fraught summer, gazing out at a green blanket of shrubbery stretching …

Read More »

Kolbar Shot Dead in the Mountains of West Azerbaijan

Iranwire – A recent spate of killings of kolbars in western provinces of Iran has continued. This week yet another man earning a living by transporting goods across the Iran-Iraq border was shot dead by the Revolutionary Guards. According to Kurdish human rights sources, Mohammad Khalid Abdalahzadeh was killed on the evening of Sunday, September 5. Officers opened fire on him in …

Read More »

Political prisoners Ahad Barzegar, Reza Roj’ati abruptly moved to Rajaiishahr Prison

Iran-HRM – Political prisoners Ahad Barzegar and Reza Roj’ati were abruptly moved out of the Greater Tehran Penitentiary and relocated to Rajaiishahr Prison (Gohardasht) on Sunday morning, August 15, 2021. Prison authorities called them from their ward under the pretext of attending a court hearing. Later on, the authorities ordered the political prisoners’ cellmates to pack their belongings for transfer …

Read More »

G7 condemns Mercer Street attack, says evidence points to Iran

Al-Monitor – The Group of Seven (G7) largest advanced economies condemned on Friday what they concluded was an Iranian attack on an Israeli-linked vessel in the Arabian Sea last week.  Suspected Iranian drones struck the Liberian-flagged Mercer Street, a Japanese oil tanker that was traveling from Tanzania to the United Arab Emirates. The vessel is managed by the London-based Zodiac Maritime, …

Read More »

Four Iranian Intelligence Officials Charged In U.S. In Journalist Kidnap Plot

RFL/RE – Four Iranian nationals have been charged in New York City with conspiring to kidnap a U.S.-based journalist who has written about the Iranian government’s human rights abuses, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement on July 13.The suspects are an Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network who allegedly conspired to kidnap the journalist …

Read More »
0