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“The Salesman” by Iranian Director Asqar Farhadi Nominated for Golden Globe Awards

PayvandNews – Iranian filmmaker Asqar Farhadi’s latest movie, The Salesman, was nominated for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. The list of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards 2017 ceremony was announced on Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 74st annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on January 8, 2017. Other nominees for the Best Foreign Language Film …

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IRAN: Six Years Into Extrajudicial House Arrest, Mehdi Karroubi Repeats Request for First Trial

Iranhumanrights.org – The Judiciary should carry out its latest “promise-or threat” to put former presidential candidate Mehdi Karroubi, who has been under extrajudicial house arrest since 2011, on trial, said his son Mohammad Taghi Karroubi. Iranian Opposition Leaders Under House Arrest: Mehdi Karroubi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mir Hossein Mousavi “I think my father has always wisely welcomed a trial because …

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Iran may spare condemned tycoon if he pays back debt

Al-Arabia – Iran may spare the life of businessman Babak Zanjani, sentenced to death for fraud, if he can pay back large sums he owes to the government for oil sales despite sanctions, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday. Earlier this month, Iran’s supreme court upheld the death penalty against Zanjani, accused by prosecutors of owing the government more than …

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Netanyahu wants to discuss Iran deal options with Trump

Al-Arabia – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to discuss with US President-elect Donald Trump ways to get rid of the Iran nuclear deal, he said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday. “I think what options we have are much more than you think. Many more,” Netanyahu said in the interview with CBS’s “60 minutes.” Netanyahu gave no details …

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Security Forces Arrested Mohammad Ali Taheri’s Supporters

HRANA News Agency – The security forces attempted to beat the crowd and arrested at least 15 people and transferred them to an unknown location, on the third day of peaceful assembly by the supporters of Mohammad Ali Taheri, in front of Baghiatullah hospital in Tehran. Among the detainees, there are some ladies and a 16-year-old teenager whose mother was …

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