THERE is much to be unhappy about in Iran. Depression, drug addiction and cancer are at record rates, while divorce is nearing Western levels. But most worrying are new attempts to control women. Restrictions in Iran may not rival Saudi Arabia—Iranian ...
Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against ...
Acid attacks in Iran: A message for Rouhani?
Iran acid attack suspects freed as lack of evidence
Iran Hangs Woman for Killing Alleged Rapist
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international condemnation for a prosecution several countries described as flawed. Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn for ...
Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist
Iran's hanging of Reyhaneh Jabbari condemned
US condemns Iran's hanging of alleged rape victim
Iran Executes Woman Who Said She Stabbed Man Who Attacked Her
Jabbari was arrested in 2007 over the death of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, who once worked in Iran's Ministry of Intelligence, according to Amnesty International. The organization says Jabbari "was placed in solitary confinement for two months and was ...
Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial
Iran has ignored an international campaign to spare the life of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder by hanging her at dawn on Saturday. Reyhaneh Jabbari had spent five years on death row for stabbing a 47-year-old surgeon who had previously ...
The New Republic
This Iranian Photographer is Tired of Explaining Life in Iran
The New Republic
Last week, a photo series of Iranian fathers and daughters garnered attention in the U.S., popping up on several online news outlets, with headlines about how the portraits challenged stereotypes and revealed the diversity of Iranian people. The ...
Nuclear negotiators again discuss extending their talks with Iran
Los Angeles Times
With talks nearly deadlocked and their deadline one month away, six world powers seeking a nuclear deal with Iran have begun discussing whether to again extend negotiations, according to Western officials. Officials say they believe a deal is still ...
This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran
Iran rules out 'backward steps' on nuclear programme
Iran not to shut down any nuclear facilities: Top negotiator
Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist
(CNN) -- An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist -- was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of ...
Pakistan and Iran exchange mortar fire on border
Pakistani officials said Iran fired six mortar shells, which landed near the border town of Mashkail. Pakistan is then thought to have fired back. The two countries share a long desert border which straddles Balochistan province in south-west Pakistan ...
Tensions flare along Iran and Pakistan's dusty border
Iran shells Pakistan border town in retaliation for militant strikes
After Deadly Clashes, Tensions Rise Between Iran and Pakistan
Iran lurks behind the rise of sectarian violence in Iraq
The Hill (blog)
Groups sanctioned, backed and funded by the Iranian regime, and agents of the administration of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have been targeting the Sunni community seemingly in reprisal or revenge for Islamic State attacks and at times ...
Iran frees leading human rights campaigner after short detention
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces have released leading human rights advocate Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was detained after leading a protest against what she called unfair legal practices in the Islamic Republic, she said on Sunday. The lawyer and ...
Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh detained at protest against acid attacks on women
Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh re-arrested in Iran
Iran frees top human rights campaigner