Iran gains prominence at UN despite human rights record
Despite their human rights records, the United Nations has elected the Islamic Republic of Iran, Cuba, Sudan and several other repressive regimes to influential committees charged with promoting human rights. Human rights activists see this as a major ...
Iran Wins Top Spots on UN Human Rights Committees
Iran Promoted to UN Rights Bodies
Iran sweeps coveted UN rights posts
Israel can't accept the emerging US-Iran accord
Ostensibly, official US policy on Iran's nuclear program is clear: The US will not allow Iran to produce a nuclear bomb. Moreover, US President Barack Obama has said that, for this purpose, “all options are on the table” – implying a military option as ...
The Usual Suspects Aim to Spoil Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran doesn't pursue military goals in nuclear program
Being on nuclear verge may suit Iran's political goals
Iran to increase gasoline prices, testing patience of public awaiting economic ...
TEHRAN — Gasoline prices in Iran have risen steadily and significantly in recent years, but at 22 cents per liter, they are some of the cheapest in the world. Although Iranians have traditionally adjusted quickly to higher costs without noticeably ...
Report: Iran to Cut Portion of Gasoline Subsidies
Iran replaces prisons chief after Evin incident
The head of Iran's prison service has been replaced following allegations that political prisoners were beaten by guards at Tehran's Evin jail last week. Gholamhossein Esmaili has been transferred to a similarly high-ranking position as prosecutor and ...
Iran Lawmakers Demand Probe of Alleged Beatings of Political Prisoners
Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil
Iran: Maryam Rajavi calls for international probe , inspection of prisons by ICRC
In Iran, Medical Authorities Say Government Censorship Causes Cancer
For years, Iran has been blocking foreign television channels. Now, the country's medical community is convinced that these electronic countermeasures are responsible for a growing number of cancer cases—and their concerns recently received support ...
Iran dismisses US criticism of its election to UN NGO committee
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on Wednesday said, "The unopposed candidacy of Iran, where authorities regularly detain human rights defenders, subjecting many to torture, abuse, and violations of due process, is a particularly troubling outcome.".
U.S. Protests Iran's Election To United Nations Committee
Iran rejects US criticism of election to UN committee
Iran needs to present a united front on science
Iranian officials last month unveiled the Mustafa Science and Technology prizes, for researchers in Islamic countries. The creation of the four US$500,000 prizes illustrates the growing importance to the Iranian leadership of domestic science and the ...
The Guardian (blog)
Iranian prisoners allegedly forced to run gauntlet of armed guards
The Guardian (blog)
Political prisoners in Tehran's Evin prison have allegedly been subjected to humiliating physical abuse, including being forced to run a gauntlet of guards armed with batons, it has emerged. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, has been silent despite ...
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Even though it was a major exporter of crude oil and held some of the world's largest natural gas reserves, Iran made a compelling case over half-a-century ago that it needed, almost immediately, to produce an additional 20,000 megawatts of electricity ...
Iran nuclear talks: Quiet optimism over deal between Islamic State and the ...
Iran admits nuclear agency reshuffle to pave way for 5+1 talks
Debunking the Iran-North Korea Nuclear Axis Myth
India to make May-July oil payments to Iran - sources
Iran has cut its most sensitive nuclear stockpile by nearly 75 percent in implementing the pact, the International Atomic Energy Agency said in its latest report, as the OPEC member allays fears about its atomic aims. This means Tehran will have access ...
REFILE-India to make May-July oil payments to Iran - sources
India to make May-July oil payments to Iran: Reports
India to make $1.65bn oil payments to Iran in 3 months