- HRW Says Tehran Again Trying To Stifle Civil Groups Amid Growing Protests
Human Rights Watch says the Iranian government has once again resorted to suppressing dissent and detaining protesters as it looks to quell discontent over rising prices and workers' rights and low wages.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 20 May 2022 16:55:01 +0000.
- Russian envoy to Tehran believes restoring Iran nuke deal still possible
According to Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan, exchanges between Washington and Tehran are continuing, mediated by Brussels
Tass. Thu, 12 May 2022 13:23:18 +0300.
- Syria President Assad visits Iran for meetings in rare trip
Iranian media says Syrian President Bashar Assad was in Tehran for a rare visit to meet Iranian leaders
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Sun, 08 May 2022 12:50:06 GMT.
- Iran confirms EU envoy visit to save stalled nuclear deal talks
Enrique Mora to visit Tehran in an effort to find a solution to a months-long standoff between Tehran and Washington.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 07 May 2022 16:00:16 +0000.
- Manchin warns Biden against removing sanctions on Iran for supporting global terrorism
Sen. Joe Manchin III demanded Tuesday that President Biden keep sanctions in place on Iran as long as Tehran continues to fund terrorism aimed at the U.S. and its citizens. ...
Haris Alic. Washington Times. Tue, 19 Apr 2022 12:53:00 -0400.
- Iran's President Raisi warns Israel that it will be targeted if it makes 'the tiniest move'
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi spoke as talks stalled in Vienna over a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear capabilities, which Tehran says are used for peaceful purposes. Israel opposes a deal.
Daily Mail. Mon, 18 Apr 2022 16:03:38 +0100.
- Iran Says $7 Billion In Frozen Funds About To Be Returned To Tehran
A senior Omani official is expected in Tehran to help finalise the deal.
By Dominic Dudley, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 11 Apr 2022 19:34:23 -0400.
- Anoosheh Ashoori tells of Iran jail 'hell'
Anoosheh Ashoori, who arrived back in the UK this month, tells of his 'hell' in Tehran jail.
BBC News. Tue, 29 Mar 2022 04:02:57 GMT.
- Australian-Iranian Shokrollah Jebeli, 83, dies in Tehran prison
Amnesty International said Shokrollah Jebeli's treatment was tantamount to torture.
BBC News. Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:29:03 GMT.
- After Six-Year Ordeal in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Is Freed
Ms. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a charity worker, was arrested and detained in Tehran in 2016. She was released along with another dual citizen of Iran and the U.K. after the resolution of a longstanding British debt.
Isabella Kwai, Megan Specia and Emma Bubola. New York Times. Thu, 17 Mar 2022 01:21:10 +0000.
- Dozens of Dems, GOP lawmakers call for a democratic Iran on anniversary of 1979 revolution
Over 50 House lawmakers, both Democrat and Republican, used the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution to renew U.S. calls for a free and democratic Iran -- just as the regime in Tehran faced its own troubles at home.
Adam Shaw. Fox News. Sat, 12 Feb 2022 21:10:14 GMT.
- UK to pay Tehran £400m to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, state TV reports
The UK will pay £400m to Tehran to free Iranian-British woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, according to reports on Iranian state TV.
Sky News. Sun, 02 May 2021 14:41:00 +0100.
- Wesley Clark Says Don't Quit Iran Nuclear Deal
President Donald Trump must not terminate the Iran nuclear agreement - otherwise Tehran "will move quickly to get a nuclear weapon," retired Army Gen. ...
Newsmax. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:28:13 EDT.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2020, Iran's estimated population was 83,992,949, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.
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