- Iranian officials 'SNATCH body of girl, 16, from her family' after she took part in protests
Nika Shakarami, 16, first went missing after she took part in a demonstration in Tehran on September 20 and turned up dead in a detention centre morgue 10 days later
Daily Mail. Tue, 04 Oct 2022 17:17:11 +0100.
- Well-Known Women's Rights Activist Arrested In Iran; University Suspends Courses Amid Protests
Well-known student and human rights activist Bahareh Hedayat was arrested in Tehran early on October 3, the BBC reported, amid a wave of protests triggered by the death in custody of a young woman.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 03 Oct 2022 09:23:54 +0000.
- Videos circulating on social media showed gunfire and a police vehicle on fire
Rights groups say up to 83 killed as Tehran attempts to crackdown on persistent demonstrations; forces open fire on group stoning police station in city near Pakistan border.
AfricaNews. Fri, 30 Sep 2022 18:54:07 +0000.
- Cinema Tehran Brings a Dance Party Vibe to Indie Movie Theaters
Cinema Tehran brings people together through screenings, chats and food.
Sasha Von Oldershausen. New York Times. Mon, 26 Sep 2022 15:37:58 +0000.
- Iran police battle protesters in Tehran as unrest over woman's death spirals
The unrest, now in its seventh day, was sparked by the death of a woman detained by morality police.
BBC News. Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:03:53 GMT.
- Iranian paramilitary commander killed during protests over woman's death
A commander of a pro-government paramilitary force has been killed at the protests in Tehran since the death of Mahsa Amini.
Sky News. Thu, 22 Sep 2022 12:13:00 +0100.
- Russian business delegation to arrive in Tehran on September 19 - ministry
It is planned to hold around 750 business meetings during the three-day visit
Tass. Sun, 18 Sep 2022 20:20:08 +0300.
- US imposes new sanctions on Iran over Albanian cyberattack
US sanctions on Iran's intelligence ministry come after Albania blamed Iran for July incident, which Tehran has denied.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 09 Sep 2022 16:53:42 +0000.
- With Iranian drones, Russia complicates nuclear deal talks
Russia has obtained hundreds of Iranian drones capable of being used in its war against Ukraine despite U.S. warnings to Tehran not to ship them
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Thu, 25 Aug 2022 20:14:40 GMT.
- Pariahs And Pals: Emerging Russo-Iranian Energy Cooperation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met for a much-heralded meeting in Tehran on July 19th to discuss energy policy, maritime security, and Syria. ...
By Ariel Cohen, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 16 Aug 2022 09:00:00 -0400.
- Salman Rushdie stabbing: Iran denies involvement but justifies attack
An Iranian official has denied Tehran was involved in the stabbing of author Salman Rushdie, though he sought to justify the attack in the Islamic Republic's first public comments on the bloodshed.The remarks by Nasser ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 16 Aug 2022 07:11:24 +1200.
- Russia's Putin finds keen ally in rare trip to Iran
For Russia, the Tehran summit was an opportunity to try to show it still has friends and influence.
BBC News. Wed, 20 Jul 2022 08:00:29 GMT.
- Putin meets with Iran, Turkey in Tehran amid deadly war in Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran to meet with leaders from Iran and Turkey as he looks to stave off international isolation amid his war in Ukraine.
Caitlin Mcfall. Fox News. Tue, 19 Jul 2022 17:27:59 GMT.
- Iran Revolutionary Guard Member Is Shot Dead in Tehran
An unidentified member of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by gunmen on a motorbike, state TV reported, giving only scant details about the attack. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 22 May 2022 11:17:41 -0400.
- 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
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