Amnesty International has marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex-phobia, and Transphobia by renewing its calls on Iran to repeal laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 17 May 2021 19:30:49 +0000.
Developments regarding Iran and Venezuela could mean more oil in the market over the next year--or a renewed loss of supplies.
By Michael Lynch, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 14 May 2021 07:11:28 -0400.
Republicans have stepped up pressure on US President Joe Biden to end talks on the Iran nuclear deal over Tehran's support for Hamas, the militant group that governs the Gaza Strip.The US has been holding indirect talks with ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 14 May 2021 15:15:40 +1200.
Iran's state television has reported that former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is registering as a candidate to return to the same office in upcoming elections.
Fox News. Wed, 12 May 2021 06:07:33 GMT.
The Pentagon called the incident 'significant,' saying two rounds of warning shots were fired before the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats backed off.
Voice of America. Mon, 10 May 2021 19:34:09 -0400.
After five weeks of diplomatic shadow boxing, it is clear that the old agreement no longer works for Tehran or Washington, except as a steppingstone.
Steven Erlanger and David E. Sanger. New York Times. Mon, 10 May 2021 15:19:47 +0000.
The Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) broadcast the video on Iranian state-run television on Sunday before a televised speech to the nation by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Daily Mail. Wed, 05 May 2021 12:18:22 GMT.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation charity, was arrested at a Tehran airport in April 2016 and later convicted of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 26 Apr 2021 21:49:00 +1000.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake shook southwestern Iran along the Persian Gulf on Sunday, followed by over a dozen aftershocks, state TV reported. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 18 Apr 2021 03:20:44 -0400.
Twenty-seven Senate Democrats backed President Biden's efforts to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal amid indirect negotiations over the fate of the Obama-era pact.The Democrats, led by Sens. Tim Kaine (Va.), a member ...
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Tue, 13 Apr 2021 22:13:55 +0000.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Iran's nuclear program has been targeted by diplomatic efforts and sabotage attacks over the last decade, with the latest incident striking its underground Natanz facility. ...
Jon Gambrell. Washington Times. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 01:50:48 -0400.
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.