Alireza Jahanbakhsh

FIFA World Cup: Iran players decline to sing national anthem backing anti-govt protests

The Iranian players stood impassively and grim-faced as their anthem rang out around the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha.

published on : 21st November 2022

World Cup qualifiers: Iran again bans women from football stadium

The World Cup qualifier against Lebanon on Tuesday night, won 2-0 by Iran, was played at the Imam Reza stadium in the northeastern city of Mashhad.

published on : 31st March 2022