Iran

Iran rapper could face death penalty: Judiciary

Salehi is charged with "corruption on earth", according to the judiciary, one of the Islamic republic's most serious offences.

published on : 28th November 2022

FIFA World Cup: US soccer scrubs Islamic emblem from Iran flag

The federation said in a statement Sunday that it decided to forego the official flag on social media accounts to show “support for the women in Iran fighting for basic human rights.

published on : 27th November 2022

'Anti-hijab' protest row: Iran releases footballer, prominent dissident on bail

The arrest on Thursday of Ghafouri, who is Kurdish and had spoken out in support of the protests, had sparked an outcry as the Iranian team plays in the World Cup in Doha.

published on : 27th November 2022

Cyber attack hits Iran’s Fars news agency  

Iran has been rocked by protests since Amini’s death in custody on September 16, after her arrest for an alleged breach of the country’s dress code for women.

published on : 27th November 2022

The solitary reaper: Art exhibition at Delhi’s Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

Continued experimentations with terracotta have been behind Himmat Shah’s famed monolithic heads, on display at KNMA

published on : 27th November 2022

FIFA World Cup: Cheshmi's late goal helps Iran beat Wales 2-0

Iran, which qualified for the last two World Cups, has never advanced to the knockout round.

published on : 25th November 2022

Iran regime supporters confront protesters at World Cup game

Small mobs of men angrily chanted “The Islamic Republic of Iran” at women giving interviews about the protests to foreign media.

published on : 25th November 2022

Iranian soccer player, outspoken critic of authorities, arrested amid World Cup scrutiny

Ghafouri, who was not chosen to go to the World Cup, has been an outspoken critic of Iranian authorities throughout his career. 

published on : 25th November 2022

Iran crackdown in spotlight at UN rights council

At least 416 people, including 51 children, have been killed across Iran in the crackdown since Amini's death, according to Norway-based group Iran Human Rights.

published on : 24th November 2022

Winter session starts on Thursday; FinMin to present supplementary budget

Besides, the supplementary budget will also be an exercise for re-prioritization of the budget in which the administrative departments will be allowed to augment the provision.

published on : 24th November 2022

Bellingham scores, gets serenaded in his World Cup debut 

The England fans who made their way to the first World Cup in the Middle East certainly enjoyed it, singing the Beatles classic 'Hey Jude' to Bellingham

published on : 23rd November 2022

11 Angry Men: The Iranians at FIFA World Cup and the great tradition of sporting protests

It's difficult to predict what fate awaits the Iranian footballers when they return home. Their actions, and the words of Hajsafi, however, carry a far bigger and a wider message...

published on : 22nd November 2022

Over 70 people killed past week in Iran's crackdown on protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death: NGO

With the wave of protests cutting across ethnicities, social classes and provincial boundaries, authorities have responded with an intensifying crackdown that has sparked an international outcry.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Iran says it has started enriching uranium to 60 per cent at Fordo plant

The IAEA complains that the ability of its inspectors to monitor Iran's stepped up nuclear activities has been hampered by restrictions imposed by Iran.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Iran media blames humiliating World Cup loss on protests, foreign 'enemies'

Some former soccer stars who have championed the protest movement have been arrested or charged in absentia.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Women's protests overshadow Iran's World Cup loss

Iran lost 6-2 to a superior England team, but the result wasn't the most important to Mayram, a 35-year-old Tehran resident who also watched her first soccer match live.

published on : 22nd November 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: Riposte moment for Saka, Rashford as England route Iran 6-2

After the match, Iran coach Carlos Queiroz pleaded with fans to support the team following apparent boos during the national anthem amid protests in the nation for women’s rights.

published on : 22nd November 2022

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

Iran says new missile attack on Iraq meant to protect border

The government of the autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq condemned the strikes as a “gross infringement of international law and neighbourly relations.”

published on : 21st November 2022

Chiranjeevi's rich work, wonderful nature have endeared him to film lovers: PM Modi

The 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India on Sunday honoured Chiranjeevi with the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award.

published on : 21st November 2022
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