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Breaking News: UN urges Iran to stop hanging of Reyhaneh Jabbari, alleged victim of sexual attack
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-06-02 11:19:48 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A United Nations expert Monday urged Iran to stop the scheduled hanging of an Iranian woman - an alleged victim of sexual attack - over fears that she had not been given a fair trial. Ahmed Shaheed, UN special investigator...
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Breaking News: Former US Marine's death sentence in Iran reduced to 10-year prison term
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-04-19 01:49:43 -0700 | disasters-news

An Iranian appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a former US Marine convicted of espionage but secretly retried and sentenced him to 10 years prison, an Iranian news agency reports. Amir Mirza Hekmati, 30, held in Tehran’s Evin...
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Source: The Guardian

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 07:53:18 -0700 | political-news

EPA Iran is facing mounting pressure to release the Washington Post's correspondent in Tehran , who was arrested more than a week ago in what was seen as the latest move against press freedom in the country. Jason Rezaian, who...
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Source: CNN

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 06:12:10 -0700 | political-news

The released detainee is the husband of an Iranian-American photojournalist who remains in custody with Rezaian and his wife, according to the source...Iranian officials have yet to explain why the journalists were detained. A judiciary official told Iranian state media...
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Source: The Conversation

Pīp :: Iran | updated 2014-07-29 23:07:42 -0700 | health-news

Medical tourism is often associated with an image of sun, sand and surgery; patients travelling mostly from rich countries in the global North to exotic destinations for medical treatments at a lower cost, while enjoying sunshine and tourist activities. But...
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Source: Star Tribune

Hūd :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 09:16:55 -0700 | political-news

The folks who spend their time "rummaging in the government's attic" request dozens of public records through the Freedom of Information Act and post them without comment for anybody to see. On Monday, they posted 80 pages that document internal investigations...
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Source: Japan Times

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 05:32:30 -0700 | sports-news

Shimizu S-Pulse have fired Afshin Ghotbi as manager of the first-division J. League club due to his team's lackluster first half to the season, a source familiar with the situation said late on Tuesday. Ghotbi, 50, will be replaced by...
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Source: Unreality TV

Gaz :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 02:59:14 -0700 | entertainment-news

Last night we were hand wrapped the delightful second episode of the eighth series of Geordie Shore, and what an eye-opener it was! After last week's instalment, which saw Gaz getting it on with Marnie, not once, not twice but...
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Breaking News: Diversion of sanctions in Iran, a windfall for a elite: the example of Hassan Afrashtehpour
   
Posted by: HamedK

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-07-30 08:54:42 -0700 | disasters-news

Negotiations on the nuclear programme between Teheran and Washington are dragging on. So far for the Iranian people the easing of sanctions decided in November 2013 at the Geneva conference has had no impact whatsoever. On the other hand, with...
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Breaking News: Iran to voluntarily suspend 20 percent uranium enrichment
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-05-07 10:51:52 -0700 | political-news

Iran will voluntarily suspend 20 percent uranium enrichment Monday. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI), made the announcement in a report carried by Iran’s official IRNA news agency. The halting of 20 percent uranium enrichment by...
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Breaking News: Hardline Iranian MPs introduce bill to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-06-02 11:59:15 -0700 | political-news

Hardline lawmakers in Iran who oppose the conciliatory foreign policy of the administration of President Hassan Rouhani have introduced a bill that will require the government to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent as part of the country's civilian nuclear...
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Posted by: StephenManual

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-06-02 11:59:19 -0700 | disasters-news

Iranian lawmakers have threatened countermeasures to the US Senate’s proposed new tougher sanctions on the Islamic Republic if it fails to cooperate in upcoming negotiations to curb its nuclear program. Mehdi Moussavinejad, a senior member of Iranian parliament’s energy committee,...
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Breaking News: Afghanistan, Iran to sign wide-ranging cooperation pact
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2013-12-12 14:12:16 -0800 | political-news

Afghanistan and Iran are to sign a friendship and cooperation pact designed to bolster cooperation between Kabul and Tehran, it was announced Sunday. The announcement is certain to worry Washington, given Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s continuing refusal to sign a...
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Breaking News: Hundreds greet Iranian foreign minister's return to Tehran after nuclear deal
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2013-11-28 15:57:42 -0800 | political-news

Crowds several hundred strong were on hand in Tehran late Sunday night to welcome back Iranian nuclear negotiators from the 5+1 negotiations in Geneva. The talks culminated in a deal, placing restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. But behind the euphoria,...
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