Tehran/UNI: At least two people were killed and 664 others injured in a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that jolted West Azarbaijan province in northwestern Iran on Saturday night, local media reported.
A group of UN Special Rapporteurs condemned Iran’s arbitrary detention of Belgian aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele on Tuesday, and demanded his immediate release, after he was sentenced to a cumulative 40-year jail term by a court in Tehran.
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi discussed bilateral relations and the situation in Syria in a phone call.
Tehran: Iran's judiciary handed down a death sentence to a former Iranian Defense Ministry official on the charge of espionage against the country.
Tehran: Two men accused of killing a Basij officer during recent protests in Iran have been executed, Iranian media reported on Saturday.
Tehran: Iranian foreign minister said nearly 60 US officials have been blacklisted by Tehran for their involvement in the assassination of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, semi-official Mehr news agency reported.
Tehran: All facilities in Iran's eastern province of South Khorasan are no longer allowed to provide services to women not wearing hijab, provincial deputy governor Seyed Mohammad Reza Talebi said on Monday.
Tehran/UNI: At least two people were killed and five others injured in a mine explosion in Iran's central Semnan Province, official news agency IRNA reported.
New York: US sanctions on Iran are resulting in harm to the country’s environment and preventing everyone there - including migrants and Afghan refugees - from fully enjoying their rights to health and life, and contributing to other factors such as rising air pollution, UN-appointed independent experts said on Tuesday.
Tehran/IBNS: Taraneh Alidoosti, who acted in the 2016 Oscar-winning film "The Salesman", was arrested for supporting the anti-hijab protest in Iran, AFP reported citing Tasnim news agency.
New York: The 54-member UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Wednesday adopted a resolution to remove Iran from the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) for the remainder of its four-year term ending in 2026.
Tehran: Iran has carried out the second execution related to the anti-government protests which has hit the nation for the past several months.
New York: More than a dozen UN-appointed independent human rights experts on Thursday condemned the execution of a 23-year-old Iranian artist convicted for taking part in protests, and raised general alarm over any charges that are made which carry the death penalty.
Kabul: Khalil Rahman Haqqani, the acting Afghan Minister for Refugees and Repatriation, has said that Iran is using former Afghan soldiers as a military force, media reports said on Sunday.
Tehran: Iranian authorities have abolished the controversial morality police amid ongoing mass protests sparked by the death of a young woman in custody, media reported, citing Iranian Attorney-General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri.