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  • Endgame?

    Endgame?

    Iranian affairs Professor Ismail Sari told The New Arab portal: “While some members of the regime continue to believe it is necessary to act brutally to prevent protests from gaining (further) momentum, others feel that violence against protesters doesn’t work and the protests will only come back bigger and stronger.”

    November 27, 2022
  • True grit

    True grit

    The Iranian players, as opposed to those who conflate symbolism with substance, took the call not to sing their national anthem in support of widespread protests back home against the violent suppression of women’s rights as millions across the globe including their authoritarian government looked on, that true grit was on glorious display this Monday.

    November 24, 2022
  • 5 killed in market drive-by shooting in Iran

    5 killed in market drive-by shooting in Iran

    Armed assailants driving two motorcycles on Wednesday opened fire on people as well as police and security forces in Izeh's central market in Khuzestan Province.

    November 17, 2022
  • Creeping curbs

    Creeping curbs

    Amini, 22, died on 16 September three days after slipping into a coma following her arrest by Iran’s morality police for an alleged breach of the country’s oppressive dress code.

    October 19, 2022
  • 2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    2 dead in Russian military plane crash in southern city of Yeysk

    A Russian Su-34 supersonic fighter-bomber jet crashed into a residential building in the city of Yeysk on Monday, citing the Russian state media TASS, CNN reported. The crash was due to the ignition of one of the engines, Russian state media RIA Novosti reported citing the country's defence ministry.

    October 18, 2022
  • Taliban anger with Pakistan grows

    Taliban anger with Pakistan grows

    The regime in Afghanistan may have inked a few economic and trade agreements with its neighbours, but it has yet to secure formal recognition for its government from any side.

    October 11, 2022
  • Nirmala Sitharaman to visit USA to attend annual meetings of IMF-World Bank

    Nirmala Sitharaman to visit USA to attend annual meetings of IMF-World Bank

    During her visit to the US from October 11 to 16, the Finance Minister would meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and World Bank President David Malpass separately to discuss issues of mutual interest.

    October 11, 2022
  • NIA likely to take over probe into massive drug haul in Kochi

    NIA likely to take over probe into massive drug haul in Kochi

    The Centre may hand over the probe into the case to the NIA as the initial probe has revealed that an international drug syndicate with alleged links with Pakistan is involved in drug trafficking.

    October 9, 2022
  • Iran’s forensic report says Amini’s death not due to alleged beating

    Iran’s forensic report says Amini’s death not due to alleged beating

    In its final statement on Amini's death, the forensic organisation on Friday said the conclusion was drawn after examining the CT scans of Amini's brain and lung as well as her corpse, and according to the results of her autopsy and pathological tests.

    October 8, 2022
  • Iran’s security force arrest woman for eating at restaurant without hijab

    Iran’s security force arrest woman for eating at restaurant without hijab

    The Iranian security forces arrest a woman for eating at a restaurant in public without her hijab, according to her family.

    October 1, 2022
  • At UN, Iran raises concern over resurgence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan

    At UN, Iran raises concern over resurgence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan

    Post the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the international community as a whole is concerned about the affinity of the group with other terrorist organizations. Iran also expressed alarm, warning that terrorism in Afghanistan poses a threat to regional and global security, reported The Khaama Press.

    September 30, 2022
  • “Another Iranian revolution?”.

    “Another Iranian revolution?”.

    Each school has its standard and imposes stiff sanctions for deviant students, as reported in the mainstream media. Recently, a high school teacher in Yogyakarta forced a female Muslim student to wear the hijab. The local government suspended the teacher for his act.

    September 28, 2022
  • Amy Jackson expresses solidarity with Iranian women

    Amy Jackson expresses solidarity with Iranian women

    The actress seemed to take exception in particular to the US government's decision to roll out the red carpet for Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi at the United Nations General Assembly session and the fact that the western media was staying relatively quiet about what was happening in Iran.

    September 27, 2022
  • Iranians’ rising against Hijab, is it a time-reversal?

    Iranians’ rising against Hijab, is it a time-reversal?

    In Iran, there is an ongoing widespread protest against the ‘Mandatory Hijab’ law that has been in effect since the late 70s. People in huge numbers are out on the streets and women are cutting their hair and burning headscarves to register their protest.

    September 25, 2022
  • Demonstrations in Iran pose biggest threat to hardline regime in 13 years

    Demonstrations in Iran pose biggest threat to hardline regime in 13 years

    Demonstrations have spread to most of Iran's 31 provinces and almost all urban centres, pitting anti-government demonstrators against regime forces, including the military, and posing the most serious test to the hardline state's authority in more than 13 years, local media reported.

    September 25, 2022
  • Women burn headscarves as anti-hijab protests continue in Iran

    Women burn headscarves as anti-hijab protests continue in Iran

    Crowds cheered when women burned their hijabs on a bonfire in Sari on Tuesday, the fifth successive day of unrest, BBC reported.

    September 21, 2022
  • Iran’s Chabahar port crucial for landlocked Afghanistan trade

    Iran’s Chabahar port crucial for landlocked Afghanistan trade

    Landlocked Afghanistan faces many issues related to trade as it has to cross Iran or Pakistan to reach water ports as the seaports accelerate the rate of international trade and act as an inhibitor in trade cost.

    September 17, 2022