Protests in Iran
Protests Raging Anew in Iran as Authorities Crackdown on Thousands
Protests in Iran are raging anew as authorise crackdown on thousands of mourners of Nika Shakarami. The gatherings to mark the 40th day of the young woman’s death however soon turned violent. Rallies evidently took place in Khorramabad yesterday, where...
Iranian Athlete Who Competed Without a Hijab Returns Home a Heroine
Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi, who took part in an international climbing competition without wearing a hijab, returned to Tehran on Wednesday to a hero's welcome. A large crowd at Tehran airport greeted her as she arrived from Seoul, South Korea...
EU Agrees to Sanction Iran over Protest Crackdowns
The European Union (EU) has agreed on sanctions against Iran over the increasingly violent crackdowns against protesters. The commission announced the decision today, and foreign ministers plan to adopt them starting next Monday when they have been made official. “Now is...