Monday, July 15, 2024

UN Human Rights Council to Hold First-Ever Special Session on Iran 

By Natasha Phillips The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Nov. 24 to address “the deteriorating human rights situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran,” according to a council press release....

The Week in Review: January 22nd – January 29th

  KayhanLife · Flash Briefing 29.01.21 Ireland was selected to facilitate the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the agreement’s other signatories by the United Nations Security Council this week. Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland’s permanent representative to...

Amnesty International Reports on Iran’s Crackdown to Enforce Hijab, Including Vehicle Confiscation

By Natasha Phillips More than a million women have been threatened with confiscation of their vehicles since April 15, after surveillance cameras caught them driving without their headscarves on, Amnesty International said. The findings, published in a...

The Week in Review: August 28th – September 4th

KayhanLife · Flash Briefing 04.09.20 Lawmakers within Iran-backed Hezbollah nominated Mustapha Adib as Lebanon’s next Prime Minister, after the country’s cabinet resigned over an explosion in Beirut port which killed more than 190 people and...

The Week in Review: May 13th – May 20th

KayhanLife · Flash Briefing 20.05.22 Welcome to Kayhan Life, this is your weekly Iran news update. United Nations Special Rapporteur Alena Douhan said unilateral sanctions against Iran were intensifying existing humanitarian and economic challenges in the...

Iranian-Born Journalist Farah Nayeri Releases Book on Art and Censorship

By Natasha Phillips Artists are regularly monitored and censored nowadays in places such as the Middle East and Asia. According to a new book by Farah Nayeri, they face complicated challenges in the West, too. In...
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The Week in Review: June 28th – July 5th

KayhanLife · Flash Briefing 05.07.24 July 5 - The Islamic Republic in Iran threatened to launch an “obliterating war” on Israel, if it invaded Lebanon amid ongoing fighting between the two states. The warning followed threats...

U.S. Post-Election Talks With Iran Will Not Be Led By Rouhani or Zarif, Analyst Says

By Natasha Phillips Negotiations between Washington and Tehran after the U.S. elections next month will not include Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani or Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, according to Mehdi Khalaji, a fellow at the Washington...

Iran’s Government Has Taken Innocent Lives, Says US’s Former Iran Envoy Brian Hook

By Natasha Phillips Iran’s government has taken the lives of innocent citizens of the country, said Brian Hook, the former US Special Representative for Iran. Hook made the remark in a May 13 virtual conference...

The Week in Review: August 21st – August 28th

  KayhanLife · Flash Briefing 28.08.20 Washington pressed for the extension of a U.N. arms embargo on Iran this week, after the U.N. Security Council turned down its request. The U.S. tried to invoke a sanctions...