Saturday, June 15, 2024

Noor Pahlavi: Pandemic Is ‘Spiraling Out of Control’ in Iran 

While the world focuses on the unfolding political and humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan, just across its border, in Iran, another crisis is approaching a breaking point. Every two minutes an Iranian is dying from COVID-19,...

Iran’s Inhumane Treatment of Prisoners Is Now Systematic, Human Rights Expert Says 

By Natasha Phillips   Prisoner assaults and the use of torture in detention centers are now commonplace within Iran’s justice system, according to Professor Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the founder of Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR) which focuses on...

EXCLUSIVE: Kayhan Life Interviews Iran’s Striking Oil Workers

By Roshanak Astaraki A nationwide strike by Iranian oil workers on fixed-term contracts -- which started a day after the June 18 Iranian presidential elections -- has spread to 80 oil, gas, and petrochemical companies...

‘Very Likely Indeed’ Iran Was Behind Saudi Attacks – UK PM Johnson

By Kylie MacLellan NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Britain believes it is very likely Iran was behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities and London will work with the United States and European allies to de-escalate...

Rouhani Says Iran Resists Sanctions, Drives U.S. “Desperate”

DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday new U.S. sanctions, under which Iran's central bank was blacklisted for a second time, pointed to U.S. "desperation" in face of Iranian...

France Says Main Priority Is to DE-Escalate U.S.-Iran Tensions

By John Irish NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - France's foreign minister said on Sunday his country's main aim at this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting is to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Iran and...

Pompeo Says U.S. Mission Is to Avoid War with Iran but Measures in Place...

By Humeyra Pamuk Sept 22 (Reuters) - The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Persian Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of...

Soccer-Iran Has ‘Assured’ Women Can Attend Qualifier – Infantino

By Simon Evans MILAN, Italy, Sept 22 (Reuters) - FIFA has been "assured" by Iranian authorities that women will be able to attend the October World Cup qualifier in Tehran, Gianni Infantino, president of the...

Saudi Arabia Says If Attack Launched from Iran, It Would Be an Act of...

RIYADH, Sept 22 (Reuters) - If an investigation shows that last week's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was launched from Iranian territory, the kingdom would consider it an act of war, but Riyadh is...

Iran to Present Plan for the Persian Gulf Security at U.N. General Assembly This...

GENEVA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will present a plan for creating security in the Persian Gulf in cooperation with other countries in the region when he attends the United Nations General...