Benjamin Briere, a French national held in Iran, has gone on hunger strike for the second time since his incarceration in May 2020, his sister and his lawyer said on February 6.
An Iranian singer who faces possible prison time for his song “Baraye” that’s become an anthem to the ongoing protests against the Islamic Republic won a Grammy.
Satellite photos analysed by The Associated Press on Friday showed damage done to what Iran describes as a military workshop targeted by Israeli drones.
France and Israel have vowed to cooperate on Iran as leaders of the two countries met in Paris, the French presidency said on Friday.
Iran has accused Iraq-based Kurdish political parties of being “involved” in a drone attack last week against a defence ministry site in the central province of Isfahan.
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed that WhatsApp and Instagram will remain blocked in the country, blaming the online platforms for the protests that started over four months ago.
The Iranian parliament will add an article to the Islamic Penal Code that would criminalize "expressing opinions on social networks," state media reported.
Iran on Monday warned Israel “not to play with fire,” and threatened retaliation over alleged Israel’s involvement in a weekend drone attack on a key defense facility in the city of Isfahan.
Iran said Sunday a drone attack had targeted a defense ministry site in the central province of Isfahan without elaborating on the details.
A US federal court on Friday indicted three men accused of plotting to murder a US citizen who had been previously targeted by the Iranian government.