Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch expressed their concern over Ebrahim Raisi's appointment as Iran's new president and called for him to be investigated over his role in what the rights groups have called the extrajudicial executions of thousands of political pr
Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judiciary chief with a brutal human rights record, won Iran's controversial presidential election as expected, according to preliminary results announced by the interior ministry and reported by state media Saturday.
Iranians began voting on Friday in a presidential election expected to be won by a judge fiercely loyal to the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, although many people are expected to boyc
Iranian security forces early morning on Thursday arrested Aram Fathi, a Kurdish poet and civil activist from the city of Mariwan, a friend of the
Four members of the armed forces of Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) were killed on Tuesday in a heavy clash with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) forces in Sarvabad heights, sources told Avatoday.
Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country has ordered an emergency use of its first domestically developed coronavirus vaccine.
In a leaked audio file, a former Iranian Ministry of Intelligence Security Deputy reveals that the Islamic Republic's judiciary authorized “thugs” to systematically crack down on demonstrators and beat detained protesters in 2009.
Iran has reached a broad agreement with the US over the lifting of sanctions on its industrial sectors, including energy, Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said.
Iran has paid off some $16.2 million in arrears it owed to the United Nations, allowing the country to regain voting rights, diplomats said Friday.
The United States said on Thursday it had dropped sanctions on three former Iranian officials and two companies that previously traded Iranian petrochemicals, Reuters reported on Friday.