In a joint statement, the 47 member states of UN Human Rights Council condemned the execution of a young Iranian Wrestler Navid Afkari and slammed the country for human rights violations.
The US State Department on Thursday imposed new sanctions targeting Iran's judicial and penal systems, including a judge who sentenced a wrestler to death.
Iran is highly criticized for its shocking record of human right abuses.
Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency on Tuesday cited Iran's army spokesman saying that the country will "definitely" cooperate in strengthening Syria's air defense, as agreed by both countries in July.
The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on the Iranian defence ministry and others involved in Iran’s nuclear and weapons program, Reuters reported.
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has reportedly formed paramilitary “strike teams” in the country’s capital Tehran and plans to patrol the southern oil-rich province of Khuzestan.
US President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order that would allow him to impose sanctions on anyone who violates a conventional arms embargo against Iran, Reuters reported on Thursday.
US President Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would result in a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude", after reports indicated that Tehran planned to retaliate the killing of top Iranian General Qassem Suleimani in a drone strike last January.
International community on Sunday condemned the execution of Navid Afkari, an Iranian prominent champion who had participated in an anti-government protest about two years ago.
Two sources who talked to Avatoday on condition anonymity claimed that Navid Afkari was not executed but died under torture.
The Islamic Republic of Iran early hours on Saturday executed Navid Afkari, an Iranian wrestler who participated in the anti-government protests in 2019, a former political prisoner said in a tweet.