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Economic Crisis Forces Iranian Children Into Workplace

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 16:49:19 GMT

Iranian children are being forced out of school and into the workplace as families struggle to make ends meet in the country's worst economic crisis in decades.

Iran Sentences Four To Death Over Counterfeit Alcohol Sales

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:42:54 GMT

Four men have been sentenced to death convicted of being in a counterfeit alcohol network which led to the deaths of 17 Iranian citizens.

IRGC Offers Incentives To Iranians To Populate Persian Gulf Islands

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 15:39:33 GMT

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has embarked on a scheme to increase the population of the Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf to solidify sovereignty over the area. 

Iran Accuses IAEA Of Politicizing Its Assessment Of Nuclear Program

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 14:37:44 GMT

The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, Mohammad Eslami, accused the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of politicizing the regime's ongoing nuclear program.

Inside Tehran’s Soft War: How Iran Gained Influence In US Policy Centers

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 10:39:57 GMT

An investigation by Iran International shows three Iran experts who worked closely with Robert Malley, the US special envoy on Iran, were members of an influence network formed by Tehran. The joint reporting project with Semafor is based on thousands of emails from diplomats.

MP Criticizes Russia for Endangering Iran's National Interests

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 10:32:39 GMT

In a rare display of criticism, an Iranian parliamentarian has condemned Russia's policies towards Iran.

Iranians’ Purchasing Power Diminishing With Inflation At Peak

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 10:23:10 GMT

Iran's Statistical Center has reported an inflation rate of 46 percent, indicating no significant change despite rise in oil sales and the release of frozen assets.

Iran Faces Internet Disruption Amid Mysterious Tremor In West

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 09:18:14 GMT

NetBlocks, a watchdog organization that monitors cybersecurity, has once again reported a disruption in Iran's internet service.

Bahrain Says Two Soldiers Killed In Houthi Drone Attack

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 07:50:24 GMT

Two Bahraini soldiers were killed and several wounded on Monday in a Houthi drone attack inside Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, Bahrain's state news agency BNA said.

Tremor And 'Terrible Sound' In Western Iran Raise Suspicions

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 07:06:00 GMT

A powerful tremor accompanied by a loud noise shook the city of Khorramabad in western Iran on Monday night, as local officials say the source has not been identified.

Crackdown, Bleak Prospects Force Iranian Students To Migrate

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 00:47:23 GMT

Many had warned of a potential mass migration of Iranian elites due to the suppression of dissent and neglect of young Iranians' demands over the past year.

Expediency Council Deems Only Parliament Subject To Transparency

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:09:26 GMT

A member of the Iranian parliament says the Expediency Council has exempted the executive and judicial branches from the transparency law.

Grossi Admits ‘No Progress’ In Iran’s Nuclear Promises

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:02:26 GMT

The head of UN's nuclear watchdog, Rafael Grossi says ‘significant safeguards issues remain outstanding’ in Iran’s nuclear program.

IRGC Renews Threat To Anti-Regime Media

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 18:47:35 GMT

The spokesperson for Iran's Revolutionary Guards has threatened a vigorous response to counter the “hostile activities of the enemy in the media sphere.”

At Least 7 Students Detained As New Academic Year Starts In Iran

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 14:41:11 GMT

As the new academic year begins in Iran, reports confirm the detention of at least seven students across various cities as new rules come into effect over the likes of dress code and conduct.

Iran International Re-Launches UK Studios From New Building

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMT

After months of hiatus in Iran International broadcasting from the UK due to terrorist threats by Tehran, the network is back on track from a new London building.

Activists Pressured For Slamming Green Movement Leaders' House Arrest

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 13:17:45 GMT

Several signatories of a letter denouncing the 13-year-long house arrest of Green Movement leaders as "gradual murder" have faced threats from the Iranian regime.

Saudi Arabia Says It Plans Tougher IAEA Checks On Nuclear Program

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 12:33:50 GMT

Saudi Arabia said on Monday it has decided to accept full-blown nuclear safeguards by the UN’s watchdog, a change the agency has been demanding for years.

Refinery Blast In Iran's Persian Gulf Port Kills One

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:42:13 GMT

One person has died and four others were injured in an incident at Iran's southern refinery of Bandar Abbas last week, Iranian state media reported on Monday.

Dress Code Restrictions Introduced For Iranian Students

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:29:14 GMT

Student activists have revealed a set of new dress code restrictions imposed by the regime across several universities in Iran.

Iran Denies Responsibility For Iranian-American Inmate Death

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 10:15:51 GMT

Tehran has denied responsibility for the inadequate medical care of an Iranian-American inmate who died in prison on Saturday.

Raisis Blasted After Media Blitz During New York Visit

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 09:59:12 GMT

The latest trip of Iran's president and his hijab-cladded wife to the UN in New York has seen the First Lady thrust into the limelight on a global media blitz.

Political Prisoner's Health Deteriorating In Iranian Jail

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 09:11:16 GMT

A political prisoner detained in Iran’s Mashhad prison in the northeast, has revealed the extent of his deteriorating health condition during his latest contact.

New Details Emerge Regarding Killing Of Young Iranian Protester

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 06:37:04 GMT

Iran International has obtained information shedding further light on how several young protesters were killed during anti-regime protests in Iran.

Iran's Economic Freedom Ranking Among Lowest In The World

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 06:34:00 GMT

Iran's economic freedom ranking for 2023 has placed it at a dismal 160 out of 165 countries surveyed, Canada’s leading think tank said in its latest report. 

Iranian-American Dies In Evin Prison Due To Lack Of Medical Care

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 22:00:48 GMT

Faramarz Javidzad, an Iranian-American citizen, died in the notorious Evin Prison on Saturday as his physical health deteriorated due to a lack of medical attention.

Iran’s Military Warns About Border Changes In The Region

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 21:06:34 GMT

Iran’s defense ministry warned Sunday that it will not tolerate any changes to international borders in the region, amid serious tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Iranian Sunni Religious Leader Subjected To Torture In Detention

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 19:24:46 GMT

The Friday Prayer Imam of Rask, in Iran's Sistan-Baluchestan Province, has been tortured by intelligence agents during his detention, the family has charged.

Russia Says Saudi Arabia Not Tempted To Pursue Nuclear Arms

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 16:55:35 GMT

Russia, in response to the recent comments by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, stated that no one desires the emergence of new nuclear powers in the world.

Hackers Reveal Secret Documents About Iranian Protests, Purges

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 16:33:43 GMT

Hackers claim they gained control over 500 servers of Iran’s Ministry of Science, revealing a trove of classified documents on protests and academia dissidents.

Iran Claims Arrest Of 28 Linked To ISIS, Foiling Terror Attacks

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 15:42:50 GMT

Iran's ministry of intelligence announced Sunday that it had apprehended 28 individuals affiliated with an alleged ISIS terrorist network who were planning bombings.

Iran Approves Full Internet Access SIM Cards For Foreign Tourists

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 14:21:06 GMT

Iran has approved a plan to provide unrestricted SIM cards to foreign tourists, while the internet is severely restricted for its own citizens.

Iran Extends An Outdated Development Plan Instead Of A New One

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 12:56:04 GMT

Iran has extended its outdated development plan for the third time since 2021, as the parliament has refused to approve the new plan by the Raisi administration.

Iranian Conservative Says One State TV Channel Should Be Given To Critics

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 12:10:37 GMT

Iranian conservative politician Mohammad Mohajeri proposes dedicating one TV channel for domestic critics of the system.

Iranian Hardliner Says Bodybuilding Is Nudity, Should Be Banned

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 09:47:36 GMT

One of Iran’s hardline conservatives Mohammad Sadegh Koushki has called on President Ebrahim Raisi to suspend bodybuilding competitions.

Israeli Ambassador Slams UN For Respecting ‘The Butcher Of Tehran’

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 09:03:46 GMT

Israeli Ambassador to the UN, told Iran International, “It’s unacceptable that… they treat a mass murderer, the Butcher of Tehran, President Raisi, with a red carpet.”

Iran’s Chief Diplomat Says Efforts To Reach A Nuclear Deal Continue

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 08:42:34 GMT

Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told UN General Secretary Antonio Guterres that diplomatic contacts continue to revive the JCPOA nuclear deal.

Commander Says Iran Has Deployed 10 Brigades To The Borders

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 07:33:23 GMT

Iran has stationed 10 brigades of its traditional army’s ground forces along its borders to deter “enemies” Gen. Kyumars Haydari was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Female Protesters’ Eyes Systematically Targeted: Rights Group

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 05:55:00 GMT

Iran Human Rights (IHR) says analysis of protester deaths and eye injuries reveals that women’s eyes and faces were intentionally targeted during last year’s protests.

International Group Warns About Iran's New Journalist Licensing Mandate

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 22:12:23 GMT

The International Federation of Journalists has issued a warning regarding Iran's recent decision to mandate professional licenses for journalists.

Germany Investigates Companies After Iran International Report

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 20:36:00 GMT

Following a recent exclusive report by Iran International, Germany’s Export Control agency announced a probe into possible Iran sanctions violations by German firms.

Iranian Activists Condemn 13-Year House Arrest As ‘Gradual Murder’

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 18:33:54 GMT

Hundreds of Iranian activists have emphasized that the 13-year-long house arrest of three Green Movement protest leaders is a gradual form of murder.

Iranian Academics Debate Society's Turmoil: Fever Or Infection?

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 16:32:00 GMT

An Iranian academic has criticized officials for denying the country's volatility, amid economic and other crises and a restless population ready to protest.

Mass Replacement Of School Principals In Iran Sparks Controversy

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 15:07:10 GMT

Iran's Minister of Education has replaced over 20,000 principals in a move that many see as an attempt to purge schools after nationwide protests.

Raisi Slams Military Aid To Ukraine Amid Iran's Drone Supply To Russia

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 13:19:45 GMT

Amid accusations of Iran supplying military equipment and drones to Russia, President Ebrahim Raisi has criticized financial and military aid to Ukraine.

Iranian President's US Visit Souvenirs: What Are They

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 12:36:00 GMT

Iran has received thousands of Achaemenid-era clay tablets from the United States in the latest such instalment after decades of efforts to repatriate the antiquities.

Israeli Envoy Uses Iranian Protester's Sign to Denounce Raisi At UN

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 12:08:23 GMT

Israel's UN ambassador photographed the poster of an Iranian demonstrator outside the UN in New York and held it up during the speech of Iran's president Ebrahim Raisi.

UN: Iran Should Repeal Degrading 'Chastity, Hijab Bill' Law

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 10:40:13 GMT

The UN human rights commissioner's office has strongly criticized a newly enacted hijab law in Iran that has increased punishment for women who refuse to cover their heads.

138 People Sustaining Eye Injuries During Iran Protests Identified

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 09:06:19 GMT

A human rights organization has revealed the identities of scores of individuals who sustained eye injuries when Iranian security forces fired shotguns at protesters.

Blinken Says Iran’s Nuclear Program ‘Profoundly Destabilizing’

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 09:00:00 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has refrained from criticizing the Saudi Crown Prince for suggesting his country will get nuclear weapons if Iran does so first.

Netanyahu Talks Of A New Middle East Without Islamic Republic

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 06:04:00 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has talked of a new Middle East with the friendship between Israel and Arab nations without Iran’s “terror tentacles.”

Security Forces Teargas, Arrest Family Of Protester Killed In Iran

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 19:31:26 GMT

Security forces attacked the family home of a victim of last year’s protests and arrested several family members to stop them from marking his death anniversary. 

Back From US, Iran’s President Attends Military Parade

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 16:22:00 GMT

Having just returned from the US, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has re-started saber-rattling as the regime put on display "the longest-range drone in the world."

Key Christian Leader Hosted Khamenei’s Man In London

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 15:26:00 GMT

The Archbishop of Canterbury, a prominent leader of the Church of England, recently hosted a cleric with connections to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

IRGC's Quds Commander In Syria Amid Talks Of Possible War

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:48:00 GMT

Commander of Iran’s extra-territorial Quds Force, Esmail Qaani, has made a trip to Syria, meeting state and military officials and overseeing “a war game.”

US Condemns Iranian Delegation’s NY Attack On Journalist

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:40:23 GMT

US State Department has strongly condemned threats against Iran International reporters by the entourage of the Iranian president during their visit to the UN this week.

Iranian Activists Renew Call On Canada To Designate IRGC

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 11:22:00 GMT

A group of Iranian activists have met several senior Canadian officials to discuss wide ranging issues of concern to the Iranian community and how Canada can help.

Fire Breaks Out At Iran’s Defense Ministry Warehouse

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 10:14:58 GMT

An overnight fire broke out at a warehouse of Iranian defense ministry, the latest in a series of incidents hitting the Islamic Republic's industrial facilities.

World Must Pressure Iran To Revoke 'Despicable' Hijab Bill – Rights Group

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 09:34:00 GMT

Amnesty International has decried Iran’s new hijab law that will impose “draconian penalties” and increase prison terms and fines for defying compulsory veiling.

Two Firms To Pay $9.7 Million To US For Iran Sanctions Violations

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 07:23:46 GMT

The US government reached settlements with 3M Company and Emigrant Bank for their violations of Iran sanctions laws, the Treasury Department announced Thursday.

Netanyahu Says Israel Committed To Prevent A Nuclear Iran

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 06:42:00 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Iran International that Israel is “committed to prevent Iran from having nuclear weapons”.

Musk’s Plan To Charge For X Will Block Most Users From Iran

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 22:07:37 GMT

Elon Musk has said that X (formerly Twitter) might start charging its users “a small fee” and insisting that the aim is to “combat vast armies of bots."

Iranian Filmmakers Call For Inquiry Into Regime-Backed Oscars Submission

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 18:57:02 GMT

The Independent Filmmakers Association of Iran (IFMA) has requested an independent inquiry into the selection of next year's Oscars nomination.

Tehran Municipality Installs Barriers In Subway To Separate Women

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 17:21:12 GMT

The Tehran Municipality has constructed locked barriers between the women's and men's subway cars in Tehran as gender apartheid deepens in Iran.

Iran’s President Entourage Attacks Iran International Reporters In NY

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 17:08:00 GMT

The entourage of Iran’s president attacked, harassed and insulted Iran International journalists covering Ebrahim Raisi’s stay in New York.

Hundreds Of Iranian Women Detained On Anniversary Of Amini's Death

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 15:44:48 GMT

At least 600 women have been arrested in Tehran on the anniversary of Mahsa Amini's death on September 16.

Pressure Mounts On Families Of Iranian Protest Victims

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 14:47:20 GMT

Families of the victims of the Iranian uprising continue to be detained by government agents as they attempt to grieve their loved ones.

Political Activist Denounces Raisi's Regime As He Addresses UN

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:37:44 GMT

Iranian-born actress and political activist Nazanin Boniadi has spoken out against President Ebrahim Raisi as he continues his propaganda mission at the United Nations.

Iranian Women's Year-Long 'No' To Hijab Changing Society

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:22:45 GMT

The protest movement in Iran in the past year did not topple the regime but succeeded in making a serious dent into one of its important tenets, the compulsory hijab.

Western Style Feminism Not Welcome In Iran, Says First Lady

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 12:27:41 GMT

Despite months of women-led protests in Iran fighting systematic oppression, President Ebrahim Raisi’s wife claims women in Iran are content and do not seek equal rights.

Saudi Arabia Vows To Go Nuclear If Iran Develops Weapons

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 09:56:00 GMT

As Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi concluded his visit to the UN, Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman vowed to acquire nuclear weapons if Iran does.

Intimidation Continues Against Family Of Murdered Teen

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 09:03:01 GMT

The family of Nika Shakarami, a 16-year-old abducted and murdered by security forces last year, continues to face state intimidation one year after her tragic death.

Raisi Claims Iran Has 'No Problem' With IAEA Inspections

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 07:53:33 GMT

Iran has no issue with the UN nuclear watchdog's inspection of its nuclear sites, President Ebrahim Raisi said on Wednesday, days after Tehran barred multiple inspectors.

Government Raises Bread Prices In Iran In Risky Move

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 07:39:00 GMT

Faced with an apparent financial crunch to subsidize bread, the Iranian government is gradually raising prices, a move that can have both political and inflationary repercussion.

US Admits Iran May Use Ransom To Buy Weapons

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 22:17:52 GMT

Despite outcry over the US-Iran prisoner swap, Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended the deal but acknowledged that Iran may use the money for military purposes.  

Iran Discloses Identities Of Two More Prisoners In Swap Deal With US

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 20:29:32 GMT

Iran's regime has revealed the identities of two American prisoners it recently released along with five known hostages as part of a swap arrangement with Washington.

Regime Mob Leader Accompanies Iranian President During US Visit

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 19:24:21 GMT

A leader of a government vigilante mob who carried out the 2011 storming of the British embassy in Tehran is now accompanying Iran's president during his visit to the United States.

Iranian Parliament Approves Three-Year Trial Run Of Contentious Hijab Bill

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 16:52:00 GMT

The Iranian parliament has approved a controversial hijab bill aimed at tightening pressure on women who defy the mandatory dress code in public. 

EU Condemns Iran's Arbitrary Detention of Europeans

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 14:21:51 GMT

The EU's top diplomat strongly condemns the arbitrary detention of numerous EU citizens, including those with dual nationality, in Iran.

Qatar Pursues More US-Iran Talks After Hostage Release Deal

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 13:32:00 GMT

After US hostages were released this week, Qatar is pressing Iran and the United States to engage in more talks over nuclear and other issues, Reuters reported.

Russia's Defense Minister Highlights Advancing Relations With Iran

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 13:05:11 GMT

Russia's Defense Minister says despite opposition from much of the Western world, Russia and Iran have taken their relations to a higher level.

Raisi Says Iran Keen On More Cooperation With US Shiite Community

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 11:59:22 GMT

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi expressed the Iranian government's preparedness to expand collaboration with the US Shiite community.

Israel Stages Lone Walkout In Raisi Speech While West Watches

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 11:20:25 GMT

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations was the only diplomat to protest at President Ebrahim Raisi’s speech Tuesday but was escorted away by security. 

Jailed Iranian Rapper Toomaj Salehi's Health Deteriorates

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 09:57:44 GMT

Toomaj Salehi, the Iranian rapper jailed for his protest music, is facing deteriorating health conditions and is in urgent need of medical attention.

Biden, Netanyahu To Discuss Saudi Normalization, Iran

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 09:36:53 GMT

President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday will hold their first face-to-face talks since Netanyahu took power in December.

Gulf Cooperation Council, US Urge Iran To Fully Cooperate With IAEA

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 07:58:45 GMT

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and the US renewed calls for Iran to fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in a joint statement.

Football, Politics, And A Few Other Things In Tehran And New York

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 07:45:00 GMT

The Iranian regime had some luck on its side as a series of coincidences reduced the likelihood of larger protests on the anniversary of Mahsa Amini last weekend.

Iran's President In UN Claims Protests Were A Propaganda War

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 22:09:02 GMT

President Ebrahim Raisi blamed foreign countries for waging a propaganda campaign against the Islamic Republic in his UN General Assembly speech Tuesday.

Russian Defense Minister Visits Iran After US Releases $6 Billion

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 21:34:00 GMT

The defense minister of Russia arrived in Iran for a meeting with Iranian military officials, one day after the United States released $6 billion of Iran's frozen funds.

Iran, Azerbaijan Discuss Escalating Tensions In Nagorno-Karabakh

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 20:26:54 GMT

Iran's Foreign Minister and his Azerbaijani counterpart discussed recent developments in the Caucasus, amid Baku's renewed military action in Nagorno-Karabakh.

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's UAV, Military Aircraft Development Entities

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 19:24:49 GMT

The United States has imposed sanctions on seven individuals and four entities in Iran, China, Russia, and Turkey for their roles in Iran's UAV and military aircraft development.

Families Of US Hostages Left Behind Plead For Help

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 19:17:24 GMT

Families of Iran’s hostages not included in the US prisoner swap deal have called on Washington for an explanation on the fate of their loved ones. 

Elon Musk Reveals Iran's Dissatisfaction Over Starlink Launch

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 18:19:01 GMT

Elon Musk has revealed the regime's dissatisfaction with the launch of Starlink internet services in the country, satellites smuggled into the country amid widespread internet shutdowns.

Iranian Officials Refuse To Disclose Size Of Raisi's UN Delegation

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 16:33:26 GMT

Iranian officials visiting the United States for the UN General Assembly have declined to disclose the size of President Ebrahim Raisi's accompanying delegation.

Iran Reacts Angrily To US And E3 Statement On IAEA Inspectors

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 15:37:20 GMT

Following Iran's move to bar IAEA inspectors from monitoring its nuclear activities, a hardliner close to the Supreme Leader has once again called for leaving the NPT.

Iranian Football Coach Criticizes Regime Censorship

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 15:31:39 GMT

An Iranian football coach has expressed criticism regarding sport censorship in Iran after coverage of a female referee raising the hand of a male wrestler was banned from TV.

Revision - Council On Foreign Relations Re-Schedules Meeting With Raisi

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 14:35:31 GMT

The Council on Foreign relations has changed an earlier announcement of cancelling a meeting with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York, and re-scheduled it to Wednesday.

Five American Hostages Arrive Home, Ending ‘Nightmare’

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 13:09:09 GMT

Five Americans held hostage in Iran arrived in the United States Tuesday, one day after $6 billion in frozen Iranian oil revenues was transferred to banks in Qatar.

Sanctioned Chief Of Staff Accompanies Iranian President To New York

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 12:12:35 GMT

The chief of staff of Iran's president, under sanctions from both the US and EU, is accompanying the hardline President on his second consecutive trip to New York.

Iranian Politicians Share Blame For Deepening Crises, Insiders Say

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 11:14:13 GMT

A politician close to Iran’s former Speaker Ali Larijani blames the current leader of the parliament for Iran's woes, shared with his ultraconservative rivals.