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By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Although “Shayda” was written four years ago and set in the Australian coastal city of Brisbane three decades ago, the scene mirrors one of the enduring symbols of the ongoing protests against repression of women’s rights by Iranian theocratic authorities.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Bomb-carrying drones targeted an Iranian defense factory in the central city of Isfahan overnight, authorities said early Sunday, causing some damage at the plant amid heightened regional and international tensions engulfing the Islamic Republic.
In our news wrap Friday, new violence erupted in the Middle East when a Palestinian gunman opened fire near a synagogue in east Jerusalem, the head of the UN Refugee Agency accused Russia of kidnapping Ukrainian children and the U.S.
The Justice Department has charged three men in an alleged plot that originated in Iran to kill an Iranian American author and activist who has spoken out against human rights abuses.
By Lindsay Whitehurst, Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Iran has enough highly enriched uranium to build “several” nuclear weapons if it chooses, the United Nations' top nuclear official is now warning.
By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
The United States has joined the European Union in imposing sanctions on a new group of Iranian officials and organizations suspected in the security crackdown on protestors.
By Lorne Cook, Associated Press
It's the fourth round of sanctions that the 27-nation bloc has imposed on Iranian officials and organizations over the protests that erupted in Iran in mid-September after the death of a young woman accused of violating Iran's strict dress code.
Iran said Saturday it executed a former high-ranking defense ministry official and dual Iranian-British national, despite international warnings not to carry out the death sentence.
By Jane Ferguson, Zeba Warsi
The anti-regime protests in Iran have been quieter in major cities following an intense crackdown. Students and activists are vowing to continue their resistance, and have shared details of brutal abuse and torture. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports. A warning:…
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