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By Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
Iran said it executed two men Saturday convicted of allegedly killing a paramilitary volunteer during a demonstration, the latest executions aimed at halting the nationwide protests now challenging the country's theocracy.
By Associated Press
The report by IRNA said Taraneh Alidoosti, star of the Oscar-winning movie “The Salesman,” was detained a week after she made a post on Instagram expressing solidarity with the first man recently executed for crimes allegedly committed during the protests.
The mixed messages have raised speculation that Iran's clerical leadership is considering concessions in an attempt to defuse widespread anti-government protests that are entering the third month.
By Jack Jeffrey, Associated Press
In our news wrap Sunday, Iran's state media pushed back on a top official's comment that the country's morality police has been disbanded, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson returned to play after being suspended for allegations of sexual misconduct, a…
An Iranian lawmaker said Sunday that Iran's government is “paying attention to the people’s real demands,” state media reported, a day after a top official suggested that the country’s morality police whose conduct helped trigger months of protests has been…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The U.S. soccer federation briefly displayed Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' World Cup match Tuesday.
By Isabel Debre, Associated Press
Some Iran fans at the team's World Cup opener against England showed their support for protests against the Islamic Republic's regime.
The U.N.'s top human rights body will hold a special session on Iran in the wake of the government's violent and deadly crackdowns on protesters, threats against journalists and other alleged human rights violations in the Islamic republic.
Protests in Iran have raged on streets with demonstrators remembering a bloody crackdown in the country's southeast. That's even as the nation's intelligence minister and an army official renewed threats against local dissent and the broader world.
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