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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…
Iranian protesters and security forces have clashed in a town near the capital, where state-run media reported at least two deaths.
By Associated Press
Iran's ongoing crackdown against protestors continues as nationwide demonstrations sparked by the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody are now in their seventh week. Nick Schifrin and producer Zeba Warsi have been speaking with students there and report…
By Nick Schifrin, Zeba Warsi
In our news wrap Tuesday, the White House confirmed President Biden is reevaluating relations with Saudi Arabia after OPEC cut oil production, the Supreme Court heard arguments on requirements that pork sold in California must meet animal cruelty standards regardless…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Riot police fired into at least one neighborhood in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan province.
By Amna Nawaz, Zeba Warsi, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
For nearly three weeks, Iranians have marched in the streets to denounce the Islamic regime that has ruled for more than 40 years. What started as a response to the killing of a young woman by the so-called "morality police,"…
By Ray Takeyh, Council on Foreign Relations
The death of Mahsa Amini has sparked large-scale protests in Iran. But President Raisi’s speech at the UN General Assembly signals that the regime is not likely to soften its stance toward the Iranian people nor toward the West.
By Fatima Hussein, Associated Press
U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control on Thursday designated seven high-ranking leaders for financial penalties due to the shutdown of Iran's internet access, repression of speech and violence inflicted on protesters and civilians.
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