International human rights organizations had been pleading with Iran to stop the execution. “We are devastated that Reyhaneh was denied justice,” Amnesty International told BuzzFeed News.
Statistics via Cornell University School of Law and Amnesty International. Numbers are state executions in 2013.
The woman from West London was imprisoned in Tehran for peacefully demanding women’s rights. Over half a million people have signed a petition calling for her release.
Rich Kids of Tehran, which depicted the lifestyle of affluent youth in Iran, gained nearly 100,000 followers in less than a month. But all photos were removed and activity ceased this morning with little explanation.
Everyone from Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin to French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala.
On the trail of Qassem Soleimani.
“At a time when I think Iran wants to be seen in a more positive light and be part of the international community it really brings a question to how the country really works.”
The sentences have been suspended for three years on condition of good behavior.
With Rosewater, based on the true story of a tortured journalist, the Daily Show frontman stepped behind the camera for the first time. “I think the best decision I made was to be cognizant of my own ignorance.”
Grow a mullet, go directly to jail.
“I can’t imagine what they are doing to her right now,” her brother says.
The plane landed near the Persian Gulf after receiving orders to turn around from Iranian air traffic control.
The latest round in Iran’s internet battle.
The bank will also face restrictions on its Hong Kong and UAE businesses.
Maryam Mirzakhani is also the first Iranian to earn the coveted Fields Award.
The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.
U.S. officials have previously insisted that tension between the U.S. and Russia would not affect the effort to curb Iran’s nuclear program.
Black Hand’s stenciling is popping up around Tehran and raising eyebrows.
Iran has detained three journalists — two of them U.S. citizens — without charge since July 22.
Sherman doesn’t promise everything will be done by November.
No word yet why Iranian officials detained four journalists — among them three U.S. citizens — in Tehran on Tuesday.
Marzieh Rasouli was sentenced Tuesday to 50 lashes and two years in prison for allegedly spreading anti-government propaganda.
Majid Tavakoli Street at the U.N.?
Bosnia defeats Iran 3-1 in its last group stage match. The World Cup is over for both teams. Argentina and Nigeria will advance from Group F.
Iran’s official IRNA news agency said police arrested two people who appeared singing and dancing in a World Cup music video that went viral on YouTube.
Iranian president denounces ISIS fighters as “killers and terrorists,” and promises to protect Iraq’s Shiite shrines.
Hassan Rouhani cut a forlorn figure when he posted a picture on Twitter of him watching the World Cup match between Iran and Nigeria. Much like the game, which ended 0-0, he doesn’t look terribly excited.
Garbled messages from the right as everyone figures out their position on working with Iran.
U.S. and Iranian officials to meet as early as Monday to discuss a coordinated response to the deteriorating security situation in Iraq.