Iran protests: Security forces beat, shot and detained students of elite Tehran university as crackdown on protests escalates

CNN — When Farid’s friend called crying for help on Sunday, he jumped on his bike and quickly rode to Tehran’s Sharif University. “Please come save us. We are stuck here. They are shooting at us,” his friend said. Scenes of violence and “savagery” met him when he arrived at the campus of the elite … Read more

Iran targets celebs, media for unrest over hijab death

PARIS: Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists on Thursday over the wave of women-led protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini after she was arrested by the Islamic republic’s morality police. Filmmakers, athletes, musicians and actors have backed the demonstrations, and many saw it a signal when the national football … Read more

Rights group says Iran protest death toll tops 75 as crackdown intensifies

PARIS: More than 75 people have been killed in the Iranian authorities’ crackdown against unrest sparked by the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini following her arrest by morality police, a rights group said Monday. The Iranian authorities’ official death toll, meanwhile, remained at 41, including several members of the security forces. Officials said Monday … Read more

At least 35 dead in Iran protests

TEHRAN: At least 35 have been killed in more than a week of protests that erupted in Iran after the death of a young woman in police custody, state media reported. “The number of people who died in recent riots in the country has risen to 35 people,” the Borna news agency, which is affiliated … Read more

Iran Hijab Protests: At least 26 dead during protests over Mahsa Amini death in Iran | World News

TEHRAN: Iranian state television suggested that the death toll of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to over two dozen, without providing more information as the unrest continues. An anchor on Iran’s state television suggested the death toll from the mass protests could be as high as 26 … Read more

Mahsa Amini: Five people killed in Iran in protests over death of woman, rights group says

CNN — Five people have been killed by Iranian security forces during protests that were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, who was being held in police custody, according to a human rights monitor. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a Norwegian-registered organization monitoring rights violations in Iran, said five people were fatally shot during … Read more

Iranian police say death of Mahsa Amini “unfortunate” as protestors take to the streets

CNN — Iranian police called the death of Mahsa Amini an “unfortunate incident” and denied that she was physically harmed in custody, semi-official news agency Fars News said on Monday. Amini, 22, who was stopped and detained by Iran’s morality police in Tehran on Tuesday, died after falling into a coma on Friday. CCTV footage … Read more

Modi Conveyed Displeasure Over ‘Unilateral Sanctions’ in Meeting With Raisi, Tehran Says Modi Conveyed Displeasure Over ‘Unilateral Sanctions’ in Meeting With Raisi, Tehran Says Modi Conveyed Displeasure Over ‘Unilateral Sanctions’ in Meeting With Raisi, Tehran Says India stopped buying Iranian crude oil in 2019 after the US withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and imposed sanctions against Tehran. Before Indian refiners… 17.09.2022, Sputnik International 2022-09-17Q10:15+0000 2022-09-17Q10:15+0000 … Read more

Iran sends nuclear talks response; US casts doubt on offer

DUBAI: Iran sent a written response early on Friday in negotiations over a final draft of a roadmap for parties to return to its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, though the US cast doubt on Tehran’s offer. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said in a statement that “the sent text has a constructive … Read more

At least six dead in floods near Tehran

TEHRAN: At least six people were killed in floods near Tehran Thursday, most in a landslide that dumped mud four meters deep in a village west of the capital, emergency services said. The flash flooding near the capital, in the foothills of the Alborz mountains, comes less than a week after floods in the normally … Read more