Iran’s deputy parliament speaker, Ali Motahari, says if no breakthrough is reached to end the house arrest of prominent opposition figures, the government should “step in.”
Dozens of Iranian graduate students are barred from continuing their education because of being activists.
Hundreds of workers at Haft Tapeh sugar cane plantation and mill complex in city of Shush, southwestern Iran, have launched a new round of strikes while holding protest rallies to demand their overdue benefits and wages.
Unemployment, lack of happiness and difficulties in making ends meet are the main reasons for Iran being at the top of the world table for “social violence”, says a member of Iranian parliament.
While President Hassan Rouhani and his government are watching from the sidelines, the conservative ayatollahs are creeping to the center stage by having the final say in matters of social freedoms.
Iran’s official radio and television broadcaster has lambasted the Iranian national soccer team for failing to qualify for the World Cup final round seven years ago.
Student protests in Iran this week were propelled by different grievances and demands.
Tehran MP and deputy speaker of parliament Ali Motahari has called for former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be held accountable in a public trial.
A Taliban "special forces" unit has drawn attention amid escalating deadly attacks on the Afghan security forces.
Iran's telecommunications minister says that his ministry wants to customize Internet filtering based on user’s occupation, age, and other factors.
A political prisoner and deputy of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran has celebrated the birthday of her children for the third time in prison, by lighting a candle.