Deputy head of Iran's Department of Environment reportedly arrested, at the same time that news emerged that a scholar and activist suspiciously dies in prison.
The supreme leader’s representative at daily Kayhan newspaper has repeated a controversial statement from 10 years ago insisting that that Iran “owns” Bahrain and that its people feel separated from their motherland.
Kavous Seyed-Emami, A university lecturer and an environmental activist, has died while in custody at a Tehran prison.
The Israeli military says one of its F-16 fighter jets was shot down by Syrian antiaircraft fire after it struck "Iranian sites" in retaliation for a drone flight that crossed into Israeli territory.
The Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called upon government officials to get serious about confronting corruption, but conceded that “fighting corruption and oppression is very difficult.”
Fourteen United States senators are asking President Donald Trump to impose tough new sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran for its ballistic missile program.
The Chairman of Iran’s influential Guardian Council and Speaker of the Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati says he is worried about what the future holds for the Islamic Republic.
Tehran’s Prosecutor, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi says 150 of the protesters arrested during the unrest in late December 2017 and early January have been indicted.
Since the night of February 3, there have been clashes and tension between security forces and a religious sect in Tehran.
Iranian officials often blame each other or foreign powers for recent unrest, rarely admitting the root causes of anger at the Islamic Republic.
Tehran’s hard-line provisional Friday Prayer leader, Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, has explicitly threatened protesters in Iran with the death penalty.