Jailed Iranian lawyer and human rights advocate, Nasrin Sotoudeh, has been named one of the winners of an international award known as the Alternative Nobel Prize.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is hailing the signing of a 25-year cooperative agreement between Iran and China as a "major step" in advancing Tehran and Beijing's shared interests.
According to data collected from TankerTrackers, Iran has managed to increase its oil exports significantly in September despite U.S. sanctions, Reuters reports.
Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières) has condemned the transfer of political prisoner Soheil Arabi to solitary confinement in the infamous Raja'ei Shahr prison.
Mohammed Moradi, the father of a young man detained in the November 2019 protests against Iran's Islamic Republic regime committed suicide at his home on Monday, September 28, the Iranian website Emtedad News reports.
In a video message titled the "New Pact," the exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi defended the widespread protests and strikes inside Iran, saying that the protesters sought to "save" their country.
Iraq's top cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani is facing criticism for his comments during a meeting with the UN Secretary-General's representative for Iraqi affairs.
The 47 countries present at this week's United Nations Human Rights Council meeting condemned the sudden execution of the young Iranian wrestler, Navid Afkari.
Meanwhile, an official from the Plan and Budget Organization (PBO) has said that "the National Development Fund's hard currency is not available."
The deputy Chief-Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, Commodore Ali Fadavi, has threatened the arrival of United States forces in the Persian Gulf.
A senior spokesman for the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran plans to fortify Syria's air defense.
The presence of a cat in a play staged in Tehran by the prominent Iranian director Mohammad Rahmanian has unleashed the country's censorship authorities to ban the production.