A prominent former MP and Kurdish rights activist, Hassel Dasseh has maintained that a number of Grand ayatollahs have forced President Hassan Rouhani to keep Iranian Sunnis out of his new cabinet.
Iran says it has kicked two players off the national soccer team after they played on their Greek professional squad against an Israeli club last week in the Europa League tournament.
Iranian journalist and blogger, Neda Amin, who faced extradition from Turkey, arrived in Israel on Thursday, August 10.
A court in the United Arab Emirates has convicted an Iranian national for spying and aiding Tehran's nuclear programme, sentencing him to 10 years in jail then deportation, local newspapers reported on Thursday.
Iran has executed a 21-year-old man who was arrested at age 15, Amnesty International and an Iranian news agency reported.
The Islamic State extremist group posted a video on August 9 threatening new attacks in Tehran and calling on young Iranians to rise up against their country.
Reuters reports that U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Vienna this month to discuss Iran's nuclear activities with officials at the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency.