Iran cites Prince Harry's book in defending its decision to execute a British-Iranian citizen

AdvertisementIran blasted prince Harry's claim that he killed 25 people in Afghanistan. It said the UK could not criticize the killing of 25 innocent people. The royal family member has no regrets over the issue.
#Harry #BusinessInsiderIndia #British #Iranian #Iran #News #Entertainment #Books


3 weeks ago

Free Taraneh Alidoosti: Kate Winslet and 5 more Hollywood celebs demand release of Iranian actress

Taraneh Alidoosti, one of the leading film personalities, was detained by the local authorities of Iran after she publicly criticized the state for its use of the death penalty against the protestors. In her most recent Instagram post, she came out in support of Mohsen Shekari, who was executed by the Iranian forces on 8 December on the charges of obstructing the streets of Tehran along with causing injury to the Iran’s security force officer with a machete. The petition was released by change.oRg which in an open letter demands the release of the award-winning actress and writer.
#TaranehAlidoosti #PINKVILLA #Iranian #Iran #News #SensitiveSubjects


1 months ago

'Taste of their own medicine': Watch Iranian woman knock off cleric's turban

A video of a woman toppling a cleric's turban has been making several rounds on twitter. The video was shared by journalist Masih Alinejad. A 16-year-old boy was arrested in the north-western city of Tabriz.
#MasihAlinejad #Iranian #Tabriz #News #Health #Medicine


1 months ago

Musk says nearly 100 Starlink internet terminals 'active' in Iran amid severe access restrictions- The New Indian Express

Nearly 100 Starlink internet terminals are currently operating in Iran, SpaceX chief Elon Musk said Monday. The tycoon had promised to bring the satellite internet network to the country in September as Iranian authorities imposed increasingly severe access restrictions. Iran has unleashed a crackdown arresting around 14,000 people, according to the UN and killing 469 protesters.
#Musk #Starlink #Iranian #Iran #News #Technology #Internet


1 months ago

Iranian Actress Taraneh Alidoosti Arrested For Her Solidarity With Anti-Hijab Protests

The actress supported a protest movement that rocked the country a few months ago when a woman in police custody died. The death of a 23-year-old man last week drew an instant and scathing censure from governments in Europe, the united states, and human rights organizations.
#TaranehAlidoosti #Iranian #AntiHijab #Europe #News #Entertainment #Celebrities


1 months ago

Iranian footballer faces death penalty over participation in anti-hijab protests

Amir Nasr-Azadani, 26, was arrested after participating in the protests and charged with a crime known as moharebeh- “enmity against God” which carries the death penalty as punishment. FIFPRO, the Netherlands-based international union for professional soccer players, spoke out against his death penalty saying, "We stand in solidarity with Amir and call for the immediate removal of his punishment"
#AmirNasrAzadani #HindustanTimes #Iranian #Netherlands #News #Sports #Football


1 months ago

Players must ‘behave’, Iran tells families of FIFA team amid protests: Report

Iranian players refused to sing the national anthem in their opening match against England on November 21. They were called to a meeting with members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. The players were told their families would face “violence and and torture” if they did not sing the anthem, CNN report says.
#CNN #Iranian #England #News #Sports #Football


2 months ago

Iran bars filmmaker Reza Dormishian from coming to India for IFFI

Iranian filmmaker Reza Dormishian was set to attend the International Film Festival of India for the premiere of his new film A Minor. His passport was snatched at the Tehran airport and referred to an Iranian court for prosecution. Reportedly, he was barred from leaving the country because of his recent posts on Instagram where he expressed his support for the people speaking out during Iran’s nationwide protests.
#RezaDormishian #HindustanTimes #Iranian #InternationalFilmFestivalofIndia #Iran #News #Entertainment #Movies


2 months ago

Iran protests after US soccer body modifies Iranian flag to show support for protesters - Sports News

Iran's football federation on Sunday lodged a complaint to FIFA after US Soccer Federation posted modified Iranian flag in one of its social media posts. The word “Allah” was removed from the Islamic Republic’s flag. The now-deleted post showed the Group B table in which USA and Iran have been drawn together. US players said they were not aware of any post of such nature.
#Allah #SportsNews #Iranian #Iran #News #Sports #Football


2 months ago

Pro Kabaddi 2022: Fazel Atrachali creates history, surpasses Anup Kumar to become the most successful skipper

Fazel Atrachali's Puneri Paltan defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers by a score of 32-39 in the Pro Kabaddi League's 96th match of the season. He surpassed Anup Kumar as the most successful Pro Kabadi League captain. The Iranian defender did not earn a single tackle point in the encounter.
#FazelAtrachali #PuneriPaltan #Iranian #ProKabaddi #News #Sports #Kabbadi


2 months ago

Pro Kabaddi 2022: Fazel Atrachali breaks Anup Kumar's all-time record

Puneri Paltan beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 39-32 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad. Fazel Atrachali won his 53rd match as a captain in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) The Iranian defender failed to earn a single tackle point in the match.
#FazelAtrachali #PuneriPaltan #ProKabaddiLeague #PKL #GachibowliIndoorStadium #News #Sports #Kabbadi


2 months ago

Iranian television interrupted the broadcast of the match with England during the national anthem

Iranian state TV interrupted the broadcast of the national team's match with England in the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The incident occurred when the players didn't sing the national anthem before the start of the meeting. Media also reported that Iranian fans booed the national national anthem. England beat Iran 6-2 in the first round of the World Cup 2022.
#Iranian #WorldCup202 #England #News #Sports #Football


2 months ago

‘An amazing feeling’: asylum seeker stuck in hotel thanks Observer readers for sending books

34-year-old Iranian has been stranded in a Berkshire hotel for almost 500 days. He was featured in an article articulating life in limbo for the 37,000 asylum seekers living in hotels. The University of Reading is now looking into its admissions process to offer Ali a course.
#Ali #Observer #Iranian #Berkshire #News #Entertainment #Books


2 months ago

PKL 9: Fazel Atrachali becomes Pro Kabaddi League's most successful defender

Fazel Atrachali is one of the most feared defenders in the Pro Kabaddi League. The Iranian, known as the Sultan in PKL, is also the most successful defender in the league. Fazel, who is captaining Puneri Paltan this season, achieved the feat in his 133rd game on Friday.
#FazelAtrachali #ProKa #ProKabaddiLeague #Iranian #News #Sports #Kabbadi


3 months ago

White House in talks with Elon Musk to set up Starlink in Iran: Report

The satellite-based broadband service could help Iranians circumvent the regime's restrictions on accessing the internet and certain social media platforms. The u.s. Treasury department said that some satellite internet equipment can be exported to Iran.
#ElonMusk #Starlink #Iranian #WhiteHouse #News #Entertainment #Tv


3 months ago

Urvashi Rautela CHOPS HAIR As She Joins Protest Against Iranian Government, Demanding Justice For Mahsa Amini, Ankita Bhandari; See PICS

The actress took to her social media handle to inform the same. She shared her photos of chopping off her locks expressing her solidarity with the protestors in Iran.
#UrvashiRautela #Iranian #Iran #News #ArtsEntertainment #SensitiveSubjects


3 months ago

Iranian players return to action in Pro Kabaddi after visa issues sorted: Report

Mohammadreza Shadloui, Fazel Atrachali, and Mohammad Esmail Nabibaksh are among the stars who were absent in the fixtures that had been played in the first week of the Pro Kabaddi season. The players were flown to Colombo in Sri Lanka over the weekend due to the unavailability of direct flights from Iran to India.
#MohammadrezaShadloui #HindustanTimes #Iranian #ProKabaddi #Colombo #News #Sports #Kabbadi


3 months ago

Pro Kabaddi League 9: Iranians players back in India after missing start due to visa issues

The 13 Iranian players have secured passage to india. The players were flown to Colombo in Sri Lanka over the weekend. Dummy tickets were not used as the Sri Lankan Kabaddi Federation offered support.
#SriLankanKabaddiFederation #Iranian #ProKabaddiLeague #dia #News #Sports #Kabbadi


4 months ago

Pro Kabaddi League: Iranian players to miss start of PKL 9

The 13 Iranians registered with the pro Kabaddi League will be missing at the start of the season due to visa issues. The fact that the Iranians are unavailable for the time being comes as a massive blow to the Puneri Paltan camp.
#ProKabaddiLeague #Iranian #News #Sports #Kabbadi


4 months ago

Patna Pirates full squad for Pro Kabaddi League Season 9

Three-time PKL champions and runners-up of season 8 will begin their pro Kabaddi League season 9 campaign against Puneri Paltan on October 8. The Pirates have retained the services of their ace Iranian all-rounder Mohammedreza Shadloui Chiyaneh, while also roping in star raider Sachin Tanwar.
#MohammedrezaShadlouiChiyaneh #PatnaPirates #ProKabaddiLeagueSeason9 #proKabaddiLeague #News #Sports #Kabbadi


4 months ago

No internet in Iran, 50 dead as anti-Hijab stir rages; Musk ‘activates' Starlink

No internet in Iran, 50 dead as anti-Hijab stir rages; Musk 'activates' starlinkTesla CEO Elon Musk activated his internet service in the nation amid a shutdown. The united states has issued guidelines to expand internet services to Iranians.
#Musk #HindustanTimes #anti #Hijab #Iran #News #Technology #Internet


4 months ago

Elon Musk activating Starlink in Iran amid government's internet shutdown

Elon Musk said on friday that he would activate the company's satellite internet service, Starlink in Iran. He said that the united states took action to advance internet freedom and the free flow of information to Iranians. Iran has imposed tough restrictions on the usage of the internet to stop the protesters from gathering amid international condemnation.
#ElonMusk #Starlink #Iranian #Iran #News #Technology #Internet


4 months ago

Elon Musk should provide internet in Iran, lawmakers urge Yellen

A bipartisan group of lawmakers called for the exemption in a tweet on monday. They asked the Treasury to clarify its policies for fostering communications access in sanctioned countries. The u.s. Must do everything in its power to help "the brave Iranians protesting against injustice"
#ElonMusk #Treasury #Iranian #Iran #News #Technology #Internet


4 months ago

Stock Market Highlights 21 Sept 2022: Nifty ends near 17,700, Sensex slips over 250 points ahead of FOMC minutes; FMCG stocks shine

Crude oil prices are just 13% up ytd from 60% level of March when the war started. The supply distress was visible this week as prospects of Iranian oil making its way to global market are getting bleaker. OPEC+ itself underproduced the quota limit by 3.58mbpd or 3.5% of global output in August.
#OPEC #Iranian #News #Business #Markets


4 months ago

Pakistani food importers at mercy of grey market owing to dollar crunch: Report

The government has not made any arrangements for the provision of dollars to make payments against these imports. The importers were asked to enter into barter deals with their Afghan and Iranian counterparts by exporting food items available in Pakistan.
#HindustanTimes #Pakistani #Afghan #Pakistan #News #Business #Markets


4 months ago

Oil prices steady as OPEC+ mulls supply cut

Crude inventories fell by 3.3 million barrels in the week to Aug. 19. A drawdown in gasoline inventories was less than expected, reflecting tepid demand. The prospect of an agreement that could return sanctionsed Iranian oil exports to the market weighed.
#Iranian #News #Business #Economy


5 months ago

Russia: Iran says finalises talks with Russia on gas purchase, swap, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Contract will soon be signed in Moscow, Javad Owji said following a meeting with Igor Levitin. Iran currently has a contract with Russia for the development of seven oil and gas fields. Iran and Russia are negotiating a Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for developing another 14 Iranian fields.
#JavadOwji #EnergyNews #Iranian #Moscow #News #Business #Economy


5 months ago

Crude Oil Prices Slump Amid Iran Nuclear Deal Hopes

Brent crude oil futures have slumped this morning as Brent crude falls over 4% to start the week. The initial move lower in oil stemmed from weak data out of China with retail sales posting a sizeable miss on expectations, raising concerns over the demand outlook for oil. Recent comments made by the Iranian Foreign Minister has since exacerbated the sell-off.
#Brent #Iranian #IranNuclearDeal #China #News #Business #Economy


5 months ago

Cyberattack: Iranian threat actor likely in Albania cyberattack, says US company

Cybersecurity firm Mandiant says hackers likely acted in support of Tehran's anti-dissident efforts. The July 23-24 conference by the Iranian dissident group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq was in fact canceled following warnings from local authorities of a possible terrorist threat.
#Mandiant #Iranian #Tehran #News


6 months ago

Turkey's Prez meets Iranian counterpart Raisi, stresses on need to fight against terrorism

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday. The leaders of both countries vowed to triple their bilateral trade to $30 billion. The two leaders signed eight agreements in the fields of trade, social security, and sports. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also sent a strong warning against the planned Turkish incursion in northern Syria.
#RecepTayyipErdogan #Iranian #Turkish #Turkey #News #Politics #LawGovernment


6 months ago

Putin visits Iran on first trip outside former Soviet Union since Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tehran on Tuesday for talks with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Putin will also hold his first face-to-face meeting with a NATO leader, Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan, to discuss a deal aimed at allowing the resumption of Ukraine's Black Sea grain exports. Putin's visit comes just days after U.S. President Joe Biden visited Israel and Saudi Arabia.
#VladimirPutin #NATO #Russian #Iranian #Tehran #News #Politics #LawGovernment


6 months ago

Russia & Iran plan to de-dollarise trade ties, strengthen trade ties during Putin's visit

Russia's President Vladimir Putin is set to meet with his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on July 19 to bolster 'economic and trade cooperation' Kremlin announced that Iran will move away from the practice of using dollar and switch to SPFS, Moscow's domestic 'System for Transfer of Financial Messages' equivalent of the SWIFT financial transfer system designed by the Central Bank of Russia.
#VladimirPutin #CentralBankofRussia #Iranian #SWIFT #Russia #News #Politics #LawGovernment


6 months ago

Iran imposes sanctions on 61 Americans as nuclear talks hit impasse

Former president Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani and former white house national security adviser John Bolton. The sanctions, issued against dozens of Americans in the past, let Iranian authorities seize any assets they hold in Iran. In January Iran imposed sanctions on 51 Americans, and it blacklisted 24 more in April in its latest moves.
#Trump #TheHindu #Americans #Iranian #Iran #LawGovernment #Government #News


6 months ago

Super GM at a sweet 16

Only 128 players have crossed the 2700 rating mark among the 3,90,626 rated players recognised by FIDE. Gukesh has been on a winning spree, capturing four tournament titles this year and reaching No 32 in the world chess rankings based on live ELO ratings. Only two other players - China’s Wei Yi (some months before turning 16) and Iranian-born French player Alireza Firouzja achieved this earlier than 16 years and nearly 2 months old.
#Gukesh #FIDE #Iranian #French #China #Games #BoardGames


6 months ago

Russian delegation visited Iran few times in June to acquire, examine combat drones: US

Russian delegation visited an Iranian airfield at least twice last month, national security adviser Jake Sullivan told CNN. Images show that Tehran presented Shahed-191 and Shahed -129 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAVs to Russia at Kashan Airfield south of Tehran in June. The two types are capable of carrying precision-guided missiles.
#JakeSullivan #CNN #Russian #Iranian #Tehran #LawGovernment #Military #BusinessIndustrial


6 months ago

Iran's Navy unveils its first naval drone-carrier division as Biden visits Middle East

The Iranian Navy unveiled its first naval drone-carrier division in a ceremony in southern Iran on Friday. The division consists of units of surface and subsurface vessels which are capable of carrying out different kinds of reconnaissance. The development came despite the United States and Israel accusing Iran of using drones and rockets to attack American forces and Israel-linked ships in the Gulf.
#Biden #Navy #Iranian #American #Iran #LawGovernment #Military #BusinessIndustrial


6 months ago

Iranian shipping firms eye regular service to Indian ports

Iranian shipping companies plan to put in place a regular service between Bandar Abbas port and two ports in India to handle cargo expected to be shipped from Russia. Authorities in Tehran have taken steps to include Chabahar port in the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC)
#HindustanTimes #Iranian #Indian #BandarAbbas #BusinessIndustrial #TransportationLogistics #MaritimeTransport


6 months ago

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi warns US, allies against committing 'mistakes' in country

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi issued a stern warning to the US and its allies while stating that any mistakes made by them to trigger a crisis in the country will be met with a decisive response from Tehran. Raisi's remarks came immediately after US President Joe Biden's recent visit to the region, which included stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel.
#EbrahimRaisi #Iranian #Tehran #LawGovernment #Government #News


6 months ago

Hinduphobia is real! Rutgers study finds virulent anti-Hindu abuse & trolling online

Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick released a study, revealing a major surge in Hinduphobia on social media. The study has exposed a web of networks that are denigrating Hindus by sharing 'genocide' memes on various messaging services. Researchers have used artificial intelligence and analysed around one million tweets, where it was found that Iranian troll pages were spreading anti-Hindu propaganda.
#RutgersUniversity #Hindu #Hindus #JobsEducation #Education #CollegesUniversities


6 months ago

Iranian women say 'no to hijab', publicly remove veil to protest chastity laws

Iranian women on July 12 participated in an anti-hijab campaign across the country in order to demonstrate their opposition to strict rules in the country that ban women from showing their hair in public. The protest came in view of the government-marked hijab and chastity day, meant to champion rules that force women to wear the hijab.
#Iranian #PeopleSociety


6 months ago

Putin set to meet Iranian, Turkish counterparts in Tehran; US fears UAVs will be acquired

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian and Turkish counterparts, Ebrahim Raisi and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Tehran next week, on July 19, to bolster 'economic cooperation' Moscow and Tehran will strengthen trade, commerce and economic ties in the face of the barrage of sanctions slapped on the two economies by the ‘collective West”
#VladimirPutin #Russian #Iranian #Tehran #LawGovernment #Government #News


7 months ago

Iran rejects US claims; denies supplying drones and other arms to Russia amid war

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian rejects US claims that Tehran was planning to hand over Russia with hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones with the capability of carrying arms. US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan had said that the White House believes Russia was seeking Iran’s assistance to provide Moscow with “hundreds” of drones to use in Ukraine.
#HosseinAmirAbdollahian #Iranian #Tehran #LawGovernment #Military


7 months ago

Activists urge Iranian women to publicly unveil to protest crackdown

Iranian rights activists urge women to remove their veils on 'National Day of Hijab and Chastity' Iran's Islamic Sharia law requires women to cover their hair and wear long, loose-fitting clothes to disguise their figures. Violators face public rebuke, fines or arrest for defying the Islamic dress code. Rights activists say the move is part of a wider clamp-down on dissent amid deepening resentment.
#WorldNews #Iranian #NationalDayofHijabandChastity #Iran #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy #HumanRightsLiberties


7 months ago

Explained: Why three international award-winning Iranian filmmakers have been arrested

Jafar Panahi, Mohammad Rasoulof, and Mostafa Aleahmad arrested in Iran. Panahi was one of the most prominent faces of the second half of the Iranian new wave cinema. He is known for making films about social issues that critique the Iranian theocracy. The films by Panahi were released abroad to great acclaim.
#JafarPanahi #ExplainedNews #Iranian #Iran #News


7 months ago

Iran arrests 3rd outspoken filmmaker in escalating crackdown

Jafar Panahi is the third Iranian director to be locked up in less than a week. Panahi had gone to the prosecutor’s office in Tehran to check on the cases of his two colleagues detained last week. He is one of Iran's best-known dissident filmmakers.
#JafarPanahi #WorldNews #Iranian #Tehran #News


7 months ago

Iran rejects UK claim of seizing Iranian weapons shipment to Yemen

Nasser Kanaani dismissed the claim as baseless and outdated, accusing Britain of being complicit in the war in Yemen. Yemen has been mired in a civil war since late 2014 when the Iran-backed Houthis seized control of several northern provinces and forced the Saudi-backed Yemeni government out of the capital Sanaa.
#NasserKanaani #Iran #Saudi #Britain #SensitiveSubjects #News


7 months ago

Netizens find Aishwarya's lookalike in Iranian model Mahlagha Jaberi, see pics

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has a doppleganger in Mahlagha Jaberi. The 33-year-old Iranian-American fashion model is based out of California. She has a following of 4.1 million on Instagram and has walked the red carpet at Cannes.
#Aishwarya #Iranian #IranianAmerican #California #ArtsEntertainment #Movies #CelebritiesEntertainmentNews


7 months ago

Iran’s outdoor painters seek to capture, preserve old Tehran

Tehran residents accustomed to seething at slow-moving traffic, sweltering in summer heat and suffocating in smog may be surprised to find a growing number of outdoor painters reveling in the Iranian capital’s historic charm. The honeycomb of alleyways that make up old Tehran is drawing throngs of artists out of their cramped studios and into the open streets.
#Iranian #Iran #Travel


7 months ago

US sanctions should be lifted to ensure investment in Iran: Official

Ali Shamkhani made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. The Iranian nuclear talks began in April 2021 in Vienna but were suspended in March this year. Iran signed the JCPOA with world powers in July 2015, agreeing to curb its nuclear program in return for the removal of sanctions.
#AliShamkhani #Qatari #Iranian #Vienna #News #Politics


7 months ago

Metro Ban for Women Without Head Coverings in Iran's Second City

Iranian law requires all women, regardless of nationality or religious belief, to wear a hijab that covers the head and neck while concealing the hair. Many have pushed the boundaries over the past two decades by allowing their head coverings to slide back and reveal more hair. If officials do not enforce the ban by July 6 “they will be prosecuted”
#Iranian #Iran #News


7 months ago

‘Nobel of mathematics world’: The history and significance of the Fields Medal won by Ukrainian professor and three others

The Fields Medal, awarded by the International Mathematical Union, is granted every four years to recognise outstanding mathematical achievements by under-40-year-olds. It is awarded by an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organisation that aims to promote international cooperation in mathematics. The first woman to win the prize was Maryam Mirzakhani in 2014, an Iranian-born mathematician.
#MaryamMirzakhani #InternationalMathematicalUnion #‘Nobel #FieldsMedal #Science #Mathematics


7 months ago

Syrian Prez accuses Turkey of aggression as Iran attempts to ease tension

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Damascus earlier on Saturday. His visit is mainly to ease the tension between Syria and Turkey. Syria has repeatedly rejected Turkey's plan to impose a buffer zone along the Turkish border in northern Syria. The top Iranian diplomat's visit to Syria comes days after he met with his Turkish counterpart.
#HosseinAmirAbdollahian #Iranian #Turkish #Damascus #News #Politics #SensitiveSubjects


7 months ago