UN nuclear watchdog is ‘deeply concerned’ over ‘undeclared material’ at Iranian site 

UN nuclear watchdog is ‘deeply concerned’ over ‘undeclared material’ at Iranian site UN atomic watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ by possible nuclear material at Iran site Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium now over 14 times limit set by world powers   It is the latest in a string of violations of 2015 nuclear deal with world powers By … Read more

Female cartoon characters on Iranian TV must wear a hijab, Ayatollah rules 

Female cartoon characters on Iranian TV must wear a hijab, Ayatollah rules  Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said it is ‘required’ for women in cartoons and anime films to wear a hijab He said it must be followed because of ‘the consequences of not wearing a hijab’  Activists have condemned the move as ‘toxic’ , … Read more

Iranian judo fighter poses with Israeli rival as he competes in Tel Aviv against Tehran’s order

An Iranian judo world champion has been pictured posing with his Israeli rival as he is competing in an international contest in Tel Aviv against the wishes of Tehran. Saeid Mollaei defected to Germany after he disobeyed a direct order from Iran’s minister to withdraw from the 2019 Judo World Championships in Japan to avoid … Read more

Indonesia seizes Iranian tanker ‘caught red-handed illegally transferring oil’ with Panama ship

Indonesia seizes Iranian tanker ‘caught red-handed illegally transferring oil’ with vessel from Panama Iranian-flagged MT Horse and Panamanian Freya seized on Sunday morning Indonesian coast guard discovered them in early hours of morning off Borneo  Ships weren’t flying flags, had I.D. systems switched off and didn’t reply to radio Iran’s oil exports have been crippled by US … Read more

Former Iranian bodybuilder, 38, is jailed for trying to cheat the UK driving theory test THREE times

Former Iranian bodybuilder, 38, is jailed for trying to cheat the UK driving theory test THREE times by wearing a secret Bluetooth earpiece and sending a lookalike man in his place Amir Lorzadeh from Shenley Green, Birmingham was jailed for 11 months  He tried to pass the test by wearing an earpiece twice and by sending … Read more

US threatens to destroy any Iranian missiles shipped to Venezuela

US threatens to destroy any Iranian missiles shipped to Venezuela after President Maduro announced plan to gain more weapons following ending of UN arms embargo ‘The transfer of long-range missiles from Iran to Venezuela is not acceptable and will not be tolerated or permitted,’ State Department Special Rep. said A UN embargo on Iran buying … Read more

Iranian anti-hijab activist ‘faces execution or torture’ after being arrested in Turkey

Iranian anti-hijab activist ‘faces execution or torture’: Protester is arrested in Turkey, raising fears she will be deported to Tehran Maryam Shariatmadari was arrested in Iran in 2018 for protesting without a hijab  She was sentenced to a year in jail, but fled to Turkey where she claimed asylum  Maryam was arrested in Turkey on … Read more

Brutal torture methods are revealed in Amnesty report on ‘Iranian interrogation tactics’

An Iranian wrestling champion has been sentenced to death for taking part in protests against the regime in 2018.  Iran’s Supreme Court confirmed two death sentences for Navid Afkari along with six years and six months in prison and 74 lashes, according to Persian-language broadcaster Iran International.   His brother, Vahid Afkari, received a prison sentence … Read more

Iranian wrestling champion receives a double death sentence

An Iranian wrestling champion has been sentenced to death for taking part in protests against the regime in 2018.  Iran’s Supreme Court confirmed two death sentences for Navid Afkari along with six years and six months in prison and 74 lashes, according to Persian-language broadcaster Iran International.   His brother, Vahid Afkari, received a prison sentence … Read more

Iranian musician, 30, is arrested over claims he let women sing and dance in online art video

Iranian musician, 30, is arrested and charged over claims he let women sing and dance in online art video Mehdi Rajabian, 30, was summoned to the Revolutionary Court of Sari Tuesday He’s been in & out of Tehran’s Evin prison since 2013 for anti-regime crimes  ‘I did an interview about a new album featuring female … Read more