Islamic Republic

The Iran revolt has sustainable momentum – what happens next?

Over three months of protests have blanketed Iran’s 31 provinces and resulted in calls for the dissolution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iranian human rights violations ignore Koran, are blasphemy to Islam - opinion

The Iranian government casually ignores the Koran’s teaching, which is tantamount to blasphemy in brazen defiance of Islam’s teachings.

IAEA visits Iran in effort to break logjam

The current visit was mostly played up by Iran, with the IAEA not only keeping mostly radio silence about it, but also not sending IAEA chief Rafael Grossi.

Antisemitic cartoon targeting Azeri leader circulates on Iranian social media

This cartoon is part of a larger campaign of Iranian anti-Azerbaijan content; the two predominantly Shiite countries have been at odds for decades.

Iran in a ferment - opinion

Many believe the regime is sufficiently grounded to contain and outlive the current wave of protest. Others hope that this is the beginning of the end for Iran’s Islamic republic.

Iran executes protestor convicted of injuring security guard - Tasnim

The Tasnim news agency identified the person who was executed as Mohsen Shekari but gave no more details.


Sister of Iran's Supreme Leader condemns his rule, urges IRGC to disarm

Iran has been gripped by unrest since the death of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini in police custody on Sept 16.


Iran reviewing mandatory hijab law - report

The women of Iran have been legally required to adhere to Muslim modesty laws, loose clothing and covered hair, since 1981, two years after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Both Iranian state media and protesters reject reports of morality police closure

Iranian protesters stressed that demonstrations are about the regime as a whole, not just hijab.

US Soccer coach, player grilled by Iranian journalists on politics at World Cup

Ahead of the third group stage matchup between the US and the Islamic Republic, Iranian reporters had questions that had nothing to do with the game.

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