Sunday, September 24, 2023


Drone crashes in Iran’s Gorgan, two inured, damage inflicted

A loud noise was heard in the northern Iranian city of Gorgan after a drone crashed in the city on Monday morning, deputy governor of Golestan Province said.

Former official: 81 Iranian athletes sought refuge in other countries

Iran’s former Deputy Minister of Sports says that 81 Iranian athletes have sought refuge in other countries, with 24 of them being women.

Iranian actress Hanieh Tavassoli arrested

Prominent Iranian actress Hanieh Tavassoli was arrested on the anniversary of the protests and deadly riots across Iran, her sister announced on Saturday night.

Informed sources: Mahsa Amini’s father not arrested

Informed sources have rejected news circulated by some media outlets, including Kurdish ones, that Mahsa Amini’s father has been arrested.

Iranian daily: Sacking university professors will wither society

A leading Iranian daily has lashed out at the government for the recent dismissal of a number of high-profile university professors who arguably hold critical views and replacing them with like-minded and sometimes “bizarre cases.”

Iran’s former health minister berates IRIB for “slanderous, insulting TV program”

Former Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh has slammed the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Broadcasting Organization (IRIB) for fueling speculation that he and his family had immigrated to Canada.

Anti-Iran sanctions must be nullified alongside negotiations: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has emphasized the necessity for efforts to nullify anti-Tehran sanctions in tandem with the talks for the removal of the bans.

Ex-Iranian Pres. Rouhani warns over limits on public participation in votes

Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed concerns about the limitations on people's participation in elections and the concentration of decision-making power in a few individuals during a group meeting with former ministers and vice presidents.

Former president Rouhani defends his job performance while in office

Former Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has said on X that during his presidency, Iran overtook Qatar in gas production at a joint field with the Persian Gulf country.

Iranian Daily raises security alarm over growing number of Afghan refugees in Iran

The influx of refugees to Iran after the takeover of the Taliban in neighboring Afghanistan is posing a security challenge for Iran, a leading Iranian newspaper has warned.

Report: Ex-Iranian Pres. Ahmadinejad in danger of assassination

Dolatebahar, a news outlet associated with former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has issued a warning about alleged plots to assassinate the ex-president.

Iran president back home from South Africa visit

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi, who had traveled to South Africa to take part in 15th BRICS Summit at the head of a high-ranking delegation, arrived in the Iranian capital Tehran earlier on Friday.

Former IRGC commander: Many policies against Islamic ideology

A former top Iranian commander with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has brushed aside the idea that ideological issues have been given precedence over national interests in Iran.

Opponents, proponents wrangle over participation in Iran election

A recent call by Faezeh Hashemi, the jailed daughter of a former Iranian president, on people not to vote in upcoming parliamentary elections as a show of defiance has caused controversy.

Prominent cleric Naghshbandi arrested in Sistan, southeastern Iran

Renowned Iranian Sunni cleric Mawlawi Fat’hi Mohammad Naghshbandi has been arrested for ‘inciting tensions and endangering national security’ in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iranian daily warns against security fallout of Afghans’ increased immigration into Iran

An Iranian newspaper has warned against the security repercussions of the growing number of Afghan nationals entering the country.

Europe indebted to IRGC: President Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said terrorism would have plagued entire Europe if the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps had not taken action against Daesh militants, highlighting IRGC’ significant role in ensuring domestic and transnational security.

One citizen, two police officers killed in firefight with armed assailant in central Iran

Two police offiers have been gunned down in a shootout with an armed assailant in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

Iran’s Leader: Enemy seeking to smear IRGC

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution says one of the key activities of the enemy is to besmirch the reputation of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Basij Force.

Funeral procession for martyrs of Shiraz terror attack

A funeral procession was held on Wednesday for those killed in a terrorist attack on the Shah Cheragh Shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

Iranian daily slams government’s ‘double standards’ in US policies

The administration of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi pursues double standards in dealing with the United States, an Iranian newspaper has claimed, citing the government’s handling of a recent agreement with Washington over frozen funds and release of detained nationals as evidence.

Death toll rises to 2 in Shiraz terror attack

The death toll from Sunday’s terrorist attack on the Shah Cheragh shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz has risen to two, as a man who was critically injured during the raid has succumbed to his wounds.

Iran speaker: Fomenting insecurity and instability, enemies’ permanent plot

Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has condemned the Sunday night terrorist attack on a holy shrine in Shiraz, saying fomenting insecurity and instability is the permanent project of the enemies.

Nearly 50k pre-register for Iran’s parliament vote

The spokesperson of the Election Headquarters, affiliated with the Iranian Interior Ministry, says 13,234 more people uploaded their documents to sign up for the upcoming parliamentary election in Iran on Sunday.

Iranian officials seek to allay concerns over “gasoline shortage, price hike”

While Iranian officials have rejected reports that the government is planning to increase gasoline prices at the pump, unofficial sources have not ruled out the price hike.

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