Iran

Writer Prosecuted for Facebook Posts Critical of State Censorship

iranhumanrights.org 27 May 2015

Authorities in Iran are prosecuting another writer on national security charges for signing statements and writing posts that criticized state censorship on the Facebook page of the Iranian

 

Female Genital Mutilation is About Controlling Female Sexuality

youtube 20 May 2015
By Clarion Project -

The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to raise awareness about the brutal practice of FGM. Clarion Project's film Honor Diaries

 

Iran: Radical website calls for murder of musician

Arts Freedom 19 May 2015

On 1 May 2015, the ultra-conservative Iranian website Aba Shohada website announced a reward of approximately $155,000 for anyone who would blow up the concert venues of

 

Report: Hezbollah Apparently Already Has Chlorine Gas

Arutz Sheva 13 May 2015
By Gil Ronen

According to the reporter, Amir Bar Shalom, it appears chlorine gas bombs have made their way from Syria to Hezbollah's hands, despite the IDF's efforts to interdict the transfer.

 

Iran: Radical website calls for murder of musician

Arts Freedom 13 May 2015

On 1 May 2015, the ultra-conservative Iranian website Aba Shohada website announced a reward of approximately $155,000 for anyone who would blow up the concert venues of

 

Rape and Torture: Iran's Political Weapon

Gatestone Institute 11 May 2015
By Uzay Bulut

The rape and torture of Kurdish and dissidents in Iran -- both women and men -- is now widespread and systematic. Most recently, on May 4, Farinaz Khosrawani, 25, a Kurdish woman

 

Is Iran Really a Partner?

Gatestone Institute 8 May 2015
By Yaakov Lappin

Iran's agenda is clear. It wishes to use its growing regional network to control the region, and use its proxies to indirectly attack any countries that stand in its

 

Is Iran Really a Partner?

Gatestone Institute 7 May 2015
By Yaakov Lappin

The international community is failing to respond to Iran's weapons and terrorism networks. In recent years, Iran's networks have been expanding significantly, most often with

 

Iran pays $2m more to Gaza martyrs’ families

Money Jihad 6 May 2015

Al-Ansar Charity Association, a financial intermediary between Iran and the terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad, has announced through social media that it will

 

Iran pays $2m more to Gaza martyrs’ families

Money Jihad 5 May 2015

Al-Ansar Charity Association, a financial intermediary between Iran and the terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad, has announced through social media that it will distribute $2 million

 

U.S. Lets American Pastor Saeed Abedini Rot in Iran's Prison

Gatestone Institute 4 May 2015
By Uzay Bulut

"Recently, prison guards have threatened that even if he serves the full eight years, he will not be released, and that they will find new grounds to continue to hold

 

Final Verdict: Five to Seven Years for Facebook Users in Iran

Mohabat News 4 May 2015

These are the final verdicts for a group of eight Facebook users arrested in 2014, and represent a reduction from sentences that originally ranged as high as 20 years for their posting of

 

Iran 'Godfather' of Islmaic Jihadists: Opposition Leader Maryam Rajavi

NDTV 30 April 2015

Washington: The leader of an exiled Iranian opposition group addressed US lawmakers for the first time Wednesday and warned of the links between Shiite Iran and the Sunni

 

Hillary, Iran, and The Clinton Foundation

American Center for Democracy 29 April 2015
By Rachel Ehrenfeld

Until on November 20, 2008, then Senator Hillary Clinton ardently opposed direct talks with the terrorist Republic of Iran, favored increased sanctions and stated that any

 

Iran transferring large amounts of cash to Hamas military wing

i24news 29 April 2015

Hamas using money to rebuild tunnel network, replenish supply of medium-range missiles Iran is rekindling its alliance with Hamas' military wing, the Wall Street Journal

 

Turkey Joins Qatar in Pushing Floating Gaza Seaport Ceasefire Proposal

The Algemeiner 29 April 2015
By David Daoud

Turkey and Qatar’s new proposal for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas includes building a floating harbor off the coast of the Gaza Strip where ships can anchor

 

Iran: 115 executions in two weeks

NCRI 28 April 2015

Following the wave of executions in different cities in Iran, the anti-human clerical regime sent another 30 prisoners to the gallows from April 22 to April 26. Nine prisoners were

 

When El Al flew to Tehran — and 9 other things you may not know about Israel’s past

Jewish Telegraphic Agency 23 April 2015
By Uriel Heilman

Iran and Israel enjoyed mostly good relations up until the Islamic revolution that overthrew the shah in 1979. Iran recognized Israel in 1950, becoming the second Muslim-

 

Why Arabs Loathe Hezbollah

Gatestone Institute 23 April 2015
By Khaled Abu Toameh

As Iran's chief puppet in the Middle East (along with Syria's Bashar Assad), Nasrallah wants to see Iran take over most of the Arab countries."[W]hat is the difference between Iran and

 

Executions Surge in Iran after Nuclear Talks, Iran off U.S. Terror List

Gatestone Institute 21 April 2015
By Shadi Paveh

After Iran's "nuclear talks," and after it was comfortably removed as a terrorism threat from the "Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Communities," the International Committee

 
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