Iran Imprisons British Woman for Trying to Watch Men's Volleyball

the Clarion Project 16 September 2014

A British-Iranian woman, arrested more than two months ago for trying to attend a volleyball game, continues to be held in Tehran’s Evin Prison. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was


Award-Winning Film 'Honor Diaries' Now Available on Netflix

The Clarion Project 12 September 2014

Honor Diaries is the first film to break the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls. Honor Diaries is more than a movie, it is a movement to save women and girls


British-Iranian woman Ghonche Ghavami imprisoned for two months for trying to watch men's volleyball game in Tehran

The Independent 11 September 2014
By Lizzie Dearden

A British woman has been in an Iranian prison for more than two months for trying to watch a men’s volleyball match. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was arrested along with more than


ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…


With Islamic State grabbing headlines, Netanyahu tries to retrain focus on Iran

Jerusalem Post 5 September 2014

With negotiations between Iran and the world powers set to restart September 18, and following Thursday’s bilateral Iran-US talks, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is


UK: Iran Looking to Recruit British Shi'ite Jihadists

Gatestone Institute 4 September 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Officials of the Iranian regime's network of groups in Britain have called upon British Shi'ites to join the jihad against Sunni Islamist forces in Iraq. The Ahlul Bayt


The Israeli-made Hermes 450 drone downed by Iran over Natanz took off from Azerbaijan

DEBKAfile 27 August 2014

The Israeli Hermes 450 drone downed Aug. 23 over the uranium enrichment facility in central Iran took off from Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Airbase, debkafile’s military and Iranian


Iran’s Crackdown on Women

FrontPage Mag 27 August 2014
By Majid Rafizadeh

Recently, Majlis (Iranian parliament), which is dominated by hardliners, has voted to ban vasectomies, permanent kinds of contraception, and impose restriction on women’s


Peter Theo Curtis, American held in Syria for 2 years, is freed

CBC 25 August 2014

An American journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria was released Sunday, less than a week after the horrific execution


Negotiation equals weakness: Iran openly backs Hamas

allenbwest 22 August 2014
By Allen West

One thing we haven’t heard too much about recently is what’s happening in Iran — where American pastor Saeed Abedini, is still being held captive. You might recall our story


Video: The Watchman with Erick Stakelbeck

CBN News 4 July 2014

On this week's episode of The Watchman, we examine the stunning rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria--also known as ISIS--and its bloody advance in the heart of the


Video: The hijab as a weapon of Islamization in Iran

Jihad Watch 27 June 2014
By Robert Spencer

Don’t miss this riveting film. From Iranwire Videos, June 13, 2014 (thanks to WTD): I worked in Iran for many years as a photojournalist and documentary photographer.


Turkey, Erdogan, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq 20 June 2014
By J. Millard Burr

A recent photograph taken 16 April 2014, which appeared in Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily, shows an injured ISIL commander Abu Muhammad "allegedly receiving free treatment,” in


Britain's Foreign Secretary Hague says UK embassy in Tehran to reopen

Deutsche Welle 20 June 2014

British Foreign Secretary Hague made the announcement in a written statement to Parliament on Tuesday, in which he cautioned that "a range of practical issues" would have to


Iran: The Forced Murder Confession of Reyhaneh Jabbari

Gatestone Institute 20 June 2014
By Shadi Paveh

Reyhaneh Jabbari, now 26, was sentenced to death for killing Morteza Sarbandi, a former Iranian intelligence officer. According to her letters from prison, however, during


Iran: Female musicians banned from stage in Isfahan 20 June 2014

Mohammad Qotbi, the head of the Isfahan Culture and Guidance administration and also a member of the clergy, compared music bands to the national football team, saying that


Iran: Female musicians banned from stage in Isfahan

Arts Freedom 16 June 2014

Mohammad Qotbi, the head of the Isfahan Culture and Guidance administration and also a member of the clergy, compared music bands to the national football team, saying that


Iran: Executions and an Amputation

The Gatestone Institute 12 June 2014
By Shabnam Assadollahi

The number of executions in Iran in 2014, up to June 5, now totals 325; the Iranian government has admitted to only 122. These numbers do not include the Iranian regime's


One Week of Rouhani's "Moderate" Islamic Republic of Iran

The Gatestone Institute 11 June 2014
By Shadi Paveh

According to Article 110 of the Islamic Republic's Constitution, the Supreme Leader must oversee all matters. Even the release of one single prisoner is not possible without


Hamas terror financier spills beans

Money Jihad 11 June 2014

Although Iran temporarily stopped funding Hamas, one top insider—the chief financial officer of Hamas’s shura council—had no worries. Mohammed Toameh says Hamas has plenty of

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