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Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said his government will ease internet curbs on Iran to counter Tehran's clampdown on protests which were sparked by a woman's death in police custody leading to 35 deaths in the worst unrest in Iran for years. more
Iran: Mahsa Amini's father accuses authorities lied about her death

Tehran: The father of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, h ...

Taliban kill its rebel Hazara Shia commander 'trying to flee to Iran from Afghanistan'

Herat, Afghanistan: The Taliban’s lone Hazara Shia commander, who reportedly parted ways with the Islamic emirate a couple of months ago, was killed when he attempted to flee to Ira ...

Salman Rushdie attacker Hadi Matar is believed to be an Iran and late Ayatollah Khomeini follower

New York: Twentyfour-year-old Hadi Matar has been confirmed as the attacker of British-American author Salman Rushdie on Aug 12 on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution, New York, even as ...

Iran: Top rights expert welcomes Swedish verdict in mass executions case

New York: The conviction of an Iranian official by a Swedish court for his part in the mass execution and torture of political prisoners was welcomed on Friday by a top UN-appointed indep ...

‘Effort and patience’ required to restore Iran nuclear agreement

New York: Despite diplomatic engagements, restoring the so-called Iran nuclear agreement continues to be hindered by political and technical differences, the UN political and peacebuildin ...

Iran plans two more research launches, US says Tehran is rising tensions

Iran's defence ministry has revealed that the nation plans to carry out two more launches of its domestically-developed hybrid-propellant satellite carrier rocket called Zoljanah.

Iran: 10 die, 80 feared trapped as building collapses in Abadan

Abadan: At least ten people died and dozens others were injured as an unfinished building collapsed in south-west Iran, media reports said on Tuesday.

Iran's IRGC former member killed in Tehran

Tehran: One of the former members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was assassinated by gunmen in the capital Tehran on Sunday, state TV reported.

Afghanistan-Iran forces clash in Nimroz

Nimroz, Afghanistan: Clashes occurred between Taliban government's forces and Iranian border guards in Kang district of Nimroz province of Afghanistan on Monday, media reports said.