Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (TEHRAN, IRAN) — While Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was holding up Gen. Qassim Soleimani’s photo on Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly podium grieving over his killing by the U.S., Soleimani’s picture was being torn down in his home city of Kerman and set on fire by protestors. Protests against the Iranian regime started across the […]

Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (NEWARK, N.J.) — Three Iranian nationals attempted to hack into hundreds of computers in the U.S. and around the world, demanding, and sometimes getting, a ransom, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday. The four-count grand jury indictment returned in Newark federal court charged the trio with hacking conspiracy, two counts of computer […]

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images (LONDON) — The Iranian government on Monday denied that its officials were responsible for the attack on Salman Rushdie, saying the government hadn’t previously heard of the man who allegedly stabbed the author on Friday. “No one has the right to accuse Iran,” Nasser Kanaani, spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign […]

ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images (LONDON) — When Sepideh Rashno appeared last month on Iranian state television to apologize to another woman for refusing to wear a hijab in pubic, longtime observers of Iran’s government viewed her actions as a “forced confession.” A viral video posted days earlier appeared to show Rashno in public without […]

Sir Francis Canker Photography/Getty Images (LONDON) — Researchers and military figures associated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, its nuclear program and its missile-development industry have either died after a series of “mysterious” incidents or were killed in planned assassinations over the past few weeks, according to the country’s local media. Some officials in Iran […]

nazdravie/iStock (NEW YORK) — From Texas to Tehran, women have been fighting to protect their right to have an abortion — some by taking over the streets and others by taking over social media. While a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy sparked protests across the United States, a letter from an […]

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