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Iran’s hardliners roll back Khatami’s reforms, but how far?

AFP: Iran's dominant conservatives have been rolling back the tentative liberalisation of reformist President Mohammad Khatami since winning control of parliament in disputed polls...

Shock, outrage over execution of 16-year-old girl in Iran

Iran Focus: News of the execution of a sixteen-year-old girl in northern Iran, first broken by Iran Focus, has been met with shock and...

Man hanged in public

Iran Focus: An Iranian man was hanged today near the Iranian capital, Tehran, the fifth person to be executed in public in as many...

Iranian official confirms hanging of girl in northern Iran

Iran Focus: Tehran, Aug 25 - After initially denying that a 16-year-old girl had been hanged in public in the northern town of Neka...

Iran lambasts Canada’s “crocodile tears” for dead photographer

AFP: Iran again hit out at Canada for complaining about the murder in custody here of Canadian-Iranian photographer Zahra Kazemi, saying Ottawa was only...

Iran court sentences 16-year-old boy to death

Iran Focus: Karaj, Aug 31 – A court here has sentenced a 16-year-old boy to death on charges of drug trafficking.Feiz Mohammad, who is...

Violence, poverty and abuse led girl, 16, to gallows

Iran Focus: Neka (northern Iran), Aug 31 – The orphaned 16-year-old girl hanged in front of residents in this town close to the Caspian...

Man hanged in public in Arak

Iran Focus: Tehran - A man was hanged in public in the city of Arak, (central Iran) on Sunday, August 29. As the unnamed...

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Iran’s Severe Political Isolation and Foreign Trade Impasse

Peyman Pak, Head of Iran’s Trade Development Organization, in a TV interview with the state Channel One on October...

Iran: Women Heads of Households Are Victims of the Mullahs

In Iran over the past three years, Iran’s women heads of households have endured exhausting pressures in various social,...

Iran’s Government Normalizes the Coronavirus Outbreak

While the coronavirus death rate in Iran’s fifth wave is still high and many provinces have a critical situation,...

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