Archive for May, 2015

Appeals Court Upholds Pastor Farshid Fathi’s New Sentence

Appeals Court Upholds Pastor Farshid Fathi’s New Sentence

With the additional one year sentence approved in an appeals court, it seems Iranian authoritiesRead More

Three Men Executed in Front of Children in Iran

Three Men Executed in Front of Children in Iran

Three men were hanged in public in Mashhad (northeastern Iran) Wednesday 270515-mashhad-3 270515-mashhad1 270515-mashhad-2May 27,Read More

Revamped Khomeini Shrine Shocks Even His Fans

Revamped Khomeini Shrine Shocks Even His Fans

Adebate has erupted over the merits of a grand expansion and renovation of a mausoleumRead More

Other Foreigners Detained in Iran !

Other Foreigners Detained in Iran !

In the past seven years, other journalists and American travelers have been arrested in IranRead More

Rouhani clashes with Iranian clergy over ‘bad hijab’

Rouhani clashes with Iranian clergy over ‘bad hijab’

ident Hassan Rouhani, who came to office in 2013 partly on the votes of young,Read More

Boko Haram May be Using Kidnapped Chibok Girls as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram May be Using Kidnapped Chibok Girls as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram militants are known in Nigeria for using children as suicide bombers to carryRead More

New Video Exposes Roots of Islamic Extremism

New Video Exposes Roots of Islamic Extremism

A new short video published on IranFocus video channel is getting its day of viralRead More

Janati: Eating Meat is not Very Good

Janati: Eating Meat is not Very Good

Ahmad Janati, the aged and influential Friday prayer leader of Tehran who earlier this yearRead More

Saudi women spend over $3,000 on cosmetics yearly

Saudi women spend over $3,000 on cosmetics yearly

Saudi consumption of cosmetics increased 17% over the past year, according to experts.

Rowhani says most Iranians want peace

Rowhani says most Iranians want peace

An overwhelming majority of Iranians want peace with the rest of the world, President HassanRead More