Archive for September, 2016

The Persian identity: in Allah or Christ?

The Persian identity: in Allah or Christ?

Forty-five years ago, on October 12-16, 1971, Iran’s Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi threw a lavishRead More

Watchdogs Condemn Iranian Rights Defender’s Sentence

Watchdogs Condemn Iranian Rights Defender’s Sentence

Human rights groups have condemned a decision by an Iranian court to uphold a long-termRead More

Ahmadinejad Confirms He Won’t Seek Reelection

Ahmadinejad Confirms He Won’t Seek Reelection

Mahmud Ahmadinejad has made several high-profile speeches in recent months, sparking speculation that he mightRead More

Punished for religious books at home

Punished for religious books at home

UZBEKISTAN –  A Baptist from Urgench [Urganch] in the north-western Khorezm Region has been punishedRead More

Status of Five Iranian Christian Prisoners in Evin Prison Still Uncertain

Status of Five Iranian Christian Prisoners in Evin Prison Still Uncertain

Families of five Christian prisoners arrested in Firouz-Kouh county are concerned about the prolonged detentionRead More

The Dangerous Myth of Rouhani’s Bogus Moderation

The Dangerous Myth of Rouhani’s Bogus Moderation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attended the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Thursday. ItRead More

Execution of prisoner in sports stadium in Iran

Execution of prisoner in sports stadium in Iran

22 September, an inmate was hanged in public at the Neyriz sports stadium in FarsRead More

Iranian President Blames World Powers For Spread Of Terrorism

Iranian President Blames World Powers For Spread Of Terrorism

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has blamed world powers for the spread of terrorism over theRead More

Iran Unveils New High-Speed Vessel Aimed At Deterring U.S. Ships In Gulf

Iran Unveils New High-Speed Vessel Aimed At Deterring U.S. Ships In Gulf

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has unveiled a new high-speed vessel the force saysRead More

Saudi Arabia Launches Persian Hajj TV Following Tensions With Iran

Saudi Arabia Launches Persian Hajj TV Following Tensions With Iran

Saudi Arabia has launched a Persian-language satellite television channel broadcasting the hajj, following tensions withRead More