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‘People are in no mood to mourn’: mixed reactions in Tehran after death of President Ebrahim Raisi
Iran’s supreme leader has announced a five-day mourning period, but there have been fireworks and cheering in the country since the death was confirmed

Deepa Parent

20, May, 2024 @12:31 PM

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‘I decided to not let anybody silence my voice’: the journalists in exile but still at risk
Threats from the state have led many journalists across the world to flee their home countries to report from elsewhere. But, for many, the intimidation did not stop when they left

03, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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Iranian women violently dragged from streets by police amid hijab crackdown
Video evidence shows multiple arrests after regime launched new draconian campaign against women and girls

Deepa Parent

24, Apr, 2024 @1:10 PM

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Students in Iran threatened with prosecution for graduation dance video
Al-Zahra University in Bushehr will pursue legal action, says its president, in a move labelled ‘absurd’ by human rights lawyers

Deepa Parent

10, Apr, 2024 @12:14 PM

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‘I saw my sister forced to say she was a spy on Iranian TV. It was the worst day of my life’
French teacher Cécile Kohler was on holiday in Iran when she became one of dozens of European nationals used as pawns by the regime. Her sister Noémie explains the ongoing fight for her release

Deepa Parent

04, Apr, 2024 @9:00 AM

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Tehran denies involvement in London attack on TV presenter
Met police say investigation into stabbing of Iranian journalist near home in Wimbledon is being led by counter-terrorism officers

Deepa Parent

31, Mar, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Middle East crisis: aid ship ‘set to sail from Cyprus to Gaza on new maritime corridor’ – as it happened
US charity preparing vessel with hopes it could leave for territory this weekend

Amy Sedghi (now) and Vivian Ho(earlier)

09, Mar, 2024 @4:22 PM

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UN: Iran committed crimes against humanity during protest crackdown
Fact-finding mission concludes regime murdered, imprisoned, tortured and raped those who protested the death of Mahsa Amini

Deepa Parent

08, Mar, 2024 @9:00 AM

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‘The Iranian regime holds all the cards’: children of jailed Nobel winner on learning to live without their mother
Human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has been in prison in Iran for most of her children’s lives. Now living as exiles in Paris, they say they will never lose hope of seeing her again

Annie Kelly and Deepa Parent

19, Feb, 2024 @2:00 PM

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Israel denies its forces are storming al-Amal hospital in Gaza – as it happened
Denial comes after Palestinian Red Crescent Society says hospital in Khan Younis is under attack; White House declines to give further details of response

Léonie Chao-Fong (now); Martin Belam, Tom Bryant and Reged Ahmad (earlier)

30, Jan, 2024 @11:45 PM

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Sanctions will not stop Iran killing and kidnapping on UK soil, officials warned
Journalist targeted in UK says tougher action needed, after UK and US sanction members of cartel and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps over murder plot

Deepa Parent

30, Jan, 2024 @11:56 AM

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Iranian journalists celebrating release from jail charged for not wearing hijab
Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi were charged in 2023 for their coverage of the death of Mahsa Amini

Deepa Parent

15, Jan, 2024 @3:48 PM

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