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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Mother of murder victim in Iran forgives killer, halts his hanging

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... didn't know how to handle a knife. He was naïve," he said. According to the father, Balal escaped the scene of the stabbing but was later arrested by the police. It took six years ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Boeing and General Electric given licence to export jet parts to Iran

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... and two Iranian firms with conspiring to export devices to Iran that can serve to enrich uranium, according to an indictment unsealed on Friday. Police in London arrested Cheng Sihai, 34, ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s Hassan Rowhani failing to curb execution rates, says Ban Ki-moon

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:54pm by Reuters

    ... views or beliefs still faced arrest and prosecution, he added. Ban welcomed the release of 80 political prisoners since September. But he said there still was a "large number of political ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says four arrested for trying to sabotage nuclear site

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 05:08pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... Reuters in Dubai At least four people have been arrested in Iran for trying to sabotage a nuclear site, an Iranian official was quoted by Iranian media as saying on Sunday. The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi, said officials had monitored and then arrested a “number of saboteurs” before they could carry out their plan. “Four of these individuals were ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Arrests at Iran presidential campaign rally

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 06:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Security forces arrested several supporters of moderate presidential candidate Hassan Rowhani in Iran’s June 14 election after pictures of detained opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi were displayed at a meeting, websites reported on Sunday. Opposition website Kaleme.com reported seven arrests of participants in a ceremony in the Jamaran ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iran diplomat’s arrest due to ‘misunderstanding’

    Posted May 04th 2013, 05:37pm

    ... was arrested mid-March in the Iranian capital, sources told Reuters this week. It was not clear where Asadi was being held, who arrested the 61-year-old diplomat or on what grounds, the sources said. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi confirmed Asadi’s arrest, the ISNA news agency reported on Thursday. “It’s unfortunate that there has been a misunderstanding regarding Mr. Bagher Asadi, ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Pro-Ahmadinejad former Iranian prosecutor arrested

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 01:47pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... speaker has been arrested, the Tehran prosecutor’s office said. No reason was given for the arrest of Saeed Mortazavi, who has played a central role in stamping out dissent following the disputed ... as describing Mortazavi’s detention as “very ugly” and saying it would be investigated on his return. “The Tehran prosecutor announced Monday night that Saeed Mortazavi has been arrested,” read ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian drug smuggler who survived execution to be hanged again

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:13pm by GDN

    ... surname has not been published by the Iranian media to protect his identity, was arrested three years ago for carrying and possessing Shisheh, an Iranian nickname for methamphetamine in crystal ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran hangs two over spying for Israel, US

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of arrests of alleged agents in recent years. In May last year, Iran executed Majid Jamali Fashi after convicting him of spying for the Mossad and of playing a key role in the January 2010 ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran to list approved presidential candidates

    Posted May 21st 2013, 02:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... protests in 2009 sparked a heavy-handed regime crackdown and the arrest of hundreds of journalists, activists and reformist supporters. At the time Rafsanjani called for those rounded up during ...




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