Category: News & Analysis

Iran’s Brutal Crackdown on “Women, Life, Freedom”

The front page of an Iranian newspaper featuring a Kurdish protester who died in police custody. (Fatemeh Bahrami / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Women across Iran have bravely taken to the streets to demand liberation from state repression and justice for Jîna Emînî, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman murdered by the “morality police.” By Azadeh Shahshahani and Yosi Badie SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 Iran’s “morality police” murdered Jîna […]

Justice for Mahsa Amini – World Federation of Democratic Youth WFDY

Mahsa Amini was only 22 years old. On the 15th of September, after being arrested by the so-called “morality police” of the Islamic Republic of Iran for wearing the hijab “wrongly”, she was mistreated and ultimately killed in their custody. […]

As protests rage on, Iran carries out strikes against Kurds in Iraq

Fighters with the Kurdish Komala Party inspect damage Wednesday after an attack on their headquarters in Iraq's Sulaymaniyah province. (Gailan Haji/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

The Washington Post – By Mustafa Salim Updated September 28, 2022 at 4:02 p.m. EDT|Published September 28, 2022 at 11:19 a.m. EDT BAGHDAD — Iran carried out deadly cross-border attacks Wednesday in northern Iraq, targeting the headquarters of three Iranian Kurdish opposition parties […]

Alarm over Iranian woman’s death after ‘improper’ hijab arrest

20 September 2022 The acting High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif, expressed alarm on Tuesday at the death in custody in Iran of a woman after she was detained for wearing an “improper” hijab Mahsa Amini was arrested a week ago by Iran’s […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Cancels Public Appearances After Falling Ill

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is on bed rest and under observation by a team of doctors, according to four people familiar with his health situation. By Farnaz Fassihi Sept. 16, 2022 Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, canceled all meetings and public […]

The Death of the Iran Deal Was Entirely Avoidable

The Iran deal could easily have been maintained had it not been for a series of perverse policy choices by Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Now, with the deal scrapped, Israel and the US are once again threatening to attack […]

Iran deal breakthrough hopes continue to fade

(CNN)Efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal have again hit a snag as US officials charge that Tehran’s latest response signals that it is not ready to return to an agreement in the immediate future as it has failed to cooperate on […]

Iran May Drain Offshore Oil Cache If Nuclear Deal Reached

Tehran may have as much 93 million barrels ready to be tapped ‘Sizeable flotilla’ could hit the market, JTD’s Driscoll says By Sharon Cho August 28, 2022 at 4:34 PM PDTUpdated onAugust 29, 2022 at 12:53 AM PDT Progress toward […]

JCPoA: No to escalation with Iran and nuclear proliferation in the Middle East!

by Liberation|Published August 19, 2022 by Steve Bishop The situation in the Middle East is never far from the news headlines. In recent months that has meant a renewed focus on the Iran nuclear deal, including a debate in the House of […]

Price: US to study Iran response, sanctions were not helpful

Ned Price

The US State Department Spokesperson says major issues related to the Iranian nuclear deal have been largely settled. The US State Department Spokesperson, Ned Price, confirmed on Tuesday that the United States will continue to study Iran’s comments on the […]