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US Justice Department kept secret record of all calls even before start of NSA program Jan 17, 12:10 pm
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new report has revealed that the US Department of Justice was keeping a secret record of all calls in and out of US even before the start of the NSA programs.
Human Rights Watch asks Iran to let Afghans seek refugee status Dec 22, 1:36 pm
Beirut, December 22 (ANI): The Iranian government's earlier announcement that it will grant a six-month visa extension to 4,50,000 Afghans is a helpful move to prevent their imminent deportation, according to the Human Rights Watch. However, the visa-extension plan is no substitute for an asylum system that will allow newly arriving Afghans to lodge refugee claims.
Sydney hostage taker believed to have committed 47 sexual assaults Dec 16, 11:09 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Iranian refugee Man Haron Monis who held 20 people as hostages in a Sydney cafe is believed to be on a bail for 47 sexual assaults he is accused of committing while working as a spiritual healer.
London, Dec 06 (ANI): A senior Iranian official has confirmed that the country carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq on the request of the Baghdad government and that it was not conducted in collaboration with the U.S.
Kerry says any Iranian activity targeting IS 'positive' Dec 4, 9:41 am
London, Dec 04 (ANI): United States Secretary of State John Kerry has remarked that any Iranian action against the Islamic State (IS) would be "positive."
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers say that Iranian hackers breached various companies across the world including airlines, energy companies, telecommunications firms and government agencies.
US defense official confirms Iran battling IS in Iraq Dec 2, 2:23 pm
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Confirming the involvement of Iran in the war against the Islamic State (IS) for the first time, a U.S. defense official has said that the nation is aware of Iranian bombing activity in the same national airspace where the coalition planes are operating against the terror group.
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Iran has reportedly said that it has successfully tested an Iranian version of a United States-made drone that it captured in 2011.
Iran court sentences British Iranian woman to a year in prison for watching men's volleyball match Nov 3, 12:28 pm
London, Nov 03 (ANI): An Iranian court has reportedly sentenced a 25-year-old British Iranian woman to a year in prison for trying to watch a men's volleyball match.
New UN report reveals Iran's gruesome persecution of non-Muslims while Rouhani remains silent Oct 28, 2:35 pm
New York, Oct 28 (ANI): According to a new United Nations report, Iranian regime is persecuting Christians and other religious minorities in the country while the President Hassan Rouhani has been unable or unwilling to stop the maltreatment.
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was sentenced to death for killing her alleged attempted rapist, has drawn worldwide condemnation.
Iranian women attacked with acid for wearing 'bad hijab' Oct 20, 12:00 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (ANI): A wave of acid attacks on women in Iran's Isfahan city has triggered fears and concerns that the victims were targeted for being "badly veiled".
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistani forces have accused Iranian border guards of "unprovoked firing" on Pak-Iran border, killing one of its paramilitary soldiers and wounding three others.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): While touting Iran's "good experience" in fighting terrorism, Iranian Parliament head has reportedly said that air strikes alone would not be enough to destroy the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Salman Rushdie condemns IS' 'hate filled religious rhetoric' used to attract British Muslims Oct 11, 6:16 pm
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Salman Rushdie has condemned the 'hate filled religious rhetoric' that convinces hundreds of British Muslims to join the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria and describes it as the most risky weapon in the world today, towards the death of people in Iraq, towards the oppression of Iranians by the ayatollahs.
Iranian nuclear facility explosion hints at active nuclear weapons program, say experts Oct 10, 12:55 pm
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Experts say that the massive explosion at an Iranian nuclear plant earlier this week proves that the country has an active nuclear weapons program.
Family of Iranian woman convicted for stabbing attempted rapist in dark over death sentence Oct 9, 12:33 pm
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): The family of the Iranian woman, who has been awarded death sentence for allegedly stabbing her attempted rapist to death, is in the dark despite reports she could be spared.
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): Iran has reportedly postponed the execution of a woman who was to be put to death on Tuesday for allegedly killing her attempted rapist.
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Iran is reportedly set to execute a woman who is accused of killing her attempted rapist.
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Dubbing the aerial bombardment against the Islamic State as "a form of theater," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reportedly said that the ongoing airstrikes against the extremist group is more of a "psychological operation" rather than a military one.
Cameron to hold talks with Iran leader over IS campaign Sep 23, 1:03 pm
London, Sep 23 (ANI): David Cameron is reportedly set to become the first British premier to meet an Iranian President since 1979.
'Mentally unsound' Iranian blogger sentenced to death for insulting Prophet on Facebook Sep 19, 6:31 am
London, Sep 19 (ANI): An Iranian criminal court has sentenced a blogger to death after declaring him guilty of insulting the Prophet Mohammed on Facebook.
Johannesburg, Sep 19 (ANI): Six Iranians who were arrested for appearing in a video singing along to the American pop song Happy by rapper Pharrell Williams have been given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behaviour.
British-Iranian woman jailed for two months for trying to watch men's volleyball game Sep 18, 2:53 pm
Washington, Sept.18 (ANI): A British woman has been kept in an Iranian jail for the last two months after she attempted to watch Iranian national men's team playing volleyball in Iran's Azadi stadium, in June this year.
Iranians arrested for filming tribute video to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' go on trial Sep 12, 3:30 pm
London, Sep 12 (ANI): The trial of the six Iranians who were arrested for filming a tribute video to American singer and songwriter Pharrell Williams' hit song 'Happy' has started.
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