An estimated 208 people have died during ongoing anti-government protests in Iran — the country's worst civil unrest since the Islamic revolution 40 years ago. What started as a protest over a gas price
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that Tokyo is in discussions about a visit to Japan by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this month, an attempt to try to resolve Iran's
One year on, Iran’s continuing defiance suggests that the policy is not working, and is hastening a new confrontation. The crisis in the Gulf, which took Iran and the US to the brink of war in June, was
The regime responded with brutal and uncompromising repression. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps forces gunned down protesters, in at least one case with machine gun fire. According to Amnesty International,
(CNN) — The United Nations said Friday that it has video evidence appearing to show Iranian security forces "shooting to kill" protesters during Iran's latest wave of demonstrations. In a statement on
WASHINGTON — The U.S.'s special representative for Iran Brian Hook has said that more than 1,000 Iranian citizens may have been killed in recent protests.On Thursday, Hook told reporters that the U.S.
Charles W. Dunne Iran protests have shattered regime's illusion that it's safe from the wrath of its people
Iran’s authorities may eventually put down this round of protests, but the regime’s greatest weapon — fear — has lost its power. A fresh wave of political uprisings hit the Middle East this year, as if