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Iranian couple handed prison sentence for dancing in the streets
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Iranian couple handed prison sentence for dancing in the streets

An Iranian couple, both social media influencers, have been given lengthy prison sentences after a video emerged of them dancing…
Iran’s regime is trying to execute its way out of trouble
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Iran’s regime is trying to execute its way out of trouble

Istanbul, London and New York CNN  —  The cries of the women outside a Tehran courthouse swell to a collective…
Executions aren’t new in Iran, but this time they’re different
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Executions aren’t new in Iran, but this time they’re different

New York and Amman CNN  —  The Islamic Republic of Iran has long ranked among the world’s top executioners. But…
Iran executes dual British-Iranian citizen Alireza Akbari
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Iran executes dual British-Iranian citizen Alireza Akbari

Alireza Akbari, a dual British-Iranian citizen and former Iranian official, has been executed, the Iranian judiciary-affiliated outlet Mizan reported on…
Iran executes karate champion and volunteer children’s coach amid crackdown on protests
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Iran executes karate champion and volunteer children’s coach amid crackdown on protests

Iran on Saturday hanged two young men, one a karate champion, the other a volunteer children’s coach. This brings the…
Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti arrested after criticizing execution of protester
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Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti arrested after criticizing execution of protester

One of Iran’s best-known actresses has been arrested days after she criticized the execution of a man who was involved…
Soccer union ‘sickened’ by reports Iranian player faces possible execution
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Soccer union ‘sickened’ by reports Iranian player faces possible execution

The global soccer players’ union, FIFPRO, said it is “shocked and sickened” by reports that Iranian soccer player Amir Nasr-Azadani…
Second known protest-related execution carried out in Iran
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Second known protest-related execution carried out in Iran

Iran has executed a second man allegedly involved in the nationwide anti-government protest movement after he was convicted of fatally…
Iran’s former president urges government to be more lenient with protesters
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Iran’s former president urges government to be more lenient with protesters

Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami has urged the current government to be more lenient with protesters, amid ongoing nationwide demonstrations…
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