Blinken urges calm by Israelis, Palestinians

The two-day visit by Washington’s top diplomat to the region comes amid some of the bloodiest violence between the two sides in years. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner United…

EU defers IRGC terror listing

At a Foreign Ministerial session in Brussels, the 27 Member Bloc imposed a fresh round of sanctions on Iran but held back from designating its Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)…

Europe votes to blacklist IRGC

The European Parliament has called for the European Union (EU) to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist organization, accusing the powerful force of brutally repressing anti-government protests…

Tehran executes UK-Iranian “spy”

The hanging of the once-prominent politician Alireza Akbari drew widespread condemnation, further straining ties with the West. By Erin Viner Iranian state media announced the execution of the 61-year-old dual…

US targets Iranian weapon development

New sanctions have been slapped on suppliers of Iranian armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, drones] that the United States says are being used by Russia against civilian infrastructure in Ukraine.…

World concern over Iran’s executions

The hanging of two men for allegedly killing a member of the security forces during nationwide protests in the Islamic Republic has drawn wide-spread condemnation from the European Union, the…

UK to designate IRGC as terrorist

This, according to sources cited by the Telegraph. By Erin Viner The United Kingdom will officially declare Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, the London-based newspaper…

US sanctions Iranians over protests

Washington imposed the punitive measures on Tehran’s prosecutor general and key military officials. By Erin Viner "We denounce the Iranian regime’s intensifying use of violence against its own people who…

Iran blames currency crash on protests

The rial has lost nearly 20% of its value since the nationwide protests erupted three months ago. By Erin Viner The Islamic Republic’s troubled currency fell to a new low…

UN kicks Iran out of women’s commission

The Islamic Republic was ousted from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for its policies contrary to the rights of women and girls. By Erin Viner The move…