• Turkish President met Saudi Crown Prince at the Turkish presidential palace in Ankara in
  • Aid debris in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on September 20, 2016, the morning after an aid convoy was hit by a deadly air strike
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United States Secretary of State John Kerry speak during the International Syria Support Group meeting, September 22, 2016 in New York
  • Syrian volunteers carry an injured person on a stretcher following Syrian government forces airstrikes on the rebel held neighbourhood of Heluk in Aleppo
  • Christian women attend a church service in Tehran, Iran, in this undated photo.
  • Narges Mohammadi was arrested last year after launching a campaign to end the death penalty in Iran.
Turkish President met Saudi Crown Prince at the Turkish presidential palace in Ankara inAid debris in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of Aleppo, Syria, on September 20, 2016, the morning after an aid convoy was hit by a deadly air strikeRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United States Secretary of State John Kerry speak during the International Syria Support Group meeting, September 22, 2016 in New YorkSyrian volunteers carry an injured person on a stretcher following Syrian government forces airstrikes on the rebel held neighbourhood of Heluk in AleppoChristian women attend a church service in Tehran, Iran, in this undated photo.Narges Mohammadi was arrested last year after launching a campaign to end the death penalty in Iran.

IRAN-RESISTANCE


Federica Mogherini says Freedom of expression and peaceful advocacy of human rights should be protected and not penalized.

EU concerned over human rights situation in Iran

▶ 9/30/2016 6:53:23 PM - BRUSSELS, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The EU said Friday that the recent Court verdict confirming the prison ...

Female chess players forced to compete in hijabs at world championship in Iran

Chess players forced to compete in hijabs at world championship in Iran

▶ 9/30/2016 4:31:21 PM - Female chess grandmasters will be forced to wear hijabs at the world chess championship in Iran ...

US administration backed measure to lift sanctions on Iran's Sepah Bank

U.S. Signed Secret Document to Lift U.N. Sanctions on Iranian Banks

▶ 9/30/2016 4:21:49 PM - Administration backed measures on the same day Tehran released four American citizens from prison ...

Bahraini Interior Minister said We Overcame a Critical Security Epoch

Bahrain: Iran's regime interferences a security challenge now and in future

▶ 9/30/2016 10:23:48 AM - Manama, Bahrain – Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa ...

A child holding an assault rifle

Iraq, Iran accused of sending children to fight ‘jihad’ in Syria+Video&Photos

▶ 9/29/2016 9:42:27 PM - The use of child soldiers is a crime under international law, raising difficult legal questions ...

A long-range missile system is displayed by Irans army during a military parade held just outside the city of Tehran on Sept. 21.

Why Iran is more dangerous than Islamic State

▶ 9/29/2016 4:13:52 PM - Los Angeles Times, September 29, 2016 - U.S. political leaders of both parties argue that ...

The prominent human rights defender, Narges Mohammadi

Appeal court confirms 10-year term for Narges Mohammadi

▶ 9/29/2016 9:53:03 AM - Reporters Without Borders, September 28, 2016 - RSF condemns a Tehran court’s decision to ...

Narges Mohammadi is a prominent advocate of human rights and a prisoner of conscience. She should be lauded for her courage not locked in a prison cell for 16 year

Iran: Shameful 16-year-sentence for Narges Mohammadi a devastating blow to human rights

▶ 9/29/2016 9:41:01 AM - Amnesty International, 28 September 2016 - In response to the news that the 16-year prison ...

UN, Geneva 09 21 2016 - Formation of the Committee Justice for the victims of the 1988 massacre Iran  announced at UN In Geneva

Joint statement by NGOs, human rights groups at UN Human Rights Council condemns 1988 massacre in Iran

▶ 9/29/2016 9:29:49 AM - More than 30,000 political prisoners, mostly activists of the of the People's Mojahedin ...

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Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with U.S.

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

▶PM 6:51:32 1395/7/9 - WASHINGTON, AP, Sept. 30, 2016 — A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to ...

In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrians inspect damaged buildings after airstrikes by government helicopters on the rebel-held Aleppo

Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9,300 in past year+Video & Photos

▶PM 5:40:31 1395/7/9 - BEIRUT, AP, Sept. 30, 2016 — A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control ...

This image taken from footage released by the Russian Defence Ministrys official website reportedly shows a Russian bomber Tupolev Tu-22M3 conducting airstrikes

Russia keeps up Syria bombing as UN urges Aleppo evacuations

▶PM 4:45:04 1395/7/9 - AFP, Sept. 30, 2016 - Russia on Thursday said it would press on with a bombing campaign in Syria, ...

Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday

Russia sending more warplanes to Syria as world anger grows over 'barbarous' strikes+Video&Photos

▶PM 4:05:58 1395/7/9 - Moscow/Beirut-Reuters, Sep 30, 2016-Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up ...