American sportswear brand Nike said they would not provide cleats to the Iranian National team this year. The decision followed the Trump administration’s plan to reimpose sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation, the company said. Continue reading “NIKE Refused to Supply Iran Football Team for the World Cup”
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused Saudi Arabia of double-crossing the Palestinians and betraying 1.6 billion Muslims by siding with the U.S. and Israel on regional affairs. Continue reading “SAUDI ‘friendship’ with Israel and USA is a BETRAYAL to 1.6 Billion Muslims, Ayatollah Khamenei said.”
For nearly 40 years, women in Iran have had to wear headscarves in public – a strict Islamic dress code that has been in place since the 1979 revolution. Those seen without the proper hijab head-covering have been fined, lashed or imprisoned for leaving part of their hair uncovered. Continue reading “Muslim Women No Longer Need To Wear Hijab In Iran”
A chess player banned from the Iranian national women’s team for attending an international competition without wearing a headscarf has joined the US team. Continue reading “This Iran chess player switches to US because she refused to wear a hijab”
Smack in the middle of the hellish debacle — a day after he was arrested, a day before he would be killed — Bijan Ebrahimi was on the phone again with police, begging for help. Continue reading “A tragic story of a Muslim man killed in UK even after asking help from police 85 times – he was ignored and burnt to death”
A US navy destroyer has fired multiple warning shots at Iranian patrol boats near the entrance of the Gulf, according to US defence officials.
The US officials said in a statement on Monday that the shots were fired as a result of failing to establish contact with the Iranians, and after a US navy helicopter released smoke flares as a cautionary move.
There were conflicting initial reports on whether the Americans and Iranians had established radio communication, as one US official said the main concern aboard the Mahan was the speed at which the Iranian boats were approaching, as opposed to their proximity. Continue reading “American navy destroyer acting like thugs after firing warning shots at Iranian vessels in Strait of Hormuz”
Iran’s former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after a decades-long career in the ruling elite, where his moderate views were not always welcome but his cunning guided him through revolution, war and the country’s turbulent politics.
The political survivor’s life spanned the trials of Iran’s modern history, from serving as a close aide to Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during the 1979 Islamic Revolution to acting as a go-between in the Iran-Contra deal. He helped found Iran’s contested nuclear program, but later backed the accord with world powers to limit it in exchange for sanctions relief.
Rafsanjani, who showed ruthlessness while in power but later pushed for reforms, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack, state media reported. He was 82. Continue reading “Former Iranian President Rafsanjani dies at 82”