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Iranians are risking it all to protest. Their families say some of them aren’t coming home
Middle East

Iranians are risking it all to protest. Their families say some of them aren’t coming home

The last time Farnaz heard her brother’s voice was over the phone, on an unknown number. “He called me and…
‘Hostages’ covers the Iran Hostage Crisis from all angles, including then to now
Middle East

‘Hostages’ covers the Iran Hostage Crisis from all angles, including then to now

CNN – “Hostages” tells several major stories in one, from the history of US intervention in the Middle East to…
Fifth Iranian paramilitary member killed as president warns protesters will be dealt with ‘decisively’
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Fifth Iranian paramilitary member killed as president warns protesters will be dealt with ‘decisively’

A fifth member of an Iranian volunteer paramilitary group died Sunday after clashing with what state media called “rioters and…
Young Iranians are rising up against decades of repression – arguably bolder than ever
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Young Iranians are rising up against decades of repression – arguably bolder than ever

Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests…
Iran’s President abandons CNN interview after Amanpour declines head scarf demand
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Iran’s President abandons CNN interview after Amanpour declines head scarf demand

CNN – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi withdrew from a long-planned interview with CNN’s chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour at the…
Iran’s sweeping internet blackouts are a serious cause for concern
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Iran’s sweeping internet blackouts are a serious cause for concern

CNN- When Iranian authorities pulled the plug on the internet in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to…
Iran restricts internet as Mahsa Amini protest deaths mount and UN calls for investigation
Middle East

Iran restricts internet as Mahsa Amini protest deaths mount and UN calls for investigation

Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests…
Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini
Middle East

Iranian women burn their hijabs as hundreds protest death of Mahsa Amini

  In the video, a massive crowd cheers as a woman lifts a pair of scissors to her hair –…
Iran’s morality police have terrorized women for decades. Who are they?
Middle East

Iran’s morality police have terrorized women for decades. Who are they?

Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  A young Iranian woman was pulled off the streets of Tehran by the country’s notorious…
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