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Iranian Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of Deputy Minister

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

DUBAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Iranian police have arrested a suspect in connection with the killing of a deputy minister of industry in Tehran this week...

Iranian Journalist Jailed

AP | Posted 04.21.2012 | Media

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — An Iranian journalist has been arrested and jailed in Azerbaijan as tensions rise between the two neighbors. ...

Tehran University Night Raid Footage Emerges (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Shocking new footage has emerged on the BBC's Persian service of Iranian security forces launching a night raid on Tehran University last June, a few ...

Police, Protesters Clash In Southern Iran

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Security forces and hard-line militiamen assaulted opposition protesters, beating men and women and firing tear gas, as thousands...

Iranian Police Chief: We'll Show 'No Mercy' In Crushing Protests

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Tens of thousands of hard-liners poured into the streets in support of Iran's clerical rulers at state-sponsored rallies Wednesda...

Abbas Farajzadeh Tarani: Young Man Who Was Run Over By Iranian Police During Protests

NIAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

To the world, he is the man that was brutally run over a police car during Ashura's protests, but to his family, he is Shahram. Abbas (Shahram) Faraj...

Iran Steps Up Crackdown On Opposition

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Iranian authorities said Monday that they were holding the bodies of five slain anti-government protesters, including the nephew of the ...

Iranian Police Vehicle Purportedly Runs Over Protester (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A video posted on YouTube reportedly shows shocking footage of Iranian police running down a group of protesters on Sunday in Tehran. The video appea...

Iran Begins Trial Of Protesters

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran began its first trial of the postelection crisis on Saturday, a mass court case against more than 100 activists and proteste...

Nico Pitney

Iran Uprising Live-Blogging (Wednesday June 24) | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I'm liveblogging the latest Iran election fallout. Email me with any news or thoughts. Send me instant messages at or njpitney o...

How Do You Say "Overcollection" in Farsi?

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

One of the surest clues to the abuse of power is when state officials start inventing new words to describe their own actions.

Jason Linkins

Rush Limbaugh Accuses Huffington Post Of Ignoring Iranian Protests | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, snap! Rush Limbaugh says that we here at the Huffington Post are history's greatest monsters because while "people are being gunned down in Iran"...

Nico Pitney

Iran Updates (VIDEO): Live-Blogging The Uprising (Saturday, June 13) | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Editor's Note: This is an archive of Saturday's live-blog about the fallout from Iran's election. Get the latest updates here. 11:55 PM ET -- Ahmadin...

Iran Election TWITTER Feeds: Constant Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With the Iranian government jamming cell phones and text messages and blocking access to many social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter has em...

Nico Pitney

Iran Demonstrations: Violent Clashes Between Protestors And Riot Police (VIDEO) | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I'm filtering through the flood of videos, tweets, and news updates coming in from Iran. Check in for the latest.

Iran Election PHOTOS: Protests, Demonstrations, Riots

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Stunning photos are pouring in from the massive turbulence in Iran as a result of the disputed presidential election. Check out a slideshow of them b...

Iran Arrests Porn Stars

The Guardian | Robert Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in Iran have arrested a group of mostly female actors who were making pornographic films, a crime that carries the death penalty under the coun...

Dragnet Tehran: All-Female Police Units In Iran (PHOTOS)

Paris Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 2003 the first group of female cadets graduated from Iran's police academy. Tehran's police chief Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf--now the mayor of Tehran--...