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Man Facing Execution Spared At Last Minute By Victim's Family

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 06.17.2014 | World

The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave...

Iran Executes Poet For 'Waging War On God'

Posted 02.10.2014 | World

Arab-Iranian poet and human rights activists Hashem Shaabani Nejad was executed in Iran at the end of January on charges including "waging war on god,...

UN 'Deeply Dismayed' With Iran's Execution Of Young Offender

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

GENEVA -- The U.N. human rights office on Tuesday accused Iran of breaking international law by executing a juvenile offender. A spokeswoman for th...

Iran Hangs Man Convicted Of Being An 'Israeli Spy'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday hanged an Iranian convicted of spying for the country's archenemy Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported....

Iran Hangs Two Opposition Activists

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Thursday executed two men accused of involvement in an armed anti-government group, as the public prosecutor announced th...

Iran Mosque Bombing: 3 Hanged

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Three people convicted of involvement in a mosque bombing in southeastern Iran that killed 25 were hanged Saturday, Iran's offici...

Iran Hangs 9 For Murder, Drug Trafficking

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Nine people, including a 30-year-old woman, have been hanged in Iran, state media reported Thursday. The state-run daily newspap...

Iranian Man Stoned To Death For Adultery

Sky News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A man found guilty of adultery has been stoned to death in Iran in spite of a ban on the practice....

Delara Darabi Executed: Iran Hangs Woman Convicted Of Murder As A Minor

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has hanged a young woman who was convicted of murder when she was a minor, her lawyer said Saturday, drawing condemnation fr...