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Thousands Attend MEK Demo in Brussels for A "Free Iran"

By Mahmoud Hakamian Thousands of members of the Iranian diaspora and their supporters gathered in Brussels on Saturday to take pa...

MEK Rally in Belgium This Weekend

By Mahmoud Hakamian Iranian Resistance group, the People’s Mujahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI/MEK), has planned an anti-regime ...

Infightings

On Thirtieth Anniversary of Khomeini’s Death, Signs that his Legacy is Fading

On Thirtieth Anniversary of Khomeini’s Death, Signs that his Legacy is Fading

By Jazeh Miller On Tuesday, Al Jazeera reported that thousands of Iranians were expected to gather near the tomb of the Ruhollah ...

Negotiations with the Iranian regime are pointless

Negotiations with the Iranian regime are pointless

By INU Staff INU - The Iranian regime is facing an impasse. Its future is not guaranteed. In fact, its collapse is inevitable and...

Nuclear

Iran Regime’s Nuclear Ultimatum May Have Opposite of Intended Effect on European Policy

Iran Regime’s Nuclear Ultimatum May Have Opposite of Intended Effect on European…

By Edward Carney Although the European signatories to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal remain broadly committed to upholding it a year ...

Iran angry at France over tweets regarding nuclear deal

Iran angry at France over tweets regarding nuclear deal

By INU Staff INU - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that tweets by Gerard Araud, the French Ambassador to th...

Human rights

Medical Deprivation Increasingly Common for Iranian Political Prisoners

Medical Deprivation Increasingly Common for Iranian Political Prisoners

By Edward Carney Among other recurring human rights violations, the Iranian judiciary has a long track record of using the denial...

Iran: Increase in Number of Suspicious Prison Deaths

Iran: Increase in Number of Suspicious Prison Deaths

By Mahmoud Hakamian For quite some time, Iranians in prisons across the country are dying under suspicious circumstances. Since t...

Women

Iran: Forced Marriage for Women Results in High Suicide Levels

Iran: Forced Marriage for Women Results in High Suicide Levels

By Mahmoud Hakamian Women’s rights in Iran are despicable. The Iranian regime does not see women as valuable members of society a...

Women Continue to Be Persecuted in Iran

Women Continue to Be Persecuted in Iran

By Mahmoud Hakamian The Iranian regime is under immense pressure on several fronts – the domestic front, the international front ...

Economy

New Evidence Emerges of Rampant Corruption in Iran’s Oil and Export Markets

New Evidence Emerges of Rampant Corruption in Iran’s Oil and Export Markets

By Edward Carney On Tuesday, IranWire published an article that attached a dramatic figure to the closely-related issues of Iran’...

Iran’s export to Iraq drop by 50%

Iran’s export to Iraq drop by 50%

By INU Staff INU - Iraq has significantly reduced its imports from the Iranian Regime in the past month, according to an economic...

Sanctions

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Woman Facing Prison for Sending Parts to Iran in Defiance of U.S. Sanctions

By Mahmoud Hakamian The United States has been putting Iran under “maximum pressure” over the past few months. The Trump administ...

U.S. imposes further sanctions

U.S. imposes further sanctions

By Jazeh Miller The Trump administration, faced with Iran’s continued belligerence, is imposing further sanctions on the regime. ...

Middle East

International Response Following Iran Attacks in the Gulf

International Response Following Iran Attacks in the Gulf

By INU Staff INU - Last week, two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman were attacked. The United States, very soon afterwards, said th...

Iran's Regional Proxies Undermine

Iran's Regional Proxies Undermine "Both Sides" Narrative About Escalat…

By INU Staff INU - On Wednesday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Tehran for the purpose of adding to a series of ef...

Terrorism

Saudi Arabia Slams Iran's Escalation in the Region

Saudi Arabia Slams Iran's Escalation in the Region

By Siavosh Iran has been the reason behind rising tensions in the Middle East. After the U.S. deployed a number of vessels and mi...

Iran stages mock bombing of White House

Iran stages mock bombing of White House

By INU Staff INU - The Iranian Regime has broadcast the mock bombing of Israel, the White House, and a US Navy ship at a family f...

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