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  • UN office urges Iran to free detained peaceful protesters Nov 15, 2022 06:01 PM IST

    UN office urges Iran to free detained peaceful protesters

    Iranian women —and some men —have been protesting the government’s severe restrictions on their daily life since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who had been arrested for allegedly violating the Islamic Republic’’s strict dress code.

  • Iran indicts some 1,000 people in Tehran over unrest, Tasnim reports Oct 31, 2022 04:17 PM IST

    Iran indicts some 1,000 people in Tehran over unrest, Tasnim reports

    Iran has been gripped by protests since the death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police last month

  • Iran’s ‘zombie Angelina Jolie’ reveals her real face after prison release Oct 28, 2022 02:33 PM IST

    Iran’s ‘zombie Angelina Jolie’ reveals her real face after prison release

    An Iranian woman who gained international fame for posting pictures of herself looking like ‘zombie Angelina Jolie’ has revealed her real face after being released from prison.

  • Iran preps for World Cup with unrest at home Oct 24, 2022 03:02 PM IST

    Iran preps for World Cup with unrest at home

    Anti-government protests have engulfed the Islamic Republic following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who had been detained for allegedly wearing a mandatory headscarf too loosely.

  • Mahsa Amini's death | Iran protests continue despite crackdown; a look at how the events unfolded Oct 20, 2022 05:55 PM IST

    Mahsa Amini's death | Iran protests continue despite crackdown; a look at how the events unfolded

    The Iran uprising against the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, led mainly by young Iranian women, continues despite violent crackdowns. A look at how a small spark has turned into an inferno on the streets of Iran over the last five weeks.

  • Iranian football star Ali Daei's passport seized for supporting protests Oct 10, 2022 04:02 PM IST

    Iranian football star Ali Daei's passport seized for supporting protests

    Iran has been gripped by nationwide demonstrations since 22-year-old Mahsa Amini's death was announced on September 16. She had been arrested for allegedly violating the country's strict dress code.

  • In-Depth | Iran's raging protests expose its economic pressures Oct 03, 2022 07:41 PM IST

    In-Depth | Iran's raging protests expose its economic pressures

    The demonstrations exemplify the rage of the Iranian populace, who are dealing with issues ranging from skyrocketing inflation, massive unemployment, rising poverty, and deteriorating infrastructure, experts point out.

  • Swiss police violently disperses anti-Iranian protests Oct 02, 2022 03:54 PM IST

    Swiss police violently disperses anti-Iranian protests

    Police said late Saturday that nobody was injured and that the “large crowd” of protesters was dispersed after the use of rubber bullets.

  • Iranian woman whose death led to mass protests was shy and avoided politics Sep 28, 2022 07:55 PM IST

    Iranian woman whose death led to mass protests was shy and avoided politics

    Amini, from the northwestern Kurdish city of Saqez, died three days after she was arrested in hospital after falling into a coma. It sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed fuel price protests in 2019 in which 1,500 people were killed.

  • Protests, arrests and unrest: A 10-point explainer on what’s happening in Iran Sep 27, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Protests, arrests and unrest: A 10-point explainer on what’s happening in Iran

    The last few days in Iran have been witness to a wave of protests that erupted after the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody.

  • Watch: Oscar-winning Iran director urges the world to stand with 'brave' protestors Sep 26, 2022 07:25 AM IST

    Watch: Oscar-winning Iran director urges the world to stand with 'brave' protestors

    A wave of unrest has rocked Iran since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in custody of the country's morality police.

  • Praise for CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour who refused to cover her head to interview Iran president Sep 23, 2022 02:20 PM IST

    Praise for CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour who refused to cover her head to interview Iran president

    Christiane Amanpour was scheduled to interview Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in New York amid widespread protests in his country over 22-year-old Mahsa Amini's death in police custody. But the interview was cancelled.

  • Protests over Iranian woman Mahsa Amini's death in police custody intensify across the world Sep 23, 2022 01:12 PM IST

    Protests over Iranian woman Mahsa Amini's death in police custody intensify across the world

    The death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody, who was arrested by morality police for "unsuitable attire," unleashed a flood of simmering anger over numerous issues in Iran

  • Iran president cancels CNN interview after anchor Christiane Amanpour refuses to wear headscarf Sep 23, 2022 07:22 AM IST

    Iran president cancels CNN interview after anchor Christiane Amanpour refuses to wear headscarf

    The interview was scheduled to take place amid protests in Iran over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died after being arrested by morality police that enforce the clerics' rules on how women dress.

  • Mahsa Amini's death | Anti-hijab protests rage in Iran Sep 22, 2022 07:12 PM IST

    Mahsa Amini's death | Anti-hijab protests rage in Iran

  • In Pics | How Mahsa Amini's death over hijab sparked protests in Iran Sep 20, 2022 01:21 PM IST

    In Pics | How Mahsa Amini's death over hijab sparked protests in Iran

    Death of a 22-year-old woman has sparked protests in Iran leading to women burning their headscarves and chopping their hair. A look at what’s going on in Iran, and a guide to some common veils used by Muslim women around the world.