The family members of three Americans held captive in Iran testified before a congressional subcommittee on Thursday, asking President Trump and U.S. lawmakers to do more to free their loved ones from behind bars in the Islamic Republic.
A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has been convicted and faces years in prison after defending protesters against the Islamic Republic’s mandatory headscarves for women.
Iran on Saturday claimed it had successfully tested a new cruise missile with an 800-mile range during celebrations that marked the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
The Islamic Republic of Iran executed a man in January for an alleged violation of the countrys anti-gay law, a shocking capital punishment meted out as European countries implement a financial mechanism to evade U.S. sanctions against the mullah regime in Tehran.
A U.S. Navy veteran jailed in Iran since July is being held on a Å”private complaint, an Iranian news agency reported Friday
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday warned Iran over plans to launch rockets into space, saying the move would violate the U.N. resolution that enshrined the Obama-era nuclear deal — the latest push by the U.S. to draw international attention to Iran’s destabilizing activity in the Middle East.
The website of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is reporting that a general who fought in Syria and Iraq has allegedly accidentally killed himself while cleaning a gun.
An Iran-linked hacking group named Charming Kitten reportedly tried to break into the private emails of more than a dozen U.S. officials and nuclear scientists during the last month in retaliation for the Trump administration’s decision to re-impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson and the relatives of nearly a half dozen others held captive in Iran say they “shall remain quiet no longer” about demands for world governments to help secure the release of those hopelessly detained in the Islamic Republic.
The Trump administration on Saturday accused Iran of test-firing a medium-range ballistic missile, with the capability to strike parts of Europe and the Middle East — a move the U.S. says is in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution.