Iran Hangs Three Men Convicted Of Killing Security Forces During Protests

The European Union condemned the executions “in the strongest possible terms”. Paris: Iran on Friday executed three men convicted of killing security force members during protests triggered by Mahsa Amini’s death last year, drawing condemnation from Western governments. Majid Kazemi, Saleh Mirhashemi and Saeed Yaghoubi were found guilty of “moharebeh” — or waging “war against […]

Iran, Belarus May Become SCO Full-Time Members

Iran and Belarus are currently observer states of SCO. (Representational) Benaulim, Goa: The observer countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Iran and Belarus could soon become full-time members of the charter as the decision is under consideration as of now, an official said on Thursday. Earlier, India had also invited the two countries to […]

Alireza Akbari, Ex Official Executed By Iran On Spying Charges, Was Paid $2.4 Million By MI6: Report

Britain had called Alireza Akbari’s death sentence as politically motivated. A former top Iranian defence official, who was executed in January this year, was a British spy, intelligence officials have said. Alireza Akbari, Iran’s former deputy defence minister, gave the country’s strategic information, including nuclear secrets, to the British for 15 years, the New York […]