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News and updates about Iranian protests

Watch: US team captain's impressive answer to Iranian reporter

See what team US captain has to say when called out on America's 'racism towards blacks' in light of his support for Iranian protests.

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IRGC Deputy Commander claims: We arrested a number of spy agents linked to the US

Iranian military chief says a number of people have been arrested for contact with US intelligence services during the recent riots.

'We arrested a number of spy agents linked to the US'

Iran: We will have no cooperation with UN probe of protests

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman rejects independent UN investigation as a "political committee".

'We will have no cooperation with UN probe of protests'

Iran: Niece of Supreme Leader arrested after criticizing regime

Iranian authorities arrest Farideh Moradkhani after she recorded video describing the authorities as a "murderous and child-killing regime".

Niece of Supreme Leader arrested after criticizing regime

Iran releases soccer player arrested for criticizing regime

Iranian authorities release on bail soccer player Voria Ghafouri, who was detained after speaking out in support of protests.

Iran releases soccer player arrested for criticizing regime

Iran condemns UNHRC probe of protest crackdown

Iran's Foreign Ministry says it does not recognize fact-finding mission the UNHRC voted to form.

Iran condemns UNHRC probe of protest crackdown

Watch: Iran accuses West of stoking unrest

Despite more than 400 killed and thousands arrested, Iran's representative to the UN Human Rights Council maintains her country's innocence.

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UN launches human rights investigation of Iran's crackdown

Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations says there are many ways to hold Iran accountable - with or without its cooperation.

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UNHRC condemns Iran crackdown, votes in favor of fact-finding mission

UN Human Rights Council passes resolution condemning Iran's crackdown on protests and calling for independent fact-finding mission.

UNHRC condemns Iran crackdown, votes on fact-finding mission

Iran arrests popular soccer player for criticizing regime

Iran places former national team member in custody for 'propagandizing against the government' amid uproar over crackdown on protests.

Iran arrests popular soccer player for criticizing regime

Watch: Why did Iranian regime murder an 'innocent' man?

In a country where hundreds have been rounded up and murdered since protests began, this man appears to have done no wrong.

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US sanctions three Iranian officials over protest crackdown

The sanctions target three officials in Iran’s Kurdish region, where dozens of protesters have reportedly been killed in the past week.

US sanctions three Iranian officials over protest crackdown

UNHRC to consider probe of Iran's crackdown on protests

UN Human Rights Council to host special session, discuss deteriorating human rights situation in Iran.

UNHRC to consider probe of Iran's crackdown on protests

Watch: Iranian soccer players refuse to sing national anthem at World Cup

The move appears to be a protest against the Iranian government's crackdown on demonstrators.

Iranian soccer players refuse to sing anthem at World Cupplayer

Watch: Iranian protesters torch monuments, public buildings

As anti-regime protests continue across Iran, protesters are becoming increasingly emboldened in their actions.

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Watch: Iranian soccer fan talks to Israeli news station

'Many of our fans hope the national team loses in the World Cup because of the way the regime is conducting himself,' he says.

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Watch: Iranian tanks fire on protesters, 9-year-old killed

Iran's crackdown against 'hijab' protesters appears to be turning into a full-blown massacre.

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Israel's National Security Adviser's message to Iranian women

Addressing the 18th IISS Manama Dialogue, Israel's National Security Adviser had a strong message for women protesting the Iranian regime.

Israel's National Security Adviser's message to Iranian womenplayer

Watch: Iranian protester sentenced to death

Iranian authorities issued the second death sentence in the last three days as protests show no signs of dissipating.

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Watch: Protesters run for cover as Iranian police open fire in busy subway

A video verified by AFP appears to show Iranian police firing at protesters at a busy train station.

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Iran issues first death sentence over Amini riots

One person sentenced in a Tehran court to death after taking part in riots that broke out following death of Mahsa Amini.

Iran issues first death sentence over Amini riots

German Chancellor: Iran will be sanctioned further by the EU

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz blasts Iranian government for crackdown on protests, warns more EU sanctions are coming.

'Iran will be sanctioned further by the EU'

Iranian commander: We await orders to intervene against protests

Commander of Iranian army's ground forces refers to protesters as "flies", says army is ready to intervene if ordered to do so.

'We await orders to intervene against protests'

Watch: Iranian student berates high-ranking official - 'You suppressed millions'

A student at leading medical school confronts Iran’s former Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance telling him to 'keep quiet.'

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Iran's 'celebrity' roll skater in trouble for shelving hijab?

The famous athlete has been denounced by authorities for appearing at a medal awards ceremony without her hijab.

Iran's 'celebrity' roll skater in trouble for shelving hijab?player

Can Iran rebound from economic turmoil caused by protests?

Iran's currency dropped to its lowest level ever, with local businesses reeling in wake of constant Internet outages.

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Watch: Iranian protestors tear down statue of Qassem Soleimani

A compilation of videos shows Iranian youngsters desecrating posters and statues of Quds Force Commander slain in a US drone strike.

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Watch: College guards try to save students from Iranian police

The campus security guards can be seen holding their arms out in an effort to shield students from gunfire.

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'We’ll give our lives for freedom' - protests continue in Iran

Despite a massive government crackdown, protesters continue taking to the streets and heckling security forces.

'We’ll give our lives for freedom' - protests continue in Iranplayer

White House clarifies Biden’s ‘we’re going to free Iran’ remark

Biden admin explains president's comment was made in solidarity with protesters and not to be taken literally.

White House clarifies Biden’s ‘we’re going to free Iran’ remark

Watch: Iranian police beat, shoot helpless man

A dozen security forces in riot helmets savagely kick a defenseless man before shooting him with a shotgun. Warning: Graphic violence.

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Reports: Iran planning 'imminent' attack on Saudi Arabia

Sources say the Saudi government has warned the US of an Iranian attack as Tehran accuses Riyadh of meddling in the ongoing protests.

Reports: Iran planning 'imminent' attack on Saudi Arabiaplayer

Iran protests: Iranian rapper arrested by regime

The anti-regime rapper Toomaj Salehi was arrested earlier this week, family alleges that he is undergoing torture.

Iranian rapper arrested by regime

German Chancellor: EU considering further sanctions against Iran

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz condemns Iranian crackdown on protests, says EU considering further steps against Iran.

'EU considering further sanctions against Iran'

Iran to hold public trials for 1,000 protesters

Iran to try 1,000 people in response to protests over death of Mahsa Amini.

Iran to hold public trials for 1,000 protesters

IRGC Commander-in-Chief: Protests are an American, Zionist plot

IRGC Commander-in-Chief General Hossein Salami warns Israel, the US, England, and Saudi Arabia of 'payback' for the recent unrest.

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Germany, EU mulling classifying IRGC as a terrorist organization

German Foreign Minister says her country and the EU are examining whether to classify Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization.

Germany, EU mulling classifying IRGC as terror organization

Iran: Students defy IRGC commander, continue to protest

Students gather across Iran in defiance of IRGC chief Hossein Salami, who warned demonstrators to stay off the streets.

Students defy IRGC commander, continue to protest

Watch: Iranians knock turbans off clerics' heads

Young people are aggressively attacking public servants in a show of contempt.

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IRGC head warns: Today is the last day of the riots

Revolutionary Guards commander Hossein Salami warns protesters: Don't sell your honor to America.

'Today is the last day of the riots'player