Taraneh Alidoosti: Iran releases actor jailed for condemning execution of protestor
Prominent Iranian actor Taraneh Alidoosti was recently released on bail after being detained for criticizing the Iranian government, her law...
Twitter users criticize list of top food destinations for ranking US over China, Thailand
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Gordon Ramsay names Laos and Vietnam as world’s top food destinations
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Iranian rock climber gets hero’s welcome after competing at world championship without her hijab
Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi was greeted by her family and a sea of fans after arriving in Tehran, Iran, on Wednesday.
Many people ex...
Jackie Chan blasted as an Assad ‘accomplice’ for filming movie in bombed Syrian town
Jackie Chan is facing criticism for using a bombed Syrian town as a movie set.
The Chinese acting legend is producing a new movie about Ch...
Physical gestures could improve math understanding, researchers say
Researchers from China, Iran and Australia are suggesting a gesture-based technique to boost understanding of basic math concepts among pri...
Iran’s Only Female Olympic Medalist Defects to Europe
Iran’s sole female Olympic medalist has permanently left home for Europe.
In an Instagram post over the weekend, Kimia Alizadeh claimed that...
Iranian Woman Sets Herself on Fire Over Fear of Jail For Going to a Soccer Game
An Iranian woman, known as “Blue Girl,” who set herself on fire to allegedly protest the jail sentence she received for attempti...
TV Broadcaster in Iran Fired After Playing Uncensored Jackie Chan Sex Scene
An uncensored sex scene from a Jackie Chan film, “Shinjuku Incident” (2009), cost a regional head of the Islami...
Iranian Teen Arrested for Posting Videos of Herself Dancing on Instagram
Authorities in Iran have arrested an 18-year-old girl for posting videos of herself dancing without wearing a hijab on social media.
Indian Chess Star Boycotts Championship in Iran Because She Will Be Forced to Wear a Hijab
An Indian chess star has decided to pull out of an international championship event in Iran in protest against having to wear an Islamic hea...
Wife of Princeton Student Imprisoned in Iran Asks for Trump’s Help
Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang has been held for almost 16 months inside an Iranian prison where he has become increasingl...
Chinese-Born American Jailed in Iran for Allegedly Being a U.S. Spy
A Chinese-born American graduate student at Princeton University, who was arrested in Iran last year on allegations of espionage, has been c...
Iran Becomes the First Country to Completely Ban Pokémon Go
Iran is the first country to officially ban Pokémon Go for unspecified “security concerns.” The decision was made by the country’s High Cou...