Iran

Iran Hosts Taliban for Talks About ‘Peace Talks’

The Islamic regime in Iran hosted members of the Taliban “political office” in Qatar on Wednesday for negotiations with the legitimate government of Afghanistan, an attempt to elevate Iran’s influence in the country as American troops withdraw.

In this Feb. 29, 2020, file, photo, Afghanistan's Taliban delegation arrive for the agreement signing between Taliban and U.S. officials in Doha, Qatar. Taliban officials said Friday, July 17, 2020 that the son of the movement’s feared founder has been put in charge of its military wing and added powerful …

Iran Insists Executing Children Is Not a Human Rights Violation

Senior Iranian official Majid Tafreshi, a member of the Iranian regime’s High Council for Human Rights, argued on Wednesday that executing underage children is not a “symbol of violations of human rights.” Tafreshi said Iran executes children under 18 about “three or four times” a year.

Balal, who killed Iranian youth Abdolah Hosseinzadeh in a street fight with a knife in 2007, is brought to the gallows during his execution ceremony in the northern city of Noor on April 15, 2014. The mother of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh spared the life of the her son's convicted murderer, with …

Iranian Media: ‘Biden’s Mental Health Under Question Again’

Iran’s state-run Tasnim news agency reported on Friday that U.S. President Joe Biden’s mental health is “under question again” after a “gaffe” during a speech in North Carolina in which Biden claimed the coronavirus has killed more people than all the wars of the 20th Century combined, including an American war in Iran that did not actually occur.

US President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2021. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. Seizes Dozens of Iranian Websites for ‘Disinformation Campaigns and Malign Influence’

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday evening that it had seized 33 websites employed by Iran’s state-run Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU), plus three websites operated by Iran-supported Iraqi terrorist organization Kataib Hezbollah (KH), for targeting the United States with “disinformation campaigns and malign influence operations.”

Iranian youth read a statement declaring the website of Iran's English-language television station Press TV "has been seized by the United Government", in the capital Tehran on June 23,2021. - US Justice Department said it had seized 33 Iranian government-controlled media websites, as well as three of the Iraqi group …