1,200 Iranian students ‘poisoned’ ahead of mass protests

1,200 Iranian students ‘poisoned’ ahead of mass protests

A group of 1,200 university students in Iran were struck down by food poisoning the night before a wave of anti-regime protests were set to be held throughout the country. Students at Kharazmi and Ark universities experienced vomiting, severe body aches, and hallucinations, the national student union claimed Thursday. At least four other universities reported … Read more

Official says Iran shutting down morality police after 2 months of protests

Official says Iran shutting down morality police after 2 months of protests

Iran has scrapped its morality police after more than two months of protests triggered by the death of Mahsa Amini following her arrest for allegedly violating the country’s strict female dress code, local media said Sunday, citing a single Iranian official. Women-led protests, labeled “riots” by the authorities, have swept Iran since the 22-year-old Iranian … Read more

Video: House of Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi who recently competed without hijab, demolished | WION – WION

Video: House of Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi who recently competed without hijab, demolished | WION – WION

Video: House of Iranian athlete Elnaz Rekabi who recently competed without hijab, demolished | WION  WION Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi’s family home ‘destroyed,’ per reports  Fox News Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi’s family home ‘destroyed’: report  New York Post Family Home of Iranian Climber Elnaz Rekabi Destroyed  Yahoo Sports Family Home Of Iranian Climber Who Didn’t Wear Hijab … Read more

US Navy says trawler carrying arms haul was bound for Yemen | Houthis News

US Navy says trawler carrying arms haul was bound for Yemen | Houthis News

US Navy says the boat was carrying more than one million rounds of ammunition and was intercepted along a maritime route from Iran to Yemen. The United States Navy says it has intercepted a fishing trawler smuggling more than 50 tonnes of ammunition — including more than 1 million bullet rounds, thousands of rocket fuses, … Read more

Elnaz Rekabi: Iranian athlete’s family home demolished by officials, media outlet says

Elnaz Rekabi: Iranian athlete’s family home demolished by officials, media outlet says

CNN  —  The family home of Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi has been demolished, according to the pro-reform news outlet IranWire, after she rose to international prominence this fall for competing with her head uncovered. Rekabi competed without her hijab in South Korea in October, just as anti-regime protests swept Iran following the death of … Read more

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Why Saudi Arabia is hosting one of the world’s biggest raves

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Electronic music, strobe lights, glittered faces and hundreds of thousands of people in mixed-gender gyrations are all part of a new kind … Read more

Two arrested in connection with protest at North Vancouver Islamic centre – BC

Two arrested in connection with protest at North Vancouver Islamic centre – BC

Two people have been arrested in connection with a protest outside the Ghadir Cultural and Education Center in North Vancouver earlier this month. According to North Vancouver RCMP, about 50 people disrupted a planned service at the centre’s mosque on Nov. 18, and a number of worshippers were spat on, threatened and assaulted. Some members … Read more

Pulisic goal advances US in World Cup with 1-0 win over Iran

Pulisic goal advances US in World Cup with 1-0 win over Iran

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Christian Pulisic kicked the ball, scored the goal and crashed into the goalkeeper, a collision that sent the American star to a hospital and the United States into the second round of the World Cup. More than an hour later, he contacted his teammates by FaceTime to join the celebration. Pulisic’s … Read more

Iranians face retribution after World Cup loss against USA: experts

Iranians face retribution after World Cup loss against USA: experts

Iran’s national soccer team faces retribution in the Islamic Republic after coming up short in Tuesday’s showdown against the United States, experts told The Post. Mike Baker, a former CIA covert operations officer, said the Iranian players are stuck in an “untenable position” after their much-hyped match against the United States, which defeated Iran 1-0 … Read more

Iran vs. United States Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup – FOX Soccer

Iran vs. United States Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup – FOX Soccer

Iran vs. United States Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup  FOX Soccer How USMNT, Gregg Berhalter adjusted tactics vs. England  The Washington Post Did US Soccer just score an own goal?  CNN USA vs. Iran highlights: Americans make it through to Round of 16  FOX Sports US moves to knockout stage with win over Iran  Fox News View Full Coverage … Read more