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Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after 1979 revolution, dies

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran's first president after the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Saturday.
Published on Oct 09, 2021 03:46 PM IST

Iranians must have ‘right to choose’ at polls, says president Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said people should get the right to choose between different political movements.
Updated on Feb 02, 2020 06:38 PM IST

‘I don’t want to hide’ says Salman Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

Salman Rushdie, who some say is the greatest writer India has produced since Rabindranath Tagore, spent 13 years living under a false name and constant police protection.
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 10:36 AM IST

40 years ago, Iran’s exiled Khomeini returns a hero

In this file photo taken on February 01, 1979 at Tehran airport shows revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (C) posing aboard the Air France Boeing 747 jumbo that flew him back from exile in France to Tehran.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 11:38 AM IST

Iran court sentences eight men to death over Islamic State attack

18 suspects still face charges over the attacks at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum last year.
Updated on May 13, 2018 03:09 PM IST
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