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Watch: Jill Biden's speech on Iran singer's Grammy win. He may face prison

Shervin Hajipour Wins Grammy: Jill Biden, in her speech said, a song “can unite, inspire and ultimately change the world.”

Shervin Hajipour Wins Grammy: First lady Jill Biden accepts the award for best song for social change on behalf of Shervin Hajipour for
Shervin Hajipour Wins Grammy: First lady Jill Biden accepts the award for best song for social change on behalf of Shervin Hajipour for "Baraye".(AP)
Published on Feb 06, 2023 01:43 PM IST

Iran's supreme leader issues pardon for 'tens of thousands' of prisoners: Report

Iran protests: Iran was swept by protests following the death of a young Iranian Kurdish woman in the custody of the country's morality police last September.

The pardon approved by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei came with conditions, the report said. (REUTERS)
The pardon approved by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei came with conditions, the report said. (REUTERS)
Published on Feb 05, 2023 06:15 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Iran: Couple jailed for more than 10 years over viral dance video

A revolutionary court in Tehran sentenced them each to 10 years and six months in prison, as well as bans on using the Internet and leaving Iran, the US-based Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) said.

The couple had a following in Tehran as popular Instagram bloggers.(Twitter/@ShazzShams)
The couple had a following in Tehran as popular Instagram bloggers.(Twitter/@ShazzShams)
Published on Jan 31, 2023 10:16 PM IST
AFP |

Iran defense ministry’s ammunition depot hit by blast: Report

A “heavy explosion” was heard at an ammunition depot belonging to Iran’s Defense Ministry in the central Isfahan Province, state TV reported early Sunday.

Iran defense ministry’s ammunition depot hit by blast: Report.(Representational image)
Iran defense ministry’s ammunition depot hit by blast: Report.(Representational image)
Published on Jan 29, 2023 06:15 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Strong earthquake shakes Turkey-Iran border, at least 2 dead and several injured

The quake had a magnitude of 5.6 and was at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), EMSC said. Iranian media said the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.9 and hit Iran's Western Azerbaijan province.

Turkey-Iran border hits with 5.9 magnitude earthquake. (Representative Image)
Turkey-Iran border hits with 5.9 magnitude earthquake. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 29, 2023 05:47 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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