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15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran
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15 killed, 40 injured in terrorist attack claimed by ISIS in Iran

CNN  —  At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured Wednesday in a “terrorist attack” at the Shahcheragh Shrine in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran, according to state-run media and Iranian officials. Two children were among the victims, according to state-run Press TV. Iranian security forces have arrested two of the...

Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death
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Mahsa Amini: Clashes break out as people mourn teen’s death

CNN  —  Clashes broke out throughout Iran Wednesday as thousands of people came to the burial site of Mahsa Amini in Saqqez, a city in the Kurdistan province, to mark 40 days since her death, semi-official Iranian state news agency ISNA said. Protests have swept through the Islamic Republic following the death of the 22-year-old...

Gunmen attack major Shiite holy site in Iran, killing 15
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Gunmen attack major Shiite holy site in Iran, killing 15

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunmen attacked a major Shiite holy site in Iran on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens. The attack came as protesters elsewhere in Iran marked a symbolic 40 days since a woman’s death in custody ignited the biggest anti-government movement in over a decade. State TV...

U.S. imposes more sanctions on Iran over Mahsa Amini’s death
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U.S. imposes more sanctions on Iran over Mahsa Amini’s death

Washington — The U.S. on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on members of Iran’s intelligence agency, leaders of the country’s Revolutionary Guard, prison wardens and others. The action came 40 days after 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died while being held by Iran’s morality police. The U.S. government’s sanctions arm designated 10 members of Iran’s leadership with financial...

Gunmen Attack Major Shiite Holy Site In Iran, Killing At Least 15
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Gunmen Attack Major Shiite Holy Site In Iran, Killing At Least 15

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a major Shiite holy site in the southern city of Shiraz, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, according to state-run media. The official website of the judiciary says two gunmen were arrested and a third is on the run after the attack...

Protests rock Iran on 40th day since death of Mahsa Amini
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Protests rock Iran on 40th day since death of Mahsa Amini

Comment on this story Comment Thousands of people poured into the streets of Mahsa Amini’s hometown Wednesday and marched to her grave. Iranian security forces responded — as they have throughout the course of the nationwide protests inspired by her death — with violence and arrests. The gathering in Saqez, in Iran’s western Kurdistan region,...

Islamic State claims Iran shrine attack, Iran vows response
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Islamic State claims Iran shrine attack, Iran vows response

Women and children among casualties – state media President says Iran will respond to attack Protesters mark 40 days since Mahsa Amini’s death in custody DUBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The militant group Islamic State said it carried out an attack on a Shi’ite Muslim shrine in Iran on Wednesday which killed 15 people, escalating...