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Iran’s Khamenei vows revenge after deadly attack on Shi’ite pilgrims
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Iran’s Khamenei vows revenge after deadly attack on Shi’ite pilgrims

DUBAI, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme Leader vowed on Thursday to retaliate against those threatening the country’s security after the massacre of Shi’ite pilgrims, an assault claimed by Islamic State which threatens to inflame tensions amid widespread anti-government protests. In a statement read on state TV, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the assailants “will surely...

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...

Tens of thousands march in Berlin in support of Iran protests
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Tens of thousands march in Berlin in support of Iran protests

Tens of thousands rally in Berlin in support of Iran protests Crowd chants ‘Death to Khamenei’ at Berlin rally Protests enter 6th week despite deadly crackdown Revolutionary Guards warn cleric over ‘agitating’ in southeast BERLIN/DUBAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in a show of support for...

Prominent Chicago priest accused of sexual abuse of minor
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Prominent Chicago priest accused of sexual abuse of minor

CHICAGO — A Catholic priest who gained national fame as an activist has been asked to step away from his ministry while allegations that he sexually abused a minor decades ago are investigated. The development came a little more than a year after another probe cleared the priest, the Rev. Michael Pfleger, of allegations that...

Iran toughens crackdown as some oil workers reported to join protests
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Iran toughens crackdown as some oil workers reported to join protests

Heavy security presence in some Kurdish cities – Hengaw Fierce clashes reported in Iranian Kurdistan Protests ignited by Iranian-Kurdish woman’s death Police had held Mahsa Amini for ‘inappropriate attire’ At least 185 killed in the turmoil, rights groups say DUBAI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Iranian security forces intensified a crackdown on anti-government protests in several...

Iranian state-sponsored marchers call for execution of rioters
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Iranian state-sponsored marchers call for execution of rioters

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organised demonstrations...

Iran death toll grows as protests intensify
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Iran death toll grows as protests intensify

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Member of security forces among those killed Unrest has swept Iran since young woman died in custody Social media video shows fresh protest at Tehran University DUBAI, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Iranian authorities said three people including a member of the security forces had been killed...

Fury grows in Iran over woman who died after hijab arrest
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Fury grows in Iran over woman who died after hijab arrest

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Young woman died in custody of morality police Iran sees street protests and social media anger Government denies Mahsa Amini was beaten DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Protests persisted on Sunday and #MahsaAmini became one of the top hashtags ever on Persian-language Twitter as Iranians fumed...

Withdraw confidentiality breach allegations: IDBI Trustee asks Rel Capital
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Withdraw confidentiality breach allegations: IDBI Trustee asks Rel Capital

IDBI Trusteeship Services has asked the administrator of Reliance Capital, Nageswara Rao Y. to withdraw the allegations of breach of confidentiality. In a letter to Rao, IDBI Trusteeship Services said the allegations have been made on the basis of a media article which said IDBI Trustee has alleged that RCap CoC minutes...