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Iranian couple jailed for dancing in Tehran’s main square

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 02 Feb 2023
By Artemis Moshtaghian . CNN. An Iranian couple, both social media influencers, have been given lengthy prison sentences after a video emerged of them dancing in a main square in the capital Tehran ... The couple posted the video themselves ... Both Haghighi and her partner are being denied access to a lawyer, it added ... .

Azerbaijan Probing Attack on Embassy in Tehran - President

Urdu Point 01 Feb 2023
Azerbaijan is thoroughly investigating the deadly attack on its embassy in the Iranian capital of Tehran, President Ilham Aliyev said Wednesday.

Azerbaijan arrests 39 in operation against Iran-linked network: Report

Anadolu Agency 01 Feb 2023
Baku has taken these steps in the wake of last Friday’s armed attack at the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran’s capital Tehran ... On Wednesday, President Ilham Aliyev said Baku is “thoroughly investigating” the Tehran attack.

Iran sentences couple for over 10 years in prison after dancing in public

The Siasat Daily 01 Feb 2023
Tehran. An Iranian couple was sentenced to 10 and a half years in jail on Tuesday for dancing in Azadi Square in Iran’s capital Tehran ... A 21-y-o couple have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each for dancing at the foot of Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Tower, sources close to them tell @nimnia11.

Iranian couple handed prison sentence for dancing in the streets

FBC News 01 Feb 2023
... emerged of them dancing in a main square in the capital Tehran.

Iranian blogger couple sentenced to over 10 years in prison after video of them dancing ...

DNA India 01 Feb 2023
Astiyazh Haghighi (21) and Amir Mohammad Ahmadi (22) are a blogger couple who uploaded a video of themselves dancing in Tehran, Iran's capital, in Azadi Square. According to reports, Haghigi and Ahmadi were detained on November 10 of last year ...  . For the crime of dancing, thes. — Masih Alinejad (@AlinejadMasih) January 30, 2023.   ... .

Iran slaps couple with 10 year prison sentences for dancing in front of landmark in ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2023
An Iranian court has handed jail sentences of over 10 years each to a young couple for dancing in front of one of Tehran's main landmarks, activists said on Tuesday ... in front of the Azadi Tower in Tehran ... The Azadi (Freedom) tower is illuminated in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran, Saudi Arabia to resume normalisation talks soon: FM

The Siasat Daily 30 Jan 2023
Tehran ... Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks on Sunday at a joint press conference with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani following their meeting in the Iranian capital Tehran, commenting on the next round of rapprochement talks between Tehran and Riyadh.

Azerbaijan evacuates embassy in Iran after armed attack

Anadolu Agency 30 Jan 2023
Azerbaijan evacuated staff from its embassy in Iran’s capital Tehran on Sunday, two days after a gunman killed one person there and wounded two others ... family members, boarded a special plane that landed at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in the capital Baku at 10 p.m.

Iran, Russia link banking systems amid Western sanction

The Jerusalem Post 30 Jan 2023
IRANIANS LIVING in Ukraine stage a protest in Kyiv in October 2022 against the Tehran government and its deliveries of Iranian drones to Russia ... Since the start of the Ukraine war, Tehran and Moscow have acted to forge close bilateral ties as both capitals attempt to build new economic and diplomatic partnerships elsewhere.

Iran, Russia link banking systems amid Western sanctions

The New Arab 30 Jan 2023
... Iranian official said on Monday, as both Tehran and Moscow are chafing under Western sanctions ... Since the start of the Ukraine war, Tehran and Moscow have acted to forge close bilateral ties as both capitals attempt to build new economic and diplomatic partnerships elsewhere.

Parliament speaker: Emotional decisions can have long-term consequences for bilateral ties

Press TV 30 Jan 2023
Iran’s Parliament speaker has warned the Republic of Azerbaijan against making any emotional decisions following a recent attack on the country’s embassy in Tehran ... On Friday, an assailant entered Azerbaijan's embassy in Tehran holding a firearm and started shooting.

Bomb-carrying drones targeted a defense factory in central Iran

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jan 2023
A Hawk surface-to-air missile is launched during military exercises in Isfahan province, some 300 kms south of the capital Tehran, on November 25, 2009.AMIR HOSSEINI/AFP via Getty Images ... The strike also comes amid heightened tensions with neighboring Azerbaijan after a gunman opened fire at the Azeri embassy in Tehran on Friday.

Iran blasts US vote supporting recent riots, says Americans ‘never’ want to accept realities

Press TV 30 Jan 2023
... US House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on January 25 in favor of a resolution that expressed solidarity with Iranian people following what was claimed to be a “brutal crackdown” on protesters after the death of a young woman of Kurdish descent in the capital, Tehran.

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