Iran’s Rouhani asserts ‘human dignity’ over authority of new ‘Morality Police’

Iran’s Rouhani asserts ‘human dignity’ over authority of new ‘Morality Police’

Special to WorldTribune.com Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is questioning the authority of the 7,000 undercover “Morality Police” who are tasked with reporting women for not wearing a full Islamic hijab and citizens who play loud music in their cars. Rouhani said such decisions should not be made by the government. “Our first duty is to […]

Iran hardliner says moderates ‘colluded’ with West

Iran hardliner says moderates ‘colluded’ with West

Special to WorldTribune.com A top Iranian cleric accused moderates of colluding with “foreigners” in the Feb. 27 elections in order to block hard-line appointments to the Assembly of Experts. Sadeq Larijani said reformists and moderates had worked with “American and English media outlets” during the election. “Is this type of coordination with foreigners in order […]

Khamenei questions reality of the Holocaust on Remembrance Day

Khamenei questions reality of the Holocaust on Remembrance Day

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran’s supreme leader questioned “the reality” of the Holocaust on Jan. 27 – which was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a video titled “Are The Dark Ages Over?” posted to his official website, said “speaking about the Holocaust and expressing doubts about it is considered to be a great […]

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