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Team USA players share emotional embrace with Iran’s Saeid Ezatolahi

Martin Rogers FOX Sports Insider DOHA, Qatar – Saeid Ezatolahi wept.  He’d given everything, and this time, it hadn’t been enough. As the final whistle at Al Thumama Stadium signaled a 1-0 United States victory, there was nothing left for the Iran defensive midfielder to do. So, he sat on the turf, deep into the … Read more

Ayatollah Khomeini’s niece urges ‘conscientious’ governments to cut ties with Iran’s regime

The niece of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini has urged for governments to cut ties with Tehran over its suppression of anti-regime protests.  Farideh Moradkhani, the ayatollah’s niece, asked “conscientious people of the world” to support the protesters and pressure their governments to distance themselves from Iran.  “I ask the conscientious people of the world … Read more

Queiroz slams Klinsmann’s ‘prejudiced’ criticism of Iran’s World Cup team

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Iran’s soccer federation and national team coach Carlos Queiroz have angrily hit back at former Germany great Jürgen Klinsmann for saying that Iranian World Cup players use dirty tactics because its in their “culture.” Both the federation and Queiroz on Sunday called for Klinsmann to resign from FIFA’s technical study group, … Read more

What Australia can do about Iran’s killing, torture and rape of brave women

The Albanese government should widen the regulations to capture these and the many other human rights that can be seriously violated, as well as other thresholds in the Magnitsky Act which the previous government failed to implement. These include violations of international humanitarian law and threats to international security. Surprisingly, the act itself omits international … Read more

World Cup: Carlos Queiroz demands Jurgen Klinsmann resign over his criticism of Iran’s ‘culture’

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has hit back at Jurgen Klinsmann after his criticism of the way the side played against Wales.  Queiroz’s side bounced back from a 6-2 thrashing against England in their opening game to beat Wales 2-0 and put Rob Page’s team on the brink of elimination.  However, Klinsmann suggested that one of … Read more

Soccer Fans Supporting Iran’s Government Harass Those Protesting It At World Cup

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Tensions ran high at Iran’s second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic. Some fans were stopped by … Read more

Iranian Star Soccer Player Arrested As Iran’s Team Protests At World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran arrested a prominent former member of its national soccer team on Thursday over his criticism of the government as authorities grapple with nationwide protests that have cast a shadow over its competition at the World Cup. The semiofficial Fars and Tasnim news agencies reported that Voria Ghafouri was … Read more

United Nation Council To Investigate Iran’s Bloody Crackdown On Peaceful Protests

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children. A resolution put forward by Germany and Iceland was backed by 25 nations, including the United States and … Read more

Iran’s assistance to Russia could make country an enemy combatant, missing family found and more top headlines

Good morning and welcome to Fox News’ morning newsletter, Fox News First. Subscribe now to get Fox News First in your email. And here’s what you need to know to start your day … ALLEGED WAR CRIMES – Iran’s assistance to Russian war effort in Ukraine could make the country an enemy combatant, experts say. Continue reading … … Read more

Iran’s assistance to Russian war effort could make the country an enemy combatant, experts say

Continued assistance to Russia in the form of drones and weapons could place Iran at risk of being considered an enemy combatant in Ukraine, a status that opens the country up to sharing responsibility for war crimes. “With the potential for missiles to be transferred by Iran to Ukraine, one has to begin to consider … Read more