The leaders of the armed groups have refused to accept the results, and promised to fight for the “rights” of their candidates.
A small but increasing number of Iranian women are challenging patriarchal attitudes that underlie the ban on women’s participation in Zoorkhaneh.
“We told them not to do these things because of the dangers but the youth are excited,” the head of a local tribe’s military wing told VICE World News via WhatsApp.
Android app Nahoft – Farsi for “hidden” – aims to help Iranians communicate securely without any fear of being watched by the authorities.
Critics want Iranian marksman Javad Foroughi stripped of his gold medal over his reported membership of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The IOC has called on his critics to provide proof.
After the company took down several posts on Instagram that included the popular protest chant against Iran’s ruler, the company made a temporary exception to its own policies.
And gave it the same name as an existing period-tracking app for some reason.
An FBI official said the plan sounded like “some far-fetched movie plot”.
Security researchers say a series of phishing emails pretending to come from two university professors were actually written by a suspected Iranian government hacking group.
A spokesperson for Iraq’s government called the strikes an assault on the country’s sovereignty.
Hengam is one of the only Iranian islands where women set out to sea without men.
According to the Department of Justice, the sites are "used by the Iranian Islamic Radio and Television Union and Kata’ib Hizballah."