Israel rules out criminal probe into killing of journalist amid global anger
The Israeli regime will not be holding a criminal investigation after its troops were widely accused of shooting to death the prominent Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh.
Press TV journalist arrives in Iran after detention in U.S.
Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi, who was jailed in the U.S. without charge for days and later freed amid public outcry, arrived at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday night and was welcomed by her relatives and colleagues, according to the network’s website. Hashemi, a 59-year-old American-born Muslim convert who has lived in Iran […]
Trump vows ‘severe punishment’ if Riyadh behind missing journalist
The US President Donald Trump said that Saudi Arabia could be behind Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance and, if so, the US would impose “severe punishment.” He made the remarks in an interview with CBS’ ’60 Minutes’, the full version of which will be aired on Sunday. Trump said that Saudi Arabia has denied playing a part […]
‘Journalists’ summit of Caspian littoral states’ to be held soon
Deputy Culture Minister for Press Affairs Mohammad Soltanifar said that the journalists’ summit of Caspian littoral states will soon be held with cooperation of Iran and Azerbaijan. He made the remarks after his Friday meeting with the Chairman of Azerbaijan Press Council Aflatun Amashov in Azerbaijan. Touching upon agreements between the two countries to enhance […]
Journalist Jailed in Azerbaijan for Alleged Extortion
TEHRAN – A court in the Azerbaijan Republic sentenced Elchin Ismayilli, a prominent opposition journalist, to nine years in prison for extortion, in a case that his supporters say is totally fabricated. The court on Monday found Ismayilli guilty of trying to coerce money from a top Culture Ministry official. Ismayilli’s lawyer, Elchin Sadygov, dismissed […]