Maziar Motamedi, Al Jazeera English

Maziar Motamedi

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Recent articles by Maziar:

Iran boosts uranium enrichment in response to IAEA resolution

Tehran continues to signal defiance after a second censure resolution in six months. → Read More

Iran court issues first death sentence in protest-linked cases

Iranian authorities say the sentence was issued to a ‘rioter’ and handed out prison sentences to others. → Read More

Iran pushes back against protest scrutiny at the UN

The first UN Human Rights Council special meeting on Iran appears to be moving forward despite warnings by Tehran. → Read More

Russia’s security chief discusses Ukraine, trade on visit to Iran

Nikolai Patrushev meets his Iranian counterpart and Iran’s president, as Moscow and Tehran look to deepen ties. → Read More

Iran denounces skater who flouted hijab rule abroad amid protests

Niloufar Mardani is the latest athlete to not follow Iran’s hijab rules when competing abroad. → Read More

Protests persist as Iran holds first court sessions for ‘rioters’

Iranian officials criticise UN rapporteur while large number of journalists calls for freeing of arrested colleagues. → Read More

Will alleged drone sales to Russia impact Iran’s nuclear deal?

Nuclear talks remain in limbo as a UN resolution underpinning the accord is being dragged into the Ukraine war. → Read More

Iran says ready to talk to Ukraine on claims of arming Russia

Ukraine has been vocal about the purported use of Iranian drones, and the EU is considering sanctions on Tehran. → Read More

Iran indicts dozens for inciting ‘riots’ amid persisting protests

Indictments come after the judiciary chief called for the fast-tracking of cases of those deemed ‘rioters’. → Read More

Iran organises more counter-demonstrations as protests continue

Many of the recently arrested protesters have been teenagers, according to a senior IRGC official. → Read More

Riot police raid Iran’s Sharif University after student protest

Students at Sharif University in Tehran had been demonstrating on the 16th day of protests after Mahsa Amini’s death. → Read More

Mahsa Amini: What we know after 11 days of protests in Iran

The demonstrations after death of young woman have continued amid internet restrictions imposed for ‘security reasons’. → Read More

Iran’s Raisi meets European leaders at UN amid nuclear deadlock

Macron reportedly offers new proposals to Raisi, but a breakthrough still appears unlikely as US midterm elections loom. → Read More

Iran confirms first deaths in protests over Mahsa Amini’s death

Iranian officials said foreign actors are influencing the spreading protests over the death of a young woman. → Read More

Iran denies Mahsa Amini, woman who died in custody, was beaten

Mahsa Amini’s family has refuted claims she suffered from pre-existing medical conditions as suggested by authorities. → Read More

UK backs Ukraine’s claim it downed Iran-made drone used by Russia

Iranian government has not commented on allegations, but it has previously said it will not help either side in the war. → Read More

What are the latest issues stopping an Iran-US nuclear agreement?

It seems increasingly likely that a potential agreement will be postponed until after the US midterms elections. → Read More

How is the US involved in the Iran-Albanian political crisis?

Tehran claims Tirana has become the victim of a plot by Washington to further tarnish already-strained diplomatic ties. → Read More

Iran rejects Western claims that nuclear position is ‘negative’

Tehran has maintained that the ball is in the US court after its response to Washington last week. → Read More

Where does Iran stand on neighbouring Iraq’s political turmoil?

Al-Sadr appears to be in a weakened position after his latest withdrawal from politics led to clashes that left 30 dead. → Read More