criminal in the East

Man killed in Istanbul shooting

Man killed in Istanbul shooting

One man was killed and another was injured during a quarrel in Istanbul, Turkiye. Istanbul police officers are investigating a shooting incident that left a Swedish national dead in the Sariyer District as …

Mahsa Amini uncle jailed for five years in Iran

Mahsa Amini uncle jailed for five years in Iran

Iranian authorities have handed down a jail sentence of over five years to the uncle of Mahsa Amini, the young Iranian-Kurdish woman whose custody death sparked months of protests, over his anti-government views expressed during the 2022 …

Erdogan strongly condemns attack in Istanbul church

Erdogan strongly condemns attack in Istanbul church

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly condemned the incident in a Catholic church in Istanbul, where two attackers shot dead a man. The Turkish leader offered his condolences to society and noted that all …

Iran executes man accused of spying for Israel

Iran executes man accused of spying for Israel

Iran executed a man who was sentenced to death after being convicted of working with Israel's intelligence services, the judiciary said. The death sentence was carried out this morning in the southeastern …

Iranian robbers caught in Istanbul

Iranian robbers caught in Istanbul

Three robbers from Iran were caught in Istanbul, posing as police officers. They were engaged in robberies, and foreigners became victims.

Prominent film director killed in Iran

Prominent film director killed in Iran

One of Iran's most prominent film directors, Dariush Mehrjui, has been found dead alongside his wife.  Mehrjui and his wife were discovered at their home with neck wounds indicating that they had been stabbed to …

Two men executed in Iran over attack on Shiraz

Two men executed in Iran over attack on Shiraz

Two men were executed in public on July 8 over a shooting at a revered shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz in October last year that killed 15 people, the judiciary said. "The death sentences of two of the …

Police station attacked in Iran's southeast province

Police station attacked in Iran's southeast province

  At least one policeman was killed as unidentified gunmen attacked a police station in Iran's southeast on Saturday, Iranian state media reported. The official news agency IRNA quoted a prosecutor in Zahedan, capital …

Istanbul police quickly detained attackers on Russian man

Istanbul police quickly detained attackers on Russian man

Suspects of committing a deadly attack on a Russian citizen who was vacationing in Istanbul were detained today by local police. Only two suspected criminals were detained, the police continue to search for two more suspects

Irish citizen released from Iranian prison

Irish citizen released from Iranian prison

In Iran, a native of Ireland has been released from prison after being sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for collecting and sharing security-related data. He was arrested last fall during riots in the city.