2014 in Iran

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See also: Other events of 2014
List of years in Iran

Events in the year 2014 in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 2 – Massive dust storm strikes Tehran.
  • June 30 – British-Iranian women's rights activist Ghoncheh Ghavami is arrested after being briefly detained on June 20 for attempting to attend a volleyball match between Iran and Italy. Women are forbidden to attend large sporting events in Iran. Her detention in Evin Prison continues.[1]

July[edit]

  • July 22 – Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, a correspondent for The National, are arrested by Iranian authorities. The authorities have not disclosed their whereabouts or welfare, or the reason for their detention.

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 1 - Mohammad Reza Rahimi, former Iranian vice president, is convicted to a prison term for his role in the 2011 embezzlement scandal.
  • September 5 - Iranian air traffic control requires a plane chartered by US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan to land over issues with the flight plan. The flight later resumes without further incident.[citation needed]

Notable deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iran’s Jailing of Activist Offers Hint of Liberty Under Rouhani". The New York Times. 11 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "IRI Executes Two Ahwazi Arab Men". Iran Human Rights Documentation Center. 31 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani Executed". Amnesty International. 3 June 2014.