Ayatollah Khomeini issued the fatwa against Rushdie without having read Rushdie's book.
Iraqi authorities often arrest LGBTs on charges of offending public morals.
Turkey increasingly is handing Iranian defectors back over to the state.
Under the U.S. occupation, the previous government did not arrest LGBT people.
Tala Safwan has nearly 5 million followers on the platform, and now sits in a Saudi prison.
An infamous and controversial transsexual woman with U.S. citizenship is making waves across Iraq after she was arrested in Baghdad by Iraqi authorities. Angelina Nicole Saba,...
Putin's trip comes days after U.S. President Joe Biden visited the region to beg for oil.
The visit comes after Biden made false campaign promises to turn Saudi Arabia into a 'pariah' state.
Homosexuality has been legal in Iraq since 2003, but LGBT Iraqis are often victims of rape, torture, and murder.
Rajaee Shahr prison routinely is classified as one of the most horrifying prisons in the world.