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Iran, S. Korea Hold Joint Seminar on Intellectual Property

Iran and South Korea as two close economic partners have held a joint seminar on intellectual property in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
Amoli Larijani

‘Legal Procedures in Iran None of Trump’s Business’

Iran’s Judiciary chief has dismissed a recent US statement on the US prisoners in Iran as pointless, and said legal proceedings in Iran are none of Washington’s business.
Qassemi

Iran Dismisses White House Statement on Prisoners

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected the recent ‘unacceptable’ statement issued by the White House on the release of US prisoners in Iran, describing it as an example of interference in the Islamic Republic’s internal affairs.
Iran's Parliament

Iran Studying Plan to Hand Out Diluted Drugs to Addicts

Iranian legislators have passed a motion to hand out narcotics to drug addicts to help them give up their addiction.
Interesting Penalties Introduced for Illegal Hunts in Iran

Interesting Penalties Introduced for Illegal Hunts in Iran

Judges in Iran have recently started giving hunters interestingly unconventional sentences over illegal hunts.
Fereydoon-Rouhani

Iran President’s Brother Arrested on Financial Charges

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother Hossein Fereydoun has been arrested after failing to post the bail set for him, the Judiciary spokesman says.
Female Bahraini Activist on Hunger Strike in Prison

Female Bahraini Activist on Hunger Strike in Prison

Bahraini human rights advocate, Ebtisam Al-Saegh, who was arrested on July 3 after security forces attacked her house, has gone on hunger strike since Friday night.
6 Murderers Escape ‘Eye for an Eye’ Punishment in Iran

6 Murderers Escape ‘Eye for an Eye’ Punishment in Iran

Six men who had committed murder in separate cases in Iran have managed to obtain consent from the victims' parents and escaped the gallows.
78 Judges Suspended in Iran Last Year: Judiciary

78 Judges Suspended in Iran Last Year: Judiciary

The Iranian Judiciary says it has suspended 78 judges from the bench during the past Iranian year (ended in mid-March 2017).

‘Iran’s Law on FOI, Landmark in Promoting Civil Rights’

A top Iranian academic says the law on Freedom of Information is a turning point in promoting civil rights in the Islamic Republic.

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