The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed as politically-motivated the European Union’s extension of sanctions against the Islamic Republic over human rights, saying the bloc has turned a blind eye to the realities of civil rights in Iran.
Iranian people are authorized to keep up to 10,000 euros or its equivalent in other currencies, according to the country’s central bank.
A number of women lawmakers expressed their concerns and views about Iran’s gender-biased laws and a number of other issues in a meeting with Parliament Speaker.
Motor vehicles which do not measure up to emission standards will not be registered in Iran.
An Iranian reformist MP says a number of lawmakers seek to question four ministers about the recent detention of several social media activists and administrators of Telegram channels in Iran.
The first two weeks of the Iranian New Year (which starts on March 20 or 21) is a major travel season with the highest number of holidaymakers along with road accidents.
Iran has condemned as “selective and spiteful” the UN Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the UN special rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Islamic Republic, saying it was a politically-motivated move by a few countries abusing UN mechanisms.
An Iranian charitable NGO provides help for a disadvantaged Pakistani immigrant family residing in southern Tehran.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed a set of conditions and regulations for pardoning or commuting prison terms of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
The previous year was the worst year for Syria’s children in terms of violence in the war-ravaged country, the UN's children's agency said Monday as the conflict nears its seventh year.