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Security Official Stresses Iran’s Litigation against US Asset Seizure

Secretary of Iran's National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani announced that Tehran will certainly lodge complaints with international courts contesting the US Supreme Court ruling which authorized the transfer of $2bn of Tehran's frozen assets to the families of the victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut.
Hassan Qashqavi

Iran to Extradite 251 Afghan Convicts in Coming Weeks: Deputy FM

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi announced that 251 Afghan prisoners will be extradited from Iran in coming weeks.
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati

Advertisement of Iranian Films in Satellite Channels Requires Revision of Law: Minister

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati regretted that Iranian cultural products are not legally allowed to be advertised in satellite channels while 70% of Iranians watch such networks.

Culture Minister Asks Justice Ministry to Help Protect Copyright Law

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati has asked the Ministry of Justice to help protect the copyright law in the country.

Malnutrition Kills One Yemeni Child in Every 10 Minutes: UNICEF

At least one child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen because of malnutrition and preventable diseases, UN children's fund UNICEF said.

President Vows Iran’s Political, Legal Action on Mina Tragedy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underscored on Wednesday that his administration will press ahead with legal and political measures to restore the country’s rights in connection with a fatal crush of Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia that killed hundreds of Iranians last year.

Iranian Vice-President Slams Violence against Women

Shahindokht Molaverdi, Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs, says violence against women amounts to the violation of human rights, and should be stopped in Iran.

West’s anti-Iran human rights campaign biased: Judiciary chief

Not only have the Western countries turned a blind eye to the deadly Saudi aggression against Yemen but also defended the bloody campaign, Ayatollah Sadegh Amoli Larijani said.

Workgroup Recommends SNSC ‘Address US Seizure of CBI Assets’

The government’s Special Workgroup on the US Seizure of Central Bank Assets has drafted a report of the developments on the US encroachments on the Central Bank assets.

Alternative to Death Sentence Proposed for Drug Traffickers

An Iranian judiciary official believes that the death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, and alternative punishments should be given for narcotics-related offences.

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