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US Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments on Trump’s Visa Ban

The US Justice Department will face off with opponents in a federal appeals court on Tuesday over the fate of President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries, his most controversial act since taking office last month.
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Customs Incentive to Support Hotel Industry

The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration has agreed to reduce tariffs for the import of hotel equipment to support the country’s hotel and tourism industry.

Iranian Billionaire Not to Be Executed before Repaying His Debts

Iran’s Prosecutor General says the imprisoned billionaire Babak Zanjani, who is sentenced to death for fraud and money laundering, among other charges, will not be executed before returning the country’s oil money he has withheld.
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Two Arrested over Plasco Building Fire

Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says two people have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire of Plasco building, which led to its collapse on January 19 and killed several people.
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Jason Rezaian sentenced to jail in Iran

The spokesman for the Judiciary said he could not reveal the details of the ruling.
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Saudi Newspaper Portrays Foreign Workers as Rats

The London-based Saudi newspaper Al-Hayat has drawn negative reactions after publishing an insulting cartoon about foreign workers in the Arab kingdom.
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Death Penalty Commuted to Life Sentence for 7 Prisoners: Judiciary

Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Mohsen Ejei announced on Sunday June 12 that seven prisoners who were on death row for drug trafficking charges had been granted a reprieve thanks to their good behaviour and unconditional repentance.

Spokesman Questions Legitimacy of Appointing UN Human Rights Rapporteur for Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari censured the recent re-appointment of Ahmed Shaheed as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, saying the decision has no legal basis.

Leader Grants Amnesty to Hundreds of Convicts

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms for 669 convicts who had been sentenced by various Iranian courts.
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Leader Pardons over 500 Iranian Prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday pardoned or commuted prison terms of 582 convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.

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