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Iran strongly condemns execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranian officials have denounced the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric, urging the world of Islam to show reaction to the killing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.
Ayatollah Khamenei

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.

Judiciary Official Opposes EP Resolution on Iran Ties

An Iranian Judiciary human rights official denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution on the EU strategy toward Iran, stressing that the Judiciary will not permit the establishment of an EU delegation in Tehran, which he slammed as a “den of corruption”.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Rejects UN Chief’s Human Rights Report as Fundamentally Flawed

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s recent report on human rights situation in Iran as baseless, saying there are fundamental flaws in the report, which has been drafted on the basis of unfair resolutions with political purposes.
Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani

Iran, Iraq Cannot Accept West’s Reading of Human Rights: Tehran

Iran’s Judiciary chief says the Islamic Republic and Iraq are capable of introducing their own version of human rights principles, saying the two neighbors will not bow to the Western reading of the concept.
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Inmates imprisoned for involuntary offenses released in Mashhad (PHOTOS)

Over the past 25 years, 90,000 prisoners found guilty of involuntary offenses have been released.
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.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran Ready to Send Humanitarian Aid to Yemen: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has voiced his "shock and disgust" over a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a Yemeni funeral.
Smart ID Cards

All Iranians to Have Smart ID Cards

While some Iranian citizens already have smart identity cards, all will obtain one in coming months.
Bahram Qassemi

Spokesman Blasts Canadian Court’s Anti-Iran Ruling

Iran’s foreign ministry has slammed a Canadian court’s decision to uphold a US court ruling against the Islamic Republic, calling it a breach of international law.

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