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Tehran, Ankara Agree on Repatriation of 700 Iranian Inmates

Iran and Turkey have reached a preliminary agreement to repatriate about 700 Iranian inmates from Turkey, said Mahmoud Abbasi, a Deputy for Human Rights and International Affairs at the Iranian Ministry of Justice.

Iran Rejects US Human Rights Report as Biased, Invalid

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the latest annual human rights report released by the US Department of State as politically-motivated, biased and invalid.

Number of Beheadings in Saudi Arabia Rises by 70%

Amid mounting criticism of Saudi Arabia over its human rights record, a new report by a nonprofit organization shows that the number of beheadings in the kingdom during the first quarter of 2018 rose by over 70 percent compared to the same period last year.

Red Cross Chief Impressed by Iran’s Humanitarian Aid Measures

The president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) lauded Iran’s great contribution to humanitarian aid programs around the world and the high quality of its services, voicing his organization’s enthusiasm for close cooperation with Iran.

Iranians Launch Campaign to Find “Most Wanted” Ex-Prosecutor

After the Iranian Judiciary announced it has yet to catch Tehran’s former prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, activists have printed wanted posters and decorated the city’s walls with them to find the notorious judge convicted of complicity in the death of prisoners.

Leader: Violating People’s Privacy in Iranian Messaging Apps ‘Haram’

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the officials must respect the security and privacy of the users of Iranian messaging apps.

Tehran Calls for Dialogue-Based Solution to Skripal Case

Iran’s envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has called for a dialogue-based solution to the dispute between Russia and the West over an alleged nerve gas attack in the UK, saying western countries would do well not to politicize the issue.

Iran Condemns UNHCR Extension of Special Rapporteur’s Mandate

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has censured the adoption of an anti-Iran rights resolution at the meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva extending the mandate of the special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran for another year.

Western Media Hiding Truth about Iran Human Rights Situation

The Western media never let the truth of the human rights situation in Iran be known, says the head of Iran's High Council for Human Rights.

Iran FM, Red Cross Chief Discuss Syria, Yemen Crises

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer have sat for talks in Tehran.

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