Mohammad-Reza Bahonar, a senior conservative who has been a member of Iran’s Parliament for 28 years, believes that it is in the best interests of Iranian opposition leaders Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi to remain under house arrest.
The latest report by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates that at least 23,000 newborn Yemeni children have died of preventable causes in 2016.
The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.
Iran’s top security official has underlined the need to constantly fight corruption, urging local media to accurately report proven cases of corruption at all levels.
Officials from Iran and Italy hailed the most recent round of bilateral talks on human rights issues, with the both sides calling for closer interaction in the fight against terrorism, such as by the exchange of intelligence information.
Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.
Iran has sentenced the US to pay $245 million in damage to to the victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran, according to the Judiciary spokesman.
A political commentator says the Myanmar government is conducting organized ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the country.
An Iranian delegation will travel to Bangladesh on Thursday with a consignment of humanitarian aid for the Myanmarese Muslims, hundreds of thousands of whom have crossed into Bangladesh since late August to escape a military crackdown.
Images of the remains of several Iranian divers killed by Saddam's Iraq during the imposed war in the 1980s.