An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
Food packs dispatched by Iran have been distributed among Palestinians at al-Aqsa mosque amid tight security measures.
Bahraini human rights advocate, Ebtisam Al-Saegh, who was arrested on July 3 after security forces attacked her house, has gone on hunger strike since Friday night.
Six men who had committed murder in separate cases in Iran have managed to obtain consent from the victims' parents and escaped the gallows.
The Iranian Judiciary has taken dozens of foreign ambassadors residing in Tehran to a tour of Evin Prison to prove that the allegations raised against Iranian prisons are wrong and politically-motivated.
A political commentator has weighed in on the US double standards in reaction to two similar tragic incidents: the USSR’s shoot-down of a Korean airliner, and the US downing of an Iranian passenger plane.
Iran’s foreign ministry has released a statement to mark the 29th anniversary of the downing of an Iranian commercial airliner by a US Navy guided-missile cruiser back in 1988.
Iran has strongly criticized the French government for allowing the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) to hold its annual gathering in Paris.
The CEO of Telegram messaging app says the Iranian government has never asked the company to provide it with the private information of Iranian users.
Iran’s foreign minister says unlike the hypocritical and double-standard policies of the US and other so-called advocates of human rights, the Islamic Republic of Iran vehemently condemns any use or threat to use weapons of mass destruction including chemical weapons.