An Iranian reformist MP says a number of lawmakers seek to question four ministers about the recent detention of several social media activists and administrators of Telegram channels in Iran.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed a set of conditions and regulations for pardoning or commuting prison terms of convicts sentenced by various Iranian courts.
An Iranian MP has criticised the country’s laws that authorise judges to easily issue arrest warrants at will and under any conditions, calling for the restriction of such a privilege which has led to a significant increase in the number of detainees.
An Iranian official says unauthorized accommodations housing Chinese tourists in Tehran have been temporarily shut down, but no lodgings have been sealed.
Many Iranians consider tattooing a disagreeable act; however, the country’s laws and religious rules don’t forbid it except in particular conditions.
An Iranian lawmaker says the Parliament will investigate the veracity of allegations concerning French oil giant Total’s disclosure of secret data about Iran’s South Pars Gas Field to neighbouring Qatar.
A group of reformist and pro-government members of the Iranian Parliament have, in a recent move, proposed a plan to guarantee the security of the ceremonies held in the country by imposing punitive measures against speech disruptors. The motion, however, has received a negative reaction from the opposing party.
Based on a bill passed by the Parliament, Iranian authorities, from the Leader and president to ministers and vice-presidents, are obligated to report the amount and details of their possessions and properties to the country’s Judiciary.
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.
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.