The Iranian government, in a statement on Tuesday, has blasted the Judiciary’s ban on the popular messaging app Telegram.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 715 convicts sentenced by various courts on the birthday anniversary of Imam Mahdi (PBUH).
Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has criticised a decision to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Iran, saying it was no solution to concerns regarding the messenger in the country.
The main defendant in the June 2017 attacks in Tehran by Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group went to trial on Sunday morning, after Tehran’s prosecutor general brought criminal charges against all eight defendants in the first court session.
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.
Saeid Mortazavi, a former prosecutor convicted of complicity in the death of a prisoner, has been detained in northern Iran and transferred to jail.
The latest work by Iranian director Jafar Panahi has been selected as one of the competitors in the main competition of this year’s Cannes Film Festival despite the fact that he is officially banned by the Judiciary from filmmaking.
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.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Nazanin Zaghari’s imprisonment in Iran has nothing to do with bilateral relations between Tehran and London.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says over 280 Iranians behind bars in Turkmenistan will be repatriated following the Iranian president’s visit to Ashgabat.