Law

Bahram Qassemi

Iran Slams Ontario Court’s ‘Unacceptable’ Ruling

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected a Canadian court’s ruling ordering Tehran to pay the legal costs of victims of what it has alleged to be “Iranian-sponsored terrorist attacks”.
woman

Female MPs Call for Revision of Iran’s Gender-Biased Laws

A number of women lawmakers expressed their concerns and views about Iran’s gender-biased laws and a number of other issues in a meeting with Parliament Speaker.
Iran and Saudi Arabia

Iran Football Wins Case against Saudi Arabia at CAS

Iran’s Football Federation has reportedly won a major case against its Saudi counterpart after almost a year.

Tehran Hosting Regional Chemical Weapons Convention Meeting

The 14th Regional Meeting of the National Authorities of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in Asia opened in Tehran on Monday May 23.

Live Rabbit Dissection Leads to Official Censure of School

The public relations department of Hamedan Provincial Environmental Office announced that a school head-teacher has been suspended, while the teacher responsible has been summoned to appear in front of the infraction committee of the Ministry of Education.
Kadkhodaei

Academic Describes Canada’s Seizure of Iranian Assets as Unprecedented

Abbas-Ali Kadkhodaei, a professor of international law at the University of Tehran, strongly criticized a recent Canadian court ruling to seize Iran’s assets, stressing that such “robbery” is an unprecedented and unacceptable move.
Number of LabourOrganizations in Iran Grows by 40%

Number of Labour Organizations in Iran Grows by 40%

Iranian Minister for Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, says the number of Iranian worker organizations has witnessed a 40-percent growth during the first four months of President Hassan Rouhani’s second term in office.
Ali Shamkhani

Security Official Stresses Iran’s Litigation against US Asset Seizure

Secretary of Iran's National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani announced that Tehran will certainly lodge complaints with international courts contesting the US Supreme Court ruling which authorized the transfer of $2bn of Tehran's frozen assets to the families of the victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut.
Egypt

Egypt Sentences 10 People to Death over Football Riot

Ten people have been sentenced to death in Egypt for their part in the deaths of more than 70 people at a match between al-Masry and Al Ahly in 2012.
Execution

Iran to Revise Capital Punishment in Near Future: Official

Head of Iran’s Supreme Human Rights Council has told a Brazilian daily that Tehran will make amendments to its laws that sentence criminals to death penalty.

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