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Workgroup Recommends SNSC ‘Address US Seizure of CBI Assets’

The government’s Special Workgroup on the US Seizure of Central Bank Assets has drafted a report of the developments on the US encroachments on the Central Bank assets.
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MPs Carry Motion to Seek Compensation from US

The Iranian parliament passed a motion on Sunday May 15 obliging the administration to claim compensation for a host of damages that the US has done to Iran in past decades.

Bomber Linked to 1981 Tehran Attack Arrested in Albania: Iran Police

Iran police says one of the perpetrators behind a deadly bomb attack on the headquarters of the Islamic Republic Party (IRP) back in 1981 has been arrested.

Iran and China Discuss Cooperation on Fighting Corruption

In a meeting in Beijing on Wednesday May 11, the Head of Iran's General Inspectorate Organization, Nasser Seraj, and China's Public Prosecutor Cao Jianming, discussed broadening relations, especially a campaign against financial corruption.

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Urges Foreign Ministry to Sue US in The Hague

Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani referred to the “US robbery” of Iranian assets, and called on the Foreign Ministry to seriously pursue the issue in the International Court of Arbitration.

Top Officer Supports Police’s “Moral Security” Plan

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi, threw his support behind the law enforcement’s Moral Security Plan, stressing that it has worried those who break social norms in Iran.

Culture Minister Asks Justice Ministry to Help Protect Copyright Law

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati has asked the Ministry of Justice to help protect the copyright law in the country.

No Difference between Arab, Iranian, or Afghan Nationals in Iran’s Judiciary

The Prosecutor-General of Tehran, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, criticized certain allegations about a lack of serious will in the judicial system in pursuing the recent brutal murder of an Afghan child because of her nationality, and stressed that in Iran, it makes no difference where the victim comes from.

Iran’s Interior Ministry Backs Off from Plainclothes Morality Police Plan

Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari announced that a recent plan for using 7,000 plainclothes forces as morality police has been revised,...

Illegal Hunter to Collect Rubbish Instead of a Jail Sentence

A court in Bukan in West Azarbaijan Province has condemned an offending hunter to clean and tidy the environment, instead of a jail sentence.

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