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MP Slams UN Report on Iran’s Human Rights Conditions

MP Slams UN Report on Iran’s Human Rights Conditions

An Iranian lawmaker condemned a recent report by the UN special rapporteur on human rights conditions in Iran, and described it as a way to blackmail the Islamic Republic.
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Iranian MP Calls for Revision of Laws to Reduce Number of Prisoners

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.
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“Illegal Lodgings for Chinese Identified in Tehran”

An Iranian official says unauthorized accommodations housing Chinese tourists in Tehran have been temporarily shut down, but no lodgings have been sealed.
Smart ID Cards

All Iranians to Have Smart ID Cards

While some Iranian citizens already have smart identity cards, all will obtain one in coming months.
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Foreign Delegations Must Respect Iran’s Laws in Their Visits

An Iranian lawmaker criticised the anti-Iran statements made after a Swedish delegation’s official visit to Iran, stating that foreigners should act based on Iranian regulations if they have chosen to visit the country.
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MP Warns against Increased Smuggling of Iran’s Soil

An Iranian MP has warned that Iran’s soil is being increasingly smuggled to other countries, expressing dissatisfaction with the failure of related bodies to identify and arrest the smugglers.
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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.
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”.
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Is Tattooing a Crime in Iran?

Many Iranians consider tattooing a disagreeable act; however, the country’s laws and religious rules don’t forbid it except in particular conditions.
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Iran to Probe Allegations about Total’s Information Leak to Qatar

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.

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