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Lawmaker Writes Book on Iran’s Legislation System

A new book has been published by an Iranian lawmaker on the pathology of the country’s legislation system.
Muslim ban

‘Bigoted’ Muslim Ban Not to Make US Safer: Iran FM

Iranian foreign minister says the ban US President Donald Trump has imposed on Muslim people is a ‘bigoted’ policy and will not make the US a safer place.
Iran Leader Pardons 1049 Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr

Iran Leader Pardons 1049 Prisoners on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 1,049 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.
Ejei

40,000 Inmates in Iran Granted Amnesty in One Year

Iran's Judiciary spokesman, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje’I, says nearly 40,000 prisoners in Iran have been granted amnesty in a one-year period.
ISIS

ISIS Elements Are ‘Corrupters of Earth’ in Iran’s Law

The Iranian judiciary spokesman says those cooperating with the ISIS and other terrorist groups are considered as ‘corrupters of the earth’ according to Iran’s Islamic law.
Anonymous group named Al-Mukhtar

Hackers Use Bahrain FM’s Twitter Account to Share Anti-Saudi Posts

The verified twitter account of Bahrain’s foreign minister was temporarily hacked by an anonymous group named Al-Mokhtar Brigade, who posted tweets against the Saudi and Bahraini regimes’ crimes.
Ayatollah Amoli Larijani

Iran Judiciary Slams Provocative Remarks on Opposition Figures’ House Arrest

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani indirectly criticized Hassan Rouhani’s campaign promise to end the house arrest of opposition figures, saying those who make such ‘provocative’ promises are not in a position to fulfil them.
Yemen-children

22 Int’l Bodies Call for UNSC’s Action to End Yemen Crisis

Several international organizations in a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have pointed to the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, and called for the world body’s action to bring about an immediate ceasefire.
Hossein Entezami

Iran Starts Implementing Law on Freedom of Information (FOI)

An Iranian official says an online system has been launched to provide Iranian citizens with free access to the information of public and private organizations and institutes.
Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran to Start Using Homegrown Ankle Monitors

Iran has unveiled its first indigenous ankle monitor made by domestic experts as part of a nationwide project to electronically supervise and watch prisoners, which will be implemented within six months.

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