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“Saudi Blockade Has Pushed Yemenis to Brink of Famine”

Iran’s Justice Minister Alireza Avaei says the blockade imposed on Yemen by Saudi Arabia has pushed about 17 million civilians to the brink of a devastating famine.

“Those behind Recent Riots in Tehran Backed by Foreigners”

There is evidence that proves elements who raided a police station in northern Tehran Monday in apparent support for the dervish community were being supported by foreign governments, a senior judicial official said.

Top US Court Forbids Seizure of Achaemenid Artefacts

The US Supreme Court has ruled that American citizens injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Israel cannot seize ancient Persian artefact from a Chicago university and museum as compensation.

Iran Summons Swedish Ambassador over Decision on Mossad Spy

The Swedish ambassador to Tehran has been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry over the Swedish government’s questionable decision to grant citizenship to a Mossad spy jailed in Iran.

US Sanctions on Iran’s Aviation Industry Killing Civilians

The Sunday crash of an Iranian ATR 72 passenger plane in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj, which claimed the lives of 66 people, has once again brought into the limelight the issue of unilateral US sanctions and their deleterious effect on Iran's transportation sector, especially the country’s civil aviation fleet.
Iran Urges UN to Appoint Rapporteur on US Human Rights Violations

Iran Urges UN to Appoint Rapporteur on US Human Rights Violations

Iran's High Council for Human Rights has accused the US of blatant racism and discriminations, calling on the UN to appoint a special rapporteur on the country’s human rights situation.

Iran Leader Regrets Justice Not Yet Realized in Islamic Republic

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, says the country’s officials must apologize to people and God for failing to realize justice during the past four decades since the Islamic Establishment came to power.

Iran Rejects “Baseless” Claims about Environmentalist’s Suicide

Iran’s High Council for Human Rights has categorically dismissed the “hostile and baseless” claims raised by certain foreign media about the death of an Iranian environmentalist who was in prison on charge of espionage.

US Prisoners in Iran Convicted of Espionage: Lawmaker

An Iranian MP says the American inmates in Iranian jails are convicted of spying for Washington but the Iranians in the American prisons are innocent and jailed only as part of efforts to put pressure on Tehran.

Iran Leader Pardons Over 500 Inmates

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 565 convicts sentenced by various courts on the occasion of the anniversary of the victory Iran’s 1979 Revolution.

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