The 45th meeting of the special working group of the Caspian Sea concluded in Russia’s capital of Moscow on June 10 with a communiqué.
The United Nations was forced to defend its decision to remove the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen from a blacklist of children’s rights violators after rights groups expressed their dismay.
Iran’s anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,000kg of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Monday May 5.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari expressed deep sorrow over the extension of the jail term of Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, saying that Al Khalifa cannot resolve the Persian Gulf country’s protracted problems by such moves.
A Greek prisoner who was recently freed from an Israeli jail disclosed that the four Iranian diplomats who had been abducted by Phalange forces in Northern Lebanon in 1982 are still alive and in Israel's custody, media reports said.
President Hassan Rouhani said that all Iranians, including Shia and Sunni Muslims, have equal civil rights in the country.
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.
Based on an extradition treaty, 47 Iranian prisoners in the Persian Gulf state of Kuwait returned home to serve the rest of their sentences in Iran.
Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar expressed his gratitude to Iran for its support for Afghan refugees seeking asylum in the Islamic Republic over the past decades.
Interior ministers of Iran and Poland on Monday May 23 signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation on fighting organized crime.