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Shahindokh Mollaverdi

A lifeline to victims of acid attacks

The vice-president said efforts are being made to allot a special budget for the treatment of the victims of recent acid attacks.
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Acid attacks culprits to be dealt with harshly: Rouhani

Draconian punishment will await those behind recent acid attacks; on no account will the harrowing attacks go unpunished.

Iran police arrest man over acid attack threat

Tehran police have taken into custody a man who had called people with acid threats.
Ali Larijani-Iran Majlis speaker

Parliament speaker comments on morality laws, acid attacks and nuclear case

Iran’s top MP says politicization of recent acid attacks in Isfahan is sheer opportunism and politically unfair.

Two brief reports on how the Iranian health sector is getting on

Medical services have improved both within and beyond Iranian borders and have become more affordable and higher in quality.
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Health minister comments on victims of recent acid attacks

The Iranian health minister says government supports the victims of recent acid attacks in Isfahan.
Rouhani-acid attack

Rouhani orders arrests of culprits behind acid attacks

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has instructed three ministries to step up efforts to find culprits behind recent acid attacks in the central city of Isfahan amid national outrage over the inhumane assaults.

Iranians remember late cleric; Leader leads memorial prayers

Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei leads memorial prayers for the late prominent cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani.
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Senior cleric passes away in hospital

Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani, the chairman of the Assembly of Experts in a coma since early June, has passed away.

Leader extols deceased cleric for revolutionary track record

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has heaped praise on deceased senior cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani, who headed Iran’s Assembly of Experts for three years.

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