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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is tapping into all existing capacities to pave the way for the release of all Iranian nationals held illegally in the foreign prisons for breaching the US sanctions.
Eight members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group convicted of carrying out attacks on Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in June 2017 were executed on Saturday.
A large number of Iranian lawmakers have put forward a motion on granting amnesties to political and other offenders sentenced to death or life in prison.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has donated IRR 4 billion (over $95,000) to the Blood Money Headquarters to pave the way for release of prisoners jailed for involuntary manslaughter.
A judge in East Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran has sentenced a doctor found guilty of neglect in treating a patient to examine sick people free of charge.
The main defendant in the June 2017 attacks in Tehran by Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group went to trial on Sunday morning, after Tehran’s prosecutor general brought criminal charges against all eight defendants in the first court session.
Iran and Turkey have reached a preliminary agreement to repatriate about 700 Iranian inmates from Turkey, said Mahmoud Abbasi, a Deputy for Human Rights and International Affairs at the Iranian Ministry of Justice.
Saeid Mortazavi, a former prosecutor convicted of complicity in the death of a prisoner, has been detained in northern Iran and transferred to jail.