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An Iranian reporter who was found guilty in a traffic collision has been sentenced to make an educational documentary film about car crashes and traffic rules in Iran.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of hundreds of convicts on the occasion of two great Muslim festivals.
An Iranian lawmaker says more than 90 percent of those sentenced to death for carrying illicit drugs would have the chance to return to life if the new bill passed by the Parliament is signed into law.
An Iranian lawmaker has stressed the importance of establishing a genetic data bank for prisoners.
Iran’s Judiciary chief has dismissed a recent US statement on the US prisoners in Iran as pointless, and said legal proceedings in Iran are none of Washington’s business.
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.
An Iranian reformist MP says a number of lawmakers seek to question four ministers about the recent detention of several social media activists and administrators of Telegram channels in Iran.