Thursday, June 1, 2023


Foreign diplomats make tour of women’s prison in Iran’s capital

Envoys and diplomats of 28 countries besides representatives of international organizations in Iran paid a visit to a women’s detention facility in Tehran organized by the country’s judicial officials.

Imprisoned Iranian breaks all-time record of solitary confinement in Sweden: Report

Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian judiciary official serving a life sentence in a Swedish jail, has broken the all-time record of solitary confinement in the history of the Nordic country, according to a report.

Official: Iran destination for some 63% of Afghan refugees

The Iranian deputy justice minister says the Islamic Republic is the top destination of around 63 percent of Afghan refugees fleeing a host of crises in their homeland.

Iran busts ‘Israeli-tied’ terror group planning assassinations

A senior Iranian judicial official says security forces have dismantled a terror group tied to the Israeli regime, which was planning to conduct assassination operations in the country.

Iran Parliament receives govt. bill on confronting hijab violations

The Iranian Parliament receives a government-approved bill aimed at confronting violations of mandatory hijab, or headscarf, in public locations through fines and denial of banking services to wrongdoers.

Iran arrests four over links with Jaish al-Adl terrorist group

Iran says it has arrested four individuals suspected of being linked to the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group in the country’s southeast.

Iran’s top court revokes death sentences of young man arrested during 2022 unrest

The Iranian Supreme Court revokes the death sentences handed down to Javad Rouhi, who was arrested during the unrest last year and found guilty of three capital offenses.

Iran executes three men found guilty of killing security forces during 2022 unrest

Iran executes three man found guilty of collaboration in an act of terror that claimed the lives of three security forces amid a wave of unrest in the central city of Isfahan last year.

Former Iran president Rouhani’s complaint against Principlist politician referred to special court

The Iranian Judiciary submits a complaint filed by ex-President Hassan Rouhani against senior Principlist figure Hassan Rahimpour-Azghadi to the Special Clerical Court.

Iran’s rights chief: All terror grouplets enjoy safe haven in Sweden

Iran’s top human rights official slams Sweden for "turning into a safe haven for anti-Iran terrorists, saying all terror grouplets possess a base in the Scandinavian country."

Iranian president renews call for pursing US assassination of General Soleimani

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran and Iraq have shown that they have no qualms about pursuing justice in connection with the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Muhandis, top Iranian and Iraqi commanders murdered by the US.

Tehran’s prosecutor general summons MP over SUV claims

Tehran’s Prosecutor General Ali Salehi has summoned Iranian MP Ahmad Alireza Beigi for questioning over the lawmaker’s recent remarks about an alleged bribery case involving his colleagues. 

Iran judiciary issues guilty plea for Trump, other US officials over General Soleimani’s assassination

Tehran’s prosecutor general has issued a guilty plea for over 70 people including former US president Donald Trump, secretary of state Mike Pompeo and general Frank Mckenzie in connection with the assassination of Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani in 2020.

Iranian president orders creation of committee to probe 2022 unrest

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has tasked a committee with looking into the dimensions of last year’s unrest and deadly riots.

Former Iran Central Bank officials convicted by court

An Iranian court has convicted the former top officials of the Central Bank of Iran, including ex-Governor Valiollah Seif, in relation to foreign exchange market turbulations six years ago.

Iran executes ringleader of terror group behind 2018 deadly attack on military parade

Iran hangs the ringleader of an anti-Iran terrorist group and mastermind of a deadly terror attack in 2018 against a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Two renowned Iranian actresses sued for not wearing head veil at public event

A report says renowned Iranian actresses Fatemeh Mo’tamed-Ariya and Afsaneh Baygan face judicial action for not covering their hair at a public event, required under Iran's dress code.

VP says submitted proposal to Iran govt. for legal talks with US on damages of sanctions

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs says a proposal has been submitted to the government for legal negotiations with the US on compensation for the damages inflicted as a result of Washington’s sanctions based on a ruling issued against the bans at The Hague-based World Court.

Iran rejects German officials statements over death sentence for “terrorist leader”

Spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Nasser Kanaani has rejected the "interventionist positions" repeatedly adopted by some German authorities following the confirmation of the death sentence against an Iranian-German national for terror charges.

Belgium denies agreement reached to free jailed Iranian diplomat

Belgium has denied reports of a prisoner swap agreement with Iran that would see the release of an Iranian diplomat serving a 20-year jail sentence in the European country.

Tehran says Iranian diplomat jailed in Belgium to be freed soon

Spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary Massoud Setayeshi has stated that an Iranian diplomat who has been imprisoned in Belgium will soon be released in a prisoner swap. It comes after the two sides finalized a swap deal over a Belgian spy.

Iran court orders 9 US entities, ex-officials to pay compensation over 2017 Daesh terror attacks in Tehran

A court in Tehran has ordered nine American institutes and nationals, including two ex-presidents, to pay a compensation of nearly $313 million to the families of two Daesh terror attacks in Iran given “Washington’s role in the creation of the Takfiri outfit.”

Deputy UN chief says talks with Iran FM on humanitarian issues ‘constructive’

UN Under-Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths says he has held “constructive talks” with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on a range of topics, including the anti-Iran sanctions and the crisis in Afghanistan.

UK, EU announce fresh sanctions on Iranian officials over “rights abuse”

The UK government and the European Union on Monday imposed new sanctions on several Iranian officials and a telecom firm for alleged human rights violations. Tehran and several Western states have been engaged in a diplomatic row over their stance on the recent unrest in Iran.

Iranian military court issues verdict on 2020 shootdown of Ukrainian passenger plane 

A military court in Iran has issued a verdict for those found guilty of mistakenly shooting down a Ukranian passenger plane in the January of 2020 over the capital Tehran.

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