An Iranian woman, who had been appointed as the country’s first female judge, believes that women’s sensitivity can help them in many cases despite the popular belief that women cannot judge because of their sensitive nature.
A group of extremists in Saudi Arabia, outraged by a royal decision to allow women to drive, have set fire to a woman’s car in the second such incident.
Iranian lawmakers have approved an amendment to a bill on Iran’s accession to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, which was earlier rejected by the Guardian Council.
A host of Iranian film-makers have urged authorities to waive the requirement for obtaining a licence for producing their movies.
Iran’s Judiciary chief says countries such as Britain are indebted to Iran as they received money in return for weapons before the 1979 Islamic Revolution and must now repay the long overdue debts.
Iran’s health minister says Iranian medicine companies have failed to have any financial transaction with other countries in the past month, since the US re-imposed its harshest sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
A senior cultural official says the implementation of a law on Freedom of Information (FOI) is the only way to fight against financial and administrative corruption in Iran.
A UN official says children are innocent and should be protected against any negative impact of sanctions, the “harshest” of which were recently imposed by the US on the Islamic Republic.
Around 1,000 freedom-seeking Bahraini women are behind bars in the Al-Khalifa regime’s prisons, the country’s main opposition party announced.
The Iranian Red Crescent Society says it has established a company in Switzerland to transfer pharmaceuticals to Iran more easily in the wake of the US sanctions.