Qatar releases 8 Iranian sailors jailed for trespassing

The Iranian Judiciary's deputy for human rights and international affairs says 8 Iranian sailors who had been jailed in Qatar were freed by the country.

Iran sentences bandits to death, imprisonment for robbery

An Iranian court has issued verdicts on a robbery case involving three people, sentencing two of them to execution and the third to 25 years in jail.

Iran urges setting up fact-finding mission over fate of kidnapped diplomats 

The Iranian Foreign Ministry once again called for the establishment of a fact-finding mission between Iran and Lebanon to determine the fate of the four Iranian diplomats kidnapped by mercenaries affiliated with the Zionist regime in Lebanon 42 years ago. 

Iran confirms release of citizen detained in France

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has confirmed news reports of the release of Bashir Biazar, an Iranian citizen who was "illegally" detained in France.

Iran imposes sanctions on American individuals over rights violation in US pro-Palestine protest

Iran has put sanctions on several American individuals for involvement in the violation of human rights regarding the pro-Palestine student protest movement in the United States.

Tehran’s judiciary chief: Iran issued indictment against several US officials in Gen. Soleimani assassination case

Iran issued an indictment against dozens of US government and military officials in the case of the 2020 assassination of top anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the judiciary chief for Tehran province has stated.

Lawyer: Iranian rapper Salehi’s death sentence overturned

Iran’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of the renowned Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi, initially handed for taking part in the deadly unrest and riots in 2022, his lawyer announced on Saturday.

Iran’s Leader pardons, commutes sentences of over 2,600 prisoners ahead of upcoming eids

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has approved a proposal from the country’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of more than 2,600 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Iran says Sweden freed Hamid Nouri

Iran’s top human rights official has announced that Hamid Nouri, a former  judiciary official who has been illegally imprisoned in Sweden, has been released from jail.

Iran defends human rights record, says hosts 8 million Afghan refugees

The secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and deputy head of the Iranian Judiciary says Iran has received over eight million refugees from neighboring Afghanistan, contrasting the number with the seven to eight million people the US has killed since its establishment.

Lawyer: Iranian singer Tataloo handed long-term prison sentence

Underground Iranian singer Amir Hossein Maghsoudloo, professionally known as Amir Tataloo, has been given a long-term prison sentence in Tehran for several charges including spreading corruption, his lawyer revealed without specifying the imprisonment duration.

Families of victims of terrorist attack in southeastern Iran file lawsuit against US

The families of the victims of a 2019 bombing on the Khash-Zahedan road in southeastern Iran have filed a complaint against the US for supporting the group behind the terrorist attack.

Former Iranian official detained on corruption charges 

The former deputy of the Arvnad Free Zone in southern Iran has been reportedly detained in on corruption charges.

Iranian says Argentine judges demand over Iranian nationals illegal, based on fabrications

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani strongly condemned an "illegal demand" by some Argentine judges regarding the Iranian nationals in the Amia bombing case, saying his demand is based on lies and fabrications.

Iran rejects Argentina’s court ruling on AMIA case as politically-motivated

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has rejected an anti-Tehran ruling by Argentina’s federal court over the AMIA case, the deadly attack against a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in 1994, stressing that the ruling was aimed at political purposes.

All arrested environmental activists in Iran freed

After years of legal battles, all environmental activists detained in Iran on charges of espionage have been released.

Iranian prisoner Nouri transferred from cell to ‘security suite’ in Sweden

Former Iranian judiciary official Hamid Nouri who has been in a prison in the Swedish capital Stockholm since 2019 over charges deemed ‘unfounded’ by Iran, has been transferred from solitary confinement to a security suite, his son said.

Tehran says to sue Israel for attack on Iran diplomatic mission in Damascus

Iran’s vice-president for legal affairs speaks of filing a lawsuit against the Israeli regime for its attack on the consular building of the Iranian embassy in the Syrian capital, Damascus, which killed a number of senior Iranian military advisors.

Swedish police reportedly arrest Iranian prisoner Hamid Nouri’s son

The Swedish police have detained Majid Nouri, the son of Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian judiciary official who is serving a life sentence in a prison in Sweden.

Iran rights chief calls on intl. community to adopt policies that defend Muslims

Iran’s top human rights official has urged governments and policymakers across the world to ratify laws that would defend Muslims’ rights and ensure their all-out inclusion within societies.

Iran dismisses UN fact-finding commission as ‘politically charged’

The secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights and deputy head of the Iranian Judiciary has reiterated the country’s stance that it does not recognize the ‘so-called UN fact-finding committee’ formed last year following the riots and deadly protests in Iran.

Iranian top judiciary official resigns over sons’ corruption charges

Iran’s First Deputy of the Judiciary Mohammed Mosaddegh tendered his resignation to the Judiciary chief months after two of his sons were arrested over links to a corruption case amounting to about five million dollars.

Interpol issues red notice for Iranian iPhone sales co. owner amid fraud allegations

In a recent development, Interpol has issued a global "red notice" for Amirhossein Sharifian, the owner of Korosh Company, following allegations of fraudulent activities involving iPhone sales.

Iran: UN human rights mechanisms ‘plaything’ for western governments

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani has categorically dismissed a report released by a mission mandated by the United Nations over the 2022 death of the young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini and the unrest and deadly riots over the tragic incident across the country, lamenting that human rights mechanisms of the world body have turned into “a plaything” in the hands of certain western governments.

Official: ICAO court issues ruling on Ukraine plane crash in favor of Iran

The court that deals with the cases on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has issued a verdict on a 2020 Ukrainian plane crash incident over Tehran sky, exonerating Iran from accusations of intentionally downing the airliner, the Iranian vice president for legal affairs announced.

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