Iran executed two financial criminals who had hoarded two tons of gold coins in order to agitate the country’s gold market.
President of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the Islamic Republic of Iran Alireza Marandi says the United States has endangered the lives of many Iranian patients by imposing "unjust" food and medicine sanctions against Tehran.
Iran’s top diplomat has once again argued for Tehran’s adoption of standards set by the global anti-money laundering body, saying concerns that FATF accession harms national security interests are baseless and Iran’s failure to get itself out FATF blacklist would mean Tehran has shot itself in the leg.
The Australian ambassador to Iran has described the restoration of US sanctions on Tehran as “real challenge” to the Iranian people, saying the prospects that sanctions could negatively affect Iranian patients and women and children were “deeply concerning”.
Iran’s defence minister has lashed out at American authorities for making the false claim that they aim to help Iranians by imposing sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s legislation watchdog, the Guardian Council, has rejected a bill on Iran’s accession to the Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) convention, which had been passed by the Parliament.
Iran’s Ministry of Culture has condemned a pop singer to hold a free concert after finding out that he had given a pre-recorded performance in one of his controversial concerts.
Dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was recently murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, was about to disclose details of Saudi Arabia’s use of banned chemical weapons in its imposed war on Yemen days before he was killed, a report says.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations urges the international community to abide by an order issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) earlier this month against US sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all those behind the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be brought to justice, calling for all suspects in the case to stand trial in Istanbul.