Friday, December 8, 2023


Iranian court orders US to pay $49.7bn in reparations over General Soleimani’s assassination 

A court in Tehran has ordered the US government to pay nearly $50 billion in damages for assassinating Iran’s top anti-terror icon general Qassem Soleimani nearly four years ago.

Iranian rapper rearrested for “spreading falsehoods”

Iranian rapper Tomaj Salehi, recently released following a Supreme Court decision to re-examine his case within the Judiciary, was rearrested on charges of spreading falsehoods and causing public unrest.

Iran foreign minister calls for prosecution of Israeli officials over their “crimes in Gaza”

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian called on the international community to hold “Israeli war criminals” to account over the ongoing conflict in the besieged Gaza Strip. At least 14,000 people, mainly women and children, have been killed in the blockaded enclave since early October due to Israel's relentless military campaign.

Iran dismisses Western rights resolution as invalid, illegitimate

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has slammed some Western countries for introducing and adopting an anti-Iranian human rights resolution in the United Nations General Assembly Third Committee as a “political move”, saying the motion has no validity and legitimacy.

Iran executes three for terrorist bomb blasts in southeast

Three members of a terrorist group who carried out bomb explosions targeting security forces in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan over four years ago have been executed, a judiciary official announced on Monday.

Iranian president’s wife writes to French first lady, asks for help to stop Gaza massacre

The Iranian president’s wife, Jamileh Alamolhoda has written a letter to French First Lady Brigitte Marie-Claude Macron to ask the French president to stop his complicity in the Gaza war and take an immediate measure to stop the bloodshed in the blockaded territory.

Afghan caretaker govt. envoy thanks Iran for hosting refugees

Mulla Abul Ghani Baradar, the Deputy Prime Minister of Afghanistan's caretaker government for economic affairs, appreciated Tehran for sheltering Afghan refugees seeking asylum in the Islamic Republic over the past decades.

Iran rejects reports it plans to house Afghan asylum-seekers expelled from Pakistan

An Iranian official has denied reports that a UN authority had announced Afghan asylum-seekers expelled from Pakistan would be housed in Iran.

Tehran court sentences US govt. to paying $420mn in damages for 1980 terrorist attack

A court in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has sentenced the United States to paying $420 million in compensation to 14 survivors of a US terrorist attack in Iran back in 1980.

Iranian FM urges UN to send relief to Gaza

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, urged the world body to send humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip without delay.

Iran condemns awarding Nobel Peace Prize to an Iranian as “spiteful, political”

Iran has condemned as biased and political, the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to an Iranian, Tehran says “has been found guilty of frequently violating the law and engaging in criminal acts.”

Iran Leader pardons, commutes sentences of over 2,000 prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has approved a proposal from Iran’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of more than 2,000 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Tasnim: Iranian top judiciary official’s sons arrested on corruption charges

The First Deputy of the Iranian Judiciary Mohammed Mossadegh’s two sons have been arrested over links to a corruption case amounting to nearly five million dollars, Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran indicts 73 Americans for assassinating General Qassem Soleimani 

The Iranian Judiciary has issued indictments for 73 Americans over their involvement in the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the anti-terror icon.

Iranian minister: Illegal migrants to be extradited

Iran says it will follow a stricter agenda to extradite illegal foreign migrants, a vast majority of them Afghans, to their home countries and will make the arrangements to organize the legal arrivals.

Main defendant in Iran’s Shah Cheragh terror attack case sentenced to death

The main defendant in the case against masterminds and perpetrators behind a recent deadly attack on a holy shrine in southern Iran has been sentenced to death.

Release of 5 American prisoners showed true face of Iran’s humanitarian motives: President Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that a decision to release five US prisoners from Iranian jails was a testament to Tehran’s humanitarian motives.

Iranian VP: Court verdicts ready for scores of MKO terrorists

The Iranian vice president for legal affairs says court verdicts for 105 members of the anti-Iran Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), are ready and will soon be issued.

Five Iranians in US custody to be released Monday: Official

Five Iranians held in US prisons for years will be released on Monday and two of them will arrive in Tehran via Qatar's Doha, an Iraniian judiciary official has confirmed.

Tehran public prosecutor wants maximum penalty for Azerbaijan Embassy assailant

Tehran’s public prosecutor announced on Wednesday that a part of the judicial investigation into an armed attack on the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Iran earlier this year has been completed and that he has asked for a maximum penalty for the perpetrator of the deadly incident.

Iran holds hearing session for US-backed terror ringleader

A legal hearing session was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday for the ringleader of the Tondar terrorist group, with 120 petitioners against the United States government for its support of the group’s terrorist activities.

Iran’s Shah Cheragh terror attack suspects go on trial

The first court session has been held in the trial of those charged with involvement in a deadly terrorist attack on a holy shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

Iran’s rights official: More prisoner exchange with US soon

Weeks after Iran and the United States carried out a prisoner exchange, a top Iranian human rights official says both sides will soon release more prisoners in a swap deal.

Iran says to announce cause of Rouhi’s death after investigation

Iranian judiciary officials say they have launched a probe into the death of Javad Rouhi, an inmate imprisoned over last year’s unrest and deadly riots in the country.

Iranian prisoner sentenced to death dies in hospital, investigation underway

According to the Mizan news agency affiliated with Iran’s Judiciary, Javad Rouhi, a prisoner held under a legal warrant for involvement in last year’s unrest and deadly riots in Iran, passed away at a Hospital in the northern city of Nowshahr after being transferred due to a seizure.

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