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‘Honour’ Killing of 14-Year-Old Girl Causes Outrage in Iran

The murder of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father coupled with a legal provision which does not allow the father to be served with eye-for-an-eye retribution has sent shockwaves across the nation and social media in Iran.
Iran Leader Grants Clemency to Large Group of Iranian Inmates

Iran’s Leader Grants Clemency to 3,721 Inmates on Eid al-Fitr

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has pardoned or commuted prison terms of 3,721 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.
Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iran has approved the bylaws of the legislation that grants permanent citizenship to children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers.
Foreign Minister Zarif, NGOs Weigh Plans to Help Afghans in Iran

Foreign Minister Zarif, NGOs Weigh Plans to Help Afghans in Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and representatives of non-governmental charities have discussed the ways to address the problems that Afghan citizens residing in Iran are facing.
Iran Extradites 16 Indonesian, Chinese Inmates

Iran Extradites 16 Indonesian, Chinese Inmates

Fifteen Indonesian nationals and a Chinese imprisoned in Iran on charge of smuggling fuel have been extradited to their respective countries.
Iranian Scientist Jailed in US to Be Released Soon

Iranian Scientist Jailed in US to Be Released Soon

Tehran says the Iranian scientist imprisoned in the US Immigration Service's detention centre will be released and expatriated soon.
Iran Urges US to Immediately Release Scientist Infected with COVID-19

Iran Urges US to Immediately Release Scientist Infected with COVID-19

Iran’s Judiciary has urged the United States to immediately release Sirous Asgari, the Iranian scientist who has contracted the novel coronavirus in a prison in Louisiana.
Iranian Scientist Jailed in US to Be Released Soon

Iranian Scientist Jailed in US Infected with Coronavirus: Report

An Iranian scientist — who remains behind bars in the US despite having been exonerated in a sanctions trial — has contracted the new coronavirus after he repeatedly drew attention to his fragile health and called for his release from the “dirty” and “overcrowded” jail facility.
Afghans Producing Hospital Masks in Iran amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Afghans Producing Hospital Masks in Iran amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.

Iran Extends Foreign Nationals’ Visas to Help Contain Coronavirus Outbreak

Iran has extended visas and stay permits for foreign nationals in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.