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Tehran Accuses UN Rights Commissioner of Trying to Cause Rift among Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has rejected the “interventionist and politicised” statement of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the recent protests in Khuzestan, accusing her of trying to cause division among Iranian people.

Turkish Opposition Vows to Send Back Home Syrian Refugees If He Wins Elections

The leader of the Turkish opposition says if his party comes to power after the elections in this country, he will send back the Syrian refugees to their country.

Tehran Demands Action to Establish Fate of Abducted Iranian Diplomats

The Foreign Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran has released a statement marking the anniversary of the abduction, 39 years ago, of four Iranian diplomats by the Israeli regime in Lebanon.

Biden Admin Denying Iranian Victims of Chemical Weapons Access to Medicine: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has released a message marking the anniversary of the Iraqi gas attack on the city of Sardasht and National Day of Fight against Chemical and Biological Weapons.
Iran Leader Grants Clemency to Large Group of Iranian Inmates

Iran’s Leader Pardons, Commutes Prison Terms of over 5,000 Inmates

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon thousands of prisoners on the occasion of Judiciary week and the birth anniversary of the eight Shiite Imam, Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (AS).

Iran, UN Discuss Significance of Humanitarian Aid in Conflict Zones

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand has held talks with the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, who will soon be appointed as UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs.

Iran Sympathises with Canada’s Indigenous Community

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed sympathy with Canada's Indigenous community over the newly-discovered "genocide" of Indigenous children, urging the Ottawa government to think of its dark past before claiming to be an advocate of human rights.

Iran, New Zealand Hold First Round of Bilateral Talks on Human Rights

The first round of bilateral human rights talks between Iran and New Zealand was held on Wednesday through video conference.

Iran Sentences Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to Another Year in Jail

Iranian-British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been sentenced to a one-year jail term and will be banned from leaving Iran for a year, according to her lawyer Hojjat Kermani.

Zarif Condemns US for ‘Hoarding’ COVID-19 Vaccines

Iran’s foreign minister has condemned the United States’ “medical terrorism” against Iranians at a time when the nation is struggling to deal with coronavirus pandemic.