President Hassan Rouhani says the government will sue US officials behind draconian sanctions on the country in Iranian courts before taking the case to international courts of justice.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has recalled the massacre of Iraqi Kurds at the hands of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hossein in a chemical attack on March 16, 1988, saying Western governments would fail in their attempts to whitewash the incident.
Iran has dismissed the US State Department’s annual human rights report, describing the US administration as the biggest violator of the Iranian people’s human rights.
Saudi Arabia is to be censured for the first time at the UN Human Rights Council over its dark record of violating human rights, particularly for detention of women’s rights activists and the brutal murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has submitted a bill to the Cabinet which calls for equal blood money for both genders, Vice President Massoumeh Ebtekar said.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday held talks with a group of peace-seeking and anti-war activists, known as CODEPINK, in Tehran.
A senior Iranian Shiite cleric has vehemently condemned the beheading of a child by a Takfiri man in the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia.
A Saudi little boy, while on a pilgrimage to the holy city of Medina with his Shia mother, has been barbarously killed for unknown reasons, fueling speculations that he could have been a sectarian and hate crime victim, media reports say.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary.
The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.