Fifteen Indonesian nationals and a Chinese imprisoned in Iran on charge of smuggling fuel have been extradited to their respective countries.
Tehran says the Iranian scientist imprisoned in the US Immigration Service's detention centre will be released and expatriated soon.
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.
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.
Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.
Iran has extended visas and stay permits for foreign nationals in order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Head of the Iranian Prisons, Security and Corrective Measures Organization says more than 93,000 eligible prisoners across the country have been granted leave amid the outbreak of coronavirus.
Iran’s foreign minister has lambasted the United States for refusing to grant medical furlough to several Iranian scientists held in US prisons without any charges despite an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
The Islamic Republic of Iran's High Council for Human Rights says the Iranian nation is the biggest victim of blatant violation of human rights by the US and Europe.
Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has rejected the US State Department’s annual report on Iran’s human rights situation, describing it as invalid.