Iran President’s Brother Jailed to Serve 5-Year Term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother, Hossein Fereydoun, was sent to prison on Wednesday to serve his sentence for bribery.
Russian journalist, Yulia Yuzik

Iran Releases Russian Journalist Yulia Yuzik

Iran has released the Russian journalist, Yulia Yuzik, who had been detained for “a visa violation”, said the Russian embassy in Tehran.
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Australia Releases Iranian Student after One Year in Jail

An Iranian university student detained in Australia since September 2018 has been released and returned home.

CIA Agent Sentenced to Death: Iran’s Judiciary

Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Esmaeili says the country has sentenced an agent working for the US spy agency CIA to death, and given prison terms to three others spying for the US.

Did US Just Complete Its Part of New Prisoner Swap with Iran?

The US “deportation” of an Iranian woman prisoner charged with circumvention of Washington’s sanctions against Tehran seems to be part of a new prisoner exchange deal between Iran and the US despite an official denial.

Iranian Woman Released after 27 Months in US Jail

A US federal court has ruled that an Iranian woman held in Australia for two years without trial over alleged violation of US sanctions is free to go.

Pardoned by Wife’s Family, Ex-Mayor of Tehran Released on Bail

Former mayor of Tehran and senior Iranian politician Mohammad Ali Najafi, who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, has been released on bail a couple of weeks after being forgiven by the victim’s family.

Iran Upholds Jail Terms for Three Convicts Linked to UK, Israel

Iran’s Judiciary says the prison terms of three Iranian nationals linked to the Israeli spy service Mossad and the British Council have been upheld, and each of them will serve 10 years in prison.

Iran Leader Pardons, Commutes Sentences of Over 1,000 Inmates

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has granted clemency to 1,070 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Iranian Politician Pardoned by Wife’s Family, Escapes Death Penalty

Mohammad Ali Najafi, the former mayor of Tehran and senior Iranian politician who had been sentenced to death for murdering his wife, has been forgiven by the victim’s family, and won’t be executed.

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