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Murder convict given reprieve just before execution

A death row inmate in Iran has been granted a stay of execution hours before going to the gallows.

Ali Daei helps release 18 unintentional offences inmates

Iranian football legend Ali Daei and a group of benefactors have helped release 18 prisoners held for unintentional offences.

Ex-Iran petrochemical company officials get long sentences

A court in Iran has sentenced more than a dozen former officials with Iran’s Petrochemical Commercial Company, including its managing director, to prison for the embezzlement of billions of dollars.

Arrest Warrant for Mehdi Hashemi over ‘Breaking Paroles

An arrest warrant has been issued for Mehdi Hashem, a son of the former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, for violating his parole.

Swedes on Trial in Tehran

Two members of a Swedish international drug trafficking network are on trial in Tehran.

Offences Committed by Evin Prison Guards, Inmates: Iran Judiciary

Iran’s judiciary spokesman says some scenes of videos recently leaked from inside the Evin prison in Tehran indicate some of the officials and prisoners there committed offences.

“Evin Prison Guards Committed Offences”, Two Arrested

Iran’s prosecutor general, in a report on the recently leaked CCTV video footage from inside Evin Prison, says there were some violations on the part of some of the prison guards.

Chinese nationals sentenced in Iran over videos

A court in Iran has sentenced two Chinese nationals to lashes, jail and cash fine for publishing the pictures of Iranian girls.

Major Iran Sugar Company Returned to Public Sector

A court in Iran has issued a verdict, cancelling a previous agreement under which Iran’s Haft Tappeh Sugar Company would be sold to the private sector.

Iran Prisons Chief Apologizes over Misconduct at Evin

The head of Iran’s Prisons’ Organization has issued an apology over the leak of CCTV images from inside Evin Prison that purportedly show inmates being beaten.