Saturday, February 4, 2023


IRNA: Aide to Makki Mosque prayer leader in Iran’s Zahedan arrested

An informed source says Abdolmajid Moradzehi, an aide and a relative to prayer leader of Makki Mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan Molavi Abdolhamid Esmaeilzehi, has been arrested, IRNA reported.

Iran’s Judiciary: Daughter of former president serving jail term in two separate cases

The spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, a politician and former lawmaker, has been sentenced to jail following conviction in two different cases brought against her.

Son of ex-Iranian President Hashemi Rasfanjani freed from jail on parole

Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, a son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, has been released from jail after serving seven years behind bars for corruption and security crimes.

UK sanctions Iran’s prosecutor general in response to MI6 spy execution

The United Kingdom has sanctioned Iran’s prosecutor general in response to Tehran’s execution of an Iranian-British national convicted of espionage for the British intelligence agency, Foreign Minister James Cleverly confirmed on Saturday.

Lawyer: Iranian rapper’s death sentence overturned

A lawyer for an Iranian rapper who was sentenced to death in connection with the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran says the verdict has been overturned.

Iran Supreme Court says execution of protester Mohammad Boroughani halted pending review

Iran’s Supreme Court has announced a halt in the execution of the death sentence for a 19-year-old in connection with the recent rioting and protests in the country.

Iran court sentences Belgian citizen to 40 years in jail for spying, money laundering

Tehran’s Islamic Revolution Court sentences a Belgian national to 40 years in jail and 74 lashes after he was convicted of four offenses, including espionage and collusion with the United States.

Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former Iran president given five years in prison

The attorney of Faezeh Hashemi, a daughter of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, says she has been convicted to five years in prison after she was arrested amid protests and rioting that hit Iran over the past months.

Iranian Judiciary: Filmmaker Jafarirad died of aluminium phosphide poisoning

The head of the justice department of Iran’s Alborz Province has denied some rumors about the cause of the death of a documentary filmmaker arrested during the recent unrest and riots.

Iran court issues initial execution rulings in killing of thee security forces

A court in the central Iranian city of Isfahan has issued initial rulings in the case of a deadly armed attack on three security forces during the recent protests and rioting in the country, sentencing three people to execution.

Iran military chief: We’ll responsibly pursue rights of families of downed Ukraine jet’s victims

The Iranian military chief pledges that the Armed Forces will continue to “act responsibly” in addressing the rights of the families of those killed in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane amid military tensions with the US in early 2020.

Iranian judiciary official: Indictment to be issued in connection with nuclear scientist’s assassination

The secretary of Iran’s human rights council says the country’s Judiciary has issued an indictment in connection with the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh who was assassinated by Israeli agents in 2020.

Iran executes two people over gruesome murder of security guard

Iran has implemented the death sentences handed down to two individuals found guilty of murdering a member of the security personnel, Rouhollah Ajamian, during recent riots and protests near the capital, Tehran.

Official: Veteran Iranian Judge Salavati in good health, rumors of his murder are lies

The head of a news website affiliated with the Iranian Judiciary dismisses rumors about the assassination of veteran Judge Abolqasem Salavati of the Islamic Revolution Court.

Iranian official: Court has yet to issue verdict for French nationals accused of spying

A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says judicial authorities have not yet issued a verdict in the case of two French defendants on trial for allegedly instigating unrest in the Islamic Republic.

Iran Supreme Court rejects death sentences in Rouhllah Ajamian case for “faulty investigation”

The Supreme Court of Iran has annulled rulings given to three suspects in the killing of Rouhollah Ajamian, who was murdered during the recent protests and deadly riots in the city of Karaj, near Tehran.

Iranian official says nationals from Iraq, neighboring countries accomplices in murder of Gen. Soleimani

The head of Iran’s Foreign Ministry-appointed committee to follow up the case of the US assassination of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani has declared that arrest warrants have been issued for some people in Iraq, who are nationals of “three to four” countries as defendants in the terror case.

Official: Trump, Pompeo and McKenzie main defendants in case of murder of Iran anti-terror icon

Iran’s top human rights official says former US President Donald Trump, his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and former Head of the US Central Command General Kenneth Franklin McKenzie are the main defendants in the dossier of the assassination of Iran’s anti-terror icon, Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Iran’s Supreme Court accepts young man’s appeal against death penalty

Iran’s Supreme Court accepts a 25-year-old man’s appeal against the death sentence after he was found guilty of acting against national security and disrupting public order in the wake of the recent unrest and deadly riots in Iran, sending his case back for review.

US committed ‘unforgivable crime’ by murdering Iran’s Gen. Soleimani: Legal official

An Iranian legal official slams the United States’ “unforgivable crime” of assassinating Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani in violation of international law, saying Tehran is seriously pursuing a judicial process to serve justice in the case.

Sister of Iranian doctor Qareh Hassanlou says death penalty verdict for his brother revoked

Fatemeh Qareh Hassanlou, the sister to Iranian doctor Hamid Qareh Hassanlou, who was arrested and given a death penalty over the recent protests in Iran, says her brother has been spared the sentence.

Judicial official: 12-year-old Iranian girl shot dead received bullet during police chase, case unrelated to riots

A prosecutor for Hormozgan Province in southern Iran says a 12-year-old girl who died recently of a bullet wound was inside a car that ignored a police warning to stop and was being chased by police.

Iranian woman arrested for protesting hijab in video receives 5-year suspended sentence

Sepideh Rashno, a 28-year-old Iranian woman who was arrested on July 16 after she was filmed protesting hijab, has been sentenced to five years in suspended imprisonment and to writing a 110-page “research” paper about patriotism, her brother says.

Iran Supreme Court upholds death sentence for man involved in deadly protests

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence handed down to a man convicted in connection with the recent unrest and deadly riots in the country.

Iranian court sentences 3 to feeding popular cheetah Pirouz for three months

A court in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province has sentenced defendants in a legal case to preparation of food for the country’s highly popular Asiatic cheetah, Pirouz, for three months.

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