A vice-president under former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has received a 6.5 year prison sentence on several charges including threatening the country’s national security.
A senior British diplomat says he held “useful conversations” with Iranian officials in Tehran on the 2015 nuclear deal and the fate of British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari, who is imprisoned in Iran.
The Iranian Judiciary says it has saved a nine-year-old girl from getting married to a much older man in the holy city of Mashhad in Khorasan Razavi Province.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 615 Iranian prisoners convicted by various courts.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has thanked Iran for granting a three-day furlough to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual national jailed in Iran on charge of covert propaganda efforts against the Islamic Republic.
In response to a letter by Head of Iran's Judiciary Branch, seeking permission to take special measures in order to confront economic corruption, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution approved the request and called for “swift and just” legal action against economic corruption.
The lawyer of victims of the 2014 acid attacks in the central city of Isfahan says the assailants have not yet been found despite relentless efforts by provincial authorities, and the victims’ blood money were paid by the government.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Judiciary to seriously deal with the recent offences and financial corruption in importing automobiles.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is tapping into all existing capacities to pave the way for the release of all Iranian nationals held illegally in the foreign prisons for breaching the US sanctions.
Eight members of the Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group convicted of carrying out attacks on Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in June 2017 were executed on Saturday.