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Iran Judiciary Investigating Activist’s Torture Claims

A fact-finding mission formed by Iran’s Judiciary has travelled to Iran’s south-western province of Khuzestan to investigate claims by a worker saying he was mistreated during his time in prisons, a senior official announced.

Iran Leader Offers Condolences on Demise of Expediency Council Chief

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed condolences over the passing of Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the 70-year-old late chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council and former Judiciary chief who died in Tehran on Monday.

Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi Dies at 70

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the head of Iran's Expediency Council and former Judiciary Chief, has passed away at the age of 70.

Iran’s First Female Judge Talks of Her Experiences

An Iranian woman, who had been appointed as the country’s first female judge, believes that women’s sensitivity can help them in many cases despite the popular belief that women cannot judge because of their sensitive nature.
Amoli Larijani

Iran Urges UK to Settle Its Outstanding Debts

Iran’s Judiciary chief says countries such as Britain are indebted to Iran as they received money in return for weapons before the 1979 Islamic Revolution and must now repay the long overdue debts.

Iranian Couples Must Take Part in Counselling Sessions before Marriage

It is compulsory for Iranian couples to attend pre-marriage counselling sessions in order to prevent future problems which often lead to early divorces, officials say.

‘Zaghari-Ratcliffe Citizen of Iran, Tried Based on Iran’s Law’

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was told in his Monday trip to Tehran that Iranian-British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a citizen of Iran, convicted based on Iran’s domestic law.

Outrageous Cosmetic Surgeries Becoming All the Rage in Iran

The so-called “donkey ears” and “cat’s eyes” are the latest beauty surgery trends in Iran after “pig noses” and “camel lips.”

Iran Executes ‘Sultan of Coins’ for Financial Corruption

Iran executed two financial criminals who had hoarded two tons of gold coins in order to agitate the country’s gold market.

Those behind Khashoggi’s Murder Must Be Tried in Istanbul: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all those behind the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be brought to justice, calling for all suspects in the case to stand trial in Istanbul.

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