Judiciary

‘UK Extension of Diplomatic Protection to Zaghari Not Constructive’

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the British government's extension of diplomatic protection to an Iranian citizen is not a constructive and positive measure.

New Judiciary Chief Vows to Transform Iran’s Legal System

Iran’s new chief justice, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, has pledged a legal transformation to address the country’s changing priorities in the "second phase" of the Islamic Revolution.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Leader Appoints Ayatollah Raisi as New Judiciary Chief

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed veteran judicial official, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, as new head of Iran’s Judiciary.

Iran Frees French Citizen Detained for Illegal Entry

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the country has released a French national who had been detained for unauthorized entry.

Iran to Appoint New Judiciary Chief by Mid-March

The spokesman for Iran’s judiciary says the replacement for Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, the incumbent Judiciary chief who has been appointed the head of the Expediency Council, will start working before this Iranian year is finished (March 20).

Iran Leader Pardons Huge Number of Inmates

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian convicts on the occasion of Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary.

Iran to Pardon 50,000 Convicts on Revolution’s 40th Anniv.

The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.

UK Intervention Not to Accelerate Zaghari’s Release: Iran Envoy

The Iranian Ambassador to the UK says interventions by the British government in the case of an Iranian-British dual national prisoned in Iran for espionage will not do any good.

Iran Denies Reports about US Citizen’s Well-Being in Jail

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as “untrue” reports by certain US media that an American citizen is imprisoned in the Iranian city of Mashhad in suboptimal conditions.