Judiciary

Iran’s Leader pardons thousands of prisoners

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to a request to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian prisoners.

Reactions to attack against new Iranian governor general

Reactions are pouring in after the new governor general of the Iranian Province of East Azerbaijan was slapped in the face during his inauguration ceremony on Saturday.

Arman Abdolali’s execution postponed again

Iranian judicial authorities have once again postponed the planned execution of Arman Abdolali who's been convicted of murder.

MP: Parliament examines properties to fight corruption

The spokesman of the Iranian Parliament’s Presiding Board has said the 11th legislature has no resolution on the confidentiality or non-confidentiality of the properties of the officials.

Several former central bank officials sentenced to jail for squandering millions of dollars

A court in Iran has sentenced former Central Bank governor Valliollah Seif to 10 years of discretionary imprisonment for squandering millions of dollars in public funds.

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.