Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says the screening of the people arrested in the recent violent protests is expected to end within the next two days, noting that those found innocent would be released immediately.
Iran has rejected the reports that former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who has gone missing in the Kish Island since 2007, has an open “criminal or judicial” case at Iran’s Revolution Court, saying the alleged case is of the kind opened for any missing person.
A poacher receives a rare court verdict in the Iranian town of Firuzkuh near the capital of Tehran.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says some twenty Iranian people are jailed in various countries in the world on the false charge of bypassing the US sanctions, and Iran has proposed a list to the US to have them released.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother, Hossein Fereydoun, was sent to prison on Wednesday to serve his sentence for bribery.
Iran has released the Russian journalist, Yulia Yuzik, who had been detained for “a visa violation”, said the Russian embassy in Tehran.
An Iranian university student detained in Australia since September 2018 has been released and returned home.
Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Esmaeili says the country has sentenced an agent working for the US spy agency CIA to death, and given prison terms to three others spying for the US.
The US “deportation” of an Iranian woman prisoner charged with circumvention of Washington’s sanctions against Tehran seems to be part of a new prisoner exchange deal between Iran and the US despite an official denial.
A US federal court has ruled that an Iranian woman held in Australia for two years without trial over alleged violation of US sanctions is free to go.