Monday, April 15, 2024

Judiciary

Iran to put MKO members on trial

The trial of members of the anti-Iran terrorist cult Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) will start Tuesday, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson said.

Swedish facing trial in Iran for “gathering intel for Israel”

The trial of a Swedish individual accused of intelligence cooperation with the Zionist regime of Israel commenced with the first hearing held at Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolution Court in Tehran.

Iranian court orders US to pay $49.7bn in reparations over General Soleimani’s assassination 

A court in Tehran has ordered the US government to pay nearly $50 billion in damages for assassinating Iran’s top anti-terror icon general Qassem Soleimani nearly four years ago.

Iranian rapper rearrested for “spreading falsehoods”

Iranian rapper Tomaj Salehi, recently released following a Supreme Court decision to re-examine his case within the Judiciary, was rearrested on charges of spreading falsehoods and causing public unrest.

Iran executes three for terrorist bomb blasts in southeast

Three members of a terrorist group who carried out bomb explosions targeting security forces in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan over four years ago have been executed, a judiciary official announced on Monday.

Tehran court sentences US govt. to paying $420mn in damages for 1980 terrorist attack

A court in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has sentenced the United States to paying $420 million in compensation to 14 survivors of a US terrorist attack in Iran back in 1980.

Iran Leader pardons, commutes sentences of over 2,000 prisoners

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has approved a proposal from Iran’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of more than 2,000 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

Tasnim: Iranian top judiciary official’s sons arrested on corruption charges

The First Deputy of the Iranian Judiciary Mohammed Mossadegh’s two sons have been arrested over links to a corruption case amounting to nearly five million dollars, Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran indicts 73 Americans for assassinating General Qassem Soleimani 

The Iranian Judiciary has issued indictments for 73 Americans over their involvement in the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, the anti-terror icon.

Main defendant in Iran’s Shah Cheragh terror attack case sentenced to death

The main defendant in the case against masterminds and perpetrators behind a recent deadly attack on a holy shrine in southern Iran has been sentenced to death.

Iranian VP: Court verdicts ready for scores of MKO terrorists

The Iranian vice president for legal affairs says court verdicts for 105 members of the anti-Iran Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), are ready and will soon be issued.

Five Iranians in US custody to be released Monday: Official

Five Iranians held in US prisons for years will be released on Monday and two of them will arrive in Tehran via Qatar's Doha, an Iraniian judiciary official has confirmed.

Tehran public prosecutor wants maximum penalty for Azerbaijan Embassy assailant

Tehran’s public prosecutor announced on Wednesday that a part of the judicial investigation into an armed attack on the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Iran earlier this year has been completed and that he has asked for a maximum penalty for the perpetrator of the deadly incident.

Iran holds hearing session for US-backed terror ringleader

A legal hearing session was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday for the ringleader of the Tondar terrorist group, with 120 petitioners against the United States government for its support of the group’s terrorist activities.

Iran’s Shah Cheragh terror attack suspects go on trial

The first court session has been held in the trial of those charged with involvement in a deadly terrorist attack on a holy shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.

Iran says to announce cause of Rouhi’s death after investigation

Iranian judiciary officials say they have launched a probe into the death of Javad Rouhi, an inmate imprisoned over last year’s unrest and deadly riots in the country.

Iranian prisoner sentenced to death dies in hospital, investigation underway

According to the Mizan news agency affiliated with Iran’s Judiciary, Javad Rouhi, a prisoner held under a legal warrant for involvement in last year’s unrest and deadly riots in Iran, passed away at a Hospital in the northern city of Nowshahr after being transferred due to a seizure.

Tehran Court orders U.S. to pay $300mn in compensation over 1980 failed Nojeh coup

The United States has been sentenced to paying a total of $330 million in fines and damages to families of those martyred in the Nojeh coup plot in 1980.

Iranian court issues final verdicts over murder of security guard Ajamian

An Iranian court has handed down prison sentences to the remaining defendants in the case of a security guard who was murdered during the riots and protests last year near the capital, Tehran.

Official: 20 people nabbed in connection with Shiraz terror attack

A top Iranian judiciary official says 20 suspects have been apprehended in connection with the recent terrorist attack on a holy shrine in the city of Shiraz in Iran’s southern province of Fars.

Iranian filmmaker Roustayi given six-month sentence

Iranian film director Saeed Roustayi has been sentenced to 6 months in prison on the charges of “propaganda against the government” and production and screening of controversial movie Leila’s Brothers at the Cannes Film Festival.

Shah Cheragh assailant from Tajikistan, terrorists safe house identified

Ten suspects linked to an armed terrorist attack on Sunday at the Shah Cheragh shrine in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz have been arrested so far, a top judiciary official announced.

Iran says brought ‘huge’ case against 107 MKO elements

Kazem Gharibabadi, secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights, said Tehran has brought a “huge” case against more than a hundred members of the terrorist cult Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO), which has murdered thousands of Iranian citizens including high-ranking officials.

Former judicial official returned to Evin Prison in graft case after being released 

Iran’s Judiciary says a former judicial official who was found guilty in a corruption case has been returned to Evin Prison to serve his 12.5-year jail sentence. Earlier, Tabari was released after serving 45 months of his sentence. 

City Jail in west-central Iran relocated to outskirts

A prison in the west-central Iranian province of Alborz has been fully evacuated and shut down.

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