Saturday, December 9, 2023


Iran’s Interior Ministry drafting ‘comprehensive’ bill for amending election law

Iran’s interior minister says the department under his watch is working to draw up a “comprehensive” bill for amending the country’s election law, which will be submitted to the Parliament (Majlis).

Iran’s top court suspends death penalty against ranger convicted of murder

Iran’s Supreme Court has put on hold a death sentence handed down to a wildlife ranger who was found guilty of premeditated murder last year.

Iran lawmakers vote to scrap clock shifts

Iran’s parliament has voted to end one-hour clock changes which extended daylight hours from the beginning of spring across the country.

Iran’s Guardian Council approves Teacher Rating Bill

Iran’s Guardian Council has approved the Teacher Rating Bill putting an end to months of disputes with the parliament.

Iran parliament approves 4.5bn euro defense spending

Iran’s parliament has allocated 4.5 billion euros to strengthen the country’s defense might and strategic research.

Iran vetting body okays project to transfer sea water to Sistan-Baluchestan

Iran’s Constitutional Council also known as the Guardian Council has given the go-ahead to a project to transfer water from the Sea of Oman to the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan.

Iran Parliament Presiding Board annuls approval of internet bill

The Iranian Parliament’s Presiding Board has annulled a decision by a special joint committee to approve a controversial piece of legislation to regulate online activity.

Parl. committee’s hasty move on Internet control bill draws controversy

A special committee at the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) has overwhelmingly approved the outlines of controversial bill designed to protect cyber space, which many are worried may restrict activity on the Internet.

IRGC rejects Radio Farda claims in audio recording

The spokesman for the IRGC, Ramadan Sharif, has reacted to recently-released audio recording by Radio Farda which is a conversation between two senior Iranian military officials about a corruption case.

Iranian judge denies permission for marriage of 13-year-old girl

An Iranian judge has refused to grant permission for the marriage of a 13-year-old girl, citing her low age and lack of personality development.

Iran Judiciary seeks prosecution of 127 over General Soleimani assassination

Iran says it is seeking the prosecution of 127 persons in connection with the 2020 U.S. drone strike that killed former commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps General Qassem Soleimani.

Raisi orders swift payment of compensation to Ukraine flight victims

President Ebrahim Raisi of Iran has ordered relevant authorities to speed up the payment of compensation to the families of those who lost their lives in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in early 2020 near Tehran.

Iran’s football legend rescues convict from hanging

Iran’s football legend Ali Daei has rescued a death row convict from hanging.

Iran to release list of sanctioned US individuals, entities

Iran says it will soon release a list of American individuals and institutions that the country will put on its sanctions list over serious breach of human rights.

Iran parliament speaker corrects comments about slapping of soldier by MP

Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has corrected his previous comments about the slapping in the face of a traffic policeman by a lawmaker around 10 months ago.

Raisi: Politics without spirituality to blame for ills of humanity

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has underlined the need to politics go hand in hand with spirituality, saying today’s problems in the world stem from the separation of the two from each other.

Terror group ringleader indicted for terrorist operations in Iran

An indictment has been issued for the ringleader of a terrorist group masterminding numerous acts of terror in Iran.

Tehran mayor revokes son-in-law’s appointment order

Tehran mayor Alireza Zakani has revoked an order that appointed his son-in-law Hossein Heydari as his special advisor for the purpose of making urban management smart.

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.

Iran MP denies parl. intends to keep wealth of officials confidential

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker has denied a report that parliament intends to approve a bill to keep the wealth of officials confidential.

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.

Families of Iran assassinated scientists hold US responsible

A public hearing was held at Imam Khomeini Judicial Complex in Tehran Saturday on lawsuits lodged by the families of assassinated Iranian nuclear scientists against the US government.

Cooperation, Synergy Needed to Address People’s Problems: Iran President

The heads of the three branches of the Iranian government have met for the first time since Ebrahim Raisi took office as the new president.

Iran committee and prosecution general to investigate Evin incidents

Iran’s parliament speaker says a special committee and the country’s judiciary will look into the reported mistreatment of inmates at Tehran Evin Prison.

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