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Bahram Qassemi

“Iranian Diplomat Arrested in Germany Has Full Immunity”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the Iranian diplomat, who was detained in Germany on the false charge of plotting an attack on an MKO rally in Paris, enjoys full diplomatic immunity.

Hiring Relatives Banned in Tehran Municipality

The members of the Islamic City Council of Tehran have voted in favour of a law that prohibits hiring of the relatives of managers in Tehran municipality.

Iran to Annul Imprisonment Penalty over Failure to Pay Mahr

Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.

Iran Wins another Legal Battle against US

An Italian appeal court has rejected a lawsuit by the US that called for the seizure of $5 billion worth of Iranian assets in Italy, in a second win for Tehran in its legal battle against the US this month.

“Iran’s Failure to Join CFT to Give US Pretext to Boost Its Pressure”

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has reiterated the need for Tehran’s accession to the convention on Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), saying the country’s failure to do so will provide the US with the pretext to increase its pressure on the Islamic Republic.

Iran’s Guardian Council Won’t Be Intimidated by CFT Opponents

The spokesman for Iran’s legislative watchdog says the body will not be intimidated by opponents of Iran’s joining a UN convention against the financing of terrorism, who have in recent days been pressuring the parliament not to approve the plan.

Iran Releases English, Arabic Versions of Law on Free Access to Information

The English and Arabic renditions of the Islamic Republic’s Law on Dissemination of and Free Access to Information have been officially released as part of the government’s efforts to promote Freedom of Information (FOI).

ICJ Holds First Hearing on Iran’s New Lawsuit against US

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague has begun looking into a lawsuit filed by Iran against the United States back in 2016.
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Parliament Approves Iran’s CFT Accession

Iranian legislators have passed a bill that gives the government the green light to join an international convention on fighting the sponsoring of terrorism.

“Iran Should Take Advantage of ICJ’s Verdict against US”

Iran should capitalize on the International Court of Justice’s ruling against the US, urging Washington to implement it as a precondition for beginning of any bilateral talks.

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