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FATF’s Blacklisting of Iran; Threat or Opportunity?

Iran’s Leader Permits Expediency Council to Procced with Work on FATF Bills

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved the administration’s proposal for the extension of a process that authorizes the Expediency Council to review the remaining bills prepared by the government to take Iran out of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) blacklist.

France Can’t Preach Others on Human Rights after Honouring Egyptian Dictator: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says France is in no position to preach other countries on their human rights situation after decorating Egyptian “dictator” Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with its highest honour, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour.
Rouhollah Zam

Iran Executes Rouhollah Zam on Charge of ‘Corruption on Earth’

Iran has executed Rouhollah Zam, the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel named Amad News, after his death penalty for “corruption on earth” was upheld by the Supreme Court.
Ruhollah Zam Sentenced to Death for 'Corruption on Earth'

Iran Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Rouhollah Zam

Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence against the administrator of an anti-Iran Telegram channel Amad News who had been convicted of “corruption on earth” in a lower court.

US Blocking Iran’s Purchase of COVID-19 Vaccine: Top Banker

Abdolnasser Hemmati, the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), says Iran has tried to purchase COVID-19 vaccine from other countries, but the US sanctions have prevented financial transactions for the sale.
Molaverdi

Rouhani’s Former VP for Women Affairs Sentenced to Prison

Shahindokht Molaverdi, a former vice-president for Women and Family Affairs, has received a two-year-and-a-half sentence for disclosing classified documents and propaganda activities against the Islamic Republic.

Top Iranian Security Body Backs MPs’ Legislation Aimed at Lifting Sanctions

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has thrown its weight behind a recent legislation by lawmakers that seeks to lift the US sanctions imposed on the country.

Iran Overturns Death Sentences of Three Convicts Involved in 2019 Fuel Protests

Iran’s Supreme Court has accepted a request by three convicts sentenced to death to have their cases heard again in another court.

US Sanctions Targeting Iran’s Medical Sector amid COVID-19 Pandemic: Minister

Iran’s health minister says unilateral sanctions imposed on the country are targeting medicines and medical equipment amid the Coronavirus pandemic.

Iran Gov’t against New Parliamentary Bill, But Will Implement It: FM

The Iranian foreign minister says the government did not agree with a recent parliament legislation which aims to get anti-Iran sanctions lifted, but has to implement it.