Iran Says Advocacy for Human Rights Doesn’t Fit in with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the dark record of the United States in violating human rights strips the country of the right to criticize others for such breaches.
Iran Marks 70th Anniversary of Adoption of 1949 Geneva Conventions

Iran Marks 70th Anniversary of Adoption of 1949 Geneva Conventions

A meeting has been held in Tehran on December 16 to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the four Geneva Conventions back in 1949, attended by Iranian and foreign guests, including the diplomatic officials residing in Tehran, as well as the military and administrative authorities.
Iran Rejects Macron’s Call for Release of French Inmates

Iran Rejects Macron’s Call for Release of French Inmates

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed the meddlesome comments made by French President Emmanuel Macron regarding the release of two French nationals.
Iran’s Judiciary Refutes UNHCHR Allegations on Recent Unrest

Iran’s Judiciary Refutes UNHCHR Allegations on Recent Unrest

The Iranian Judiciary’s High Council for Human Rights has dismissed the “bogus” allegations that the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has recently made against the Islamic Republic over the recent riots in the country.
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Iran Raps EU Foreign Policy Chief’s Human Rights Statement

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic has denounced a biased statement made by the incoming High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the status of human rights in Iran.
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Iran Says Ready for More Prisoner Swaps with US

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has expressed Tehran’s preparedness for further prisoner exchanges with the United States, following the swap of Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani with a US-Chinese national kept in Iran.
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Eminent Singer Cancels Turkey Concert in Solidarity with Kurds

Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.
‘Iranian Scientist Freed from US Jail Offered to Stay in America’

‘Iranian Scientist Freed from US Jail Offered to Stay in America’

Iran’s foreign minister says freed Iranian scientist Masoud Soleimani had been offered to stay in the United States.
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Freed Iranian Scientist Says Accused of Being Terrorist in US

An Iranian scientist who was released recently as part of a prisoner exchange between Iran and the United States says his inmates had been told that he was a terrorist.
Iran, US Exchange Prisoners with Swiss Mediation

Iran, US Exchange Prisoners with Swiss Mediation

The US has released Iranian stem cell scientist Masoud Soleimani and handed him over to Iranian officials in Switzerland, which has apparently mediated another prisoner swap between Tehran and Washington.