Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has called on the Supreme National Security Council to show “Islamic mercy” to the people involved in the recent unrest in the country.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged European countries, Sweden in particular, to allow the sale of wound dressings to Iranian kids suffering from the epidermolysis bullosa (EB) instead of making threats against Iran.
Iranian Vice President for Women and Family Affairs has highlighted legal made in Iran to improve the status’ of women in the country after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
A lawyer and women’s rights activist has weighed on violence against women in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the country’s laws and regulations to protect women.
Two foreign poachers have been arrested at the airport of the Iranian city of Shiraz for the illegal hunting of houbara bustards.
A senior Iranian official says the government is not opposed to free flow of information in society, and is resolved to pave the way for people to express their criticisms.
Iranian Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri says the screening of the people arrested in the recent violent protests is expected to end within the next two days, noting that those found innocent would be released immediately.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the human rights resolution adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly against the Islamic Republic of Iran reflects the hypocrisy of those behind it and therefore lacks legitimacy and credibility.
The Deputy Spokesman for UN Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, in response to the death of 15 Iranian children with EB disease, called on the United States to comply with the decision of the International Court of Justice and allow vital medicines into Iran.
Iran has rejected the reports that former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who has gone missing in the Kish Island since 2007, has an open “criminal or judicial” case at Iran’s Revolution Court, saying the alleged case is of the kind opened for any missing person.