Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates' Affairs Hassan Qashqavi announced that 251 Afghan prisoners will be extradited from Iran in coming weeks.
Iran’s Judiciary spokesman confirmed on Sunday reports on detention of an individual close to the country’s nuclear negotiating team by security and intelligence forces.
The Young Journalists’ Club (YJC) has released photos of innocent children selling flowers near the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in southern Tehran, capital of Iran.
An Iranian judiciary official believes that the death penalty has failed to reduce drug trafficking in Iran, and alternative punishments should be given for narcotics-related offences.
The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Tehran has accepted to let the Ministry of Petroleum take over assets of billionaire Babak Zanjani who has been sentenced to death for embezzlement.
Hassan Qashqavi, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, highlighted the considerable increase in the country’s services given to the Iranians living abroad including those incarcerated.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.
Mohammad-Reza Bahonar, a senior conservative who has been a member of Iran’s Parliament for 28 years, believes that it is in the best interests of Iranian opposition leaders Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi to remain under house arrest.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 700 eligible Iranian convicts.
An Iranian judiciary official in a letter regretted UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein’s criticism of Iran’s recent execution of a number of terrorist elements.