Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari expressed deep sorrow over the extension of the jail term of Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, saying that Al Khalifa cannot resolve the Persian Gulf country’s protracted problems by such moves.
A Greek prisoner who was recently freed from an Israeli jail disclosed that the four Iranian diplomats who had been abducted by Phalange forces in Northern Lebanon in 1982 are still alive and in Israel's custody, media reports said.
President Hassan Rouhani said that all Iranians, including Shia and Sunni Muslims, have equal civil rights in the country.
Secretary of Iran's National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani announced that Tehran will certainly lodge complaints with international courts contesting the US Supreme Court ruling which authorized the transfer of $2bn of Tehran's frozen assets to the families of the victims of a 1983 bombing in Beirut.
Based on an extradition treaty, 47 Iranian prisoners in the Persian Gulf state of Kuwait returned home to serve the rest of their sentences in Iran.
Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar expressed his gratitude to Iran for its support for Afghan refugees seeking asylum in the Islamic Republic over the past decades.
Interior ministers of Iran and Poland on Monday May 23 signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation on fighting organized crime.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned or commuted prison terms for 669 convicts who had been sentenced by various Iranian courts.
The 14th Regional Meeting of the National Authorities of State Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in Asia opened in Tehran on Monday May 23.
Director and actor Ayyub Aqakhani plans to stage a play about a love story between an Afghan migrant and an Iranian gypsy woman.