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Iran Summons Swiss Envoy over US Supreme Court Ruling

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran to protest the recent ruling by the US Supreme Court against the Islamic Republic.

Iranian Police Seize over 2 Tons of Narcotics in Southeastern Province

Iran's anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,200 kilograms of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Wednesday.

Minister: Iran paying price for world peace, security in fighting narcotics

Interior Minister Mohammad Rahmani Fazli said Iran is paying the price for international peace and security in its fighting againat illegal drugs.

Head of Iran’s Human Rights Council Responds to Mogherini’s Statements

Javad Larijani: Enforcing sanctions for Human Rights is a shameful and dishonourable claim.

Interview: Postgraduate Due to Marry a Man Condemned to Death

Elham’s love story took place in a prison. When she went to visit her brother in prison, she fell in love with a boy who is soon to be executed for murder.

Iranian, Kazakh Judiciary officials sign MoU on judicial cooperation

Prosecutor General Mohammad Jaafar Montazeri in a meeting with his Kazakh Prosecutor General Askhat Daulbayev on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Judicial cooperation.

EU extends sanctions against Iranian individuals

The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.

Live Rabbit Dissection Leads to Official Censure of School

The public relations department of Hamedan Provincial Environmental Office announced that a school head-teacher has been suspended, while the teacher responsible has been summoned to appear in front of the infraction committee of the Ministry of Education.

Iran Facilitates Tax Conditions for Foreign Investors

Iran has passed laws giving tax exemptions for five years to foreigners making investments in Iran, said Deputy Head of the Iranian Trade Development Organization Sadeq Ziyaie-Bigdeli.

UNSC resolution does not ban Su-30 fighter jet sales to Iran: Russia

Russia has rejected a US claim that the sales of Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets to Iran were prohibited under a United Nation Security Council resolution.

Spokesman Questions Legitimacy of Appointing UN Human Rights Rapporteur for Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari censured the recent re-appointment of Ahmed Shaheed as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, saying the decision has no legal basis.

Ahmad Shaheed’s Human Rights report is politically motivated, biased and unacceptable

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman reacts to Human Rights Report by Ahmad Shaheed

The Guardian Council Approves Equal Blood Money [Criminal Restitution] for Men and Women

The Guardian Council has ratified a bill on third party insurance coverage which states that equal blood money shall be paid for both men and women.

Judiciary Chief: Respect for Animals Should be Learnt from Childhood

According to IRNA, Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said that respect for animals should be taught to people from their childhood. "If we want...

Iran Frees 49 Indian Fishermen

India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced 49 Indian fisherman, who were detained in Iran three months ago over entering Iran’s waters, have been released.

Iran slams double-standards in human rights

Iran’s top human rights official censures the hypocritical approach pursued by the self-styled advocates of human rights in the world.

Iran rights issue wrongfully in spotlight: Senior official

Secretary of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights says the country is the region’s leading democracy, and its human rights record has been wrongfully subjected to unnecessary scrutiny.

Canada not cooperative on returning embezzler ‘Khavari’

Spokesman for the Judiciary announced that Canada has not had any kind of cooperation with Iran to return big embezzler Mohammad Reza Khavari to the country.

Enemy role possible in Saudi embassy attack: Iran

Iran’s Judiciary spokesman says the country’s enemies may have been involved in orchestrating an attack carried out against the Saudi Arabian embassy in the capital, Tehran, earlier in the month.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel. The young woman...

50 HR Organizations Call for Cancellation of Saudi Membership in UNHRC

Fifty Arab human rights organizations drew attention to Saudi Arabia’s onslaught against civilians in Yemen, calling for efforts to have the Arab country stripped of its membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Iran Releases Four Prisoners with Dual Citizenship

An Iranian judiciary official announced that four prisoners with dual citizenship have been released on Saturday based on a decision by Iran’s Supreme National Security Council within the framework of prisoner swap.

Iran among top 4 nations with highest refugees

The latest United Nations survey on international migrant trends reports that Iran is one of the world’s four countries with the highest number of refugees.

US may push Iran to reconsider N-deal: Iran Judiciary chief

Iran’s Judiciary chief says US talks of of new sanctions against the Islamic Republic would force Tehran to reconsider implementation of a nuclear agreement reached last July.

Training instead of jail, an unusual sentence for an environment offender

A man who has been convicted of poaching has been sentenced to receiving environment training instead of imprisonment in Golestan Province.

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