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Top Officer Supports Police’s “Moral Security” Plan

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi, threw his support behind the law enforcement’s Moral Security Plan, stressing that it has worried those who break social norms in Iran.

Culture Minister Asks Justice Ministry to Help Protect Copyright Law

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati has asked the Ministry of Justice to help protect the copyright law in the country.

No Difference between Arab, Iranian, or Afghan Nationals in Iran’s Judiciary

The Prosecutor-General of Tehran, Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, criticized certain allegations about a lack of serious will in the judicial system in pursuing the recent brutal murder of an Afghan child because of her nationality, and stressed that in Iran, it makes no difference where the victim comes from.

Iran’s Interior Ministry Backs Off from Plainclothes Morality Police Plan

Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari announced that a recent plan for using 7,000 plainclothes forces as morality police has been revised,...

Illegal Hunter to Collect Rubbish Instead of a Jail Sentence

A court in Bukan in West Azarbaijan Province has condemned an offending hunter to clean and tidy the environment, instead of a jail sentence.

Health up for Sale in Beauty Salons

Jam-e Jam newspaper reports on the boom of health and beauty services in unlicensed beauty salons in Iran – words translated by IFP.   The extreme...

Are American Lives Worth More than Yemenis’ or Afghans’?

In a report translated by IFP, Hamshahri newspaper has compared the amount of compensation Americans are set to receive for their marines killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing with what they have paid for killing Yemeni or Afghan citizens in drone strikes.

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.

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