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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...

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.

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.

Iran strongly condemns execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranian officials have denounced the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric, urging the world of Islam to show reaction to the killing of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Saudi executes 47 people, including Sheikh Nimr

Riyadh says it has executed top Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr and 47 others, defying international calls for the release of the jailed political dissidents.
Forgiveness

Life of a man on death row for 28 years spared

In explaining why his family decided to waive its right to Qisas, a brother of the murder victim said that the pleasure one finds in forgiveness can never be found in revenge.
Mohaghegh Damad

Valuable legislation, meritorious enforcers

An Iranian Shiite cleric has said that the country needs to reverse the decline in ethical values before it becomes too late.
Mohseni Ejei

Ettela’at managing editor arraigned: Spokesman

Prosecutors allege that the head of the Ettela’at daily has acted against a directive of theirs which is based on a decision of the Supreme National Security Council.
Niloufar Ardalan

Iran’s female futsal player uses legal channels to defy travel ban

Niloufar Ardalan, the captain of Iran's women futsal team, has managed to legally defy the travel ban her husband had imposed on her and attend the 2015 Women's Futsal World Tournament in Guatemala.
Ali Saberi

The highest-paid Iranian lawyer is visually impaired

An attorney should get happy after winning a court case only if his victory makes a difference in the legal literature of his country, said Ali Saberi.