Crime and Violence
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Iran’s High Council of Human Rights has strongly denounced the killing of an Iranian-American national by the US police forces, and called on the US government to provide a convincing response.
Two teenage girls have jumped off a pedestrian bridge in the Iranian city of Isfahan after falling prey to the deadly Blue Whale challenge, a police official said.
A political analyst says Washington is taking a big risk by promoting violence outside the US as it will finally impact the American citizens themselves.
An Iranian official says a bill on protection of women against violence is being reviewed at the country’s Judiciary.
A man hurting a clergyman and a number of others in a stabbing spree at a subway station south of Tehran was shot dead by police on Saturday morning.
One of the victims of a 2014 acid attack in Iran’s Isfahan, who was preparing to stand her last chance and undergo an extensive surgery in the US city of Boston, has expressed the hope to regain her sight and meet President Hassan Rouhani.
Ten people have been sentenced to death in Egypt for their part in the deaths of more than 70 people at a match between al-Masry and Al Ahly in 2012.
People in eastern Jeddah, a port city in Western Saudi Arabia, heard the sound of several gunshots on Saturday morning, which were reportedly followed by two suicide bombers exploding themselves.
A murder suspect freed on bail killed 6 people including a policeman and the people who had testified against him in a shooting rampage on Wednesday in central Iran, media reported.
The Intelligence Ministry has said that it has discovered the body of kidnapped Iranian border guard Jamshid Danaeifar and transferred it to Iran.
Commander of the Iranian Border Guard Units General Hossein Zolfaqari announced that the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free in April, is still alive and kept hostage in Pakistan.
Iranian Vice President for Women and Families Affairs here Friday strongly condemned kidnapping of Nigerian school girls, emphasizing those who do so and their thought mentors are after uprooting Islam.
Vice-President in Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mollaverdi in a statement condemned kidnapping of Nigerian girls.
The 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group along with four of his comrades in February and was not released when the other four were set free earlier this month might be alive and kept hostage in Pakistan, a senior member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said.
Ali Larijani called on the Pakistani officials to double their efforts to release the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group in February and kept hostage despite the freedom of his other four colleagues.
A senior Iranian lawmaker said Friday that the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group has handed over the Iranian border guards it had abducted in February to the Islamic Republic’s liaison official in Pakistan, but noted that the number of the released soldiers is 4, not 5.
"Initially, Iran’s approach is to follow up the issue through legal channels and if no proper response is obtained, the terrorist group's hideout will be the next target and they will receive a severe and firm response,” Sobhani-Nia told reporters on Tuesday.