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Iran to Annul Imprisonment Penalty over Failure to Pay Mahr

Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.

Three Sentenced to Death for Economic Corruption: Iran’s Judiciary

Iran's judicial officials have handed down death sentences to three people convicted of economic corruption amid an intense anti-corruption campaign launched by the Iranian government to tackle soaring economic problems currently nagging the country.

Iranian Court Gives Odd Sentence to Prank Caller

A court in Iran has given a strange sentence to a prank caller which urges him to post a placard in public asking for the plaintiff’s forgiveness.

Iran to Arrange Meeting with Argentina to Investigate AMIA Case

Iran has rejected the Argentine president’s claim that Tehran has not cooperated with Buenos Aires in the case of the bombing of AMIA building back in the 1990s, saying it will arrange a meeting between the two countries’ judiciaries to probe into the case.

Ahmadinejad’s VP Mashaei Sentenced to 6.5 Years in Jail

A vice-president under former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has received a 6.5 year prison sentence on several charges including threatening the country’s national security.
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Iran Leader Pardons, Commutes Sentences of 615 Prisoners

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 615 Iranian prisoners convicted by various courts.

London Thanks Tehran for Temporary Release of British-Iranian Dual National

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has thanked Iran for granting a three-day furlough to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a dual national jailed in Iran on charge of covert propaganda efforts against the Islamic Republic.

US Owes Iran over $110 Billion in Compensation: VP

The Iranian vice-president for legal affairs says the US must pay Iran over $110 billion in unpaid compensation over the damages it caused to the Iranian nation.

Iran Leader Urges “Swift, Just” Prosecution of Those Involved in Economic Corruption

In response to a letter by Head of Iran's Judiciary Branch, seeking permission to take special measures in order to confront economic corruption, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution approved the request and called for “swift and just” legal action against economic corruption.

Gov’t Pays Blood Money for 2014 Isfahan Acid Attacks as Culprits Not Caught

The lawyer of victims of the 2014 acid attacks in the central city of Isfahan says the assailants have not yet been found despite relentless efforts by provincial authorities, and the victims’ blood money were paid by the government.

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