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Leader Pardons, Commutes Sentences of over 1,000 Inmates

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has granted clemency or commuted the sentences of 1,117 convicts on the anniversary of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Mab’ath and the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic.

Iran Foreign Ministry Summons Kenyan Envoy

The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned Kenya’s Ambassador to Tehran Ruqayyah Ahmed Subu to protest at a Kenyan court’s ruling against two Iranian prisoners, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Sunday.

Iran to Let Women Prisoners Serve Time outside Jail

Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.

Iran Warns Canada against Giving Asylum to Embezzlers

Iran’s Attorney General has called on the Canadian judiciary and police to prevent their country from turning into a centre of frauds and a safe haven for embezzlers.

Iranian Canadians Sign Petition against Two Fugitive Embezzlers

Members of the Iranian-Canadian community have signed a petition against two Iranian embezzlers who are now living in Canada after escaping justice in Iran.

‘UK Extension of Diplomatic Protection to Zaghari Not Constructive’

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the British government's extension of diplomatic protection to an Iranian citizen is not a constructive and positive measure.

New Judiciary Chief Vows to Transform Iran’s Legal System

Iran’s new chief justice, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, has pledged a legal transformation to address the country’s changing priorities in the "second phase" of the Islamic Revolution.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Leader Appoints Ayatollah Raisi as New Judiciary Chief

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed veteran judicial official, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, as new head of Iran’s Judiciary.

Iran Frees French Citizen Detained for Illegal Entry

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the country has released a French national who had been detained for unauthorized entry.