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FATF Extends Iran’s Deadline despite US Opposition

An international group that sets standards on fighting money laundering and financing of terrorism announced it once again extends the deadline for Iran to complete reforms to meet conditions for getting out of the body’s black list, despite opposition by the US and a number of its allies.

Hiring Relatives Banned in Tehran Municipality

The members of the Islamic City Council of Tehran have voted in favour of a law that prohibits hiring of the relatives of managers in Tehran municipality.

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.

Iran Wins another Legal Battle against US

An Italian appeal court has rejected a lawsuit by the US that called for the seizure of $5 billion worth of Iranian assets in Italy, in a second win for Tehran in its legal battle against the US this month.

Iran’s Guardian Council Won’t Be Intimidated by CFT Opponents

The spokesman for Iran’s legislative watchdog says the body will not be intimidated by opponents of Iran’s joining a UN convention against the financing of terrorism, who have in recent days been pressuring the parliament not to approve the plan.

Iran Releases English, Arabic Versions of Law on Free Access to Information

The English and Arabic renditions of the Islamic Republic’s Law on Dissemination of and Free Access to Information have been officially released as part of the government’s efforts to promote Freedom of Information (FOI).

ICJ Holds First Hearing on Iran’s New Lawsuit against US

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague has begun looking into a lawsuit filed by Iran against the United States back in 2016.

“Iran Should Take Advantage of ICJ’s Verdict against US”

Iran should capitalize on the International Court of Justice’s ruling against the US, urging Washington to implement it as a precondition for beginning of any bilateral talks.

ICJ’s Rulings Must Be Enforced: Iran VP

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs dismissed the notion that there is no guarantee that the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the country’s lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions would be enforced.

Iran Blasts US’ Decision to Quit Amity of Treaty

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the “outlaw regime” in Washington for quitting another treaty, the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights between Iran and the US.

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