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For the first time in Iran, a prison in the southern city of Bandar Abbas has made it possible for inmates to contact their families and loved ones online.
Five spies have been apprehended at the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence and Logistics of the Armed Forces and the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).
Iran's Judiciary spokesman says two Swedish nationals have been apprehended in Iran on drug smuggling charges.
Iran has swapped a Tajik convict for an Iranian one in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe, in a rare exchange.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has confirmed the reports on the death of Iranian judge Gholam-Reza Mansouri in Romania, urging Bucharest to provide an official report on the incident.
The Iranian government spokesman has described as a good breakthrough the return home of a number of Iranian scientists incarcerated in the United States under “unreal pretexts,” urging the US to release other Iranian inmates as well.
Tehran has raised the possibility of exchanging more prisoners with Washington, reaffirming Iran’s readiness for more diplomatic efforts to secure the release of its citizens held hostage in the US.
The spokesperson for Iran’s Judiciary says six people have been arrested in connection with the IRGC's downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board in January.
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration Ali Rabiei has expressed the country’s readiness for a full prisoner exchange with the United States.
An Iranian doctor who had been imprisoned for several months in the United States has returned home after being released.