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Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.
The Iranian Judiciary Chief Amoli Larijani said 50,000 convicts will receive pardons from Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was told in his Monday trip to Tehran that Iranian-British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is a citizen of Iran, convicted based on Iran’s domestic law.
The so-called “donkey ears” and “cat’s eyes” are the latest beauty surgery trends in Iran after “pig noses” and “camel lips.”
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.
A senior British diplomat says he held “useful conversations” with Iranian officials in Tehran on the 2015 nuclear deal and the fate of British-Iranian dual citizen Nazanin Zaghari, who is imprisoned in Iran.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of 615 Iranian prisoners convicted by various courts.