Jul 27 2014 - 20:18
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared an amnesty in order to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday, known in Russia as Uraza-Bayram. The corresponding document has been drafted by the head of the Iranian penitentiary system, Sadig Amoli Larijani.
Jul 25 2014 - 09:35
Three U.S. citizens have been detained in Iran: Jason Rezaian, a correspondent of the Washington Post, and two photographers. The photographers were detained on Tuesday, according to Douglas Jehl, the editor of the foreign political office of the Washington Post.Rezaian has U.S. and Iranian citizenship. He has been working as a reporter in Iran since 2012. Yeganeh Salehi, his wife and a member of the National paper, is an Iranian citizen applying for U.S. citizenship.
Jul 23 2014 - 12:48
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Iran Mohsun Pak Ayin said that Iran and Azerbaijan will exchange prisoners in the near future. The list of prisoners was clarified by the Iranian embassy and the Azerbaijani Justice Ministry, APA reports.Azerbaijan plans to exchange 35 Iranian prisoners for 12 Azerbaijani ones.
Jul 14 2014 - 12:17
8 Iranians will be put in jail for actions “against national security,” anti-government propaganda and “insulting Islamic shrines and leaders of Iran.” They may get 11-21 years of jail, RIA Novosti reports.
Jul 7 2014 - 12:25
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.1 points on the Richter scale was registered in Firuzkuh Province at 0.06am today, Trend reports.No injuries or damage have been reported.