Tehran, 02 June_Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari — who was recently freed after over two years of imprisonment in the US on baseless charges — is currently on a flight back home.
News ID: 46339 Publish Date : 2020/06/02
Tehran 29 April _An Iranian scientist — who remains behind bars in the US despite having been exonerated in a sanctions trial — has contracted the new coronavirus after he repeatedly drew attention to his fragile health and called for his release from the “dirty” and “overcrowded” jail facility.
News ID: 45889 Publish Date : 2020/04/29
Tehran 09 March_In Moscow, there is now a ‘high alert regime’ and authorities have imposed extra measures to contain the outbreak of the new coronavirus; meanwhile, the battle against COVID-19 goes on in other parts of the globe.
News ID: 45396 Publish Date : 2020/03/09
Tehran 7 February _Indian officials have extended six-month imprisonment of four political leaders in the disputed Kashmir region under a draconian law that allows their continued captivity without charge for two years, authorities said.
News ID: 45107 Publish Date : 2020/02/07
Tehran 24January_John Kapoor, the founder of US drug maker Insys, was sentenced to five and a half years in prison on Thursday for helping fuel America's deadly opioid crisis.
News ID: 44944 Publish Date : 2020/01/24
TEHRAN, Nov 25_ Over 60 doctors have written an open letter warning about the deteriorating health conditions of Julian Assange, the founder of whistleblowing website Wikileaks.
News ID: 44318 Publish Date : 2019/11/25
TEHRAN, Nov 7_A dissident bookseller who has been detained in China off and on since 2015 is to release a collection of his poems that have been smuggled out of jail , a Swedish publishing house said on Wednesday.
News ID: 44172 Publish Date : 2019/11/07
TEHRAN, Jul 6 - New research has linked high county-level incarceration rates to higher rates of drug deaths and economic decline in the United States.
News ID: 41626 Publish Date : 2019/07/06
TEHRAN, Jul 5 - An Egyptian human rights group has warned that prominent opposition figure and former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul-Fotouh may die in prison due to medical negligence.
News ID: 41590 Publish Date : 2019/07/05
TEHRAN, Jun 27 - Spain has transferred jail ed Catalan separatists from Madrid to regional prisons in Catalonia pending a verdict this fall. The Spanish Supreme Court has authorised the transfer after a four-month trial where the 12 defendants faced charges of violent rebellion, sedition and misuse of public money.
News ID: 41261 Publish Date : 2019/06/27
TEHRAN, Jun 27 - Whales and orcas captured to perform in aquariums and held in cramped pens since last summer have been released into the wild after involvement by President Vladimir Putin, officials said on Thursday.
News ID: 41252 Publish Date : 2019/06/27
TEHRAN, Jun 16 - Dozens of Palestinian prisoners have gone on an open-ended hunger strike at a prison in the occupied territories in protest at the harsh prison conditions.
News ID: 40756 Publish Date : 2019/06/16
TEHRAN, May 27- A Romanian court has upheld a jail sentence for the powerful head of Romania's ruling Social Democrats, Liviu Dragnea, meaning he now has 24 hours to report to police to begin his sentence.
News ID: 39949 Publish Date : 2019/05/27
TEHRAN, May 20 - A senior Iranian academic has criticized the attitude of the United States government toward young Iranians, particularly university students and researchers, saying the US will not be able to weaken the "iron will" of the youths through such measures as the recent arrest of an Iranian stem cell researcher.
News ID: 39588 Publish Date : 2019/05/20
TEHRAN, May 19 - The US government has put a top Iranian professor renowned for stem cell research behind bars in Atlanta for alleged sanction violations, a report said.
News ID: 39555 Publish Date : 2019/05/19
TEHRAN, Apr 28 -Kuwait officials have sentenced a blogger to five years in prison for insulting Saudi Arabia on social media network.
News ID: 38605 Publish Date : 2019/04/28
TEHRAN, Apr 23 -Myanmar’s top court has upheld seven-year jail sentences for two Reuters journalists who had been reporting the massacre of Rohingya Muslims by the country’s military and Buddhist mobs, despite a testimony by one police official that the two were set up.
News ID: 38313 Publish Date : 2019/04/23
TEHRAN, Apr 17 - Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir has been taken from his residence to a prison in the capital Khartoum.
News ID: 38035 Publish Date : 2019/04/17
TEHRAN, Mar 27 - A Lithuanian court has found the Soviet Union's last defense minister guilty of war crimes for his role in a violent crackdown on the Baltic country's independence move 28 years ago.
News ID: 37184 Publish Date : 2019/03/27
TEHRAN, Feb 28 - A Moscow court has rejected an appeal by a prominent U.S. foreign investment manager and ordered him to remain in jail for at least the next month-and-a-half in connection with an embezzlement probe.
News ID: 36053 Publish Date : 2019/02/28