A top judge in the northeastern Iranian province of Khorasan Razavi said judges in the province’s Joghatay city have come up with creative alternatives to imprisonment for crimes for which prison sentences would be counterproductive.
Iranian MPs ruled out any categorization of Washington’s sanctions on Tehran whose termination is being discussed in the talks over the restoration of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in Vienna, saying nothing will change if they are not entirely lifted in a verifiable and irreversible manner.
Iranian lawmakers are to launch an investigation into the leaked recording of a confidential March interview of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that provoked controversy in recent days, an MP said.
Top officials and prominent figures in Iran and elsewhere renewed their pledge to support the Palestinian cause and condemned Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories to mark the International Quds Day.
The advent of Persian gabbeh rugs from Iran into the Western market is relatively new, even though the earliest of these rugs were being woven in Persia as early as the 1500s. Fifty years ago, most rug enthusiasts had not even heard of them.
In a rare exchange, scientists and water resources engineers from Iran and Utah, the US, are collaborating on a bold scientific study to restore one of the world's largest saline lakes, reported online science news service EurekAlert! operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.