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Former vice president gets quick prison furlough

The Tehran Prosecutor has announced the approval of a furlough for Mohammadreza Rahimi, the former vice president who began serving a five-year prison sentence on corruption charges just two weeks ago. » read more

Corruption sentence reduced for former vice president

The Supreme Court has sentenced former vice president, Mohammadreza Rahimi to five years in prison for corruption.  » read more

Khabar-on-line rebuked for blog posting about corruption

The Iranian judiciary announced that the Khabar-on-line website has been charged with provoking public anxiety by publishing an article about corruption in the Revolutionary Guards Corps. » read more

Corruption trial continues for former Tehran prosecutor

Saeed Mortazavi, the former Tehran prosecutor and head of the Social Security Fund, presented the final portion of his defence on Sunday December 28 against charges of financial corruption laid against him by a number of officials. » read more

Mousavi responds to public attacks

With a rising number of accusations against the opposition leaders being spread in the media, MirHosein Mousavi has responded, calling those attacks “slander and insults”. » read more

Reports of former administration’s corruption called “tip of iceberg”

The head of Iran’s Expediency Council said on Tuesday December 16 that the administration cannot fully report on the depth of the problems it has inherited from the former administration, adding that only “the tip of the iceberg of corruption” has been revealed so far. » read more

Iranian MP slams “completely overt” corruption

Iranian MP Abed Fatahi has spoken out against the widespread nature of corruption in the country, saying it is has become a matter of course in every branch of life. » read more

Arrests announced in fraud case from Ahmadinejad era

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi has announced the arrest of 20 middle managers of the former administration in connection with a financial fraud case. Alavi reports that the scheme took place from 2010 to 2013 during Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s second term as president. » read more

Rohani warns of corruption from concentration of power

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has referred to the concentration of power as a cause of corruption and he criticized the combination of arms, money, power and the media controlled by one institution. » read more

Rohani lauds new transparency rules for government spending

President Hassan Rohani’s communications adviser announced that blocking cellphone social networking websites has not been approved, adding that on Wednesday November 12, cabinet adopted new regulations to allow free access to information regarding government spending. » read more