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Stats reveal number of Iranians imprisoned abroad

Iran’s Foreign Ministry reports that 3,500 Iranians are incarcerated outside Iran. Hassan Qashqavi, the Foreign Ministry’s Deputy For Consular Affairs, told IRNA on Thursday October 9 that Iranian consular efforts are successful in releasing a third of these prisoners each year. » read more

Iran denounces European resolution on human rights

The Greek ambassador to Iran was summoned by the Iranian foreign ministry following the European Parliament’s recent resolution on the state of human rights in Iran. » read more

EU diplomat’s meeting with Iranian activists stirs controversy

Tehran Member of Parliament Mehdi Kochakzadeh has taken shots at the Ministry of Intelligence and the Foreign Ministry for allowing EU diplomat Catherine Ashton to meet with “elements guilty of sedition.” » read more

Iran releases tally of Iranians on death row abroad

Seven hundred Iranians outside of Iran are facing the death sentence, according to Iranian authorities. » read more

Iran applauds removal of “terrorists” from Iraqi camp

Iran’s intelligence and foreign ministries have lauded the evacuation of Camp Ashraf, the former home of thousands of People’s Mojahedin of Iran Organization members in Iraq. » read more

Iranian foreign ministry takes charge of nuclear negotiations

President Hassan Rohani transferred the responsibility for Iran’s nuclear negotiations to its foreign ministry on Thursday September 5. » read more

Iran’s foreign ministry appoints first female spokesperson

Mohammad Javad Zarif has announced that Marzieh Afkham will be the new spokesperson for Iran’s foreign ministry. » read more

New foreign minister promises active role for Iran

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s new foreign minister, says the events in Egypt will be at the top of his ministry’s agenda. » read more

Iran investigates reputed defection in Norway

Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it is looking into the case of the Iranian embassy worker in Oslo who recently sought asylum in Norway. » read more

Iran denies illegal actions in Nigeria

Iran has denied accusations regarding its presence in Nigeria, saying: “they are fabricated by biased intelligence and media circles.” » read more