President Rohani expressed serious concern regarding incidents of acid throwing in Isfahan, ordering the ministries of the interior, intelligence and justice to identify the perpetrators and keep citizens safe. » read more
Works by Iranian artists fetched higher than expected prices at the Dubai's Christie's Auction which made over 12 million dollars in sales on October 21. » read more
The deputy head of Iran’s Security forces says investigations regarding the incidents of acid throwing in Isfahan have revealed that the crimes were committed by a single individual and not by an organized group. » read more
Under heat from the public, Isfahan police have rounded up 50 people with a prior history of offences. The police announced that the detainees, described as some of the “thugs and hoodlums” of the city, were arrested today, Wednesday October 22, in different parts of the city. Their prior offences reportedly involve “causing fear in public”, “causing nuisance”, “causing injury (such as cutting noses or ears), “assault” and “the sale of small amounts of drugs.” » read more
Iranian Justice Minister Mostafa Pour Mohammadi says throwing acid on women is an act of terrorism.
On the sidelines of a meeting in Tehran, the justice minister told reporters that authorities in Isfahan are thoroughly investigating the incidents of acid being thrown on women, adding that the actions were "acts of "sabotage and terrorism." » read more