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Iran blames Saudi Arabia for airstrikes on their Yemen embassy

Sana'a/Tehran, Jan 7 (IBNS) Iran blamed Saudi Arabia for violating International rules and launching an airstrike on their Yemen embassy in Sana'a on Thursday which reportedly injured some staffs, according to reports.

UN ends probe into Iran’s past nuclear activities, moving international accord closer to implementation

New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday closed the book on the possible military aspects of Iran’s nuclear programme, finding that they were limited to feasibility and scientific studies and did not proceed beyond 2009, bringing an international nuclear accord with Iran a step closer to implementation.

Iran: UN rights experts outraged at the execution of two juvenile offenders

New York, Oct 17 (IBNS): United Nations human rights experts on Friday expressed their outrage and profound sadness at the execution of a juvenile offender convicted for the death of her husband, whom she had been forced to marry at the age of 16, and which follows the death of a young man last week, who’d been sentenced to death at age 17.

Iran: UN deputy chief highlights country's contributions over the decades

New York, Oct 14 (IBNS): Commemorating in Tehran the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the UN Deputy Secretary-General has highlighted the contributions Iran has made to the global community over the decades, as well as the significant challenges the country still faces.

Head of UN atomic watchdog reports 'significant' progress in resolving outstanding issues with Iran

ew York, Sept 22 (IBNS) Significant progress has been achieved in the implementation of a road-map to resolve all outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear programme, the head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today, after visiting a nuclear site and meeting senior Government officials, including the President, over the weekend.

UN atomic energy agency receives documents from Iran on nuclear programme

New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has received from Iran information on its nuclear activities in accordance with an agreement signed between the two parties in order for the watchdog agency to assess possible military dimensions of the programme by year's end.

Iran: UN experts urge 'immediate halt' over scheduled execution of juvenile

New York, Feb 19 (IBNS)The Government of Iran must comply with its international human rights obligations and immediately halt its planned execution of a juvenile offender, two United Nations human rights experts urged on Wednesday.

Keep dogs, face lashes, says Iran's new draft bill

Tehran, Nov 7 (IBNS): Dog lovers in Iran could face up to 74 lashes or face hefty fine if the country's parliament passes a bill that would ban keeping the pets at home or walking them in public, media reported.

Citing 'surge' in executions, UN expert voices deep concern about right to life in Iran

New York, Oct 28 (IBNS): The human rights situation in Iran remains of deep concern, an independent United Nations expert said today, flagging issues related to the right to life, the judicial system, religious persecution, and discrimination against women.

Iran: UN urges immediate halt to woman's execution

New York, Apr 15 (IBNS): A United Nations independent expert has issued a strong call on the Government of Iran to halt Tuesday's scheduled execution of an Iranian woman said to be the victim of physical and sexual assault, seriously concerned that she did not receive a fair trial.