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Supreme Leader pardons hundreds of Iranian convicts

Daily look at Irans late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Supreme Leader pardons 920 inmates
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday agreed to pardon or reduce prison terms of some 920 inmates.

Persian Gulf beating heart of Iran?s economy: President
Persian Gulf is beating heart of Iran?s economy, President Hassan Rouhani said here on Monday.

Official: IRGC to get tough with abductors of Iranian border guards
Head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif stressed that the IRGC is planning to give a crushing response to the abductors of Iranian border guards after taking over the control of Saravan borders in Sistan and Baluchestan province.

FM welcomes expansion of Irans ties with New Zealand
Irans foreign minister said there are suitable grounds for the enhancement of relations between the Islamic Republic and New Zealand, particularly trade ties.

Iran former chief rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen dies
Yousef Hamadani Cohen, Irans former chief rabbi and one of the cornerstones of its tiny Jewish community, has died. He was 98.

Minister stresses need for cultural diplomacy
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati stressed on Sunday the need for pursuing diplomacy of culture in order to promote Iran?s relations with other countries.

UN rights resolution politically tainted: Iran
Iran has slammed the adoption of the recent UN human rights resolution against the country as an unconstructive, politically motivated and double-standard move that undermines international human rights mechanisms.

President visits Kish Island
President Hassan Rouhani arrived in this Persian Gulf island Monday morning.

Irans new envoy to UN denies link to controversy
The Iranian president has appointed Hamid Aboutalebi as the new Iranian envoy to the United Nations. Aboutalebi is a veteran diplomat and has held several key posts in Europe.

VP: Govt supports domestic production, resistance economy
First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said Monday that Government of President Hassan Rouhani supports policies of resistance economy l and domestic production.



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