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Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said Sunday that authorities have arrested former Minister of Welfare and Social Security Parviz Kazemi for financial fraud. Kazemi resigned in 2006 after serving nearly one year under former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He then served on the board of directors of Capital Bank and was a member of the Board of Trustees of [...]

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The Parliament of Iran on Sunday passed a law defining what constitutes a political crime. Under the country's constitution, individuals accused of committing "public offenses" are guaranteed public trials and other legal protections. Prior to...

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Iranian authorities on Monday arrested Hamid Baghaei, former vice president under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad . Baghaei's arrest is the second detention of a high-ranking official from the Ahmadinejad administration, as Mohammad Reza Rahimi, another former vice president, was convicted...

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