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  • Iran dismisses U.S. criticism of its election to U.N. NGO committee

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran on Thursday rejected U.S. criticism of its election to the United Nations' committee on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), saying Washington's rebuke came from "baseless accusations" and violated the spirit of cooperation needed at the world body.
  • Iranians face midnight fuel price surge as subsidies cut

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians have rushed to gas stations to fill their cars before a price surge expected at midnight on Thursday, as President Hassan Rouhani pushes ahead with a policy to cut fuel subsidies. The new prices of subsidized petrol, diesel and...

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil
    TEHRAN — Iran replaced its top prison administrator Wednesday after public protests alleging excessive violence against inmates at a prison that holds inmates detained for political crimes. The semiofficial Fars News Agency reported that Gholam...

    Iran prison chief replaced after alleged beatings

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had replaced the country's prisons chief amid an uproar over alleged beating of political prisoners last week in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison Families of the dozens of political prisoners held there have been...

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners
    TEHRAN — Relatives of Iranians jailed on various security charges held a protest Tuesday outside the offices of President Hassan Rouhani, alleging that the prisoners are being detained unfairly. The demonstration came as Iranian officials denied...