Iranian courts have sentenced 20 people who participated in protests against the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in January to prison terms.
The Iranian Writers Association on July 24 said security forces had prevented the friends and fans of Ahmad Shamlou, prominent poet, from visiting his grave.
Iran's exiled queen says "misconduct and corruption" have brought the country to poverty and hunger and calls for a national change without foreign influence.
The Iranian Writers' Association has condemned the detention of Milad Jannat, a poet, and demanded the release of all other prisoners of consience.
President Hassan Rouhani on July 25 said Muharram ceremonies should be held everywhere but health protocols including wearing masks should be observed.
A religious leader in Iran says the coronavirus is "a secular virus" trying to lead religious countries astray.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 23 said he the fight against Iran's nuclear program, ballistic missiles has "continued' in recent days.
A company has been established in Iraq to make purchases on Iranian government's behalf to balance the country's $5billion accumulated debt to Iran.
The Intelligence Unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on July 23 arrested several industrial officials and shut down fifty businesses as judicial enforcer.
An Iran state media outlet says two U.S. planes came close to a civilian plane forcing it to change altitude and injuring some passengers.
Iran's central bank spent nearly one billion dollars to support the national currency, which somewhat recovered from its recent huge devaluation.
Iranian news agencies on July 23 reported that Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi has been appointed as Iran's new envoy to Baku.