• Saudi Arabia 2017-11-05 10:24

    Saudi princes, ministers arrested for corruption

    TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) – Saudi Arabian authorities have arrested a number of high-profile figures, including princes and current and former ministers on anti-corruption charges, a Saudi television station reported late Saturday.

  • presidential election 2017-05-01 15:38

    By: Zahra Emamzadeh

    Economy talks

    TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) – When it comes to elections in Iran, like many other countries, any candidate who can reassure Iranians about economic boost and creating jobs is the one who will gain a high favorability. Statistics show that the majority of Iranians are concerned about the economy.

  •   2017/03/18

    By: Hossein Askari

    King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Mecca and Medina, situated in west of Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad.

  • غلامحسین محسنی اژه ای سخنگوی قوه قضائیه 2017-03-15 21:12

    Judiciary spox.:

    Media should emulate excellence in fact-finding

    TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Judiciary spokesperson has recommended the media to report on system’s pitfalls while observing a certain level of justice in criticism.

  • alavi 2017-03-15 13:34

    Intel. Min.:

    No dual nationals serving in the govt.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Intelligence minister has said demonization of those officials with possible dual citizenship would be to deny their potentials to serve the nation.

  • علی طیب نیا وزیر امور اقتصاد و دارایی 2017-03-12 18:54

    By: Samad Habibi, Mahboubeh Fakouri

    Minister provides solutions, laments ‘lack of will in implementation’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Ali Tayyebnia, a University of Tehran professor of Economics, has addressed a meeting with heated speech on woes and hazards of an economic system largely infested by neglect and mismanagement.

  • دادستان تهران 2017-02-15 18:48


    Female judge, interrogators appointed to serve in court

    TEHRAN, Feb. 15 (MNA) – Tehran’s prosecutor-general has denounced ‘media hype to show green light to those in the house arrest.’

  • بابک زنجانی 2017-02-07 18:54

    Babak Zanjani unlikely to be executed by late March

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – Babak Zanjani’s lawyer has said it is highly unlikely that the Judiciary implements the execution verdict on Babak Zanjani by March 21, the end of Iranian solar year.

  • محسنی اژه ای 2017-01-22 14:32

    Judiciary spox.:

    Zanjani notified with his death penalty verdict

    THERAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Judiciary spokesperson has said the appeal court has overturned the primary court verdict of death penalty for second and third defendants in Zanjani’s case.

  • سید ابراهیم رئیسی 2016-12-29 16:10

    Dec. 30 rallies speakers highlight economic mismanagement

    TEHRAN, Dec. 29 (MNA) – Events to mark the anniversary of December 30 2009 rallies have been held across the country where in Tehran Hojat al-Islam Raeisi was the major speaker.

  • نشست جامعه نظارت و بازرسی دولتی با حضور رئیس جمهور 2016-12-28 15:04


    Check and balance mechanisms flawed or not working

    TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has said despite parallel and multiple controlling mechanisms, corruption has rather easy way in the ranks and files of the system.

  • آملی لاریجانی 2016-12-26 23:06

    Judiciary head:

    Post-2009 election unrest leaders should be tried

    TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – Head of the Judiciary has rejected demands that the case of 'seditionists' in the aftermath of 2009 presidential elections should be closed.

  • Narges Kalbasi Ashtari 2016-12-14 09:50

    Rayagada authorities flawed: Narges Kalbasi

    TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – Narges Kalbasi Ashtari whose story has made headlines internationally and nationally these days tells the Mehr News Agency how the authorities in Rayagada District, benefit from the poverty that the local NGOs portray to the outside world.

  • محسنی اژه ای 2016-12-11 21:03

    Judiciary spox.:

    List in Salary Bill Scandal ‘longer than expected’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Judiciary spokesperson has said in his press conference GIO has prepared a list of 1500 government official possibly engaged in the SBS.

  • Anti corruption day 2016/12/10

    By: Yury Fedotov

    Beating corruption truly needs instilling culture of lawfulness

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Each year, on 9 December, the world marks International Anti-Corruption Day. We treat this not only as a means to raise awareness, but also as an opportunity to showcase innovative ways that people and organizations can work together to counter this scourge. 

  • محسنی اژه ای 2016-12-07 11:42

    Judiciary spox.:

    Judiciary ‘prepared to try leaders of seditionists’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 07 (MNA) – Judiciary spokesperson has warned that some specific circles wage efforts to ‘erode the spirit of perseverance’ through extenuating abandoning Revolutionary ideals.

  • عباس جعفری دولت آبادی 2016-12-05 20:30

    Judiciary in action on Salary Bill Scandal: prosecutor-general

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – Tehran’s powerful prosecutor-general said Judiciary has entered in a course of immediate action to address Salary Bill Scandal.

  • بابک زنجانی 2016-12-03 13:35

    Zanjani’s lawyer:

    Supreme Court announces verdict on Zanjani's case

    TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) – Lawyer of the oil dealer and tycoon Babak Zanjani has told media that Supreme Court has given a verdict, though still undisclosed, for his lawyer.

  • babak zanjani 2016-11-26 12:20

    Iran's Supreme Court overturns death sentence for Zanjani

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – An informed source in Iran's Supreme Court on the latest proceedings on Babak Zanjani's case, said the court has overturned the death sentence for the oil billionaire.

  • amoli larijani 2016-11-23 13:53

    Judiciary head:

    Allegations of Judiciary corruption ‘outright lies’

    TEHRAN, Nov. 23 (MNA) – Head of the judiciary has criticized President’s conduct of the recent Mashhad events where a parliamentarian was barred from addressing a meeting by the city’s prosecutor-general.

  • فساد مالی 2016-10-26 10:12

    By: Samad Habibi, Mahdiyeh Mohammadi

    Corruption, cronyism and flawed supervision: banes of banking system

    TEHRAN, Oct. 26 (MNA) –Tehran Prosecutor General has said strict supervision over banking activities would prevent unnoticed corruptions and shed some light to darker corners of the banking interactions.

  • dolatabadi 2016-10-22 14:53


    Banks ‘safe haven for corruption of cronies’

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Tehran Prosecutor General has said strict supervision over banking activities would prevent unnoticed corruptions and shed some light to darker corners of the banking interactions.

  • کراپ‌شده - دادستان تهران 2016-10-18 22:57


    6 receive 10 years of prison each

    TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (MNA) – Tehran Prosecutor General has told a press conference other convicts of the financial corruption in the past government also received prisons.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2016-08-03 08:40

    Rouhani on TV:

    US no longer trusted by 'our nation'

    TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) – Iran's Hassan Rouhani has told the nation topics other than nuclear program would be negotiated with the US if she had acted with good faith in JCPOA implementation.

  • سرلشكر محمدعلي جعفري 2016-07-20 16:33

    IRGC Gen.:

    Grounds lacking for ISIL infiltration inside borders

    MASHHAD, Jul. 20 (MNA) – IRGC commander-in-chief has said a robust public foundation for the Establishment has insulated it from ISIL's infiltration despite many attempts over the borders.

  • Yury Fedotov 2016/06/10

    By: Yury Fedotov

    Fair markets in fair societies

    TEHRAN, Jun. 10 (MNA) – Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Yury Fedotov has called on governments and private sector to fight corruption, stressing 'no funds stolen from any developing country are to be left behind in a foreign bank or tax haven.'

  • Michel Chossudovsky  2016-04-20 13:13

    Prominent scholar:

    Money-laundering ‘systematic, rife’ almost across the world

    TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) – A prominent academician has told Mehr English Service all countries have been more or less involved in money-laundering process, a thing which had been carried out since long.

  • بابک زنجانی 2016-03-06 14:47

    Tycoon Babak Zanjani receives death penalty

    TEHRAN, Mar. 06 (MNA) – Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani and two of his accomplices, charged with economic corruption among others, have received a death sentence, Iran's Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said Sunday.

  • anti corruption day 2015-12-09 13:31

    Ban calls for united efforts to reject corruption

    TEHRAN, Dec. 09 (MNA) – UN Secy. Gen, Ban Ki-moon in his message on International Anti-corruption Day, 9 December 2015, in order to usher in a better future for all, called for united efforts to deliver a clear message around the world that firmly rejects corruption.

  • UNCAC 2015-11-04 08:45

    States, private sector make efforts to tackle corruption

    MOSCOW, Nov. 04 (MNA) – About three thousand delegates continue to debate at the Sixth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in St. Petersburg, Russia, in order to strengthen the interaction between the state and the privates sector in the fight against corruption.