Iran court sentences eight men to death over Islamic State attack – TV

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran

An Iranian court on Sunday sentenced eight men to death over attacks that killed 18 people at the parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum last year.

It was the first deadly operation by Islamic State in the country, state TV reported.

The sentence, issued after seven sessions by a Revolutionary Court, can be appealed to Iran’s Supreme Court, the television added.

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