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Wednesday, 09 March 2016 06:23

'Iran should revise drug-related laws'

The Iranian human rights chief says the country needs a revision of its drug-related laws so that it could dramatically reduce the number of executions related to narcotics crimes.
Iran’s health minister says the country has managed to check the outbreak of swine flu, with the first phase of the pandemic declared over now.
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli gave an assurance that full security prevails along the country’s borders with Iraq as huge crowds of Iranian pilgrims are travelling to the Arab …
Iran’s anti-narcotic police forces in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan managed to seize 4,700 kilograms of illicit drugs over the first five months of the current Iranian year (March …
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 08:08

Iran smashes gang of criminals in southeast

Iranian security forces have smashed a gang of criminals in the southeast of the country.
Thursday, 25 June 2015 08:23

Iran captures top drug lord

Iran's anti-narcotics police chief said on Wednesday that the ringleader of an international drug trafficking gang has been captured in the country in a complicated operation.
Railway police in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan seized a 2500-year-old clay sculpture in a cargo train headed to the country’s capital, Tehran.
An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic seized nearly 500 tonnes of narcotics in the past Iranian calendar year.
President Hassan Rohani has paid unexpected visits to the Iran Red Crescent Relief and Rescue Base, the Traffic Police Department, and Law Enforcement Forces of the city of Aradan in …
Iran’s Interior Minister, Abdul-Reza Rahmani Fazli, has said that Iran maintains a positive and acceptable record in the campaign against illicit drugs. In fact, Islamic Republic of Iran has maintained …
A national campaign for removing animals from circuses has gained fresh momentum after more provincial departments of environment endorsed the plea.
The Iranian anti-drug police forces in the central province of Yazd have seized 786kg of opium in a single operation, a police chief announced on Monday.
Iran’s anti-narcotics police chief announced that about 272 tons of different types of illicit drugs have been seized in the country over the first seven months of the current Iranian …
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:57

Police dissolves six drug trafficking bands

A senior Iranian Police commander, General Gholam Abbas Gholamzadeh, has reported on the discovery and seizure of 243 kilograms of opium and dissolution of six drug trafficking bands in Kohgilouye …
Over one ton of narcotics were confiscated during two separate operations in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province on Thursday, said commander of provincial police.
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:07

Education no barrier to marriage

Statistics show higher education does not discourage women from getting married, said a university professor.
The prosperity of handicraft sector could help reduce the migration of rural people, said the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO).
Saturday, 30 August 2014 08:49

Plan to empower Iranian women householders

The condition of women householders will be improved, said the director general of Tehran Governorate’s Office for Women Issues.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:38

Feminization of poverty worrisome

Iran has about 2.5 to 3 million women breadwinners, which is a source of concern for the government, said the vice president for women and family affairs.
Thursday, 07 August 2014 08:08

Divorce among university students low

Studies show the divorce rate among university students who married in the past five or six years is below 2 percent, which is very low compared to the country’s average …
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