The latest news, views, and developments about Afghan refugees in Iran as covered by Iranian media outlets.
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An illegal Afghan immigrant was arrested on charge of sexual offence against an Iranian woman.
The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) office in Iran has entered into partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in an attempt to improve livelihood of Afghan refugees in the Islamic Republic.
Following the death of an Afghan girl in Shiraz, an Iranian Member of Parliament has called for the revision of a law that prevents illegal immigrants and foreign nationals from undergoing organ transplant procedures.
An Iranian health official announced that the majority of immigrants and refugees in Iran are not vaccinated against measles or polio, and the government should spend millions of dollars to vaccinate all of them.
In an interview with ISNA, as translated by IFP, Mohammad Mahdi Gouya, the director of the Centre for Communicable Disease Control of the Ministry of Health, voiced concern over the new wave of immigrants to the country.
The Afghan minister of higher education has asked the Islamic Azad University to grant scholarships to Afghan students and hire them for research and science-based projects.
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