The latest news, views, and developments about refugees as covered by Iranian media outlets.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Australia to treat refugees within the bounds of international law.
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.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.
Lebanese Labour Minister Sejaan Azzi on Monday threatened to expel Swedes working in Lebanon if Stockholm follows through with its reported plan to deport dozens of Lebanese families.
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.