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Afghan Refugees in Iran

Iranian Mothers Can Now Pass Nationality to Children

Iran has approved the bylaws of the legislation that grants permanent citizenship to children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers.

Foreign Minister Zarif, NGOs Weigh Plans to Help Afghans in Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and representatives of non-governmental charities have discussed the ways to address the problems that Afghan citizens residing in Iran are facing.

Iran Welcomes National Reconciliation Deal between Afghan Leaders

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has welcomed the clinching of a political agreement between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his main rival Abdullah Abdullah.

Afghanistan Lauds COVID-19 Medical Care for Nationals in Iran

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan has expressed gratitude to the Islamic Republic for providing humanitarian support and medical services for the Afghan nationals residing in Iran amid the outbreak of coronavirus epidemic, says an Iranian official.   

Iran to Continue Giving Medical Services to Foreign Nationals Infected with COVID-19

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the government will keep giving service to foreign nationals in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Border Incident Killing Afghan Migrants Took Place Inside Afghanistan: Iran

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has asserted that an incident involving the deaths of Afghan migrants trying to cross into Iran illegally has taken place on the Afghan soil.

Afghans Producing Hospital Masks in Iran amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.

Iran Denies Refusing to Admit Foreign Suspected Cases of COVID-19

Health Ministry Spokesman has rejected the allegations that Iran does not admit foreign nationals suspected of having coronavirus, describing it as a sheer lie.

Afghan Woman Runs Largest Hospital Clothing Workshop in Iran

Zeinab Shaban, a thirty-four-year-old Afghan woman who is living in Iran, has launched a successful business and manufactures hospital clothing to help Afghan and Iranian staff.

500,000 Foreign Students Going to School in Iran

Iran is currently providing educational services for about half a million foreign students, according to the country’s deputy minister of education.

In Photos: Iranian Market Run by Afghan Immigrants

Razzaqzadeh market is one of the oldest and most colourful, attractive and crowded markets in Zahedan in south-eastern Iran, which is mostly run by Afghan immigrants living in Zahedan due to their country’s difficult, unsafe conditions.

Why and How to Get Iran’s Residency

A new by-law passed by the Iranian government provides foreign nationals, particularly those from Afghanistan, with a new chance to get Iran’s residency. But why and how should they do that?

Iran Bans Segregating Foreign Students from Nationals

An official with Iran's education ministry says there should not be any discrimination between foreign and Iranian national at schools and this has been announced through formal letters to school deans.

Racist Shop Owner in Iran Ordered by Court to Apologize to Afghans

A boutique owner in Iran has been convicted of insulting the Afghan nationals after hanging a racist comment on the window of his clothing store and ordered by the court to make a public apology to the Afghan people, among other things.

Iran Implementing Plan to Promote Refugees’ Health

Iran’s Health Ministry and the Immigrants Department of the country’s Interior Ministry have signed a memorandum of understanding on the assessment and promotion of the health of refugees and foreign immigrants, with a focus on fight against tuberculosis, AIDS, and Malaria.

No Need to Phone Number to End Current Crisis, Iran Tells Trump

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says to move out of the current crisis that US President Donald Trump has created for himself and the US, there is no need to any phone number or intermediation.

Iran, UN Discuss Issue of Afghan, Syrian Refugees

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi have sat for talks on the issue of refugees in the Middle East.

Iranians Enjoy Tasty Afghan Bolani at Heart of Tehran

Afghanistan is famous for its never-ending wars. Permanent conflicts in the country have associated Afghanistan with death and destruction in the minds of many people in Iran, leading the country’s beauties and lovely characteristics to remain largely unknown, particularly Afghan foods.

Deported by Germany, Afghan Asylum-Seeker Commits Suicide

The German Interior Ministry says one of 69 Afghan refugees it deported last week has committed suicide on the way back home.

Afghan Immigrants Leaving Iran after Devaluation of Iranian Currency

A huge number of Afghan immigrants and refugees have begun to leave Iran due to the recent decline in the value of the Iranian national currency, arguing that it’s no more cost-efficient to work in the country.

Three Afghan Refugees Rank First in Iran’s University Entrance Exam

Three refugees from Afghanistan, including a woman, have attained top ranks in Iran’s highly-competitive nationwide university entrance exam for Master’s degree.

Iran Leader Hails Afghan Forces Killed in Iraq, Syria

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised Afghan troops’ resistance against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

UNHCR Envoy Praises Iran’s Contributions to Refugees

Sivanka Dhanapala, the outgoing representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran, has lauded the great efforts made by the Islamic Republic to help refugees and immigrants.

IOM Chief Praises Iran’s Hospitality towards Refugees

Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing, has commended Iran for its long-term hospitality towards refugees, particularly the Afghan population.

Iran Urges UN to Play Greater Role in Resolving Afghanistan Problems

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and visiting UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative, Tadamichi Yamamoto, have sat for talks in Tehran on Afghanistan’s latest developments.

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