Afghan Refugees in Iran
The latest news about the Afghan refugees in Iran
Iran has approved the bylaws of the legislation that grants permanent citizenship to children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers.
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’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.
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’s President Hassan Rouhani says the government will keep giving service to foreign nationals in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Afghan nationals residing near the capital, Tehran, are producing over 1,000 hospital gowns per day.
Health Ministry Spokesman has rejected the allegations that Iran does not admit foreign nationals suspected of having coronavirus, describing it as a sheer lie.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
The German Interior Ministry says one of 69 Afghan refugees it deported last week has committed suicide on the way back home.
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 refugees from Afghanistan, including a woman, have attained top ranks in Iran’s highly-competitive nationwide university entrance exam for Master’s degree.
The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised Afghan troops’ resistance against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
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.
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’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.