Afghan Refugees in Iran
The latest news about the Afghan refugees in Iran
Three young Afghan sisters have staged their third art exhibition in Tehran, putting on show their surreal and abstract artworks.
Iran has provided education for Afghan refugee children, even illegal immigrants who have no residence permits.
An Iranian official declared that immigrants and refugees who have a work permit and reside in Iran will be covered by the Social Security Organisation.
An Iranian MP has slammed the politicised approach held by some international organizations in allocating refugee budgets to different countries.
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale in Iran’s southern city of Khonj has killed four Afghan workers and injured four others.
Iranian Foreign Minister says Tehran is resolved to continue its support for the nation and government of Afghanistan as they move towards “a stable, safe and prosperous Afghanistan”.
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.
A media delegation from neighboring Afghanistan has visited Tehran-based schools where the Afghan refugees and nationals receive educational training.
The government of President Rouhani is trying to implement a plan which highlights equal treatment of Iranian and Afghan students.
After the release of a video featuring police mistreatment of a group of Afghan nationals, the Iranian top law enforcement officer ordered a full investigation.
Iran’s Health Ministry is tasked with providing Afghan immigrants with basic healthcare services.