Afghan Refugees in Iran
The latest news about the Afghan refugees in Iran
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.
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.