Sunday, August 7, 2022

Afghan Refugees in Iran

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.

Exhibition of Afghan Artworks Underway in Tehran

An exhibition showcasing works by Afghan artists has been underway in Tehran, drawing a considerable number of visitors.

3 Afghan Sisters Exhibiting Surreal Artworks in Tehran

Three young Afghan sisters have staged their third art exhibition in Tehran, putting on show their surreal and abstract artworks.

Iran Providing Education for All Afghan Refugee Children

Iran has provided education for Afghan refugee children, even illegal immigrants who have no residence permits.

Iranian FM Meets Afghanistan’s President in Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, during his official visit to Kabul on Sunday.

Iran to Provide Social Security for Foreign Nationals

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.

Iran Slams Int’l Refugee Bodies for Politicised Allocation of Budget

An Iranian MP has slammed the politicised approach held by some international organizations in allocating refugee budgets to different countries.

Iran and Afghanistan: Two Nations, One Culture

Geographical boundaries have split Iranians and Afghans, but they are two peoples with a common culture and language, says an Afghan poet who has become the first refugee in Iran to assume an official position.

4 Afghan Nationals Killed in 5.1-Magnitude Quake in Southern Iran

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.

Illegal Immigrants Dominate Iran’s Job Market

A number of Iranian Parliament Members have openly criticized the excessive presence of illegal refugees and immigrants in Iran’s job market.

Iran to Continue Helping Afghanistan Move towards Prosperity: Zarif

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”.

Not All Women Have the Eyes of “Afghan Girl”

A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.

10 Countries Host Half of World’s Refugees

Ten countries - which account for just 2.5 percent of the global economy - are hosting more than half the world's refugees, a rights group recently reported.

Illegal Afghan Immigrant Sexually Assaults Iranian Woman

An illegal Afghan immigrant was arrested on charge of sexual offence against an Iranian woman.

FAO Enters into Partnership with UNHCR to Help Afghan Refugees in Iran

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.

A Canadian Minister Born in Iran’s Mashhad

The Canadian Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran, rather than Afghanistan.

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