The latest news and views about contraband goods and efforts to counter their smuggling
A total of 49 works of ancient art that had been looted and smuggled out of Iran some four decades ago have recently been returned home with the aid of Swiss officials.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) busted a major fuel smuggling ring in Iran’s southern waters after its naval forces confiscated an oil tanker containing a big haul of smuggled fuel at the Strait of Hormuz.
The Iranian Customs says a large international heroin trafficking band has been smashed by Razi customs officers at the Iran-Turkey border.
Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says his ministry is determined to fight cell phone smuggling in the country.
The World Customs Organisation’s Centre of Information and Security has introduced Iran as the world’s third country in the fight against violation of customs regulations and smuggling of goods.
Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade has inked a document of cooperation with the Ministry of Interior to put an end to the smuggling of goods.