Thursday, February 2, 2023

Sistan and Baluchestan Province

IRNA: Aide to Makki Mosque prayer leader in Iran’s Zahedan arrested

An informed source says Abdolmajid Moradzehi, an aide and a relative to prayer leader of Makki Mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan Molavi Abdolhamid Esmaeilzehi, has been arrested, IRNA reported.

Iran’s desert city of Zahedan gets rare snowfall

Rare snowfall blankets the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan, which has typically a hot desert climate and long summers.

Two Iranian police officers killed in southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan

The police commander in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan says two of its forces have been killed in an ambush during a patrol mission in Bampour County.

Police say they have smashed terror team in SE Iran

Commander of Sistan and Baluchestan Province Disciplinary Forces announced in a statement that the country's security forces have managed to capture members of a terrorist team which had last week launched armed attacks against police patrols.

Terrorist attack kills 4 Iranian security forces in country’s southeast

Four Iranian soldiers have been killed during a clash with armed men who had infiltrated from Pakistani soil in Iran’s Sistan and Balouchestan Province.

Iran’s Leader calls on officials to swiftly punish thugs behind Sunni cleric’s murder

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences to the people of Sistan and Baluchestan Province on the martyrdom of a senior Sunni cleric by terrorists, calling on officials to quickly bring those behind the assassination to justice.

“Arrests over murder of pro-establishment Sunni cleric in Iran’s sistan and Balouchestan”

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says those behind the assassination of a Sunni Muslim cleric in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have been arrested.

Governor: Sept. 30 terror attacks left 35 dead in Iran’s Zahedan

An Iranian official revises the death toll from a spate of terrorist attacks that rocked the southeastern city of Zahedan in late September to 35, up from 19.

Sunni cleric kidnapped, murdered in Sistan and Baluchestan, southeast Iran

A senior Iranian Sunni cleric has been kidnapped and murdered by unknown assailants in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, local officials say.

Iranian border guard killed by armed men in Sistan and Balouchestan Province

An Iranian border guard has been killed during a clash with armed bandits in Sistan and Balouchestan Province.

Zahedan’s Friday prayers leader warns “infiltrators”

The office of the Friday prayers leader of Zahedan has issued a stark warning against what it calls “infiltrators” in the wake of recent events in Iran’s Sistan and Balouchestan Province.

Judicial official: No kids sentenced to death over Iran protests

The general and revolutionary prosecutor of Iran's Sistan and Balouchestan Province denies reports that two children have been sentenced to death for participation in the recent protests and deadly riots in the province.

Two IRGC forces shot dead in Iran’s Zahedan

Two members of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been shot dead by unknown assailants in Zahedan, the capital of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iran security official slams Zahedan Friday prayers leader for ‘provocative sermon’

The Iranian deputy interior minister for security affairs has censured the Friday prayers leader of the southeastern city of Zahedan Molavi Abdul Hamid for his ‘provocative sermon’ following the recent deadly unrest in the city.

Sistan and Baluchestan police chief: Scores of rioters detained in Zahedan

The police chief in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan says at least 57 rioters who threw rocks, attacked banks, and shattered windows after Friday prayers in the provincial capital Zahedan to repeat the violent scenes three weeks ago, have been arrested.

Iran’s interior minister: Recent unrest orchestrated from abroad

Iran’s interior minister says foreign enemies targeted the country's peace and security amid the recent deadly upheaval in southeast of the country, but added this time too they will fail to achieve their goals.

Source: Terrorist attack in Iran’s southeastern Zahedan foiled

Iranian security forces say they have thwarted a terrorist attack on a police station in southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan on Saturday evening, an informed source told IRNA.

IRGC vows revenge for deaths of members, people in Zahedan terror attack

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has vowed that the force will avenge the deaths of the victims of the Friday terrorist attack on the southeastern city of Zahedan, in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Source: 2 terrorists killed in Iran’s Zahedan attack

Two terrorists involved in a terror attack in the city of Zahedan in southeastern Iranian Sistan and Baluchestan Province were killed during the incident, which happened on Friday.

Iranian judge survives attempt on life

An Iranian judge has escaped an assassination attempt after unknown armed assailants opened fire on his vehicle in the southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Terrorist attacks kill senior IRGC cmdr., 19 people in southeast Iran

The commander of the intelligence unit of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and 19 other people, including civilians and security forces, lost their lives in terrorist attacks that targeted a police station and a mosque in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Member of IRGC killed by gunmen laid to rest in southeast Iran

People in southeastern Iran have held a funeral for a member of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, IRGC, who was killed in an attack by unknown gunmen.

Police dismiss reports on demolition of mosque in Zahedan

The police in southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan has dismissed reports on social media about the destruction of a mosque in the Sunni-majority city.

Iran’s biggest water supply project comes on line

Iran’s largest water distribution project has come on stream, supplying water to over 1,700 villages in a southeastern province which did not have access to water before.

Iran MPs approve transfer of water from Sea of Oman to Sistan & Balouchestan Province

Iranian lawmakers have approved the proposal for the transfer of water from the Sea of Oman in the south to the littoral southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

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