Sistan and Baluchestan Province
The latest news and views about Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan province
An Iranian lawmaker and ex-envoy to Afghanistan says the southeastern border province of Sistan and Baluchestan will face numerous problems if the water shortages, caused by the Taliban’s blocking of Helmand River’s inflow, drag on for three more months.
Iran says it has arrested four individuals suspected of being linked to the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group in the country’s southeast.
Newly-released satellite images show a considerable amount of water at the two controversial dams built by Afghanistan on the Helmand River shared with Iran, contrary to the Taliban’s claims of water shortages there.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi holds a friendly meeting with tribal chiefs in the country’s Sunni Muslim-majority province of Sistan and Baluchestan during a visit aimed at pursuing the development projects in the region.
A deputy police chief has been killed during clashes with armed bandits in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-and-Baluchestan.
Iranian security forces arrest a member of the Daesh Takfiri terror group in the southeastern border province of Sistan and Baluchestan thanks to a meticulous intelligence operation.
Iranian security forces have dismantled a terrorist cell affiliated with foreign-backed terror group calling itself Jaish al-Adl in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.
Iranian authorities say they have arrested a foreigner in Sistan and Baluchestan Province for instigation of rioting.
The chief of Iranian Police Criminal Investigation Department for Saravan County, in Iran’s Sistan-and-Baluchestan Province and his wife have been shot dead by unknown assailants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A senior Iranian Sunni cleric has been kidnapped and murdered by unknown assailants in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, local officials say.
An Iranian border guard has been killed during a clash with armed bandits in Sistan and Balouchestan Province.
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.
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.
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.
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.