The latest news and views about various social harms
A hostage-taking situation ends following police intervention in central Tehran.
Murdering of a young woman in the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz and publication of its footage online has triggered public anger and a wave of discontent, drawing reactions from judiciary officials.
A senior Iranian official has called for redoubled efforts to tackle social maladies in the country.
Iran’s intelligence operatives have dismantled a big narcotrafficking cell in western Iran. They also seized 130 kilograms of “crystal, an industrial drug, and a Klashnikov gun from the narcotraffickers.
Iran’s customs officials have discovered and confiscated a large amount of opium hidden beneath the handles of screwdrivers in postal shipments bound for the United Kingdom.
In Iran, a soldier has been granted a 6-month reduction on his military service after he defended a woman against a thief in Tehran.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says more than 150 leaders of a pyramid company calling itself Unique Finance have been arrested in 19 provinces across the country for financial wrongdoings.
The Ground Force of the Iranian Army and Judiciary officials along with relief teams have launched work to supply water to rural areas in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
A senior Iranian official has called on all countries to join hands in the fight against drug trafficking .
Glass walls are to be erected at the edge of platforms in 35 subway stations across Tehran to prevent people committing suicide by jumping in front of the trains.
A senior Iranian official says the extent of domestic violence against women in Iran is less severe than that of other countries.
Health officials in Iran say over 5,000 people have been poisoned by drinking fake booze since February 20.
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs has encouraged people to contact a helpline to report the cases of domestic violence or child maltreatment as people have been told to stay home to stop the spread of coronavirus.
An Iranian official says the country has confiscated over 798 tonnes of narcotic and psychedelic drugs in the first ten months of the current Iranian year.
Tehran Mayor has urged all Tehran citizens to inform the municipality if they see any street children being used for scavenging.
Prisoners in a jail in Iran’s Isfahan are using their leisure time to make some money by making wood and leather handicrafts in industrial workshops.
An Iranian official says there are currently 10 requests for adoption of per child in Iran, particularly after single women were recently authorized to apply for.
Iranian lawmakers have adopted a bill that allows the Judiciary to mete out capital punishment for acid attackers under certain circumstances.
The Iranian Parliament has passed legislation that steps up punishment for acid attacks and provides more support to survivors of such horrendous acts.
Shapour Ebrahim, also known as Shapour A., is a 68-year-old senior Iranian writer who has passed a surprisingly difficult life before becoming famous.
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