Iranian Police Seize over Two Tons of Illicit Drugs in Single Operation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian police forces managed to seize more than 2,000 kilograms of narcotics in the southern province of Kerman in a single operation against an international drug ring, according to a local police commander.
Iran Busts Major Drug Rings in Border Province
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian police in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan have disbanded two major narcotics rings in the past two days, confiscating more than 4 tons of drugs, a commander said.
MP: Hajj to Be Off Agenda if Iranian Diplomats Denied Saudi Entry
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian lawmaker raised the possibility on Saturday that plans for the participation of Iranian pilgrims in this year’s Hajj season might be cancelled if the Saudi government keeps refusing to allow a delegation of Iranian Foreign Ministry representatives entry into the kingdom.
25 Vessels Damaged by Fire in Iran’s Southern Port: Official (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A total of 25 vessels were either lost or damaged after a blazing inferno engulfed a wharf in the southern port city of Bandar Kangan, the general manager of Bushehr Province Department of Ports and Maritime Organization said Saturday.
72 Illegal Border Crossers Arrested in Northeastern Iran in A Week: Commander
TAYBAD (Tasnim) – The commander of Taybad border regiment forces in Iran’s northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi announced that his forces have managed to arrest 72 illegal border crossers over the past week.
Two Local Tourists Killed, 17 Rescued in Southwestern Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Two people out of 19 local tourists lost their lives after an incident while swimming in a river in remote area near the city of Dezful, in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan.
Three Terrorists Killed, 4 Injured in Clashes with IRGC in Northwestern Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force announced that it has managed to smash a team of terrorists in an operation near the northwestern border of Iran, killing and injuring seven militants.
Commander: IRGC Providing Health, Development Services in Border Areas
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ measures in Iran’s border areas are not confined to military and security plans, a top commander said, noting that local people in these underprivileged areas have enjoyed health and constructions services provided by the IRGC.
Sandstorm Sends Hundreds to Hospital in SE Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – More than 5,000 local residents in Iran’s southeastern Sistan region have received medical treatment in hospitals as a persistent sandstorm, part of annual ‘120-day winds’, is tearing through the area.
Robber Killed in Police Shooting During Chase in Tehran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian Police chasing three burglars in connection with a robbery early on Monday fired shots at their car in western Tehran, killing a woman with criminal record and injuring another thug, a commander said.
Iran Breaks Major Silver-Smuggling Ring
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Police have smashed a huge ring smuggling silver products in the northeastern city of Mashhad, arresting three ringleaders, an official said.
Iranian President’s Aide Jailed on Financial Charges
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Judiciary’s Deputy Chief and Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei confirmed that Hossein Fereydoun, an Iranian politician and former diplomat, has been arrested on financial charges.
Dual Citizen Sentenced to 10 Years in Iran: Judiciary
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A dual citizen arrested by Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has been initially sentenced to ten years in prison on espionage charges, Iranian Judiciary’s Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei said Sunday.
Helpless Muslims, Victim of Far-Right Gangs in Britain
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Far-right gang attacks against Muslims in Britain is increasing and Muslims living in the country are helpless to defend themselves, several media reports show.
Farhad Rahbar Appointed New President of Islamic Azad University
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Dr. Farhad Rahbar, an Iranian economist and ex-chancellor of Tehran University, was appointed the new head of the Islamic Azad University.
President Rouhani Expresses Sorrow over Demise of Iranian Mathematician
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his deep condolences over the death of Maryam Mirzakhani, a groundbreaking Iranian mathematician who was the first woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal.
Zarif Condoles Death of Award-Winning Iranian Mathematician Mirzakhani
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his deep sorrow at the death of world-renowned Iranian math genius Professor Maryam Mirzakhani.
Iranian Math Genius Dies Following Battle with Cancer
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani died at a hospital in the US on Saturday after a long battle with cancer.
Iranian Police Seize about Two Tons of Illicit Drugs, Kill Armed Smuggler
ZAHEDAN (Tasnim) – Iranian anti-narcotics police forces managed to capture about two tons of illicit drugs, arrest four armed traffickers and kill another in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, the provincial police chief announced.
Assailant Killed by Police in Stabbing Incident in Tehran Subway Station
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A man hurting a clergyman and a number of others in a stabbing spree at a subway station south of Tehran was shot dead by police on Saturday morning.