Nov 24 2014 - 15:37
An Iranian military ship drove off pirates on a motorboat who were attempting to attack a tanker in the Gulf of Aden, according to Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayari, the commander of the Iranian Naval Forces, Trend reports.The 32nd flotilla of Iran has been protecting commercial ships and oil tankers from pirates since early November.
Nov 13 2014 - 14:39
26 tons of drugs have been confiscated from 1852 couriers in Sistan and Baluchestan Province since March 2014. 33 drug gangs involved in the drug trade were uncovered. 2 tons of drugs were confiscated in Iranshahr, Saravan and Zabol, according to Brigadier-General Hossein Rahimi heading police operations in the area, TASS reports.Iran has spent over $700 million on enforcement of infrastructure on the Afghan border where the main drug flow comes from.
Nov 10 2014 - 13:42
The Iranian Supreme Human Rights Council has protested against new EU sanctions imposed on the Sharif University of Technology, TASS reports.Iran reminds that people have the right to education, and any attempt to put pressure on higher educational centers violates the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education.Brussels had earlier imposed sanctions on the Sharif University of Technology, but they were lifted by the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Oct 31 2014 - 19:04
Iran’s extensive efforts to improve the country’s human rights situation have faced serious challenges, including politically-motivated meddlesome policies, says an Iranian official,
Oct 31 2014 - 17:34
A senior Iranian cleric says the recent acid attacks against women in Iran are plots aimed at sabotaging a parliamentary bill empowering people to further promote moralities in the society,