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UNHCR's Volker Turk arrives in Tehran

UNHCR's Volker Turk arrives in Tehran

TEHRAN, May 27 (Press Shia) – UNHCR's Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Volker Türk has arrived in Tehran on Sunday for a two-day visit.His visit aims to reaffirm the UNHCR's commitment to continue cooperation with Iran as a host country to one of the largest population of refugees in the world. During his stay, Volker Türk will meet with a group of senior representatives of...

Iranian donors to Rohingya Muslims to be appreciated on Wed.

Iranian donors to Rohingya Muslims to be appreciated on Wed.

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian philanthropists who joined some other international charities to build and open a school at a refugee camp in Bangladesh to serve the Rohingya refugees will be honored on Wednesday in Tehran.The Iranian donors who have helped the Rohingya refugees will be honored at Howzeh Honari on Wednesday at a ceremony in Tehran under the title of “the...

FM Zarif calls for maintaining coop. with UNHCR

FM Zarif calls for maintaining coop. with UNHCR

TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif met with UNHCR representative where he highlighted Iran’s extensive, generous measures in aiding refugees and called for maintaining cooperation with UNHCR.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with the Outgoing Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Sivanka Dhanapala where...

Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

GENEVA, Nov. 15 (Press Shia) – More than 157,000 immigrants arrived by sea in Europe from January to the current date and 2,966 died in the attempt, said a report issued today.According to a research carried out by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the total immigrants that arrived in Europe by sea is almost half of that registered in the same period in 2016 (341,215 people),...

Zarif meets counterparts from China, Denmark, Slovenia in NY

Zarif meets counterparts from China, Denmark, Slovenia in NY

TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif who is New York after the UNGA for ministerial meetings, met with his Chinese, Danish, and Slovenian counterparts as well as UN refugee commissioner.In a meeting with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Iranian foreign minister and UN commissioner exchanged view on the latest situation of the Syrian and...

Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (Press Shia) – An Iranian delegation, headed by FM Rahmipour, made a visit to refugee camp of Rohingya Muslims in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar.Led by Deputy Iranian Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour, the Iranian delegation visited Rohingya refugee camp in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar and met with a group of people residing in the...

87000 Rohingya escape Myanmar violence

87000 Rohingya escape Myanmar violence

TEHRAN, Sep 04 (Press Shia Agency) -A total of 87,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighboring Myanmar on Aug. 25, the United Nations said today.A total of 87,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighbouring Myanmar on Aug. 25, the United Nations said Sept. 4, amid growing international criticism of...

87000 Rohingya Muslims escape Myanmar violence

87000 Rohingya Muslims escape Myanmar violence

TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (Press Shia Agency) -A total of 87,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighboring Myanmar on Aug. 25, the United Nations said today.A total of 87,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighbouring Myanmar on Aug. 25, the United Nations said Sept. 4, amid growing international criticism of...

Danish amb., DRC officials visit funded places for refugees in Karaj

Danish amb., DRC officials visit funded places for refugees in Karaj

TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (Press Shia) – A delegation consisting of Denmark's Ambassador to Tehran Danny Annan, along with DRC Country Director Ruta Nimkar, visited a number of places in Alborz province established under the funding of Danish Refugee Council (DRC).The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries and assists...

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

NAIROBI, May 10 (Press Shia Agency) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.According to agencies from the United Nations, the increase of the migratory fluxes, were corresponding to the escalade of violence. Despite a peace agreement was adopted in 2015, violence was continuous, and now, this young country is also...

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