Drug Trafficking



  • حسین ذوالفقاری 2017-10-10 19:50

    Deputy interior min. confers on shared concerns with Afghans

    TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (MNA) – Hossein Zolfaghari, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister, met with Afghan security officials in Kabul on Tuesday.

  • Fishing 2017-10-07 14:09

    FAO calls for fighting against illegal fishing

    VALLETTA, Oct. 07 (MNA) – FAO general director Jose Graziano da Silva said today that all countries should join the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to guarantee the success of the fight against illegal fishing.

  • علی مویدی 2017-10-04 13:54

    Tehran, Sofia to bolster ties on fight against drugs

    TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Chief of Iran’s Anti-Drug Police Brigadier General Ali Moayyedi has arrived in the Bulgarian capital to attend the 8th meeting of the Joint Iran-Bulgaria Commission.

  • رحمانی فضلی 2017-08-05 18:43

    Iran, Ecuador to tighten coop. on fight against drugs

    TEHRAN, Aug. 05 (MNA) – Iranian and Ecuadorian interior ministers have emphasized on enhancement of economic and trade relations as well as exchange of experiences on security issues and the fight against drug trafficking.

  • محترم اینجه 2017-07-26 10:25

    Tehran-Ankara ties vital to regional security

    TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (MNA) – Undersecretary of Turkey’s Ministry of Interior Muhterem Ince emphasized that cooperation between Tehran and Ankara held great significance to restoration of regional security.

  • عباس عراقچی 2017-07-11 09:33


    Iran at forefront of fighting drug trafficking, terrorism

    TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi held talks with Interpol Secretary General Jürgen Stock on Iran’s leading efforts to combat drug trafficking and terrorism as two major threats to the world.

  • مراسم سالروز جهانی مبارزه با مواد مخدر 2017-07-05 12:14

    By: Shahabeddin Ghayyoumi

    Iran marks Intl. Day Against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking

    TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) – Iran celebrated the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with the participation of high level officials from different organizations active in the field of drug control as well as representatives from international community and UN agencies, including UNFPA, UNODC as well as UN Resident Coordinator Office in Iran.

  • Drug 2017-06-24 19:05

    World Drug Report 2017:

    29.5mn people suffer from drug use disorders

    TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – In 2015 about a quarter of a billion people used drugs.

  • علی بختیار 2017-04-23 16:28

    Parl. Judicial Commission approves;

    Prison sentence to replace death penalty for drug dealers

    TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Member of the Parliament's Judicial and Legal Commission Ali Bakhtiar said the capital punishment for drug traffickers was commuted to a prison sentence of 25 to 30 years, after final approval of an amendment to Iran’s drug law.

  • جلسه علنی مجلس شورای اسلامی 2017-03-13 09:41

    Iran conditions death penalty for drug offenses

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – Capital punishment will be removed for all drug-related offenses with the exception of 3 cases, vice-chairman of Parliament’s Judiciary Committee told MNA on Sunday.

  • Tareck El Aissami 2017-02-15 11:47

    US Freezes current assets of Venezuelan vice president

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (MNA) – The US Government has frozen Tuesday assets of Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on allegations he's involved with drug-trafficking, accusation rejected by the Government of Venezuela.

  • غلامحسین محسنی اژه ای سخنگوی قوه قضائیه 2017-02-13 10:32

    Judiciary to reconsider death penalty for drug traffickers

    TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – Judiciary spokesperson has reported on a proposal to the Iranian Parliament to make amendments to capital punishment law as regards drug trafficking.

  • exports 2017-01-23 12:58

    Iran jumps 18 spots in LPI global ranking

    TEHRAN, Jan. 23 (MNA) – Comprehensive Customs System of Iran has enabled several new operations leading to an 18-spot improvement in the country’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI).

  • khoshroo 2016-12-20 10:49


    Intl. economic coop. with Afghanistan key to its security

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Khoshroo, while stressing Iran’s support of Afghanistan, deemed expansion of economic ties with Afghans as an international responsibility which guarantees peace, stability and security.

  • سخنرانی ظریف 2016-12-04 12:03

    FM Zarif:

    Secure Afghanistan ‘vital to Heart of Asia region prosperity’

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif stressed the country’s full support for the National Unity Government of Afghanistan, saying a secure and stable Afghanistan is vital to the prosperity of the Heart of Asia region.

  • دیدارهای امروز وزیر امورخارجه 2016-10-16 20:29


    Iran, Côte d'Ivoire drug fight necessary

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s Javad Zarif has called for Iran- Côte d'Ivoire cooperation to fight international drug cartels along with improved relations in international organizations.

  • جواد لاریجانی 2016-10-08 15:43

    Judiciary official:

    Review of capital punishment law to be addressed soon

    TEHRAN, Oct. 08 (MNA) – Head of Supreme Human Rights Council of Iran has told a Brazilian daily the Council will come to a definitive results in review of capital punishment for major drug smuggling convicts.

  • MA4.Iran Oman.jpg 2016-09-27 21:44

    Iran, Oman to expand legal coop.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – The Attorneys-General of Iran and Oman met on Tuesday in Tehran and conferred over the ways to expand legal and judicial cooperation between the two countries.

  • khoshroo 2016-09-15 10:34

    Security, instability still major challenges for Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Iran’s Ambassador And Permanent Representative to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo has addressed the UNSC session on situation in Afghanistan.

  • rahmani fazli 2016-09-04 14:34

    Interior Min., top UN official confer on humanitarian affairs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O’Brien held talks with Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Sun. in Tehran for expansion of cooperation in the area of humanitarian missions.

  • 02-br2 Zarif.jpg 2016-07-29 12:16

    Zarif says Iran willing to help Mali against terror, drug

    TEHRAN, Jul. 29 (MNA) – Meeting the PM of Mali, the fourth country in Zarif’s latest tour of African countries, Iranian foreign minister voiced the willingness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to help Mali against terrorism and drug trafficking.

  • جلسه ستاد مبارزه با مواد مخدر با حضور رئیس جمهور 2016-07-25 16:12

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Drug Control Headquarters holds meeting

    TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Iran's Drug Control Headquarters held a meeting on Monday, attended by President Hassan Rouhani.

  • امیر محرابی 2016-07-22 23:40

    Army Aviation engages traffickers in Kerman, sets fire to 1.5 tons of opium

    TEHRAN, Jul. 22 (MNA) – During clashes between Iran’s Aviation Army and Law Enforcement forces with drug traffickers in Kerman, four vehicles carrying 1.5 tons of opium were set on fire as they were hit by rockets and machine guns.

  • گرامیداشت روز جهانی مبارزه با مواد مخدر 2016-06-21 15:41

    By: Hossein Esmaeili

    Intl. Day Against Drug Abuse commemorated in Iran

    TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (MNA) – International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was commemorated in Tehran during a ceremony attended by Interior Minister and Secretary General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarters (DCH) Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Attorney General of Iran Mohammad Jafar Montazeri and Presidential Deputy in Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Mollaverdi.

  • رحمانی فضلی 2016-05-21 22:07

    Min. of interior to depart for Poland

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – Iran’s minister of the interior affairs will depart for Poland to meet and discuss with his Polish counterpart cooperation deal.

  • سید محمود علوی وزیر اطلاعات 2016-05-20 16:30

    +20 terrorist teams arrested last year: Min.

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MNA) – Iran’s intelligence minister recounted the most significant of his ministry’s achievements in the last year for Tehrani prayers at Grand Musalla of the city.

  • رحمانی فضلی 2016-04-21 17:06

    Interior Min.:

    Intl. cooperation ‘only solution to fight drug trafficking’

    TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s minister of interior has said only a global campaign would address and tackle the problem of drug trafficking.

  • Michel Chossudovsky  2016-04-20 13:13

    Prominent scholar:

    Money-laundering ‘systematic, rife’ almost across the world

    TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (MNA) – A prominent academician has told Mehr English Service all countries have been more or less involved in money-laundering process, a thing which had been carried out since long.

  • سوئیس.jpg 2016-04-20 12:19

    Interior Min.:

    Iran pays high prices for fighting drugs to maintain global security

    NEW YORK, Apr. 20 (MNA) – Interior Min. Rahmani Fazli said Iran, as the first level in the fight against drug trafficking originated from neighboring Afghanistan, pays the price for global peace and security.

  •   2016-04-19 11:33

    Prominent scholar:

    Offshore tax havens ‘extensions of global banking system’

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – A prominent scholar has said release of Panama Papers reveals the sheer vastness of the mechanisms by which global banks and institutions provide for their customers to hide corrupt money.