• fm z 2018-01-07 20:40

    FM Zarif calls for maintaining coop. with UNHCR

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – 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.

  • WFP 2017-12-18 15:32

    Germany contributes €1mn for refugees in Iran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Germany in support of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has contributed €1 million for food assistance to 30,000 most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in Iran.

  • Refugee 2017-11-15 14:58

    Over 157k immigrants arrived by sea in Europe in 2017

    GENEVA, Nov. 15 (MNA) – 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.

  • Sivanka Dhanapala 2017-10-21 11:35

    UNHCR rep.:

    Iran set global precedent by opening refugees’ access to healthcare

    TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (MNA) – In his recent interview with MNA, Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Tehran has praised Iran for providing very affordable healthcare services for refugees.

  • ظریف 2017-09-22 18:12

    Zarif meets counterparts from China, Denmark, Slovenia in NY

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – 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.

  • بحران انسانی در میانمار 2017-09-17 09:22

    Iran distributes humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugees

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – An Iranian delegation, headed by FM Rahmipour, made a visit to refugee camp of Rohingya Muslims in border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

  • آتش زدن خانه مسلمانان میانمار 2017-09-04 19:09

    87000 Rohingya Muslims escape Myanmar violence

    TEHRAN, Sep. 04 (MNA) – 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.

  • بازدید سفیر دانمارک 2017-06-13 21:54

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

    TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) – 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).

  • Sudan 2017-05-10 16:45

    UN outstands high percentage of S Sudanese refugees

    NAIROBI, May 10 (MNA) – than a million children ran away from war in South Sudan, since the armed conflict started in December 2013.

  • بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2017-03-27 10:06

    Iran warns Turkey against abusing humanitarian issues for politics

    TEHRAN, Mar. 27 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi slammed recent remarks by Turkish PM and his deputy and described them strange.

  • visa ban 2017-02-01 15:34

    By: Clay Jones

    Canada takes stand against Trump's immigration ban

    TEHRAN, Feb. 01 (MNA) – Following Donald Trump's recent executive order that bars immigrants of seven countries including Iran and Syria from entering the US, Canadian PM Trudeau said Canada will offer temporary residency permits to travelers who have become stranded.

  • travel ban 2017-01-30 14:01

    By:Martin Sutovec

    Immigrants go home

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries including Iran from entering the US have caused massive public protests across the country against the discriminatory and xenophobic nature of the measure that undermines the very principles for which the US claims to stand.

  • zarif 2017-01-29 10:43

    FM Zarif:

    History to record ‘Muslim Ban’ as great gift to extremists

    TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted to the decision of the new US government to restrict arrivals from the Iran and six other Muslim countries.

  • خوشرو 2016-12-10 00:34

    Khoshroo meets new UN chief

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Mr. Gholam Ali Khoshroo, the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, met and talked with UN Secretary General-designate, Antonio Guterres, on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • rahmani 2016-09-21 16:04

    Interior min. meets with UNHCR, Swiss & Armenian officials

    NEW YORK, Sep. 21 (MNA) – Iran’s Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli held talks with UNHCR Grandi, Swiss head of justice Sommaruga and Armenian FM Nalbandian on refugees’ situation and bilateral cooperation.

  • سفر عبدالرضا رحمانی فضلی وزیر کشور به آذربایجان شرقی 2016-09-20 10:31

    Iran urges “defined mechanism” to solve refugees problem

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of the Interior Affairs Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli stressed on Monday the need for adopting a “defined mechanism” by the international community to deal with the problem of refugees and migrants.

  •     2016/04/03

    By: Parfait Onanga-Anyanga

    The Fight against Sexual Exploitation

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) –A few days ago, I woke up to yet another horrible allegation against peacekeepers serving in the UN Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA), the peacekeeping operation that I lead.

  • refugees 2016-03-30 12:10

    Greece declares Turkey unsafe for refugees

    ATHENS, Mar. 30 (MNA) – The Greek government has announced guideline changes with regards to asylum applicants.

  • afghan protest 2016-02-24 15:31

    VIDEO: Afghan refugees protest Macedonia-Greek border closure

    TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Hundreds of Afghan refugees held a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border on Mon., after Macedonian authorities closed their frontier gates to them. This is while Afghan refugees in Iran constitute the largest refugee population under UNHCR's mandate.

  • IOM 2016-02-24 11:38

    More than 110,000 migrants arrive in Europe this year

    GENEVA, Feb. 24 (MNA) – More than 110,000 migrants arrived in Europe this year, while Greece continues as the main entry point with 102,000 arrivals, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.

  • us 2015-11-22 13:34

    By: Nate Beeler

    Shadows of new American fascism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 22 (MNA) – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said that he would consider forcing Muslims to register with the government to be part of a tracking database but refused to respond to comparisons between his policy and Nazi Germany’s laws that required Jews to register.

  • UNHCR 2015-11-18 10:13

    UNHCR concerned about treatment to migrants after attacks

    GENEVA, Nov. 18 (MNA) – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expressed his concern about the measures adopted by some countries after recent attacks against the French capital, many of which are affecting undocumented people.

  • PM 2015-10-01 18:45

    Slovakia opposes migrant quotas, vows to sue EU

    BRATISLAVA, Oct. 01 (MNA) – "I would rather go into infringement procedures than accept this dictate," Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico said in reaction to the adoption of refugee quotas by a European Union qualified majority vote that came despite Slovak opposition.

  • refugees in Germany 2015-09-30 16:22

    By: Marian Kemensky

    Refugees in Germany

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Germany has been receiving refugees from different countries during the last years, however the way they are treated is a matter of concern.

  • OCED 2015-09-23 15:11

    OCED for coordinated international action to handle refugee crisis

    PARIS, Sep. 23 (MNA) – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) spoke out yesterday for a large-scale international action to handle the unprecedented refugee crisis in Europe.

  • آواره- پناهنده 2015-09-12 17:34

    Costa Rica rejects giving shelter to Syrians

    SAN JOSÉ, Sep. 12 (MNA) – President of Costa Rica Luis Guillermo Solís rejected on Friday giving shelter to Syrian refugees.

  • موحدی کرمانی 2015-09-11 21:04

    US lying about fight against ISIL: Cleric

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Addressing worshipers during Tehran Friday Prayers, Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani touched upon Yemeni crisis and ISIL.

  • doll 2015-09-02 14:30

    Silent Dolls to meet Palestinian, Syrian kids

    TEHRAN, Sep. 02 (MNA) – The ceremony for delivering the dolls made by the Silent Doll Campaign to the war-stricken children of Palestine and Syria will be held in Damascus at the end of this week in collaboration with the International Union of Unified Ummah.

  • shahindokht molaverdi 2015-09-01 14:03

    Iran, Turkey to cooperate on women, family affairs

    TEHRAN, Aug. 31 (MNA) – Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Shahindokht Molaverdi met with Mayor of Gaziantep and the former Turkish Minister of Women and Family Affairs, Fatma Sahin.