Tuesday, September 17, 2019 04:31

abducted border officials

Slain border official’s remains home at last

The remains of Iranian border official Jamshid Danaifar, who was killed in Baluchistan by the militant Sunni group Jeysh-ol-Adl, have finally been identified and returned to Iran, says Iran’s Intelligence Ministry. » read more

“Executed” Iranian border guard may be alive after all

Baqer Hosseiny, a member of Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, says it has evidence that Jamshid Danaifar, the border officer who was kidnapped in February, is still alive. » read more

Wife of allegedly slain captive wants answers

The wife of Iranian border official Jamshid Danaifar, who was allegedly executed by the Sunni group Jeysh-ol-Adl after he was abducted along with four other border guards, is demanding more information about her husband. » read more

MP praises role of Sunni leaders in hostage release

Iranian MP Ali Motahari said in Parliament that the role of Sunni religious leaders and elders in negotiating the release of the abducted border officers should not be overlooked. » read more

Rohani calls for truth about captive border guard allegedly killed

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has welcomed the return of four Iranian border officials who had been held hostage since February by the group Jeysh-ol-Adl group, while calling on government agencies to persist relentlessly in determining the fate of Jamshid Danaifar, a fifth hostage whom the group claimed to have executed. » read more

Border officials held hostage now back in Iran

Four Iranian border officials abducted by the Sunni group Jeysh-ol-Adl arrived in Iranian territory on Sunday April 6, the Iranian interior ministry confirmed. » read more

Captive border officials released but not home yet

Iranian media report that Jeysh-ol-Adl has released the Iranian border officials it had held captive since February, and their release has also been confirmed by the group’s own sources. » read more

Sunni group says captive border officials not in Pakistan

A spokesman for the Sunni group Jeysh-ol-Adl says the abducted border officers are in Iranian territory, and Pakistan’s foreign ministry has also announced that the Iranian hostages are not in Pakistan. » read more