Friday, September 20, 2019 06:14


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

Different accounts given of border station attack

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps and Jeysh-ol-Adl forces have issued conflicting announcements regarding an armed confrontation at a border station in Saravan in Sistan-Baluchistan Province. » read more

Militant leader reportedly killed in Pakistan

Abdolraof Rigi, the leader of the militant group Jeysh-ol-Nasr, has reportedly been killed in Pakistani territory. An unidentified source has told Al-Arabiyah that Rigi was killed on Thursday August 28 in Quetta, Pakistan. » 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

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

Jeysh-ol-Adl says hostages safe while talks proceed

Jeysh-ol-Adl, the Sunni group that took five Iranian border officials hostage in February announced in a statement on Tuesday April 1 that it is in negotiation with Iranian authorities, adding that the lives of the hostages will not be in any imminent danger while the talks are ongoing. » read more

Security official points to Iran’s anti-terror actions

Following new threats from Jeysh-ol-Adl that they will kill another one of their Iranian hostages on April 2, Ali Shamkhani, the head of Iran’s National Security Council, was quoted as saying: “Soon, terrorist groups like Jeysh-ol-Adl will be annihilated.” » 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

Second captive border guard could be targeted

The Khabar television network reported on Thursday March 27 that Jeysh-ol-Adl has issued another threat. The Sunni militant group that abducted five Iranian border officials last February and killed one of them last Sunday has now announced that it will kill another Iranian hostage in five days it its demands are not met. » read more