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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

Rain in Sistan Baluchistan brings respite from dust storms

The dust storms that had  plagued the people of Sistan Baluchistan since Friday have finally subsided to the arrival of the rain yesterday. The severe winds had brought the level of dust in Zahedan and other cities to 25 percent above acceptable levels. » read more

Heavily armed “terrorist” team arrested in Sistan-Baluchistan

Iran’s intelligence minister has announced the arrest of a team attempting to engage in terrorist activities in southeastern Iran, adding that over 350 kilograms of explosives as well as arms were found in their possession along with homemade bombs and explosive vests. » read more

Sistan-Baluchistan arrests related to attacks in past eight years

The Governor of Sistan-Baluchistan province has announced that “the perpetrators of insecurity” in the region over the past eight years have been finally arrested. » read more

MP reports arrest of accused teacher killers

Eight people have been arrested in Sistan-Baluchistan for the “assassination of teachers”, says a member of Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission. » read more

School principal latest victim of violence near Pakistani border

Media sources in Iran report that a school principal was killed in Saravan in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan. The Entekhab website reports that unknown assailants shot and killed school principal Kamal Gomshad Zehi while he was on his way to work in the southern region of Sistan-Baluchistan. » read more

Latest attack in Sistan-Baluchistan kills three

A police officer and two other people were killed in an armed attack in Sistan-Baluchistan Province, the head of the province’s security forces reports. » read more

Fears of bandits discourages pipeline construction

The Security Headquarters of the Ministry of Interior has not issued permission for the construction of an oil pipeline in the southeastern province of Sistan Baluchistan, which has been the scene of several deadly attacks in recent years. » read more

IRGC reports destruction of terror cell near border

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps announced that it has destroyed a terrorist cell active near the country’s southwestern borders. » read more

Fatal shooting highlights security fears in Sistan-Baluchistan

Two people were gunned down in the city of Sarbaz in Sistan-Baluchistan province on Thursday January 1. Reports indicate that at 4:30 PM local time, two motorcyclists shot the two individuals and fled the scene. » read more