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  1. News - Asia - IRAN

    Iran steps up efforts to block import and transit of Afghani opium

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:07pm by Associated Press in Taibad, Iran

    ... harvest looms In the face of Afghanistan’s unprecedented boom in opium production, neighbouring Iran is trying to baton down its border to slow down smuggling, building moats, walls and other ... the effort it is making in the fight against drug smuggling. Iran lies on a major drug route between Afghanistan, Europe and Gulf states. Every year, it burns about 100 tonnes of seized narcotics ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland middlemen help Iran obtain banned components

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Washington

    ... in nuclear arms embargo When Susan Yip stood before a US federal judge in San Antonio last month, she apologised tearfully for her role in smuggling American technology to Iran. Yip, a Taiwanese ... technology bought from US companies. In the past, Tehran relied on front companies in Malaysia and in the United Arab Emirates, experts say. Both governments have cracked down on the smuggling ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    China 'a conduit' for Iran's nuclear programme

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US scientist says Iran tried to smuggle magnets for centrifuges to boost its weapons capability China 'a conduit' for nuclear gear Iran tried to smuggle thousands of specialised magnets through China for its centrifuges, in an effort to speed its path to reaching nuclear weapons capability, according to a new US report. The report, ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian drug smuggler who survived execution to be hanged again

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:13pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Execution survivor to be hanged again On a Wednesday earlier this month, Alireza, a 37-year-old man jailed for smuggling drugs and sentenced to death in Iran, woke up to what was supposed to be his last day alive. Outside his cell in Bojnurd prison, in Iran's northern Khorasan province, the gallows were waiting and the countdown had already begun. Just before sunrise, ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran hangs five drug smugglers

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 07:10pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... province lies on one of the major transit routes for narcotics smuggled into Iran from its eastern neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan to Western countries. Murder, rape, armed robbery, drug ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Amnesty International criticises Iran on hangings

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Dubai

    ... The London-based human rights watchdog said it believed 344 people had been executed in Iran since March. Iran is a transit route for narcotics smuggled from Afghanistan, which produces more than 90 per ...



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