Iran: Private Villa Construction by Regime's Agencies Using Tax Payers' Money

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A member of Iranian regime parliament says government agencies spend several thousand billion Toman to build private villas on the lake Caspian coastline. Only in Mazandaran province (northern Iran), the acceleration of construction over the past 10 years has been four times higher than the population growth in the province.

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Iran Regime's Senior Official Admits Rapid Increase in Addiction Among the Iranian Women

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The head of the Iranian regime's welfare organization announced that 4.5 percent of the Iranian population is addicted to narcotics. According to the state-run Alef (A) news agency on 13 September 2017, Anoushirvan Mohseni Bandpei said: “In our country, 4.5 percent of the population between the ages of 15 and 64 are drug users.”

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Iran: The Fall of a Bus Into a Valley, 40 Dead and Injured

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NCRI - Iran regime official: “more than 40 percent of the country’s roads are in poor conditions”

September 12, 2017. Following the fall of a bus to a valley, 11 passengers died and 29 were injured. Tehran Fire Department states that the incident occurred at 2:30 am. The bus was carrying passengers from the city of Karaj west of the capital Tehran, to Northern city of Sari.

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Iran Regime MP Calls People Thugs

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NCRI - In a reaction to the killing of two porters carrying goods across the borders in western Iran by security forces, Nader Ghazipour, a member of the Iranian regime parliament, said that the military and security forces, especially the border guards should be commended and honoured.

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Catastrophe of Housing and Its Consequences in Iran

NCRI Staff

NCRI - The Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Abbas Akhoundi delivered a speech in the city of Mashhad, Northeastern Iran, stating that," One-third of the urban population of Khorasan Razavi (northeastern Iran) do not have favorable life conditions.30% of the cities in this province have worn-out textures that signify the urban decay, which can be a problem for the future."

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Iran's Psychiatrists Association: One out of Every Four Iranians Has a Mental Disorder

NCRI Staff

NCRI - A member of the Iranian Psychiatrists Association, according to statistics from the health ministry, said that one out of every four Iranians has a mild to severe mental illness.

According to the state-run ISNA news agency, Hassan Falahpur, psychiatrist and member of Iranian Psychiatrists Association, said: “According to the latest research of the Ministry of Health, the prevalence of mental disorders among people aged 15-65 without any personality disorders is 24%.”

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Iran: Load-Porters, Part of the Army of Unemployed

NCRI Staff

NCRI - Porterage is one of the most common jobs in the border areas, especially in western Iran. Choosing porterage as a job by people in these areas is only due to poverty and poor economic conditions.

Recently, killing of two porters was so criminal that state-owned media were forced to criticize, in the form of Crocodile-tears, the approach of the Revolutionary Guards and the police towards this issue.

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Iran: Shocking Upsurge in Suicide Rate

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NCRI - The head of the Social Emergency Centre for of the Iranian regime’s Social Welfare Organization admitted the increase in suicide rates in Iran and said: “The country's western provinces, including Ilam, Kermanshah, Hamedan, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad are among the provinces with very high rates of suicide.”

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Iran Roads in Critical Conditions

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NCRI - An intercity bus carrying schoolgirls was overturned in Iran’s southern province of Fars on Friday, September 1, following which the state media reported on dozens of schoolgirls being killed or wounded.

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