Iranian police

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  • Millennia-old relics Yesterday 21:30

    Millennia-old relics discovered in Zanjan

    TEHRAN–Iranian police have recently confiscated three clay relics, estimated to date back to the 1st millennium BC, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • 11 historical relics recovered by Iranian police 2022-07-24 20:40

    11 historical relics recovered by Iranian police

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recovered eleven relics from a smuggler in Kuhdasht, Lorestan province, ILNA reported on Saturday.

  • Illegal diggers 2022-06-27 21:30

    Illegal diggers arrested in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested five illegal excavators in Tabriz, northwestern East Azarbaijan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced.

  • Sassanid coins 2022-06-22 17:09

    Tens of Sassanid coins recovered in central Iran    

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have recently confiscated some 350 ancient coins, which were illegally kept in a place in the central province of Markazi, the provincial tourism chief has said.

  • historical relics 2022-05-22 19:06

    Over 19,500 historical relics retrieved nationwide 

    TEHRAN - Iranian police have recovered more than 19,500 historical objects from smugglers or unauthorized diggers over the past Iranian year 1400 (ended on March 20), a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage said on Sunday.

  • illegal diggers 2022-05-11 20:00

    Police arrest illegal diggers in Alamut

    TEHRAN – The Iranian police have recently arrested four illegal excavators and antique smugglers in Alamut, a semi-mountainous region in Qazvin province, west-central Iran, the provincial tourism chief has said.

  • illegal diggers 2022-04-27 19:30

    Police arrest illegal diggers in Khorasan Razavi

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested four illegal excavators and antique smugglers in Sarakhs, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced.

  • smuggler 2022-04-23 20:00

    Police seize historical relics from smuggler

    TEHRAN – A total of 11 historical objects have recently been confiscated from a smuggler in Gorgan, northern Golestan province, the provincial tourism chief has said. 

  • ancient relics 2022-04-15 21:00

    Iranian police seize ancient relics from smuggler

    TEHRAN – Six historical objects have recently been confiscated from a smuggler in Aligudarz, western Lorestan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage said on Friday, CHTN reported.

  • ancient relics 2022-04-11 20:13

    523 ancient relics recovered in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recovered 523 historical relics from a smuggler in Rudsar, northern Gilan province. 

  • Illegal diggers 2022-03-16 19:00

    Illegal diggers arrested in Fars 

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested two illegal excavators in Kazerun, southern Fars province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • Recovered relics 2022-03-15 22:03

    Recovered relics on show in Hormozgan

    TEHRAN – A selection of relics discovered by the Iranian police have been put on show at the Anthropological Museum of Bandar Abbas, southern Hormozgan province. 

  • ancient relics 2022-02-23 21:00

    Iranian police seize ancient relics from smuggler

    TEHRAN –A total of seven historical objects have recently been confiscated from a smuggler in Andika, southwestern Khuzestan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • Ancient coins recovered by Iranian police 2022-02-20 21:00

    Ancient coins recovered by Iranian police

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recovered a haul of ancient coins and earthenware from an authorized antique dealer in Abhar county, west-central Iran.

  • antique dealers 2022-02-08 10:12

    Police seize haul of relics from antique dealers

    TEHRAN- Iranian authorities have confiscated more than 300 historical objects from four antique dealers in Lenjan county of Isfahan province, where they reside. 

  • Historical relics 2022-02-02 21:00

    Historical relics recovered in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently recovered a number of historical relics from an antique dealer who was illegally keeping them in his place in Dashtestan, the southwestern province of Bushehr. 

  • Soltanieh 2022-01-31 21:00

    Police arrest illegal diggers in Soltanieh

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested eight illegal excavators and antique smugglers in Soltanieh, which is home to a UNESCO-designated monument of the same name, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced. 

  • Millennia-old relics 2022-01-26 20:00

    Millennia-old relics discovered in Kerman

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently confiscated 40 historical objects, estimated to date back to some 4,000 years ago, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced. 

  • illegal diggers 2022-01-21 19:30

    Police arrest armed illegal diggers in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested two armed illegal excavators and antique smugglers in Andika, southwestern Khuzestan province, CHTN reported on Friday.

  • Illegal diggers 2022-01-15 21:30

    Illegal diggers arrested in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested seven illegal excavators in Torbat-e Heydarieh, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced. 

  • antique smugglers  2022-01-12 21:00

    Iranian police arrest 5,000 excavators, antique smugglers 

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have arrested 5,000 illegal diggers and antique dealers across the country since the beginning of the current Iranian year 1400 (March 21, 2021), a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage said on Wednesday. 

  • earthenware jugs 2022-01-09 21:00

    Police seize Iron Age, Islamic-era jugs from smuggler

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently confiscated four earthenware jugs from a smuggler in the city of Miandoab, northwestern West Azarbaijan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said.

  • Sassanid antiquities 2022-01-04 21:49

    Sassanid antiquities recovered in Tehran

    TEHRAN – A total of 702 historical objects have recently been recovered in the Iranian capital, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced. 

  • historical coins 2021-12-17 22:00

    Iranian police arrest suspected smuggler, seize Parthian treasures

    TEHRAN – Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 13 historical coins from an antique dealer in Khomeini Shahr, central Isfahan province, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has announced. 

  • illegal diggers 2021-11-16 21:00

    Illegal excavators arrested in Isfahan

    TEHRAN –Iranian police have arrested seven illegal diggers in Buin va Miandasht county, the central province of Isfahan.

  • illegal diggers 2021-11-08 19:30

    Police arrest illegal diggers in Golestan

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently arrested three illegal excavators and antique smugglers in the historical texture of Gorgan, the capital of northern Golestan province, previously known as Astarabad, CHTN reported on Monday. 

  • historical relics 2021-10-30 20:00

    Millennia-old relics recovered in Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently confiscated 12 historical relics from an antique dealer in the western province of Kermanshah, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage has said. 

  • illegal excavators 2021-09-21 21:30

    Police bust gang of illegal excavators in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian police have recently busted a gang of illegal diggers in Khanmirza county, southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, the provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Five excavators arrested in northwest Iran 2021-09-08 22:00

    Five excavators arrested in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – Police have recently detained five unauthorized diggers in an archaeologically rich province in northwest Iran.

  • Iran police arrest suspected smugglers, seize treasures 2021-09-05 21:00

    Iran police arrest suspected smugglers, seize treasures

    TEHRAN – Iranian police arrested two women suspected of smuggling ancient artifacts and recovered 495 pieces of ancient coins and other treasures in Khuzestan province.