Sunday, December 21, 2008

Iran: wage for work

Iran has sent a warship to the Gulf of Aden to protect ships from hijacking by the Somali pirates.
The Iranian warship will join vessels from the US, Denmark, Russia, Italy and other countries to make a safe corridor.
At this moment are 14 vessels and more than 250 crewmembers in the hands of pirates.

Iranian security forces killed a notorious drugslord.
IRNA reported Saturday that the drug lord was heading a convoy smuggling some 513kg of narcotics from Sistan-e-Baluchestan into Kerman.
In the past six months Iran has seized nearly 370 tons of narcotics.

According to the managing director of Khorasan Razavi Regional Water Company,24 dams will soon become operational across Khorasan Razavi province with a total reservoir capacity of 509 millions cubic meters.
Referfing to the government focus on the industrial sector he stated that in the province dams, including Doosti, Tabarak, Sangerd, Zavin, Dahan Qaleh and Kamaistan, with a total reservoir capacity of 421 million cubic meters, are on stream.

The website Shahabnews reported that 1200 workers are laid off at Ardebil Tire Company , for "necessary repairs and maintenance". A deputy from parlement said that it is disappointing that they throw workers out for what they call "repairs of the equipments".
These people have families. He added that Ardebil's Textile Factory in the same area has not paid salaries to 650 workers for the past six months.
$2 million had been allocated to pay the textile workers, however, the money is nowhere to be found.

In Iran there are childoffenders, still on death row.

Children are being hanged to death.
A child will be hanged to death.

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