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Bus overturns in Iran:nine dead

At least nine people were killed and eighteen sustained injuries after a passenger bus overturned on a highway near Isfahan, Iran today at 4:39 am. The bus was travelling from Tehran to Shiraz, Tasnim News Agency reported citing …

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Iranian plane skids off runway onto city road

A passenger plane has skidded off the runway and onto a road in the Iranian city of Mahshahr. The Caspian Airlines plane grounded in the middle of the road, with traffic banked up and pedestrians on either side. Emergency …

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Tehran names terms of negotiations with Washington

The Iranian side is ready for negotiations with the United States if Washington changes course and refuses anti-Iranian sanctions, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. According to him, Tehran does not exclude the …

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Tehran offers Ankara help in connection with earthquake

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is ready to assist Turkey in eliminating the effects of a strong earthquake, as a result of which more than 20 people died. The diplomat offered help during a telephone …

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Man who shot down Ukrainian plane in prison: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the man who mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane outside Tehran on January 8 is now in prison, Iranian news agency Egypt Today reported citing Mehr news agency. …

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U.S. imposes additional Iran-related sanctions

The United States said it blacklisted two companies based in Hong Kong, one in Shanghai and one in Dubai for helping Iran’s state-owned National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) export millions of dollars of goods in violation of U.S. …

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Dutch airline KLM lifts ban to resume flights over Iran

Dutch carrier KLM announced Thursday it will resume flights over Iran, about two weeks after it and several other airlines barred flights in the airspace after Tehran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, UPI.com reported. Most …

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US bars Iranian investors from certain types of visas

The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas, AP reports. In new regulations published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, the …

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Iran pulls out of NPT, if...

Iran will withdraw from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), if Iran’s nuclear file is sent to the United Nations Security Council, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. "If the Europeans …

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Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Reuters reports with a reference to Tasnim news agency. The Iranian authorities are also prepared for …

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