Apr 23 2014 - 15:24
Four people were killed in Shor Gel (Ardebil Province, Iran) by unidentified assailants, said Ardebil Province Police Chief Ibrahim Karimkhan, Iran.ru reports.The assailants opened fire as soon as the police stopped them for a document check. They were suspected of smuggling historic items.A border post was attacked in Bilasuvar (Ardebil Province). Four people died.
Apr 23 2014 - 13:34
A gas pipeline has exploded in Lendeh (Iran). Khosrov Ariati, managing director of the local gas company, has stated that a worker was injured in the blast, ISNA reports.The worker was hospitalized and remains in a stable condition.
Apr 23 2014 - 10:34
Two people were killed in a landslide that hit Miyan (Eastern Azerbaijan Province, Iran) last night, Trend reports.The Tehran-Miyan railway was blocked. Over 200 houses were flooded. The Miyan-Zenjan road was damaged.
Apr 23 2014 - 09:43
Bijan Haj Mohammadreza, head of the Union of Petroleum Station Owners of Iran, said that rising prices for petroleum forced people to store gasoline in their own houses, despite risks of keeping it in such high quantities and unsuitable containers, Trend reports.The Iranian government proposed reforms within the framework of the second reform stage. The new prices were to be announced on April 20. Realization of the second stage of reforms has not started yet.Gasoline costs about $0.50 per liter in Iran today.
Apr 21 2014 - 14:28
Over 200 Iranian professors have signed a letter requesting that U.S. scientist Richard Frye be buried in Isfahan, according to his will, Trend reports. Richard Frye, a professor at Harvard University, was studying the ancient culture and language of Iran. He died in Boston in March 2014 at the age of 93. He requested to be buried in a mausoleum on the bank of the Zayandeh River in Isfahan. Some Iranian scientists accuse him of being a CIA agent. As a result, there are problems with his funeral.
Apr 17 2014 - 10:49
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 points on Richter scale has been registered at a depth of 20km in Shonba (Bushehr Province, Iran) at 3.31AM last night, Trend reports.No injuries or damage have been reported.
Apr 15 2014 - 17:28
Azerbaijan and Iran are going to enhance bilateral cooperation in the sphere of public healthcare, Rector of Tebriz Medical University, Dr. Muhammedgusein Somi, is quoted as saying.