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About 2 tons of drugs seized over in Iran

Police seized about 2 tons of drugs in southeastern Iran in the provinces of Sistan and Baluchistan, the head of the provincial police, Mohammed Ghanbari, reported. According to him, the criminal group that is engaged in drug …

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Portugal mission staff member attacked in Tehran

A staff member of Portugal embassy in Tehran was attacked in Iran's capital on Tuesday night, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said, adding that the armed attack was due to personal hostility. …

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Ten students dead in bus crash in Tehran

Ten people have been killed in a bus accident at one of Tehran´s largest universities. The bus was carrying 30 students along a mountainous road within the science research campus of Islamic Azad University in northwestern Tehran …

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Suspects arrested in Iran over Ahvaz attack

A large network of suspects have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz, Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said on the sideline of the funeral of …

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More than 20 killed in Iran's Isfahan road accident

At least 21 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer carrying flammable materials in the central Iranian province of Isfahan. The passenger bus was heading from Tehran to Kerman city in the southern part …

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Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Protests broke out in several Iranian cities today over the dramatic drop of the country's currency and other economic problems ahead of the imposition of renewed US sanctions, IRNA reported. Protests that began in Iran on Tuesday …

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One injured in Iran protests over water scarcity (VIDEO)

Online videos appear to show Iranian security forces shooting at protesters early Sunday amid demonstrations over water scarcity in the country’s south, though Iranian authorities said only one person was wounded in the clashes. …

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Tehran arrests currency traders as rial plunges

Tehran authorities have detained almost 100 currency traders and frozen bank accounts reportedly worth 200tn rials ($5.3bn) in the biggest crackdown on foreign exchanges in six years. The operation is aimed at tackling a slide in the …

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Iran's borders to be guarded by army and police

A joint army and police committee will be created in Iran to strengthen security measures along the state borders, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said. According to him, the Defense Ministry and the police …

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 Pigeons used to smuggle drugs seized in Iran

Police have seized 100 carrier pigeons in western Iran used to smuggle drugs. Anti-narcotics officers seized homing pigeons trained for delivering drugs carried in small blue plastic bags attached to their legs. "The …

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Iran detains 6 persons linked to Tehran terror attacks

Six more people were arrested in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan in connection with the recent terrorist attacks in Tehran, a judicial official said, Tasnim reported. The six arrested have had definite links with the June 7 …

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Iran arrests 8 more terrorists over Tehran attacks

An Iranian judicial official says eight more individuals have been arrested in Iran in connection with the recent terrorist attacks in the capital, Tehran, Press TV reports. Ahmad Fazelian, with the Justice Department …

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Two more Tehran attacks suspects detained in Iran

Iranian police detained two suspects in Wednesday's twin attacks on the parliament building and a shrine in Tehran that killed 17 and wounded 43, local media reported. "The Law Enforcement forces in Kermanshah Province have …

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