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 Wife of Rouhani's adviser shot dead in Tehran

A wife of an adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Mohammad Ali Najafi, was shot and killed at her home. Mitra Najafi — the second wife of Najafi, a former reformist mayor of Tehran and a Rouhani …

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Plane catches fire at Tehran airport

An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport yesterday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran’s emergency department Pir-Hossein Kolivand said on state …

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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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Iran ‘covered’ with snowstorms

The unusual weather is observed in Iran - in 17 provinces of the republic, there are devastating blizzards, accompanied by no less severe flooding. According to Trend, in total, about 3.3 thousand families suffered from the disaster, …

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Elmar Mammadyarov to visit Tehran

Azerbaijani and Iranian foreign ministers, Elmar Mammadyarov and Mohammad Javad Zarif, will meet in Tehran in February, Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahangirzadeh said at a press …

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Plane crashes on outskirts of Tehran

A Boeing-707 has crashed on the outskirts of Tehran today, the flight engineer who was on board was the only person who survived the crash. The plane was en route from Bishkek to Payam Airport in the town of Karaj, Fars news agency …

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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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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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Gas explosion kills 3 people in Tehran

A gas explosion in a Tehran sports complex has killed three workers, Iranian state TV reported. It says the explosion in the capital happened after heating gas leaked while the workers were carrying out repairs in a boiler …

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Baku Symphonic Orchestra to perform in Tehran

The Baku Symphonic Orchestra will give a concert under the baton of its Iranian conductor Vahid Alipur at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on August 14. Iranian violinist Amin Ghaffari will also accompany the …

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Storm injures almost 20 people in Tehran

A strong storm hit Tehran Monday night, injuring 18 people and breaking branches of trees and electricity cables in the capital city, Tehran Emergency Services reported. According to the report, strong winds blowing at a speed of 83 …

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Iranian authorities arrest 27 suspected terrorists

Iranian authorities have detained 27 suspected members of a terrorist group and confiscated a large number of explosives and weapons including machine guns and grenades, Independent.ie reports. The group is reported to have planned …

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Military aircraft crashes near Tehran

A training aircraft of the Iranian army crashed in the suburbs of Tehran, the army's press service said. The incident took place yesterday evening in uninhibited area not far from the Imam Khomeini International Airport, the …

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