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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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Iran Air launches Tbilisi-Tehran flights

Iranian airline Iran Air has launched scheduled operations from Iran’s capital of Tehran to Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi, Georgia’s Civil Aviation Agency said. Starting from March 27, Iran Air will perform flights on …

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Two earthquakes hit Iran

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 points on the Richter scale was registered 182 km south-east of the Iranian city of Ahvaz at a depth of 10km, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre ( EMSC) said. The next earthquake …

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Plane crash kills 66 in central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj, Al Jazeera reports citing Iranian news media. A spokesperson for Iran Aseman Airlines told …

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Islamic revolution anniversary marked in Iran

Iranian people took to the streets on Sunday for countrywide rallies on a national holiday marking the 39th anniversary of victory of the 1979 revolution that toppled the Pahlavi monarchy and founded the Islamic Republic in Iran, Tasnim news …

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