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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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Iran air to resume flights to Baku

The Iranian flag carrier airline, Iran Air, will resume Tehran-Baku flights from Jan. 29, the general director of Iranian travel agency Aysanparvaz, Mohammad Mir Rezaie, said. The flights will operate again after a …

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Iran to continue its strategy in Middle East

Iran will not give up its strategy of supporting the peoples of the Middle East, the secretary of the republic's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said. Commenting on the reaction of the West to the …

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UN regrets reported loss of life amid Iranian protests

The United Nations regrets the reported loss of life resulting from the protests in Iran, and hopes that further violence will be avoided, a spokesperson for the world body said on Tuesday, UN News Centre reported. “The Secretary …

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Death toll rises to 22 in Iran anti-regime protests

At least 22 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran, officials said, Yeni Şafak reported. At least five people were killed Monday in protests in Isfahan province, according to …

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Six days of Iran protests: 20 dead, 450 arrested

At least 20 people have died and 450 have been arrested in six days of nationwide anti-government demonstrations in Iran, the country's media reported Tuesday, USA Today reports. The unrest started Thursday over economic …

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