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Iran Sympathizes with Canada over Deadly Bus Crash

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed regret over the fatal crash of a bus involving Canadian junior hockey team.

Inspired by Plasco Tragedy, Scientists Build Firefighter Robot

A group of Iranian scientists have invented a robot that can extinguish fires of up to 1000 Celsius degrees while it is engulfed in flames.

Angry at YouTube’s Unfair Policies, Iranian Vegan Wounds 3, Kills Herself

An Iranian-American woman named Nasim Aghdam, a vegan and animal rights activist with lots of followers on Instagram, has been identified as the person who opened fire on the YouTube headquarters in California, perhaps in protest at being censored by the video-sharing company.

Operation to Find Victims of Iranian Plane Crash Still Underway

An Iranian official says the search for victims of the February plane crash in south-western Iran is continuing non-stop in areas near the peak of the Dena Mountain.

Fire at Iranian Tea House Kills 11, Injures 6 (+Video)

A fire started by a former employee destroyed a tea house on Tuesday and killed and wounded dozens of people in the city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran.

Dozens Killed, Missing after Huge Fire at Russian Mall (+Video)

The death toll from the fire at the Winter Cherry shopping centre in Kemerovo, Sunday, has increased to 37, with reports of 69 people still missing, including 40 children.

Iran’s Northern Forests Burning in Fire (+Video)

Jungles in parts of Gilan province in northern Iran caught fire on Saturday night, a provincial official said, leaving no casualties but consuming hundreds of hectares of forests.

Iran President Joins ‘No to Road Accidents’ Campaign

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has joined a nation-wide campaign called 'No to Road Accidents' as the Nowruz vacations begin.

Iran’s Southwest Hit by 5-Magnitude Quake

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted an area in Iran’s southwestern province of Bushehr on Monday but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

4 Killed, 1,800 Injured in “Fireworks Wednesday” Incidents

Firecracker-related incidents left 4 people dead and over 1,799 others injured in Chaharshanbe Soori, a fire festival held on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Iranian calendar year, the head of Iran’s Center for Emergency Medical Services said.

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