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Police Arrest “Electric Man” Who Stole Power Cables

Police forces in the northern Iranian city of Babol finally managed to capture a man who claimed to be immune to electricity, and had stolen the city’s power cables, causing blackouts on several occasions.

TV Show Guest Saves Child’s Life Backstage

A new episode of Elixir, an Iranian weekly talk show aired on IRIB’s Channel 3, was being filmed when a woman was heard screaming outside the studio. The TV crew and the guest of the show ran out to see what had happened, but were shocked to find the body of a child.

3 Iranian Police Killed in Clashes with Armed Drug Dealers

In an attack carried out by armed drug smugglers on a checkpoint in Iran’s southeastern border city of Khash in Sistan and Balouchestan Province, three law enforcement officers were killed, the provincial police chief announced on Wednesday.

Kurdish Artist Buries His Sculpture of Renowned Poet

An Iranian-Kurdish sculptor buried a statue he had made of a famous Kurdish poet, after municipal officials refused to install it in the western...

Iranian Dentist Gives Free Street Dental Exams

Shafi Ja’fari is a young dentist who gave out free dental examinations to people around Enqelab Square, in central Tehran, ISNA news agency reported.

Iranian Police Seize over 2 Tons of Narcotics in Southeastern Province

Iran's anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,200 kilograms of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Wednesday.

Navy Foils Pirate Attack on Iranian Ship

The Iranian Navy’s 40th flotilla of warships, deployed to the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea for an overseas mission, repulsed a pirate attack on an Iranian vessel, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced.

A Haircut in the Middle of a Football Match

During a local match between two Saudi football league teams, all of a sudden the referee stopped the game and sent off one of the goalkeepers for a haircut, deeming his hairstyle un-Islamic.

Iran Cabinet Orders Flood Damage Recovery

The Iranian cabinet ordered the organizations in charge to recover the damage that a recent flooding inflicted on vast areas of western and southwestern provinces.

People in Flood-Hit Khuzestan Province in Southwestern Iran

After the heavy rainfall and flood that recently hit several Iranian provinces including Khuzestan in Iran’s southwest, people in these areas are struggling to...

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