Incidents

Petrochemical Complex in Iran’s Mahshahr

Firefighters Still Battling Blaze in Petrochemical Complex in Iran’s Mahshahr

Iranian firefighters and helicopters tried on Thursday to extinguish a fire that broke out at Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex in southwestern port city of Mahshahr a day earlier.
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German Mountaineer Rescued from Mount Damavand

The head of Amol Red Crescent said that a German mountaineer had fallen while climbing Mount Damavand, but a team dispatched to the location was able to rescue him.
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Street-Cleaning Canine in Khalkhal

A trained dog in the city of Khalkhal, north-western Iran, cleans the streets by collecting trash bags left by the side of the road. The...
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Red Crescent in Iran Gets 5 Air Rescue Helicopters

Five new rescue helicopters that Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has purchased will enter service within a month, an official announced.
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Police Seize over Two Tons of Opium in Southeast Iran

Iran’s anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,000kg of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Monday May 5.
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Muhammad Ali, A Pioneer of Racial Equality

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed his deepest condolences for the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, deeming him a pioneer in the field of racial equality.
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A Swiss Child Wearing Black Chador

The Swiss tourist parents chose Chador as the traditional costume for their 2.5 years old daughter because as they say they want their daughter to wear what most of Iranian women and girls traditionally wear.
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86-Year-Old Iranian Man Receives Master’s Degree

An 86-year-old man earned his master’s degree in educational research from Ajab-Shir Azad University, East Azarbaijan province.

Bam Citadel to Reopen to Public after 13 Years

The world’s largest adobe building is beginning to recover some of its past glory after the reconstruction of central citadel, which is planned to be reopened to the public.

Iran Marks 34th Anniversary of Liberation of Khorramshahr

On 23 May, Iran marks the 34th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces under the former dictator Saddam Hussein.

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