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Iranian Athlete Dedicates Medal to Deceased Firefighters

Mojtaba Abedini, an Iranian sabre fencer, dedicated his World Cup silver medal to Iranian firefighters who lost their lives in the recent Plasco incident in Tehran.

River Flooding in Southeastern Iran Blocks Road to 130 Villages

Maloran River in Southeastern Iran flooded last night, blocking the roads to more than 130 villages.

Turkish Airline’s Airbus Makes Emergency Landing in Southeastern Iran

An Airbus A330-300 which was en route from Istanbul to Vietnam made an emergency landing in Zahedan, southeastern Iran, because of a passenger’s critical condition.

Iranian Actor Grieves over Young Contraband Carrier’s Death

A famous Iranian actor has expressed his sorrow at the tragic death of a young man who worked as a ‘contraband porter’ in northwestern Iran, saying “he could have become a movie star”.

Heroic Firefighters Laid to Rest after Funeral Ceremony Attended by Thousands

A funeral ceremony for 16 Iranian firefighters, who lost their lives battling a massive blaze that recently ruined a high-rise in downtown Tehran, was held in the capital city’s Grand Mosalla on Monday. The self-less firemen were later laid to rest as thousands escorted them to the cemetery.

6 Killed, 8 Wounded in Terrorist Attack on Mosque in Quebec

Two suspects were detained after a shooting at a mosque in Canadian city of Quebec left six people dead and eight injured, officials said early Monday.

Avalanche in Western Iran Kills 4, Wounds 6

Several people have been killed and wounded in an avalanche in Western Iranian city of Sardasht, an emergency official announced.

Russian Doctor Provokes Outage by Posting Photos of Herself Posing with a Corpse

A female doctor in Russia’s St. Petersburg has caused outrage by posting pictures of herself online posing with a corpse.

Funeral to Be Held on Monday for Firefighters Killed in Plasco Incident

A funeral procession will be held in Tehran on Monday for the firefighters who lost their lives in a massive fire and subsequent collapse of a 17-story building on January 19, governor of Tehran announced.
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Texas Mosque Totally Destroyed after Morning Fire

An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a mosque in Texas that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.

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