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Flights at Tehran's Airports Resume after Heavy Snowfall

Flights at Tehran’s Airports Resume after Heavy Snowfall

The runways of Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport were dug out from under 70 centimeters (more than two feet) of snow, letting flights resume on Sunday morning.

Shajarian, Greatest Living Maestro of Persian Singing

Known as the “King of Persian traditional singing,” “Iran’s most popular artist of the time” and “the greatest living maestro of Persian classical music," the globally-renowned Mohammad Reza Shajarian has been the inspiring voice of generations in Iran for several decades.

Iran Arrests Suspects behind Volatility of Exchange Market

Police in Tehran have shut down several currency exchange shops and arrested a number of money changers suspected of being behind a recent turmoil in exchange rates.

Iran Calls for Formation of Anti-Terror Coalition with Iraq, Pakistan

A top military aide to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said that Iran should build an anti-terrorism coalition with Pakistan and Iraq to counter US threats against the Middle East.
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Iran Army Test-Fires Qadir Cruise Missile in Ongoing Drills

The Iranian Army on Tuesday employed a homegrown cruise missile to hit naval targets as part of a large-scale military drill, underway in south and southeast of the country.

Iran’s Forex Revenues Outstrip Expenses: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assured the nation that the country’s foreign exchange revenue far outstrips the spending, stressing that foreign exchange reserves will even grow in future.

Iran Warns Off Coalition Warships to Stay Away from Drill Zone

Iranian military aircraft gave warning to two foreign warships near the country’s southern waters on Monday, forcing the vessels to leave the zone of an ongoing war game, a spokesperson said.

Iran Army to Launch Massive War Games in Southeastern Waters

Iran's Army says is planning to hold large-scale joint military exercises in a vast area along the Makran coastal strip, including the shores of the Sea of Oman, in the country's southern and southeastern regions, a senior commander says.

IRGC Aerospace Force Ready to Help Gov’t Seed Clouds

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force voiced readiness to help Iran’s Energy Ministry carry out cloud-seeding operations as part of programs to fight drought.

Dangerous Level of Air Pollution Shuts Schools in Iran’s Khuzestan

Kindergartens and schools in 15 cities of Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan will be closed down on Saturday because of heavy dust pollution.

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