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The latest news, views about incidents in Iran as covered by Iranian media outlets.


Iran Leader Calls for Rapid Delivery of Aid to Flood-Hit People

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei urged the Iranian officials to expedite the process of providing assistance for people in Iranian provinces hit by the recent devastating flood, which has so far killed at least 40.
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Viral Video Shows How Attempt to Break World Record Leads to Seizure

A young Iranian man was trying to break the world record of underwater breath-holding in the middle of a live TV show, but he was not that much successful in doing it.

People in Iran Question Competency of Tehran Mayor after Plasco Building Collapse

Following the collapse of an ageing high-rise in downtown Tehran last week, many Iranians have joined a campaign on social media, questioning the competency of the Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
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Iran’s Leader Calls for All-Out Rescue Efforts after Plasco Building Collapse

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei expressed deep sorrow over the collapse of an old building in downtown Tehran in the wake of a massive fire, stressing that all efforts should be focused on rescuing those trapped under the debris.
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Mayor: All Citizens Evacuated from Plasco Building before Its Collapse

The Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf says all ordinary citizens and shop owners had been evacuated from the blazing Plasco building in central Tehran before its total collapse. Qalibaf asked people not to pay attention to rumours.
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Iran’s President Orders Minister to Pursue Plasco Building Collapse

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Interior Minister to immediately pursue the disastrous collapse of Plasco shopping centre in Tehran, which has killed dozens of firefighters so far.
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At Least 300 Entrapped in Collapse of High-Rise Shopping Centre in Tehran (+Video)

Plasco shopping centre, one of the oldest high-rise buildings built in the 1960s, totally collapsed after hours of fire. Dozens of firefighters and residents are entrapped inside the building.[:ar]

Petchem Accidents Not Caused by Cyber Attacks: Iranian Commander

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali dismissed the notion that a number of recent incidents in the country’s petrochemical industry may have been the result of cyber attacks.

Blazes in Iran’s Petchem Plants Caused by Lack of Funding for HSE: Zanganeh

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the main reason behind recent blazes at a number of petrochemical complexes in the country is the failure of some private companies to provide funding for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) parameters.

Fire at Mahshahr Petchem Complex Was an Environmental Warning

Vice-President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment said the recent fire in Bou Ali Petrochemical Complex in southwestern Iran was a wakeup call on the importance of environmental issues and safety.

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