President Hassan Rouhani has issued an order to mobilise all facilities to provide rapid and effective relief to earthquake-hit areas, and meet the immediate and urgent needs of earthquake-hit people in the country’s East Azarbaijan province.
A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has hit East Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran, killing at least 5 people and injuring over 250.
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman has expressed condolences over the recent train tragedy in Pakistan.
At least 64 people were killed on Thursday after a fire swept through a Pakistani train following a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, the minister for railways said.
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale has jolted an area in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Monday noon, but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
The body of a treasure hunter has been discovered 50 metres deep down a cave in north-west of Iran.
Iran says that its oil tanker hit by two missiles on Friday morning in the Red Sea near the Saudi port city of Jeddah is on the way back home and would arrive in Iran within 9 or 10 days.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has described an attack on the Iranian oil tanker SABITI in the Red Sea as “a dangerous adventure”, warning that all the responsibilities fall on those behind it.
The death toll from a Wednesday train accident in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan has reached five, local officials said.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has sympathized with Pakistan over the earthquake that hit the country’s north, killing and injuring dozens of people.