Saturday, May 28, 2022


Training plane crashes off Iran’s Qeshm Island

A training plane has gone down off Iran’s Qeshm Island in the country’s south.

13 arrested over Iran deadly building collapse, 28 killed so far

Iran has arrested 13 people in connection with the deadly building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

Iran first vice president: Massive corruption in collapsed building

Iran’s First Vice President says the construction of Metropol Building in the southern city of Abadan involved massive corruption.

Death toll in Iran building collapse rises to 26

The number of people killed in a building collapse in the southern Iranian city of Abadan has increased to 22.

Iran’s leader offers condolence to families of the dead in building collapse

Following the tragic collapse of a building in the southern Iranian city of Abadan that left a number of people dead and injured, the leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, issued a message in which he offered condolences to the bereaved families.

Judicial official: DNA test approved identity of collapsed building’s owner

The general and revolutionary prosecutor of Iran’s Khuzestan Province says a DNA test has approved the identity of the corpse of Hossein Abdolbaghi, the key defendant in the collapse of a tall building in the southern city of Abadan.

Iran’s Defense Ministry reports fatal accident at Parchin military site

Iran’s Defense Ministry says one person has been killed in an accident at the Parchin military site, east of the capital, Tehran.

One more rescued in Abadan building collapse, death toll rises to 16

Rescue teams sifted through the debris of a building collapse in southwestern Iranian city of Abadan and pulled one more survivor from under the rubble late on Tuesday, while the death toll from the incident rose to 16.

Number of dead from Iran building collapse rises to 10

The number of the dead from a building collapse incident in southern Iran has risen to 10, officials say, with 30 others so far hospitalized for their injuries.

Fighter plane crashes in east of Isfahan, two dead

An F7 fighter jet has crashed east of Isfahan in central Iran, reportedly killing the pilot and his co-pilot.

5.5-magnitude quake hits southeastern Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale has jolted Sarjangal area near Zahedan, provincial capital of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.

10-story building collapses in southern Iran, killing at least 5

A 10-story building in the southern Iranian city of Abadan has collapsed killing at least five people. Local sources told rescue workers that some 80 people have been trapped under the rubble of the building called Metropol.

Dozens of university students poisoned in dormitory in Tehran

Poisoning in a dormitory has led to the hospitalization of dozens of university students in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Fire erupts at holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad

A fire broke out at a section of the holy shrine of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam, in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, but it was quickly extinguished.

Iranian military vehicle catches fire near Tehran

Tehran’s deputy governor has said that a road crash involving a military vehicle on a suburb of the Iranian capital caused a fire, ruling out any sabotage.

Death toll from recent hostage crisis in W Iran reaches six

The death toll from a recent hostage drama in Iran’s western city of Ilam has reached six, as one of the individuals injured in the incident succumbs to his wounds.

Suspect kills three, self in hostage standoff in Iran’s west

A man who had taken a number of people hostage at a government building in Iran’s western Ilam City has killed three people and himself, ending the standoff, which also saw at least seven people wounded.

District mayor in Tehran sacked due to self-harm

A district mayor in Tehran has been removed from his post after Iranian organization of forensic medicine confirmed that he had committed self-harm to pretend to be fighting against corruption.

A mayor in Tehran attacked after preventing illegal construction

Tehran’s municipality has announced that the mayor of the third district of the city’s 19th area and some of his staff got attacked by a group of people who were banned from continuing illegal construction there.

Official: 17 Iranian provinces hit with flooding over past week

Iran’s Red Crescent Society says 17 provinces were hit with flooding over the past week and hundreds of people were rescued from floodwaters by the organization over the period.

Accidents caused by floods kill 7 people in Iran

The Iranian Red Crescent Society says it has put 1,000 of rescuers on alert in the wake of floods that inundated parts of Iran.

Bodyguard of IRGC Zahedan commander shot dead

The bodyguard of an Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander has been shot dead in Zahedan in the southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province.

Over dozen boats sink in Iran’s biggest fishing port due to sudden high tide

At least 14 boats have sunk in Iran’s largest fishing port in the south of the country due to a sudden high tide, a local official has announced.

Istanbul-Tabriz flight reroutes due to strong winds

A commercial aircraft carrying 161 passengers from the Turkish city of Istanbul to Iran’s northwestern Tabriz City had to reroute to another destination due to strong winds in the Iranian city.

Kish-Tehran flight makes emergency landing due to technical glitch

An Iranian passenger plane en route from the Persian Gulf Island of Kish to the capital, Tehran, made an emergency landing halfway due to a technical fault in the aircraft’s fuel delivery system.

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