Saturday, April 1, 2023


Abadan’s Metropol remains collapse; one killed, two injured

One person was killed and two were injured on Wednesday after another part of the Metropol building in southwestern Iranian city of Abadan collapsed, media reported.

Four die in blast at oxygen generating factory in southeast Iran

Four people have lost their lives in an explosion that ripped through a factory generating oxygen for medical purposes near the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

‘Shower-averse’ man dies in Iran after bath

Amoo Haji had managed to go without a shower for fifty years. Once, when fellow villagers in Dezhgah, in Iran’s Fars Province, attempted to throw him a good old bath and were taking him almost discreetly to a nearby river, he jumped out of the car as soon as he found out about their intentions.

Iranian soldier killed in clash with thugs in east

An Iranian Army conscript was killed on Friday afternoon in a clash with armed thugs in the eastern city of Taybad bordering Afghanistan, the governor of the city announced.

Traffic police officer gunned down in southeast Iran 

A traffic police officer has been shot and killed by unknown gunmen in southeastern Iran.

Iranian Judiciary Chief calls fire in Tehran’s Evin Prison “crime by enemy’s agents”

Iranian Judiciary Chief Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei says the fire that on Saturday broke out in Tehran’s Evin Prison was a “crime committed by the enemy’s agents”.

Iran’s Judiciary: Evin prison blaze death toll rises to 8

Four more inmates have succumbed to their injuries sustained after a fire incident on Saturday night in Evin prison in the Iranian capital Tehran, raising the death toll to eight, Iran’s Judiciary announced on Monday.

Iran’s Judiciary: 4 dead, dozens injured in Evin prison fire incident

A brawl and an ensuing fire that broke out in Evin prison in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday has left at least four inmates dead and 61 more injured due to smoke inhalation, according to Iran’s Judiciary.

Officials say situation ‘under control’ at Tehran’s Evin prison, 8 injured

The situation is under control at Evin prison in the Iranian capital Tehran after a brawl and an ensuing fire broke out in one of the wards on Saturday evening, the Iranian Judiciary’s media center reported.

Riot in northern Iranian prison leaves deaths

The prosecutor general of the northern Iranian province of Guilan has confirmed clashes in one of the sections of Lakan prison saying some of the injured have lost their lives because other prisoners prevented medical access to them.

Official: 19-member commission backs report on Mahsa Amini’s death

The final report of the probe into the death of a young Iranian woman who died in police custody nearly three weeks ago in the capital Tehran was confirmed by Iran’s Legal Medicine Organization after supervision by 19 medical experts, the head of the organization said.

Iran’s coroner: Mahsa Amini died of illness, not from blows to body

Iran’s forensic organization says the death of the young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini in police custody was caused by underlying condition, and not by beating or blows to her body, confirming the police account of the incident.

Assilant attacks Iran embassy in Denmark

An assailant armed with cold weapons enters illegally the parameters of the Iranian embassy in Denmark causing damage to the embassy cars. The asssult took place on Friday morning.

Update: Over 1100 wounded in tremor in northwest Iran

The number of the wounded in Wednesday’s earthquake that jolted the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy in West Azarbaijan Province has risen to more than 1100 people, according to new official figures on Thursday.

Hundreds injured in quake in northwestern Iran

A 5.4 earthquake on the Richter scale hit the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy in West Azarbaijan Province, leaving nearly 500 people injured, according to reports.

Iran’s judiciary launches probe into suspicious death of teen girl Nika Shakarami

Iran’s judiciary has opened a case to investigate the death of a 17-year-old girl who went missing two weeks ago and whose dead body was recovered days later in the Iranian capital, Tehran’s prosecutor has announced.

Kayhan newspaper building attacked in Tehran protests

A group of angry protesters attacked the building of Kayhan newspaper, known for its fervent pro-government views, in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday evening.

Father of Iranian woman who had heart attack in police custody demands full probe into her death

The father of an Iranian woman who died after a heart attack in morality police custody last week, has once again rejected reports that her daughter had background medical conditions, asking for a full probe into the cause of his daughter’s tragic death.

Iranian woman who died in custody laid to rest amid public anger, question marks

A young Iranian woman who died in morality police custody on Friday has been laid to rest in her hometown, amid public outrage over her suspected mistreatment and calls for authorities to clarify the situation revolving her death.

Iranian woman dies in police custody, President Raisi urges probe

A 22-year-old Iranian woman has died after slipping into a coma at a police station in Tehran.

Dramatic car crash leaves two dead, another injured in Iran’s capital

Two young people lose their lives as their car falls from an elevated expressway and catches fire in the northern part of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Fire put out in Iranian oil field

Firefighters have managed to contain a blaze in an oil field in Shadegan in the southern Iranian province of Khuzestan.

Four more Iranian pilgrims die in vehicle accident in Iraq

Four Iranian pilgrims lose their lives as the van carrying them flips over on a road in the Iraqi province of Hillah, bringing the fatalities among Iranian nationals on Arba’een pilgrimage in the Arab country to 13.

Security force shot dead by patient at Iran hospital

Iranian authorities say a mentally ill patient shot and killed a policeman in a hospital in the city of Damghan, in eastern Tehran.

Famous Iranian doctor gunned down in Tehran

A famous Iranian doctor has been shot dead in the capital Tehran.

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