Incidents

Couple Ties the Knot on Flood Waters in Southern Iran

An Iranian couple in Khuzestan province, south-west of the country, has held their marriage ceremony on flood waters.

Qazvin Gardens Play Significant Role in Containing Flood

The gardens of Qazvin province in north-west of Tehran have played a major role in containing the recent devastating floods that hit almost all parts of Iran, leaving over 76 people dead.

Iran Offers Sympathy to France over Cathedral Fire

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered sympathy to the French nation and all Catholics in the world over the tragic fire that destroyed the Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris.

US Sanctions Impeding Int’l Cash Aid to Flood-Hit Iranians

The Iranian Red Crescent Society says due to the unilateral sanctions the US has imposed on the Islamic Republic, no international cash aid has ever reached and handed over to the people affected by the recent floods, which have so far killed at least 76.

Movie Stars Gather in Tehran to Raise Fund for Flood Victims

A group of movie stars and filmmakers recently gathered in a movie theatre in central Tehran to raise funds for the victims of the recent floods across the country, joining other Iranians from all walks of life who have donated over $7.5 million to the Iranian Red Crescent Society so far.

Flood-Hit People of Iran Saved by IRGC Vehicles: Commander

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force has saved people stranded in Iran’s southwestern rural areas with military personnel carriers, a top commander said.

Iranian Couple Donates Wedding Money to Flood-hit People

A newly-wed couple from the city of Mianeh in Iran’s East Azarbaijan province has donated their wedding expenses to flood-stricken people.

Saudi, UAE Offer Help to Victims of Iran Floods

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have offered to help flood victims in Iran days after welcoming US blacklisting of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which plays the central role in relief efforts.

Dozens of Flood-Hit Couples Hold Wedding Ceremonies in Iran

A group of flood-hit couples in the northern Iranian province of Golestan has celebrated their weddings in makeshift camps despite all the hardships.

Why Iran Floods Inflicted Such Heavy Casualties, Damages

Flash floods remain the key challenge for Iran in the Persian New Year. But why did the recent floods leave so many casualties and so much damage? A top academic explains.

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