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Cyber-attack knocks out Tehran municipality website and control cameras

Tehran’s municipality says its website on Thursday was hacked in a cyber-attack and some profane pictures appeared on it for several minutes.

Iranian forensic official rejects rumors about identity of Metropol owner’s body

A senior Iranian forensic official has dismissed suspicions about the genetic identity of the body belonging to Hossein Abdolbaghi, the owner and builder of the Metropol Building in Abadan, which was retrieved from under the rubble of the collapsed tower bloc.

Firefighters rescue 3 from drowning in Isfahan

Isfahan’s firefighting department says three people have been rescued from drowning in Zayandeh Rood River that passes through this old Iranian city.

Funeral held for two wildlife rangers in Iran’s Shiraz

People hold a funeral for two wildlife rangers of Iran's Fars Province in the city of Shiraz.

Iran building collapse death toll rises to 36

The death toll from a building that partially collapsed last Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Abadan has risen to 36 as three more body was pulled out from under the rubble on Tuesday.

Azeri president offers condolences over Iran building collapse

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences over the tragic building collapse in the southern Iranian city of Abadan.

Iran building collapse: Officials raise death toll to 32

The number of fatalities from a building collapse incident in the southern Iranian city of Abadan has risen to 32, after three more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Monday.

Iranian president warns against unsafe buildings following Abadan tragedy

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called for boosting the safety and strength of buildings in Iran to prevent incidents similar to what happened in the southern city of Abadan. Raisi was speaking at the Sunday session of the Cabinet.

Dozens still missing since collapse of tower block in Iran’s Abadan

The governor of Iran’s southeastern Khuzestan Province says 38 people have so far been reported missing since the collapse of a tower block in the city of Abadan and are thus feared trapped under the rubble.

Iranian government declares public day of mourning over building collapse

The Iranian government has declared Sunday as a public day of mourning across the country over the deadly building collapse in the southern city of Abadan.

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.

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