At least 28 people, five seriously, were wounded after a pickup truck hit two cars and then ran into the crowd attending the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, the United States.
A border outpost in western Iranian city of Baneh was fully blanketed by the recent heavy snowfall.
Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says two people have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire of Plasco building, which led to its collapse on January 19 and killed several people.
The shop owners of Plasco, the first modern commercial centre in Iran which collapsed last month, will continue their business in another shopping centre in Tehran.
At least two people have been killed in an explosion on a gas pipeline in southeastern Iran, the Fars news agency says.
Mojtaba Abedini, an Iranian sabre fencer, dedicated his World Cup silver medal to Iranian firefighters who lost their lives in the recent Plasco incident in Tehran.
Maloran River in Southeastern Iran flooded last night, blocking the roads to more than 130 villages.
An Airbus A330-300 which was en route from Istanbul to Vietnam made an emergency landing in Zahedan, southeastern Iran, because of a passenger’s critical condition.
A famous Iranian actor has expressed his sorrow at the tragic death of a young man who worked as a ‘contraband porter’ in northwestern Iran, saying “he could have become a movie star”.
A funeral ceremony for 16 Iranian firefighters, who lost their lives battling a massive blaze that recently ruined a high-rise in downtown Tehran, was held in the capital city’s Grand Mosalla on Monday. The self-less firemen were later laid to rest as thousands escorted them to the cemetery.