Saturday, January 28, 2023

Incidents

Iran’s Leader Shows Reaction to Deadly Train Crash and ISIS Attack on Pilgrims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei extended his condolences to the bereaved Iranian families who lost their beloved ones in the recent terrorist attack in Iraq and a train collision accident in Iran, and called on officials to probe into root causes of such incidents.

Death of Iranian Pilgrims in Iraq Overshadowed by Deadly Train Collision

The recent train crash in Iran’s Semnan Province has overshadowed the deaths of dozens of Iran pilgrims in a terrorist attack in Iraq.

Iran’s President and Judiciary Chief Order Action on Deadly Train Crash

Iranian authorities have urged executive and legal bodies to seriously pursue the recent deadly train collision in Iran’s Semnan province.

Two Trains Collide in North-Central Iran, Kill 45

More than 30 people have lost their lives and dozens of others have been injured after two passenger trains collided at a station in Iran’s north-central province of Semnan.

Baby Tiger Found Wandering Streets of Iran’s Mashhad

A video has gone viral in Iran, showing a baby tiger wandering the streets of Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad.

Pilot Cuts Flight Time to Save Afghan Worker’s Arm

An Iranian pilot cut the flight time by 20 minutes to help an injured Afghan immigrant regain the use of his hand, which had been cut off in an accident.

Security Forces Open Fire Near Iranian Embassy in Ankara

A dozen shots have reportedly been fired outside the Iranian Embassy in Turkey capital, Ankara.

Scores Killed, Hundreds Injured in Cameroon Train Crash

Dozens were killed and hundreds wounded after crowded passenger train has gone off the tracks along the route that links capital Yaounde with economic hub Douala.

Illegal Afghan Immigrant Sexually Assaults Iranian Woman

An illegal Afghan immigrant was arrested on charge of sexual offence against an Iranian woman.

Mine Explosion Kills Little Boy in West of Iran

The explosion of a land mine remained from the Iraqi imposed war (1980s) killed and wounded three little children who were playing in Sardasht, a town in northwestern Iran.

Petchem Accidents Not Caused by Cyber Attacks: Iranian Commander

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali dismissed the notion that a number of recent incidents in the country’s petrochemical industry may have been the result of cyber attacks.

Iran’s Supertanker, Container Ship Collide in Singapore Strait

A large container ship has collided with an Iranian supertanker in the busy Singapore Strait, causing damage to both vessels, but no injuries or oil pollution, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says.

16-Year-Old Iranian Girl Pulls a Car with Her Teeth

Faezeh Sarlak is a 16-year-old girl from Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz. She recently pulled a car using her teeth. Here are ISNA’s photos of...

Wild Dogs Attack Athletes in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium

A few days ago, a number of wild dogs seriously attacked and injured two athletes at Tehran’s Azadi Sports Complex. The two were sent to the hospital, and one of them is in critical conditions; however, the authorities and people avoided killing the aggressive animals.

Clashes over Water in Southern Iran Kill 1, Injure 30

At least one person has been killed and 30 people injured in clashes over a water supply.

Iran’s Petchem Complex to Resume Operation Within Weeks: Minister

The Iranian minister of petroleum says the country’s Bu Ali Sina Petrochemical Complex in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, which was hit by a raging fire earlier this week, will resume its operation within the next few weeks.

Firefighters Still Battling Blaze in Petrochemical Complex in Iran’s Mahshahr

Iranian firefighters and helicopters tried on Thursday to extinguish a fire that broke out at Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex in southwestern port city of Mahshahr a day earlier.

German Mountaineer Rescued from Mount Damavand

The head of Amol Red Crescent said that a German mountaineer had fallen while climbing Mount Damavand, but a team dispatched to the location was able to rescue him.

Street-Cleaning Canine in Khalkhal

A trained dog in the city of Khalkhal, north-western Iran, cleans the streets by collecting trash bags left by the side of the road. The...

Red Crescent in Iran Gets 5 Air Rescue Helicopters

Five new rescue helicopters that Iran’s Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has purchased will enter service within a month, an official announced.

Police Seize over Two Tons of Opium in Southeast Iran

Iran’s anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,000kg of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Monday May 5.

Muhammad Ali, A Pioneer of Racial Equality

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed his deepest condolences for the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, deeming him a pioneer in the field of racial equality.

A Swiss Child Wearing Black Chador

The Swiss tourist parents chose Chador as the traditional costume for their 2.5 years old daughter because as they say they want their daughter to wear what most of Iranian women and girls traditionally wear.

86-Year-Old Iranian Man Receives Master’s Degree

An 86-year-old man earned his master’s degree in educational research from Ajab-Shir Azad University, East Azarbaijan province.

Bam Citadel to Reopen to Public after 13 Years

The world’s largest adobe building is beginning to recover some of its past glory after the reconstruction of central citadel, which is planned to be reopened to the public.

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