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25 Feared Dead after Plasco Building Collapse
An Iranian official announced that 16 firefighters and 9 others have gone missing in the deadly collapse of Plasco building in central Tehran, and efforts are underway to find the bodies.
Bomb Blast in Pakistan Kills 20, Wounds Over 50
20 people have been and 50 wounded so far after a bomb struck a market in Pakistan's tribal belt bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, Pakistani health and government officials said.
Drone Targeted by Tehran Anti-Aircraft Belongs to Advertising Agency
The drone which was shooed away by anti-aircraft forces in Tehran on Monday belonged to an advertising company.
7 Teenagers Dead, Dozens Rushed to Hospital after Italy Bus Crash
At least seven teenagers have lost their lives when a Hungarian bus crashed on a motorway in northern Italy, Italian media reported on Saturday.
2 Suicide Bombers Blow Themselves Up in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah
People in eastern Jeddah, a port city in Western Saudi Arabia, heard the sound of several gunshots on Saturday morning, which were reportedly followed by two suicide bombers exploding themselves.
Iran’s President Visits Site of Collapsed High-Rise on National Day of Mourning
As Iran is observing a national day of mourning on Saturday following the deadly collapse of Plasco building in central Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited the site of the collapsed high-rise in downtown Tehran to inspect the ongoing search and rescue operation there.
Mayor: All Citizens Evacuated from Plasco Building before Its Collapse
The Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf says all ordinary citizens and shop owners had been evacuated from the blazing Plasco building in central Tehran before its total collapse. Qalibaf asked people not to pay attention to rumours.
Iran’s President Orders Minister to Pursue Plasco Building Collapse
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Interior Minister to immediately pursue the disastrous collapse of Plasco shopping centre in Tehran, which has killed dozens of firefighters so far.
At Least 300 Entrapped in Collapse of High-Rise Shopping Centre in Tehran (+Video)
Plasco shopping centre, one of the oldest high-rise buildings built in the 1960s, totally collapsed after hours of fire. Dozens of firefighters and residents are entrapped inside the building.[:ar]
Bus Crash in Iran’s Kerman Kills 6, Injures 16
A bus rollover on Kerman-Rafsanjan road in southern Iran left six dead and sixteen wounded.
At Least 32 Killed after Turkish Cargo Plane Crashed in Kazakhstan
At least 32 people have reportedly died in the crash of a Turkish cargo plane near the airport in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek.
Bailed Murder Suspect Kills 6 in Revenge Attacks in Central Iran
A murder suspect freed on bail killed 6 people including a policeman and the people who had testified against him in a shooting rampage on Wednesday in central Iran, media reported.
5 Iranian Pilgrims Killed in Huge Blaze in Karbala
Several people, including at least five Iranians, have lost their lives in a huge blaze in a hotel in central parts of Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Saturday evening.
4 Afghan Nationals Killed in 5.1-Magnitude Quake in Southern Iran
An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale in Iran’s southern city of Khonj has killed four Afghan workers and injured four others.
Sorrowful Story of Disabled War Veteran Bullied in Tehran
Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.
Brazilian Police Searching for 144 Prisoners after Jail Carnage
Brazilian authorities have launched a major operation to capture scores of inmates who escaped from a detention center in the country's north during a prison riot in which nearly 60 people were killed.
Russian Plane Crashes in Black Sea with 92 People on Board
Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said Sunday that a total of 92 people were on board of a Tu-154 plane that crashed in the Black Sea.
Quadcopter Shot Down in Tehran over Security Concerns
A drone reportedly used for making a documentary film was shot down in central Tehran this morning after “unintentionally” trespassing on a prohibited airspace near the house of Iran’s Leader and the President’s office, officials noted.
At Least 29 Dead, Dozens Injured in Mexican Fireworks Blast
Dozens are dead, and many more injured, after an explosion at San Pablito Market in Tultepec, Mexico.
Russian Plane Carrying Aerospace Forces Crash-Lands in Siberia with 39 on Board
A Russian Il-18 plane has crashed in Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia) on Monday. Early reports show that all passengers have survived.
Release of Prisoner Who Got Married While He Was on Death Row
An Iranian prisoner, who had been sentenced to death for manslaughter, was forgiven after getting married inside the prison.
Iran Condoles with Pakistan over Plane Crash
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi offered condolences to Pakistan over a plane crash that killed all 48 people on board on Wednesday.
License Plates for Camels in Southern Iran!
Based on a new law in southern Iran, camel owners are obliged to install registration plates on their animals so that they can be identified in case of being involved in car accidents.
Chopper Crashes in Lake in Tehran, 2 Killed
A Bell 205 helicopter crashed in a lake west of Tehran on Tuesday, but all crew members have survived the accident.
Left-Over Landmine in Western Iran Injures Tractor Driver
An Iranian official says the explosion of a landmine remained from Iraq's imposed war on Iran in 1980-88 led to the injury of a man.