Friday, February 3, 2023

Incidents

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.

Iran Marks 34th Anniversary of Liberation of Khorramshahr

On 23 May, Iran marks the 34th anniversary of the liberation of the strategic port city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces under the former dictator Saddam Hussein.

Famous Artworks to Embellish Tehran for Second Year

Copies of famous works of art, including many by prominent Western and Iranian artists, will appear next week on billboards and tableaus across the capital city of Tehran.

Cheetah Killed in Accident, Cub Escaped

On Wednesday night, May 11, a female cheetah unfortunately died in a collision with passing vehicles on a road between Semnan and Mashhad, near...

Smugglers in Afghanistan Use Catapult to Get Drugs over Iran’s Borders

Alireza Jazini, a senior Iranian anti-narcotics official, confirmed that a catapult has recently been used by drug traffickers on Iran’s eastern borders to hurl illicit drugs into Iranian territory.

Quake Jolts Southern Province of Bushehr

An earthquake measuring 4.0 degrees on the Richter scale jolted the southern province of Bushehr early Tuesday.

Police Arrest “Electric Man” Who Stole Power Cables

Police forces in the northern Iranian city of Babol finally managed to capture a man who claimed to be immune to electricity, and had stolen the city’s power cables, causing blackouts on several occasions.

TV Show Guest Saves Child’s Life Backstage

A new episode of Elixir, an Iranian weekly talk show aired on IRIB’s Channel 3, was being filmed when a woman was heard screaming outside the studio. The TV crew and the guest of the show ran out to see what had happened, but were shocked to find the body of a child.

3 Iranian Police Killed in Clashes with Armed Drug Dealers

In an attack carried out by armed drug smugglers on a checkpoint in Iran’s southeastern border city of Khash in Sistan and Balouchestan Province, three law enforcement officers were killed, the provincial police chief announced on Wednesday.

Kurdish Artist Buries His Sculpture of Renowned Poet

An Iranian-Kurdish sculptor buried a statue he had made of a famous Kurdish poet, after municipal officials refused to install it in the western...

Iranian Dentist Gives Free Street Dental Exams

Shafi Ja’fari is a young dentist who gave out free dental examinations to people around Enqelab Square, in central Tehran, ISNA news agency reported.

Iranian Police Seize over 2 Tons of Narcotics in Southeastern Province

Iran's anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,200 kilograms of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Wednesday.

Navy Foils Pirate Attack on Iranian Ship

The Iranian Navy’s 40th flotilla of warships, deployed to the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea for an overseas mission, repulsed a pirate attack on an Iranian vessel, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced.

A Haircut in the Middle of a Football Match

During a local match between two Saudi football league teams, all of a sudden the referee stopped the game and sent off one of the goalkeepers for a haircut, deeming his hairstyle un-Islamic.

Iran Cabinet Orders Flood Damage Recovery

The Iranian cabinet ordered the organizations in charge to recover the damage that a recent flooding inflicted on vast areas of western and southwestern provinces.

People in Flood-Hit Khuzestan Province in Southwestern Iran

After the heavy rainfall and flood that recently hit several Iranian provinces including Khuzestan in Iran’s southwest, people in these areas are struggling to...

Interview: Postgraduate Due to Marry a Man Condemned to Death

Elham’s love story took place in a prison. When she went to visit her brother in prison, she fell in love with a boy who is soon to be executed for murder.

Iranians and Afghans Mourn Together over Horrible Murder of 6-Year-Old Setayesh

It was terrible news, but knowing it had happened in Iran was even worse. 6-year-old Setayesh, an Afghan child, had been killed, and both societies were united in sadness.

6 people killed, gone missing in floods

Head of Iran's Emergency Organization announced that at least six people have been killed or gone missing in the country's recent flooding incidents.

Live Rabbit Dissection Leads to Official Censure of School

The public relations department of Hamedan Provincial Environmental Office announced that a school head-teacher has been suspended, while the teacher responsible has been summoned to appear in front of the infraction committee of the Ministry of Education.

Floods in western Iran (PHOTOS)

Land subsidence, flooded streets and floating cars were only part of what driving rains caused in the western city of Ilam.

Iran probes jumbo jet engine break-off

The mid-air horror ended after the aircraft with 426 passengers and crew on board safely landed at Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport .

Iranian woman killed in hit and run in Canada

Maryam Rashidi, an Iranian woman, was run over in Calgary while trying to stop a stolen truck from fleeing with unpaid gas. She succumbed to her injuries two days later in the hospital.

Alligator makes it to industrial no-go zone (PHOTOS)

Images of an alligator in a gas facility in southern Iran.

Twin sisters, joined at heart and liver, are born in Shiraz (photos)

The conjoined twins should live stuck together for at least a year before they can live two separate lives.

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