Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has ordered all forces to conduct aid operations in most cities of west-central province of Lorestan, which has been hit hardly by fresh floods over past days.
Head of the Relief and Rescue Department of the Iranian Red Crescent Society says at least 23 Iranian provinces are still struggling with floods.
All public facilities and state bodies along with Armed Forces have been mobilized for dealing with the floods that hit and are expected to hit various parts of the country to ensure people’s safety.
Two Palestinian protesters have been killed and over 200 others wounded by the Israeli fire, as people in the besieged Gaza enclave hold massive rallies commemorating the Land Day and the first anniversary of the Great March of Return protests.
Search and rescue work is underway in several Iranian provinces as flash floods have struck much of the country in recent days.
At least 19 people have been killed during the Monday flash floods in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, as a fresh wave of flooding is engulfing several parts of the country, from north to south and from west to east.
Nearly 50 people have been killed and more than 20 seriously injured after terrorists attacked two mosques in central Christchurch, New Zealand, during the Friday prayers.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced a suicide attack on a gathering in the Afghan capital, Kabul, where some government officials were also present.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on India and Pakistan to put an end to hostilities and resolve their dispute peacefully in a bid to avoid further violence.
Pakistan says it has successfully thwarted an alleged attempt by an Indian submarine to enter its waters, amid heightened military tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.