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‘Iranian Oil Tanker Struck in Red Sea to Arrive Home within Days’

Iran says that its oil tanker hit by two missiles on Friday morning in the Red Sea near the Saudi port city of Jeddah is on the way back home and would arrive in Iran within 9 or 10 days.

Iran Investigating Attack on Its Oil Tanker: Spokesman

Iran’s Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says Tehran is carefully looking into the recent tanker accident in the Red Sea without any haste.

Explosions Hit Iranian Oil Tanker near Saudi Arabia

An Iranian oil tanker operated by the National Iranian Tanker Company has been hit by two missile attacks near Saudi Arabia.

5 Killed after Train Derails in Southeastern Iran

The death toll from a Wednesday train accident in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan has reached five, local officials said.

Iran Condoles with Pakistan over Deadly Quake

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has sympathized with Pakistan over the earthquake that hit the country’s north, killing and injuring dozens of people.

Bulk of Flood-Hit Homes in Southwest Iran Rebuilt

Of the 16,500 homes that were in need of repair after the March and April flooding in Khuzestan, 13,000 have been completely repaired, director of a headquarters tasked with coordinating the reconstruction of flood-affected areas said on Saturday.

Iran Condoles with Iraq over Tragic Incident in Karbala

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep regret over the tragic incident in the holy city of Karbala on Ashura, which killed and wounded tens of Shiite mourners.

Lifeguard Dedicates Life to Saving Others after His Son Drowned

An Iranian professional swimming coach and lifeguard recounts the touching story of her son getting a cardiac arrest while swimming in the sea.

Iranian Oil Tanker Runs into Technical Problem in Red Sea

An Iranian oil tanker operated by the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has experienced technical difficulties in the Red Sea.

Training Plane Crash Kills Two in South-East of Tehran

An ultralight training aircraft crashed on Thursday near the city of Garmsar, some 100 kilometres south-east of Tehran, killing two people.

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