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12 Killed,17 Injured in Iran Flash Floods

12 Killed,17 Injured in Iran Flash Floods

Flash floods in several provinces of Iran have killed at least 12 people and injured 17 others, medical authorities said.

Iran Expresses Regret over Croatia Earthquake

Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has expressed sympathy with the Croatian nation and government over the earthquake that struck the country on Sunday.
Two Quakes Hit Iran as Fight against COVID-19 Goes On

Two Quakes Hit Iran as Fight against COVID-19 Goes On

While Iranian people are being urged to stay at home to prevent furious spread of the novel coronavirus, two earthquakes in Qom and Bandar Abbas have made some reconsider their decision.
Residential Building Fire in Iran’s Qom Kills 5, Injures 66

Residential Building Fire in Iran’s Qom Kills 5, Injures 66

A huge fire at a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom has killed five people and injured 66 others.
Musicals Performed to Commemorate Ukrainian Flight 752 Passengers

Musicals Performed to Commemorate Ukrainian Flight 752 Passengers

Two musical pieces composed by famous conductor Loris Tjeknavorian and Behzad Abdi were recently performed to commemorate the victims of the January downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane..
Canada, Iran to Grant Scholarships in Memory of Ukrainian Flight Victims

Canada, Iran to Grant Scholarships in Memory of Ukrainian Flight Victims

The University of Waterloo in Canada’s Ontario and Iran’s Sharif University of Technology are planning to establish scholarship funds in memory of some of the elite passengers of the Ukrainian plane which was downed in Tehran last month.
Ukraine Plane Crash: Eyewitnesses Say Can’t Sleep Anymore

Zarif Gives Assurance Iran Fully Responsible on Plane Tragedy

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told his counterparts from the countries involved in the recent Ukrainian plane tragedy that the Islamic Republic will remain fully responsible in dealing with the case.
Iran President Orders Rapid Action to Aid Snow-Hit Areas

Iran President Orders Rapid Action to Aid Snow-Hit Areas

As heavy snow has blanketed much of northern Iran, President Hassan Rouhani has ordered four ministers to take whatever action necessary to swiftly aid people in the affected areas and address their problems.
Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

Heavy Snowfall, Avalanche Leave Casualties in Northern Iran

At least seven people have been killed and 85 others wounded in the heavy snowfall and avalanches that hit northern Iran, especially Gilan and Ardabil provinces.
Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

Fajr Film Festival Kicks Off in Iran; Opening Ceremony Funds Donated to Flood Victims

As the 38th edition of Fajr Film Festival has gotten underway in Iran, the festival organizers are donating the opening ceremony funds to the people affected by flooding in the country’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.