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President Rouhani Visits Flood-Hit Areas in Iran's Southeast (6)

President Rouhani Visits Flood-Hit Areas in Iran’s Southeast

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has travelled to the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan to have a first-hand assessment of damages and people's conditions.
IRGC Explains Reason for Delay in Declaring Downing of Ukraine Plane

IRGC Explains Reason for Delay in Declaring Downing of Ukraine Plane

Commander of the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh says had the IRGC made a public notification immediately after downing the Ukrainian passenger plane, “the whole country’s defence system would be crippled.”
Iranian, Canadian FMs Discuss Cooperation on Plane Crash

Iranian, Canadian FMs Discuss Cooperation on Plane Crash

The Iranian foreign minister has, in a meeting with his Canadian counterpart, once again expressed regret over the recent Ukrainian plane crash near Tehran.
Iran Says Surprised by London Meeting on Tragic Plane Crash

Iran Says Surprised by London Meeting on Tragic Plane Crash

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed surprise at a London meeting attended by representatives of countries whose nationals lost their lives in the recent tragic plane crash in Iran.
Iranian, Canadian FMs to Hold Rare Meeting in Muscat

Iranian, Canadian FMs to Hold Rare Meeting in Muscat

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to hold a rare meeting with his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne on Friday.
Iranian, Ukrainian FMs Discuss Latest Updates of Plane Crash

Iranian, Ukrainian FMs Discuss Latest Updates of Plane Crash

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Ukrainian counterpart have held a phone conversation on the latest updates of the recent plane crash in Tehran.
Identities of All Victims of Doomed Ukrainian Jet Established Iran

Identities of All Victims of Doomed Ukrainian Jet Established: Iran

An Iranian judicial official says the identities of all victims of a Ukrainian plane crash that happened near Tehran last week have been determined.
Iran Flood Relief Work Underway in Affected Areas

Iran Flood Relief Work Underway in Affected Areas

Various relief and rescue forces – from the Red Crescent Society to the IRGC – are carrying out search and rescue operations to reach out to victims of flooding in southeastern Iran.
Ukraine Plane Crash Case Should Come to Special Court, President Says

Ukraine Plane Crash Case Should Come to Special Court, President Says

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has called for a special court to be formed by the Judiciary to probe into the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was unintentionally shot down by the air defense near Tehran on January 8.
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Heavy Flooding in South-Eastern Iran Leaves Casualties

Heavy floods in Sistan and Baluchestan, an already underdeveloped province in south-east of Iran, as well as two adjacent provinces have so far killed one, wounded several, and displaced thousands of others.