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Accidents and Natural Disasters

Justice minister says Turkey launched probe into hundreds of people after quakes

Investigations have been launched against more than 600 people over the buildings that collapsed in Turkey’s catastrophic earthquakes earlier this month that left tens of thousands dead, according to the country’s justice minister.

Death toll from Turkey, Syria quakes tops 50k

The death toll from the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has surpassed 50,000, according to the latest figures from both countries.

Official says quake death toll in Turkey surpassed 43,500

The death toll from the twin earthquakes in Turkey's southeast has reached 43,556, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu has confirmed.

Six killed, hundreds injured as fresh quake hits Turkey-Syria border

Six people were killed and hundreds injured in the fresh earthquake on Turkey-Syria border, authorities confirmed on Tuesday. It comes two weeks after a large tremor killed more than 47,000 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes in Turkey and Syria.

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts southwestern Iran, no report of casualties yet

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts an area in Iran’s southwestern province of Fars, with no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Orumia’s wintry nature in Iran’s West Azarbaijan Province

Heavy snow covers Orumia’s natural sceneries, creating gorgeous winter scenes. These are pictures of the Band heights, the Orumia-Oshnavieh road, the Nazlou region, and Golmarz wetland.

Iranian Army helicopters helping with relief operations in snow-hit areas

The Iranian Army’s helicopters are helping with relief operations in some regions in the country that have been hit by heavy snowfall.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll tops 46,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria. At least 45,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands injured after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria.

Height of snow surpasses 2 meters in western Iranian county

The height of snow reached over two meters in Kouhrang County of Iran’s western Chaharmahal and Bakhtriari Province, cutting off routes connecting cities and villages in the region.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll nears 44,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria. At least 43,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands injured after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll nears 42,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria. At least 41,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands injured after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria.

Red alert in western Iranian city as snow buries homes

Iranian officials have declared an emergency state in the western city of Kouhrang, Chaharmahah and Bakhtiari Province, as heavy downpours of snow bury houses there.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll rises to 40,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria. At least 40,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands injured after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll rises to over 37,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria. At least 37,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands injured after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll goes past 36,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll tops 33,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll passes 25,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria.

Turkey-Syria earthquake live updates: Death toll nears 20,000

Search operation continues for the possible survivors in quake-hit southeast Turkey and northern Syria.

“Put politics aside”, facilitate northwest Syria aid access: UN

A leading United Nations official has called for the facilitation of aid access to rebel-held areas in Syria’s northwest, warning that relief stocks will soon be depleted.

Earthquake death toll surpasses 15,000 in Turkey and Syria

The death toll from the catastrophic earthquake in Turkey and Syria has risen to at least 15,383, according to authorities.

Erdogan visits disaster-hit region of Turkey as deaths continue to rise

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has visited southern Turkey to inspect the areas badly affected by the magnitude 7.8 and 7.6 earthquakes that hit the country earlier this week. Anger grew among local people over what they say was a slow Ankara's response to the rescue and relief effort.

Damascus says US sanctions preventing delivery of aid to Syria after deadly quake

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has highlighted the country’s need for humanitarian assistance after the recent devastating earthquake. He warned that the US sanctions have worsened the circumstances as the illegal bans are preventing the delivery of humanitarian aid to the war-torn country.

Iran’s Leader sympathizes with those affected by fatal quake in Turkey, Syria

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expresses sympathy with those affected by a horrific earthquake that wreaked havoc in Turkey and Syria earlier this week, promising more humanitarian aid to both brotherly nations.

Turkey-Syria earthquake toll nearing 8,000, search operations continue

As desperate search operations continue for possible survivors in quake-hit areas of Turkey and Syria, the death toll from the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the two countries has surpassed 7,900, authorities have confirmed.

Iranian presidents speaks with Turkish and Syrian counterparts following earthquake 

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to speak with him over the massive earthquake in Turkey.

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