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Little Girl Who Survived Iran Quake Finally Gets a House

A survivor of a family of six, all of whose members were killed in the 2017 deadly earthquake in Western Iran, has finally got a house and seen her dream come true.

Kermanshah; One Year after Devastating Earthquake

The 2017 deadly quake that rocked Kermanshah province in western Iran and killed over 600 was one of the most powerful earthquakes in the country over the past fifty years.

Quake-Hit Iranians Add Colour to Their Lives in Conex Boxes

The people whose houses were devastated by a strong earthquake in Iran’s Kermanshah province last year have started painting the conex boxes they use for temporary accommodation in order to make them more pleasant for living.
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Hoor-al-Azim Wetland at Iran-Iraq Border on Fire Again

The wildfires that had been mostly contained in the Iraqi part of Hoor-al-Azim Wetland have once again swept through the region and the smoke has affected the cities of Iran’s Khuzestan province.

50 Killed, 170 Injured in Greece Wildfires

At least 50 people have died and 170 have been injured in wildfires ravaging woodland and villages in the Athens region, as Greek authorities rush to evacuate residents and tourists stranded on beaches along the coast on Tuesday.

Firefighters Make Heroic Efforts to Save People from Tehran Fire

A huge fire which occurred at 21-storey Paramis Tower in Tehran’s 22nd District Sunday afternoon left nobody dead but 87 people injured, Iran's Emergency Medical Services said.

Over 300 Wounded in Twin Earthquakes in Iran

Two earthquakes on Sunday jolted Kermanshah province in Western Iran and Kerman province in the country’s south-east, wounding at least 330 people and damaging many houses and villages.

Iran Marks Red Cross Day by Creating Largest Peace Painting

A group of Iranian artists have created the country’s biggest peace painting to commemorate the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8.

Iran, Oman to Hold Joint Maritime Drill

The Iranian and Omani officials have agreed to hold a joint rescue and relief drill in the Persian Gulf in the coming days.

Airliner Lands in Tehran after Malaysian Passenger’s Heart Attack

A passenger plane en route from Malaysia to Turkey has made an emergency landing at Tehran’s International Imam Khomeini Airport over a Malaysian passenger’s medical situation.

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