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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.

2 Dead in Chopper Crash in Southern Iran

An Iranian helicopter has gone down in the south of the country, leaving two people dead and two missing.

Red Cross Chief Impressed by Iran’s Humanitarian Aid Measures

The president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) lauded Iran’s great contribution to humanitarian aid programs around the world and the high quality of its services, voicing his organization’s enthusiasm for close cooperation with Iran.

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