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Iran plane crash

In this photo provided by Mizan Online News Agency, the wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday, lies on Mount Dena, in southern Iran, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Iranian search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday offered the first images of the site of an airplane crash...

Five Iranian security forces killed in Sufi protests in Tehran

IRAN - Five security forces were killed in Tehran on Monday night in clashes with religious protesters, 300 of whom were arrested, police said. The Darwish-Kanabadi-Sufis, considered by the Iranian religious establishment as a threat, clashed with riot police after rallying in front of a police...

Iran summons Swedish ambassador to grant citizenship to prisoner

IRAN - Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it had summoned the Swedish ambassador to protest against Swedish citizenship of a Stockholm-based scientist who was held by Tehran and sentenced to death. Ahmad Reza Jalali, an Iranian academic holding a Swedish residence in Tehran in April...

No survivors in the Iranian plane crash after finding debris

IRAN - No one survived and most of the bodies were buried under snow, a rescue team arrived on Tuesday at the site of an Iranian plane crash in the center of the country, a rescue team said. The Asman Airliner plane disappeared from the radar...

45 dead bodies found on the site of the plane crash in Iran

IRAN - Bodies of 45 dead were found on the site of a plane crash in Iran, Press TV reported referring to local officials. Previously reported the discovery of bodies of 30 dead. Work to find and retrieve bodies of the dead are at an altitude of...

France confirms its commitment to the Iranian nuclear agreement

FRANCE - France reiterated its commitment to Iran's nuclear deal on Monday and said it wanted to implement it strictly and continue dialogue with its European and US partners. Paris is concerned about Iran's ballistic missile program and Tehran's activities in the region, the French Foreign...

Three police officers killed in clashes with protesters in Tehran

IRAN - Three police officers were killed on Monday in clashes with protesters in northern Tehran, police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said on state television, as tension between authorities and followers of a religious sect increased. Video footage of social media on Monday night showed clashes...

The presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran meet in Istanbul in April

RUSSIA - Turkey is set to host a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in April, the Russian Information Agency said on Monday. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Piskov was quoted as saying. Earlier on Monday, the Russian news agency...

US strategy to support Daesh fallen through with al-Nujaba: Tehran

IRAQ - Iranian diplomacy greeted with its spokesman the movement of the Iraqi Resistance, Harakat al-Nujaba, which was able to neutralize the US policy of support for terrorists. "The United States and its allies, Israel and some of the rich Arab Persian Gulf countries, have united...

US hegemony is in decline: Iranian General

IRAN - The United States, which, as a world superpower, once managed the affairs of the international community is today on the decline. General Hossein Salami, deputy commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, looked into the ridiculous statements made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Iran reaffirms it has no military base on Syrian soil

IRAN - "We do not have a base in Syria," the Iranian foreign minister said. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is visiting Moscow, has been questioned about the existence of a military base in Syria, the Fars news agency reported on Monday (February 19th). "We...

Three police officers killed in clashes with demonstrators in Iran

IRAN -  Iran's police said three of its officers were killed during clashes with protesters in the capital Tehran, Reuters quoted police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi as saying. According to the agency, clashes took place between security forces, Duraish al-Janabid, who gathered in front of...

Hezbollah has turned into a regular army against Zionists: Iran

IRAN - Lebanon's Hezbollah, which was a movement and an asymmetric fighting force, after its fighting in Syria, metamorphosed into a powerful regular army that stands up to Zionists, the senior military adviser of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said. Senior military adviser to the...

Resistance will not allow the US to deploy east of the Euphrates

IRAN - The Counselor for International Affairs of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution reiterated, Sunday, February 18 in Baghdad, during a meeting with the Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, that the Resistance would not allow an American deployment in the east of the...

Security Council is considering condemning Iran for the Houthi missiles in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS - Britain, the United States and France want the UN Security Council to condemn Iran for failing to prevent its ballistic missiles from reaching Yemen's Houthi group and committing to action on sanctions violations, a draft resolution seen by Reuters said on Saturday. Diplomats...

The idea that Israel is invincible has eroded: Iran’s foreign minister

IRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli fighter jet after it bombed an Iranian site in Syria broke what was said to be "invincible" Israel. Zarif was responding to a speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Netanyahu: We may move against the “empire” of Iran

ISRAEL - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran and not only against its "agents" in the Middle East after cross-border incidents in rival Syria brought a direct confrontation. This was reported by Reuters news agency. Iran scoffed at...

Saudi Arabia welcomes draft UN resolution condemning Iran

SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a UN draft resolution submitted by Britain, the United States and France condemning Tehran for not stopping its ballistic missiles from reaching the Yemeni Houthi group. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters the measure, if approved, would...

Fog about the fate of 66 people on board a plane crashed in the mountains of Iran

IRAN - Suspicions of the deaths of 66 people on board an Iranian passenger plane crashed in the mountainous Zagros region as emergency teams struggled to find debris from a snowstorm. The A3704 flight left Tehran at 0800 (0430 GMT) for Yasuj, 500 km to the...

European countries expressed condolences over the crash of an airplane in Iran

IRAN - European countries expressed their condolences over the crash of a passenger plane in Iran. The plane ATR-72 of the airline Aseman Airlines, which carried out flight Tehran-Yasuj, on Sunday disappeared from the radars approximately 50 minutes after the flight began. The plane crashed near the...

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