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Plane crash in central Iran kills all 66 passengers on board
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Plane crash in central Iran kills all 66 passengers on board

Janet Mayson - Feb 18, 2018

Iran: A passenger plane carrying 66 people crashed in the central Iran during a flight from Tehran to southwestern City of Yasuj.All 66…

At least 2 killed in protests across Iran overnight
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At least 2 killed in protests across Iran overnight

Janet Mayson - Jan 01, 2018

Clash between pro- and anti-government protesters taking part in the rallies in Iran killed at two people, as reported by the local media,…

Brother of Iran’s President sent behind bars over financial charges
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Brother of Iran’s President sent behind bars over financial charges

Janet Mayson - Jul 16, 2017

Brother of Iran's President has been sent to prison over financial charges. During a press briefing, Iran's judiciary spokesman, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei said on…

Russian Naval fleet docked at Iranian port on a friendly four-day visit
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Russian Naval fleet docked at Iranian port on a friendly four-day visit

Janet Mayson - Jul 12, 2017

A Russian Naval fleet docked at the Iranian port city of Anzali on a friendly four-day visit on Wednesday morning. The naval fleet…

Iran to host joint naval drill with China in Strait of Hormuz
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Iran to host joint naval drill with China in Strait of Hormuz

Janet Mayson - Jun 17, 2017

As the Chinese Navy fleet docked at Bandar Abbas, the southern city port of Iran, the naval forces of China and Iran are…

Video: Iran’s Parliament, Khomeini’s Mausoleum under attack in Tehran
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Video: Iran’s Parliament, Khomeini’s Mausoleum under attack in Tehran

Janet Mayson - Jun 07, 2017

Photo credit: IRNA News Agency The Parliament of Iran (Majlis) and the Mausoleum of Islami Rupublic of Iran's founder, Imam Khomeini's came under…

Hassan Rouhani reelected as Iran’s President for a four year term
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Hassan Rouhani reelected as Iran’s President for a four year term

Janet Mayson - May 20, 2017

By receiving a popular mandate, Hassan Rouhani has won Iran the election for another four years of presidential term. The Iranian Interior Minister…

More than 2,100 Iranian fighters killed in Iraq, Syria: Iranian official
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More than 2,100 Iranian fighters killed in Iraq, Syria: Iranian official

Janet Mayson - Mar 07, 2017

In a statement given by the head of Iran’s veterans’ affairs office on Tuesday, it was shared that more 2,100 fighters who were…

Iran launches naval drills at the mouth of the Indian Ocean and Gulf
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Iran launches naval drills at the mouth of the Indian Ocean and Gulf

Janet Mayson - Feb 26, 2017

Despite the already intensified tensions with the U.S, Iran launches its naval drills right at the mouth of the Indian Ocean and Gulf…

Former president of Iran, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani passes away
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Former president of Iran, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani passes away

Janet Mayson - Jan 08, 2017

Photo credit: Online Iran’s ex-president, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who served as president for two consecutive terms, died on Sunday, at the age…