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Iran says ‘hard revenge awaits’ scientist’s killers

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants is being linked to Israel by senior political, military officials in Tehran, Anadolu Agency reports. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top-notch nuclear scientist who headed research and innovation wing at Iran’s Defense Ministry, was killed on Friday on the outskirts of capital Tehran. The second high-profile assassination […]Read More

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Series of ‘explosions & power outages’ reported near Tehran

A series of explosions have rocked the outskirts of the Iranian capital Tehran, as well as the cities of Garmdareh and Quds, Iranian media reported amid speculation that missile depots were the intended target. Citing social media, official news agency IRIB reported an explosion in western Tehran in the early hours of Friday local time. […]Read More

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9 dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran border

Nine people died and hundreds of buildings collapsed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after a magnitude-5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring dozens in villages and towns in both countries, Reuters reported government officials as saying. Three of those killed were children and 37 Turks were injured, including nine critically, Turkey’s health ministry […]Read More

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Boeing 737 with 176 People Aboard Crashes After Take-Off from

There have been no further details so far concerning possible casualties in the accident. An investigation team is reportedly at the scene. A Ukrainian Boeing 737 with 176 passengers and crew on board has crashed after taking off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran due to technical issues, Tasnim news agency reported on […]Read More

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United States military kills head of Iran’s Quds Force Qasem

Yesterday, United States military forces killed Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran’s Quds Force, in an airstrike. The United States called its actions defensive in nature, pointing to the recent attacks on the United States Embassy in Baghdad as an example of the attacks on Americans that Soleimani took part in. The United States carried out […]Read More

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10 People Killed in Terrorist Attack on Parades in Ahvaz,

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Armed militants on Saturday morning attacked a military ceremony in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, the provincial capital city of Khuzestan. A provincial official told Tasnim that 10 people, including one journalist were martyred in the attack. During the military parade in Ahvaz which was staged concurrently with nationwide military parades on […]Read More

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Japanese Oil Wholesalers ‘Prepare To Suspend’ Iranian Imports

Japanese news media are reporting that the country’s major oil wholesalers are preparing to suspend crude imports next month. Jiji Press agency and Kyodo on September 3 reported that the action comes in response to U.S. sanctions against Tehran and threats they could be extended to companies doing business with Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump […]Read More

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Iran Detains Teen Over Dance Videos Posted On Instagram

Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on her Instagram page, which has more than 40,000 followers. State TV broadcast a video recently in which Maedeh Hojabri, who is believed to be 18 or 19, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that she wasn’t encouraging others to follow her example. Her face was […]Read More