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Mar 26, 2019
At least 19 dead, 90 injured in unprecedented floods in Iran; warnings sent out for central provinces including TehranMajor floods across much of Iran have left 19 people dead and more than 90 injured, blocking roads and triggering landslides with warnings of more heavy rain to come, emergency services said on Monday. Such a widespread flood threat is unprecedented in arid Iran, which until 2018 was dealing with decades of drought.
Mar 05, 2019
Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif resigned because not told about Bashar al-Assad visit, says spokesperson; resignation rejectedIranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was not informed about Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s trip to Tehran last week and that was a reason why he submitted his resignation
Feb 13, 2019
Former US Air Force intelligence officer charged with revealing classified information in Iran espionage caseA justice department indictment charged Monica Elfriede Witt, who defected in 2013
Feb 11, 2019
30 years after fatwa, author Salman Rushdie says he doesn't want to hide, admits 'things are fine now'Like a kind of reverse Valentine, Tehran renewed the fatwa year after year. Rushdie, who some say is the greatest writer India has produced since Tagore, spent 13 years living under a false name and constant police protection
Feb 07, 2019
Despite US concerns, Iran attempts second launch of satellite, reveal images by Colorado-based DigitalGlobeImages released by the Colorado-based company DigitalGlobe show a rocket at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran's Semnan province on Tuesday. Images from Wednesday show the rocket was gone with what appears to be burn marks on its launch pad
Jan 29, 2019
Iranian security chief Ali Shamkhani says country has no intention of increasing range of its ballistic missilesThe West is suspicious that Iran's missile programme is capable of delivering nuclear weapons
Jan 15, 2019
After satellite fails to reach orbit, Iran says work will continue; US claimed launch could boost Tehran's missile programmeIranian scientists failed to put the Payam satellite into orbit on Tuesday; the US had claimed Tehran's space programme could bolster the Islamic Republic's ballistic missile programme
Jan 14, 2019
Cargo plane crashes near Tehran in Iran with 16 on board; flight engineer only survivor in mishapIran's state television said a Boeing 707 Kyrgyz cargo plane has crashed west of Tehran amid severe weather and that there are fears all 10 crew members have been killed.
Dec 07, 2018
India inks pact with Iran to pay crude bill in rupee; 50% funds to be used to export items to TehranThe memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed following the US letting India and seven other nations to keep buying Iranian oil despite sanctions were reimposed on the Islamic state on 5 November.
Dec 06, 2018
Suicide bomber strikes outside police headquarters in Iran's Chabahar; kills two, injures several othersChabahar lies in Sistan-Baluchistan province which has long been a flashpoint, with Pakistan-based Baluchi separatists and Sunni Muslim extremists carrying out cross-border attacks targeting the Shiite authorities.