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Iranian commercial plane crashes with 66 people onboard

Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crashed Date : February 19, 2018 Reporter : BNN TEHRAN, Iran - A commercial plane, Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crashed in southern Iran on Sunday, with all 66 people onboard feared dead. The Iranian state media confirmed on Sunday that the twin-engine turboprop went down near its destination in the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, which is about 780kilometress south of Tehran. The commercial plane, Flight No. EP3704 is used for short-distance regional flying and Aseman Airlines spokesman Mohammad Taghi Tabatabai said that ...Full Story


Iran marks Islamic revolution anniversary with mild display

Date : February 12, 2018 Reporter : BNN 39th anniversary of Islamic revolution TEHRAN, Iran - Iranians took to the streets on Sunday, to mark the 39th anniversary of Islamic revolution, as a show of support for the government, in the wake of protests against those in power last month. The state-run media ...Full Story


India, Iran relations goes beyond trade, business: Iran President

Date : February 17, 2018 Reporter : ANI Cordial relations between India and Iran New Delhi [India], Feb 17 (ANI): Iran President Hassan Rouhani on Friday underscored that the cordial relations between India and Iran and reiterated that the relations between two countries were beyond trade and business. ...Full Story


Trump strikes a blow against Iran deal, defies world powers

Date : October 13, 2017 Reporter : BNN Trump delivered his much-anticipated speech TEHRAN, Iran - Defying calls by world powers, on Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement if Congress and U.S. allies do not agree to strengthen the deal.  Unveiling tough and ...Full Story


Trump’s decision on Iran deal sparks mistrust, fears of war

Date : October 15, 2017 Reporter : BNN US is more isolated than ever WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal, Iran has united across the political spectrum and global powers, including key U.S. allies, have said they will stand by the Iran ...Full Story


Tehran, Moscow, Damascus hold discussions

Date : December 6, 2015 Reporter : Trend Political solution to end crisis in Syria Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6 By Khalid Kazimov - Trend: Tehran is conducting discussions with Moscow and Damascus to make its list differentiating terrorist s in Syria from opposition groups, an Iranian official said. Mohammad Irani, an ...Full Story


Iran launches crackdown on Hijab protest, 29 women arrested

Date : February 3, 2018 Reporter : BNN 29 women arrested by hijab protest TEHRAN, Iran - The police in the capital of Iran have arrested about 29 women who were participating in what they are calling the ‘hijab protest.’ According to officials, the 29 women arrested have been accused of being ...Full Story


Iran’s Ahvaz city records 129 degrees, tied for world record for the most extreme high temperature on Earth

Date : July 1, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA Record 53.7 degrees Celsiu AHVAZ, Iran - Setting a new record, Iran’s southwest city of Ahvaz recorded the country’s hottest ever temperature on Thursday afternoon.    Temperature in the city that houses 1.1 million people, soared to ...Full Story


Irani FM: Objective, reaching agreement in shortest possible time

Date : November 25, 2014 Reporter : Trend Vienna negotiations contributed greatly to the progress We do not intend to use the whole period of extended 7 months for negotiations, but to reach comprehensive final agreement within the shortest possible time, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here Monday night, ...Full Story


Over 200 Iranian websites hacked by pro-ISIS hackers

Date : July 2, 2017 Reporter : Trend Team System DZ Baku, Azerbaijan, July 2 By Fatih Karimov – Trend: At least 200 Iranian websites were hacked on July 1 by a group calling themselves “Team System DZ,” allegedly linked to the ISIS terrorist group, Iran’s ...Full Story


Iranian commercial plane crashes with 66 people onboard

Date : February 19, 2018 Reporter : BNN Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crashed TEHRAN, Iran - A commercial plane, Aseman Airlines ATR-72 crashed in southern Iran on Sunday, with all 66 people onboard feared dead. The Iranian state media confirmed on Sunday that the twin-engine turboprop went down near its ...Full Story


Protest action held in Tehran Stock Exchange

Date : January 22, 2015 Reporter : Trend Decrease in oil prices in the world market below $50 Tehran, Jan.22 By Temkin Jafarov – Trend: Shareholders held a protest in the Tehran Stock Exchange over the reduction of the market indexes and stock prices, sahamnews website reported on Jan.22. The protest action led to ...Full Story


Iranian energy ministry to receive $3b Chinese finance

Date : January 14, 2015 Reporter : Trend Chinese finance for development project The Energy Ministry is to receive more than 3 billion dollars of the Chinese finance for development projects across Iran, deputy energy minister said Monday, IRNA reported. 'The Central Bank of Iran and the Ministry of Economic ...Full Story

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