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Iran builds new nuclear research reactor in Isfahan

Iran builds new nuclear research reactor in Isfahan

Iran intends to start the construction of a new nuclear research reactor in the country's central Isfahan Province within a few weeks, Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Thursday. "We have …

F-14 fighter jet crashes in Isfahan province

F-14 fighter jet crashes in Isfahan province

Today, during a training flight in Iran, an F-14 fighter of the Iranian Air Force crashed the IRIB broadcasting corporation reports. The incident occurred in the central part of the country's province of Isfahan. Both pilots …

Iranian fighter jet crashes near Isfahan

Iranian fighter jet crashes near Isfahan

Two Iranian pilots died after their F-7 fighter jet crashed in the central desert of Iran on Tuesday, local media reported. The aircraft crashed at the Anarak training site near the central city of Isfahan, Iran's semiofficial …

Road accident in Iran kills 13 people

Road accident in Iran kills 13 people

Some 13 people including three children died today in a minibus crash near the Iranian city of Khansar, Isfahan province. Nine others have also been injured in the crash, Khansar Governor Mansour Kamali said, adding that the …

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks western Iran

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks western Iran

A 4.9 magnitude earthquake rocked western Iran today, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. The earthquake was registered 131 km west of Isfahan at a depth of 10km. There were no reports of …

More than 20 killed in Iran's Isfahan road accident

More than 20 killed in Iran's Isfahan road accident

At least 21 people were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer carrying flammable materials in the central Iranian province of Isfahan. The passenger bus was heading from Tehran to Kerman city in the southern part …

Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Multiple protests over currency drop continue in Iran

Protests broke out in several Iranian cities today over the dramatic drop of the country's currency and other economic problems ahead of the imposition of renewed US sanctions, IRNA reported. Protests that began in Iran on Tuesday …

Location of ATR-72 plane's black box established

Location of ATR-72 plane's black box established

The location of the ATR-72 plane's black box that crashed in Iran, has been established, the source said. The bodies of 45 passengers have so far been found and many of the remaining bodies are buried under ice and snow, state media …

Plane makes urgent landing in Isfahan

Plane makes urgent landing in Isfahan

An Iranian airplane traveling from the country's city of Isfahan to Tehran, was forced to make an urgent landing after experiencing technical problems, the head of Isfahan province airports Hassan Amjadi said. …

 Five suffer injuries after fire breaks out at Iran's refinery

Five suffer injuries after fire breaks out at Iran's refinery

Five people suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out on Monday at a sulfur storage tank in an oil refinery in Iran’s central province of Isfahan, the head of the province’s Crisis Management Department Mansour Shishe-Foroush said. …

Fire breaks out at Iranian refinery, injuring 10 workers

Fire breaks out at Iranian refinery, injuring 10 workers

A fire broke out today at a sulfur storage tank in Iran's Isfahan oil refinery, injuring around 10 workers, the spokesman for the Isfahan Oil Refining Company Mohammad Sadeq Hajian said. "Due to the high …

Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Isfahan

Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Isfahan

Pegasus Turkish Airlines en route to Bahrain from Turkey made an emergency landing in Isfahan, central Iran, to save a sick passenger on board. According to a report by Isfahan Shaheed Beheshti International Airport, the plane left …

China to sell 215 subway train wagons to Iran

China to sell 215 subway train wagons to Iran

An Iranian rail company and a Chinese counterpart have signed a contract for the production of 215 subway train wagons. The wagons will be used in three major cities of Tabriz, Shiraz and Isfahan, Trend reports with reference to …

5-point earthquake hits western Iran

5-point earthquake hits western Iran

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 occurred in the West of Iran, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center said. The epicenter was located 120 km southwest of the city of Isfahan at a depth of 40 kilometers, TASS …

Tehran authorities close all schools for two days

Tehran authorities close all schools for two days

No schools or kindergartens in Iran will work for the next two days in Iran's largest cities. The government took the decision because of strong air pollution and "unsafe health conditions." Associated Press reports that ...

IRGC Colonel killed in Syria

IRGC Colonel killed in Syria

A battalion commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Colonel Muslim Hizab, was killed in Syria. Muslim Hizab was on a consultation mission in Syria. The colonel was buried in …

Iran may increase production of gold

Iran may increase production of gold

Iran is studying the possibility of increasing gold production, the deputy director of Iran’s Geology and Mineral Exploration Organization, Behrooz Borna, said. "Proven and probable gold reserves across the country have …