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44 dead as trains collide in Iran

44 dead as trains collide in Iran

The Tehran-to-Mashhad line was briefly closed to allow an investigation into the cause of the crash.

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

The collision in Semnan province on the main line between second city Mashhad and the capital Tehran also injured 11 people, the television said.

Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran`s interference in Arab affairs.

Iran unveils S-300 missile system parts at army parade

Iran used its annual Army Day parade Sunday to showcase parts of a long-awaited air defence system ordered from Russia, a move likely to irk critics of the arms deal.

Execution of Shiite cleric: Angry Iranian protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran

Execution of Shiite cleric: Angry Iranian protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran

Angry crowds protesting at Saudi Arabia's execution of a top Shiite cleric set fire to the kingdom's embassy in Tehran and stormed the building before being cleared out by police, reports said.

Iran burns 100 tonnes for anti-drugs meeting

Iran burned 100 tonnes of drugs recovered from traffickers in a ceremony on Saturday to coincide with an international anti-drug day meeting in Tehran, local news agencies reported.

Iran condolences for Saudis in suspected poisoning accident

Iran on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of four Saudis who died from an apparent accidental chemical poisoning during a pilgrimage in Iran, after Riyadh summoned Tehran`s ambassador over the incident.

Direct Hyderabad-Mashhad flight from June 30

A direct flight between Hyderabad and Mashhad in Iran is set to take off from June 30, making it the first such service between South India and the Persian Gulf nation, a senior diplomat said on Saturday.

Man dies after setting off bomb in Iran city: Report

A man set off an explosive device near a provincial governor`s office in northeastern Iran on Saturday night, fatally wounding himself but causing no other damage, an Iranian news agency reported.