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Norwegian Air’s ongoing nightmare in Iran

Norwegian Air’s ongoing nightmare in Iran

In mid-December 2018, a new Norwegian Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 made perhaps the costliest, and complex diversion/emergency landing a Western airline could make ...

Iran satellite launch, which US warned against, fails

Iran satellite launch, which US warned against, fails

Iran's bid to launch a satellite has failed, Telecoms Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Tuesday, after it ignored US warnings to avoid such activity.

Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said.

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology.

10 dead in bus crash at Iran university

10 dead in bus crash at Iran university

Ten people have been killed in a bus accident at one of Tehran's largest universities, Iran's conservative news agency Tasnim reported Wednesday.

Iranian president presents budget, says US sanctions to hit growth

Iranian president presents budget, says US sanctions to hit growth

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday presented a $47 billion state budget with increased spending on lower income groups, saying US sanctions would affect people's lives and economic growth but not bring the government to its knees.

Iran says ready to respond, but US aircraft carrier no threat

Iran says ready to respond, but US aircraft carrier no threat

Iran is ready to respond to any hostile US action, but it does not consider the arrival of a US aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday.

Iran arrests 10 suspects in suicide bombing that killed two

Iran arrests 10 suspects in suicide bombing that killed two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on Sunday.

Suicide bomber kills at least three in southeast Iran: deputy governor

Suicide bomber kills at least three in southeast Iran: deputy governor

At least three people died and 24 others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on the police headquarters in Iran's southeast on Thursday, state media reported, adding that the perpetrator was killed.

Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil

Iran's Rouhani threatens to cut off Gulf oil

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani struck a defiant stance against US sanctions on Tuesday, renewing his threat to cut off international oil sales from the Gulf.

Iran says missile programme defensive after US test allegation

Iran says missile programme defensive after US test allegation

Iran said on Sunday its missile programme is defensive and not in breach of UN resolutions, the state news agency IRNA said, following a US. allegation that Tehran had carried out a new missile test.

Iran quake injures more than 600, but no deaths reported: state TV

Iran quake injures more than 600, but no deaths reported: state TV

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Iran's western border with Iraq injured more than 600 people, most suffering minor wounds, state television said on Monday, but no fatalities had been reported.