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AP sources: Plane lands in Iran amid mix-up

The Cayan tower, the world’s tallest twisted tower stands at Dubai’s Marina. AFP file photo

A commercial aircraft chartered by the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan for a flight to the Persian Gulf city of Dubai was re-routed to Iran on Friday, apparently because of a mix-up over its flight plan, U.S. officials said.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strong quake hits west Iran, 250 injured–media

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A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Ilam in western Iran on Monday, injuring at least 250 people and causing extensive damage to buildings, Iranian media said.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Report: Strong quake hits southwest Iran

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Iran’s official news agency is reporting a 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit a sparsely populated mountainous area near the Iraqi border.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

State TV: Airplane crashes in Iran, killing 48

Iranian Revolutionary Guards stand alert at the site of the wreckage of a passenger plane crash near the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. AP

Iranian state television reports 48 people have been killed in the passenger plane crash near the capital, Tehran.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran’s supreme leader accuses Israel of Gaza ‘genocide’

In this image taken from video an explosion hits the media complex that houses the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa television and radio in central Gaza City early on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  AP

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Tuesday accused Israel of committing “genocide” in Gaza and called on the Islamic world to arm Palestinians fighting “the Zionist regime”.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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