Plane crashes on takeoff in Iran killing at least 40

Plane crashes on takeoff in Iran killing at least 40

TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (UPI) --A passenger airplane crashed upon takeoff at Mehrabad airport near Tehran, killing 40 people.
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Utah plane lands in Iran mysteriously

TEHRAN, April 19 (UPI) -- U.S. airplanes would typically need government approval to land in Iran due to sanctions.
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Iranian man hasn't bathed in 60 years

DEJGAH, Iran, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- An 80-year-old Iranian man said he has not bathed in 60 years and prefers to smoke animal droppings from his pipe instead of tobacco.

Iran denies it will shut down Fordow plant

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- An Iranian lawmaker denied reports Iran agreed to shut down the Fordow uranium enrichment facility if sanctions are lifted.

Suspected Iranian spy to be held for 8 more days in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- An Israeli court ruled Monday to extend by eight days the detention of suspected Iranian-born Belgian national spy Ali Mansouri.

Jordan to host major military exercise

AMMAN, Jordan, May 28 (UPI) -- Jordan is to host a major military exercise with more than 15,000 soldiers from 18 countries, including the United States.

6.2-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Iran

TEHRAN, May 12 (UPI) -- A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook southern Iran, killing at least one person and injuring 17 others, officials said.

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Iran's ayatollah renounces nuclear weapons

TEHRAN, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Iran's supreme ayatollah said Saturday his nation was not developing nuclear weapons and was in favor of banning the bomb worldwide.
Russia asks Iran to freeze enrichment

Russia asks Iran to freeze enrichment

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Russia's foreign minister Thursday urged Iran to freeze its uranium enrichment program following announced plans to install new centrifuges at the Natanz plant.

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No secretary-general for GECF

DOHA, Qatar, July 1 (UPI) -- The Gas Exporting Countries Forum opted to postpone to October the nomination of a secretary-general during its 8th ministerial meeting in Doha.
Ahmadinejad asked to save academic city

Ahmadinejad asked to save academic city

TEHRAN, April 30 (UPI) -- The Khuzestan Cultural Heritage Lovers Society says Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should save the academic city of Jondishapur.

Iran, Turkmenistan discuss gas prices

TEHRAN, April 17 (UPI) -- Ashgabat and Tehran entered negotiations on the pricing mechanism for the export of gas from Turkmenistan to Iran for the second half of 2009.
Source: Khatami to withdraw from Iran race

Source: Khatami to withdraw from Iran race

TEHRAN, March 16 (UPI) -- Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami is set to withdraw from the presidential race in favor of another reformist candidate, sources say.
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Tehran Times is an English-language daily newspaper based in Tehran, Iran. It was established in 1979 with the self-stated policy that it "is not the newspaper of the government; it must be a loud voice of the Islamic Revolution and the loudspeaker of the oppressed people of the world". It is affiliated to the Islamic Propagation Organization. Its managing director Parviz Esmaeili also runs the Mehr News Agency.

Notable columnists include Hamid Golpira and Hassan Hanizadeh.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tehran Times."
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