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Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

“The TV says search teams reached the crash site before dawn on Monday” writes The Associated Press for seattletimes.com. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board. The crash was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran, which for years was barred from buying necessary airplane parts due to Western sanctions over its contested nuclear program.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying,…

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66 killed in Iran jetliner crash

“An Iranian passenger plane carrying 66 people crashed Sunday in a remote mountainous area in Iran, killing all those aboard” writes Asa Fitch for marketwatch.com. A Russian plane crashed on Feb. 11, killing all 71 people aboard.The crash Sunday also marked a setback for aviation security globally. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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JICA aims to improve energy efficiency, mitigate air pollution in Iran

“Considering a future economic development that can lead to improvement in living standards, it is essential to reinforce power generation capacity” reports tehrantimes.com. Under such circumstances, in order to decrease negative environmental impacts power plants must be equipped with modern facilities.TEHRAN — Japan International Cooperation Agency has begun surveys as well as a pilot project aiming to both improve energy efficiency and mitigate air pollution in Iran in association with the Japanese private sector.In addition, all nuclear power plants were shut down. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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Iran the most dangerous nation for cyberattacks, says Saudi foreign minister

“The most dangerous nation for cyber threats is Iran, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told CNBC on Sunday, saying that the country had been attacked “repeatedly” by its adversary” writes Natasha Turak for cnbc.com. Asked who he believed was the most dangerous nation in terms of cyber attacks and Al-Jubeir was unequivocal.”The most dangerous nation behind cyber attacks?.  Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Washington and Paris play doubles against Iran

“The reality is that the nuclear deal was so ill-founded, because it did not deny that Iran could develop a nuclear weapon” reports tehrantimes.com. What is certain is that the slightest change in the nuclear deal means the other party’s failure to fulfill its obligations.Also, according to their plan, the so-called sunset clauses will be removed, and the restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program would be permanent.In other words, it means the official withdrawal of the P5+1 from the nuclear deal.It appears that the French president and his foreign minister are…

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State urged by UN to respect environment activists after wildlife campaigner death

“UN officials have urged the Iranian government to respect the work of environmental activists following the death in custody last week of wildlife campaigner, Kavous Seyed Emami” writes Jonathan Watts for theguardian.com. We are closely following these cases in Iran and urge that the work of environment defenders – both in Iran and around the world – be promoted and respected,” said UN Environment head, Erik Solheim.The Canadian government has also pressed Iran for answers about the death of one of their dual-national citizens. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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