Iran quake survivors complain of slow aid effort, battle freezing cold

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 15 : Exhausted and exposed to freezing cold, survivors of a weekend earthquake in western Iran begged authorities for food and shelter on Tuesday, saying aid was slow to reach them. Iranian officials called off rescue operations earlier in the day on the grounds there was little chance of finding […]

Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle cold

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 14 : Iranian officials called off rescue operations, saying there was little chance of finding more survivors from the earthquake that shook parts of western Iran on Sunday, killing at least 530 people, state media said on Tuesday. Survivors, many left homeless by the 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck villages […]

Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle cold

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 14 : Iranian officials said there was little chance of finding more survivors from the earthquake that shook parts of western Iran on Sunday, killing at least 450 people, and rescue operations had now been called off, state television said on Tuesday. Survivors, many left homeless by the 7.3 magnitude […]

Iran ends quake rescue operations as hungry survivors battle the cold

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 14 : Rescue operations have ended in areas of Iran hit by a powerful weekend earthquake that killed at least 450 people and injured thousands, state television reported on Tuesday, as many survivors, in need of food and water, battled the cold. Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck villages and towns in […]

Major quake kills at least 61 in Iran western province – TV

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, Nov 13 : At least 61 people were killed and 300 were injured in border areas of Iran when an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck neighbouring Iraq on Sunday, Iranian state television reported. It also quoted the head of the country’s emergency services, Pirhossein Koulivand, as saying that many of the […]

Iran displays missile, calls Trump “crazy” in marking 1979 US embassy takeover

By Babak Dehghanpisheh BEIRUT, Nov 4 : Iran put a ballistic missile on display as thousands marched on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the 1979 seizure of the U.S. embassy, with a senior official accusing President Donald Trump of a “crazy” return to confrontation with Tehran. Turnout for the annual Iranian street rallies commemorating […]