Vice President and head of Environmental Protection Organization Massoumeh Ebtekar said on Sunday that 70 percent of particle pollution originate from foreign countries.
The Public Prosecutor of Zahedan Ali Movahedi Rad confirmed on Thursday that nine Iranian border guards have been martyred by terrorists in an Iran southeastern region.
A senior Iranian provincial official said that at least 20 villages have been damaged in Wednesday morning’s earthquake.
An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale jolted Shusef District in Iran’s eastern province of South Khorasan on Tuesday.
The United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Gary Lewis has hailed efforts made by Iran to revive the world’s largest lake in northwestern Iran.
A Bell 205 helicopter crashed in a lake west of Tehran on Tuesday, but all crew members have survived the accident.
Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said west’s unfair sanctions against Iran cut the scientific exchanges of the Iranian medical experts with the world by half.
Minister of Health Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi has stressed the need to improve Iran’s pharmaceutical industry as he said neighboring states are waiting for exports of the Iranian products.
Dust particles that blanket southwestern Iran every now and then emanate from Saudi Arabia and West Asia, Head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Masoumeh Ebtekar said.
World Champion Germany will honor the victims of Tuesday's disaster in the friendly match against Australia in Kaiserslautern on Wednesday.
Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh blasted the West for attempting to impose its culture and human rights criteria on the other world states, and asked for setting up an international body to punish the countries which violate human rights based on global norms.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, in a ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday, unveiled an Iran-made Pentavalent vaccine which includes five individual vaccines.
Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar and German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for widening ties and cooperation in environmental areas.
Iranian Health Minister Seyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi plans to leave Tehran for Tunis tomorrow to attend the 61st meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean.
Vice-President and head of Iran's Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar said Saturday that Western sanctions on Iran will harm not only the country's environment, but also the environment of the whole world.
Iranian Health Minister Seyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi stressed that the country seeks to enhance its relations with the world states, specially in health and hygiene.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake that hit three western and southwestern provinces of Iran was also felt in neighboring provinces and cut water, electricity and communication lines in the city of Abdanan in Ilam Province.
An Iranian airliner crashed in the vicinity of Tehran's International Mehrabad Airport outside the capital Sunday morning. [PHOTOS]