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Rouhani inaugurates major freeway near capital Tehran

Tehran Times 26 Feb 2021
TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated a 158-kilometers-long freeway near capital Tehran through a virtual ceremony, IRNA reported ... .
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Iran opens key motorway to ease traffic in five provinces

Press TV 25 Feb 2021
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has opened a key motorway that encircles the capital Tehran to ease traffic moving from west to the south and from east to the west of the country ... The highway links the city of Abyek in the northern province of Qazvin to Charmshahr located to the southeast of the capital Tehran.
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Iran vows response to crash ‘ambiguities’

Manila Standard Today 25 Feb 2021
Rescue teams work on January 10, 2020 amidst debris from Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752, which crashed two days earlier shortly after take-off from Iran’s capital Tehran killing all 176 people aboard ... Tehran killing all 176 people aboard, including 55 Canadians.
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Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

Urdu Point 24 Feb 2021
On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after take off from Iran's capital Tehran killing all 176 people aboard, including 55 Canadians ... Iranian air defences were on high alert for a US counter-attack after Tehran fired missiles at a military base in Iraq that was used by US forces.
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Convicted Iranian woman hanged despite dying of heart attack

India TV 24 Feb 2021
... men were hanged in front of her as she waited for her turn at the Rajai Shahr Prison, west of the capital Tehran.�.
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Iranian woman ‘hanged after dying of a heart attack’

The Independent 24 Feb 2021
An Iranian woman who died of a heart attack while waiting to be executed was allegedly still hanged. The woman, named in reports as Zahra Ismaili, was reportedly made to watch as 16 men were hanged in front of her while waiting her turn at Rajai Shahr Prison, west of the capital Tehran ... Mr Moradi reportedly wrote ... SIGN UP ... Read our privacy notice ... .
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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of Ukraine airliner

The New Arab 23 Feb 2021
A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran ... On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed shortly after taking off from Iran's capital Tehran killing all 176 people aboard, including 55 Canadians.
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Khamenei Says Iran Could Enrich Uranium to 60%

Beijing News 23 Feb 2021
FILE - A technician works at the Uranium Conversion Facility just outside the city of Isfahan, Iran, 255 miles (410 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Feb ... is prepared to return to the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran shows "strict compliance" with it.
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Woman is hanged after dying from a heart attack in Iran: Murderer's execution goes ahead ...

The Daily Mail 23 Feb 2021
Zahra Ismaili was convicted of killing her husband, an Iranian intelligence official, who had allegedly been abusive to her and her daughter ... Ismaili was hanged in the notoriously brutal Rajai Shahr Prison on Wednesday in the town of Karaj, around 20 miles west of Tehran. The Islamic Republic is second only China in its use of capital punishment ... .
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Iranian woman reportedly still hanged after she died while waiting for execution

New York Post 23 Feb 2021
More On.. iran. White House reaches out to Iran over American hostages. UN chief visits Iran as it threatens to cut off watchdog’s cameras. Joe Biden brings America back to bad Obama days. Goodwin ... The body was hanged at dawn at Rajai Shahr Prison, a notoriously harsh jail in Karaj, a suburb of capital Tehran, the outlets said ... .
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International experts to push Iran for answers on Ukrainian Airlines attack: UN

Arab News 23 Feb 2021
NEW YORK ... She said that Iran bears the sole responsibility for investigating the truth surrounding the downing of the plane and for providing accountability. PS752 was a passenger flight departing from Tehran for the Ukrainian capital Kiev, which was shot down shortly after takeoff by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) on Jan ... ....
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Iran, IAEA reach temporary agreement for 3-month "essential" nuke verification

People Daily 22 Feb 2021
TEHRAN, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- A temporary agreement was reached on Sunday in Iran's capital Tehran between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to continue "essential verification" for up to three months ... of Grossi to Tehran.
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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Feb. 22

China.dot.org 22 Feb 2021
TEHRAN -- A temporary agreement was reached on Sunday in Iran's capital Tehran between the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to continue "essential verification" for up to three months ... a one-day visit of Grossi to Tehran.
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