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Iranian Officials Investigating Incidents in Border Area near Pakistan: Spokesman

Iranian Officials Investigating Incidents in Border Area near Pakistan: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said the country’s competent authorities are working on the case of recent clashes with fuel smugglers in a southeastern region near the common border with Pakistan. - Politics news - In a statement released on Friday morning, Khatibzadeh reacted to the stories published by the Pakistani media about how the...

Over 700 Children Remain in Detention at US Border

Over 700 Children Remain in Detention at US Border

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Hundreds of unaccompanied minors have been held at the US border with Mexico waiting to be processed. - World news - More than 700 children who crossed from Mexico into the United States without their parents were in Border Patrol custody as of Sunday, according to an internal Customs and Border Protection document obtained by Axios.By that time, around 200 children had...

10 Injured in Gas Tanker Explosion at Customs Post on Iran-Afghanistan Border (+Video)

10 Injured in Gas Tanker Explosion at Customs Post on Iran-Afghanistan Border (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – At least 10 people were injured when a gas tanker exploded at a customs post in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said. - World news - Media reports indicated that scores of local residents tried to control a massive fire at the scene in the town of Islam Qala near the Iranian border.Iranian customs spokesman in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan said...

Iraq Opens Several Border Crossings for Iranian Transit

Iraq Opens Several Border Crossings for Iranian Transit

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Following the Iranian Judiciary chief’s recent visit to Iraq, the Arab country has reopened several border crossings for the shipment of Iranian commodities by land freight. - Politics news - The Iraqi Ministry of Transport has issued an order to reopen a number of border crossings to Iranian trucks after a recent visit by Iran's Judiciary Chief Seyed Ebrahim...

IRGC: All Abducted Iranian Border Guards Freed from Pakistan

IRGC: All Abducted Iranian Border Guards Freed from Pakistan

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The two remaining Iranian border guards who had been kidnapped at a border post and taken into Pakistan back in 2018 were released on Tuesday night, the IRGC said. - Politics news - The Quds Base of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ground Force announced in a statement that its constant efforts and intelligence activities resulted in the release of the two border...

5 Iranians Confirmed Dead in Border Area Avalanche

5 Iranians Confirmed Dead in Border Area Avalanche

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said five Iranian nationals stuck in an avalanche on the border with Turkey have been confirmed dead. - Politics news - In a Monday statement, Saeed Khatibzadeh said the five bodies have been recovered and will be transferred to Iran after the necessary arrangements.“Based on the details received from relevant...

Iraq Closes Border Crossing with Iran over New COVID Strain Concerns

Iraq Closes Border Crossing with Iran over New COVID Strain Concerns

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Iraqi government closed the Shalamcheh border crossing with Iran to prevent the spread of a new strain of coronavirus. - World news - The Iraqi authorities decided to close the Shalamcheh border crossing with Iran on Thursday as part of travel ban restrictions to prevent the spread and transmission of the new strain of coronavirus to the Arab country.Hakim Al-Mayahi,...

Train Car Carrying Crude Oil Derail, Catches Fire Near US-Canada Border (+Video)

Train Car Carrying Crude Oil Derail, Catches Fire Near US-Canada Border (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A train carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire on Tuesday in the US’ Washington state near the Canadian border. - World news - Residents in Whatcom County, Washington were ordered to evacuate after a train carrying a load of crude oil derailed and caught fire, with local authorities clearing anyone within a half-mile of the crash site.The derailment late on...

Thousands of Vehicles Stranded at Dover After France Closes Border with UK (+Video)

Thousands of Vehicles Stranded at Dover After France Closes Border with UK (+Video)

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Thousands of freight hauliers and passengers have been stuck in long queues at the port of Dover after France closed the border with the UK. - World news - The Port of Dover was eerily quiet on Monday, with lorries being turned away after the French government closed the border shared with the UK.Forty countries closed their borders after UK Prime Minister Boris...

Iran, Pakistan to Open 3rd Border Crossing Soon

Iran, Pakistan to Open 3rd Border Crossing Soon

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami unveiled plans for the opening of a third official border crossing with Pakistan in the near future. - Politics news - The Rimdan border crossing, situated in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan, was inaugurated in a ceremony on Saturday morning, attended by Eslami and Minister for...