Iran’s coverage: Iran ends quake rescue after 530 killed

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Iran ends quake rescue operations, hungry survivors battle cold

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.


Iran’s quake death toll rises to 530

Latest reports on Tuesday shows that the number of those killed in the powerful earthquake that rocked several provinces in western Iran, including Kermanshah Province, has risen to 530.


Iran declares public mourning for quake victims

The Iranian Cabinet in a statement on Monday declared Nov 14 (Tuesday) as a day of public mourning for the victims of the Sunday night devastating quake which hit western Iran near its borders with Iraq.

Cooperation with Iran, Turkey has been good for Syria: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that cooperation with Iran and Turkey was producing concrete results towards solving the crisis in Syria.


Total: Trump could kill our Iran gas deal

President Trump’s get-tough approach to Iran could kill a huge energy investment signed just four months ago.


Iran president visits quake-hit areas, promises help in reconstruction

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday morning arrived in Kermanshah Province to visit the areas struck by the Sunday night’s deadly earthquake, which has so far killed 430 people and wounded over 7,000.

Zarif urges int’l community to help end ‘senseless’ war in Yemen

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a letter to the UN chief described the situation in Yemen as critical and worrisome and called on the international community to take effective and decisive measures to end the war on the impoverished nation.


Velayati: Hariri asked to mediate between Iran, Saudi Arabia

Leader’s senior adviser Velayati dismissed Lebanese PM Saad Hariri’s anti-Iran remarks, saying Hariri asked to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia during his meeting with Velayati in Tehran.


IRGC moves Iran’s biggest portable field hospital to Kermanshah

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) moved the country’s biggest portable field hospital to the western province of Kermanshah to treat those injured in Sunday’s 7.3-magnitude earthquake.


Iranian presence in Syria is legitimate, Russia says amid Israeli concerns

Israeli defense figures are set to meet U.S. counterparts today; Jerusalem troubled by seeming unwillingness of superpowers to expel Iranian troops from southern Syria.