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Passenger trains collide in Iran, at least 40 killed


Fri Nov 25, 2016 | 9:54am EST


By Parisa Hafezi | ANKARA

At least 40 people were killed and 100 injured when one Iranian passenger train collided with another at a station about 150 miles (250 km) east of the capital Tehran, and the death toll is likely to rise, state television reported. 335 more words

Train Crash Kills 31 In Iran

At least 31 people have been killed, after two passenger trains collided in Iran, with the death toll expected to rise further. 89 more words


Archaeologists in Switzerland prepare for post-war Syria


By Thomas Stephens

OCT 26, 2016 – 11:00

This undated photo released on August 25, 2015, on a social media site used by Islamic State militants shows the destruction of the 2,000-year-old Syrian Temple of Baalshamin. 1,409 more words


11/22/16 - Striving for Health Justice: The Reality of Syrian Refugees & Displaced Populations

With almost 4 million Syrian refugees and 60 million displaced people worldwide, the migrant crisis is “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era,” according to António Guterres, the former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. 148 more words


Red Crescent

Red Crescent


What’s left behind

In towns, on plains of blood


And everywhere

In the west

Of Asia

They look for

Our families taken… 50 more words

Our first night in Iran

Iran is a huge country and there was a lot of ground to cover in just one month. The plan was to concentrate our time in the central and western parts of the country before heading to the north west tip to cross into Armenia. 756 more words