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2008-09-10 12:00:17

Four people died as a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Iran Wednesday near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, state media said.

2006-06-29 04:40:00

An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 struck the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, the semi-official Fars news agency said on Thursday.

2006-06-03 08:32:18

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake on an island off Iran's southern coast killed two people and injured several others on Saturday, an official and state media said. The 5.2 magnitude quake struck at 10:45 a.m. (0715 GMT). The full extent of the damage was not immediately known.

2006-06-03 06:41:22

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake on an island off Iran's southern coast killed a young girl and injured several other people on Saturday, an official said. The 5.2 magnitude struck at 10:45 a.m. (0715 GMT). The full extent of the damage was not yet known.

2006-05-02 04:26:53

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An Iranian court sentenced two Swedish men to three years in prison each after they were charged with photographing military installations, a judicial official and diplomat said on Tuesday. It was not immediately clear which charges led to their jail terms.

2006-03-25 03:30:52

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6.0 hit Iran's southern province of Hormuzgan on Saturday but there were no reports of casualties or damage, the official IRNA news agency reported. IRNA said the quake shook areas near the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast at 10.58 a.m.

2005-11-27 12:53:16

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.

2005-11-27 11:25:53

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and some 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.

2005-11-27 09:11:18

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - At least seven people were killed and many more injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said.

2005-11-27 07:55:19

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - At least seven people have been killed and many more injured in an Iranian earthquake that badly damaged four villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm, officials and state television said on Sunday.


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