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Boeing nears landmark deal to sell planes to Iran Air

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:00 PM

3rd UPDATE The agreement which could be worth as much as 25 billion is subject to the approval of the United States government

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 15, 2013 shows an Iran Air Boeing 747 passenger plane sitting on the tarmac of the domestic Mehrabad airport in the Iranian capital Tehran. Iran and US aerospace giant Boeing have reached an agreement for the purchase of 100 aircraft to renew the country's ageing fleet, the head of Tehran's civil aviation authority announced on June 19, 2016. The Islamic republic has ordered about 200 planes from three Western manufacturers since mid-January when economic sanctions were lifted following a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme. / AFP PHOTO / BEHROUZ MEHRI

New restrictions in Tehran after 18th day of bad air

Dec 30, 2015 - 8:38 PM

Due to severe air pollution outdoor sports have been banned and all primary schools and nurseries closed in the Iranian capital

BAD AIR. An Iranian woman wears a face mask at a bus stop in Tehran as pollution engulfs the city on December 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE