Iran's police said on Jan. 13 officers had not fired at protesters demonstrating over Tehran's admission that it shot down a passenger plane, as video on social media recorded gunshots and pools of blood.
Iranian authorities have ordered several schools in in Tehran and several other cities in the country to be closed today because of the dangerous air pollution, health reports stated.
Tehran lay under a thick cloud of smog considered hazardous to health for several days now. Yesterday, the cloud could be seen from the valleys more than 20 kilometers north of the city.
Iran will allow women to visit the stadium for the national qualification of the national football team against Cambodia on October 10 in Tehran.
This was announced by the country's sports ministry after FIFA threatened their federation with fines if they did not soften the rules for women's attendance at matches.