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Earthquake in Iran claims lives

THE LEVANT – A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Ilam in western Iran on Monday, causing injuries and damage, Iranian state television said, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. The US Geological Survey reported the magnitude of the quake at 6.3 and said its epicentre …

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Earthquake shakes UAE buildings

  Buildings shook in the UAE after a magnitude-5.6 tremor struck 30 miles off the coast of Kish Island early morning on Wednesday. UAE’s National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has registered an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 on Richter scale which hit South Iran, around 300km from Abu Dhabi …

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