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New Tehran airport shut by army

A new international airport in Tehran has been closed on security grounds, shortly after it opened with the landing of the first foreign plane. Iran’s armed forces permitted only one flight from Dubai to land at the Imam Khomeini airport (IKIA), the official Irna news agency reported. Airport officials were accused of ignoring a ban on “foreign groups” at the airport, south-west of the capital. The airport was built and was expected to be run by a Turkish-Austrian firm. It is designed to replace the city’s congested Mehrabad airport. Full Story

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