Thousands in Iran May Lose Their Jobs If Telegram Blocked

An Iranian official says at least 180,000 families in Iran are directly making money using the popular messaging app Telegram, but they may find it hard to make ends meet once their access to the app is restricted.

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Charity Concert Held in Tehran to Raise Funds for Mothers in...

Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has organized a benefit concert in Tehran to raise funds for the release of incarcerated moms as part of a campaign called “Prison No Place for Mothers”.

Iran Air to Recruit Female Pilots for First Time

Iran’s flag-carrier airline Iran Air is set to recruit female pilots for the first time in the country’s history.

Pre-Nowruz Rituals; What All Iranians Do before New Year

Spring has almost arrived, and Iranians have prepared themselves for and are counting down to the Persian New Year when they will celebrate the traditional Nowruz festival.

West’s Demands for Curbs on Iran Missiles Hypocritical: Zarif

Iran’s top diplomat has censured western powers for demanding restrictions on Iran’s missile activities, saying it is the height of hypocrisy for them to seek limiting Iran’s defence power while they pour billions of arms into the Middle East.

Iran Urges Germany to Continue Playing Constructive Role in JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Berlin to continue playing its ‘constructive’ role for complete and successful implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.

“Iran Must Use Russia to Stabilise Its Regional Position”

A senior political analyst says Russia needs the south to secure its strategic development, and Iran has the chance to take advantage of the “roaring polar bear” to protect its interests.

Rouhani Facilitates Putin on Landslide Victory

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on his outright re-election victory in Russia’s presidential election.

“Use of Persian Language on Internet Sharply Increased”

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has congratulated the Iranian netizens on a boost in the share of Farsi contents on the Internet.

BBC Persian Meddling in Iran’s Affairs: Russia Envoy

Russia’s Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian says the Persian Service of the BBC is blatantly meddling in Iran’s internal affairs.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on March 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, March 19, and picked headlines from 20 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran’s Bojnourd Hosts Festival of Local Games

A festival of local and traditional games of Iran’s North Khorasan Province was recently held in the north-eastern city of Bojnourd.

Putin Re-Elected as Russia’s President in Landslide Victory

The incumbent Vladi­mir Putin cruised to victory on Sunday for another six-year presidential term after securing at least 76% of processed votes. 

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