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[:ar][:en][:es]All the social, environmental, community and lifestyle news from across Iran, including the life and times of the capital, Tehran. There’s so much more to Iran than politics![:][:][:]

Mayor: All Citizens Evacuated from Plasco Building before Its Collapse

The Mayor of Tehran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf says all ordinary citizens and shop owners had been evacuated from the blazing Plasco building in central Tehran before its total collapse. Qalibaf asked people not to pay attention to rumours.

Iran’s President Orders Minister to Pursue Plasco Building Collapse

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged Interior Minister to immediately pursue the disastrous collapse of Plasco shopping centre in Tehran, which has killed dozens of firefighters so far.
Tehran Plasco

At Least 300 Entrapped in Collapse of High-Rise Shopping Centre in Tehran (+Video)

Plasco shopping centre, one of the oldest high-rise buildings built in the 1960s, totally collapsed after hours of fire. Dozens of firefighters and residents are entrapped inside the building.

Iranian President Test-Drives Homegrown Electric Car

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.

Rural Women in Iran Weaving Carpets with Two Silky Sides

Women in Doidokh village in northeastern Iran are well-known for the silk carpets they weave, the majority of which are exported to other countries.

Exclusive Hangouts for Girls in Tehran

Girls in Tehran can enjoy their leisure time in exclusive centres with facilities such as resorts, coffee shops and amphitheatres.
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Iranian Parliament Votes for Increased Bandwidth

The Iranian Parliament authorized the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology to increase the country’s bandwidth by 30 terabytes per second during the Sixth Five-Year Economic Development Plan (2016-21).
Medical Herbs-Shahtareh

Iran Home to 800 Species of Medicinal Herbs

An Iranian environmentalist says a total of 800 species of medicinal plants have been identified in Iran.
Homeyra Rigi

Female Iranian Governor Wears Traditional Costume

In all formal situations, the Governor of a city in Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran wears the region’s local costume.
Ayatollah Sistani

Ayatollah Sistani’s Influence in Iraq from Le Monde’s Point of View

Well-known French newspaper Le Monde has presented Ayatollah Sistani, one of the most important Shiite religious leaders, as a man whose absence will leave a massive void in the crisis-hit Iraq.

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