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Sabian Mandaeans Perform New Year Rituals in Iran

On the anniversary of the Mandaean New Year, the Sabians in southwestern Iran performed their baptism rite by immersing themselves in Karun River.
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Iran, EU Universities Sign Several MoUs

A number of Iranian universities have signed Memoranda of Understanding with their European counterparts to expand their science cooperation, according to an Iranian official.

Fibre Optics Overhauling Internet Services in Iran

Internet services in Iran will be completely overhauled by the fibre optics technology, which is being promoted by the Iranian ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

180 Iranian Female Filmmakers to Compete in Int’l Festival

A record-breaking number of Iranian female filmmakers are set to take part in different sections of an international film festival due to be held within the next two weeks.
Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Members of Tehran City Council are going to discuss a plan to name one of the streets or places in the Iranian capital after late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.
Robot Made by Iranian Students Helps Disabled People

Robot Made by Iranian Students Helps Disabled People

A group of Iranian students at the Islamic Azad University have built a robot that can assist physically-disabled people, according to a university official.
Brazilian Footballer Sends Iranians Heartfelt Appreciation Message

Brazilian Footballer Sends Iranians Heartfelt Appreciation Message

A Brazilian football player who has finished a successful season in Iran’s professional football league has posted a message on his Instagram account to extend his sincere thanks to the Iranian football fans.
Iran VP Pays Homage to Late Math Genius Mirzakhani

Iran VP Pays Homage to Late Math Genius Mirzakhani

Iran’s vice-president for science and technology has, in a note, paid tribute to late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.
Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

The southwestern Iranian city of Dezful in Khuzestan province has been picked as the top age-friendly city.
Iran Ranks 3rd at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

Iran Ranks 3rd at Int’l Chemistry Olympiad

A team of Iranian high school students have won four medals to rank third at the 2017 International Chemistry Olympiad in Thailand.

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