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Iranian Welder Bravely Struggles for Her Life

In life, failures come easy, and success is hard won. However, the drive to work hard makes even the impossible possible. Such is the story of a young woman who made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a welder and eventually succeeded.

Brides in Northern Iran Receive Special Gifts in Ancient Ceremony

The big ceremony of giving gifts of Eid to newlywed women is an old tradition that has been practiced by Iranians since ancient times. The ceremony is mostly held on auspicious days and Eids, including Nowruz (Persian New Year), Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha, etc., to give gifts to brides.

Iran Sympathizes with Laos over Deadly Dam Collapse

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the tragic dam collapse disaster in Laos, which left hundreds of people dead and missing.
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Sky-Watchers in Iran Amazed by Longest Lunar Eclipse of Century

Iranian sky-watchers on Friday night enjoyed watching the century’s longest lunar eclipse, in which the moon was partly or fully in Earth’s shadow.

Zoroastrian Cleric Rejects Pompeo’s Claims about Minorities in Iran

A top Zoroastrian cleric in Iran’s Isfahan province has dismissed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claims that religious minorities in Iran do not have freedom, saying that such statements are futile and groundless.

Iranian Winger Jahanbakhsh Joins Brighton for Club-Record Fee

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, which currently competes in the Premier League, has completed the signing of Iranian professional winger and attacking midfielder Alireza Jahanbakhsh for a “club record fee” from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar.

Iran Sympathizes with Greece over Deadly Wildfires

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly wildfires near the Greek capital of Athens, which have killed and wounded dozens of people.

Iran Exports New Cancer Drugs to Turkey, Syria

An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to produce a new type of nano-medicine for treatment of various types of cancer and is exporting it to regional countries.

50 Killed, 170 Injured in Greece Wildfires

At least 50 people have died and 170 have been injured in wildfires ravaging woodland and villages in the Athens region, as Greek authorities rush to evacuate residents and tourists stranded on beaches along the coast on Tuesday.

Firefighters Make Heroic Efforts to Save People from Tehran Fire

A huge fire which occurred at 21-storey Paramis Tower in Tehran’s 22nd District Sunday afternoon left nobody dead but 87 people injured, Iran's Emergency Medical Services said.

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