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Austria Keen to Initiate Technological Cooperation with Iran

Austria Keen to Initiate Technological Cooperation with Iran

A member of an Austrian technology institute says her country is willing to start technological cooperation with Iran.
Saudi Arabia Continues to Deny Syrians’ Right to Hajj

Saudi Arabia Continues to Deny Syrians’ Right to Hajj

After Qatar’s protest, the Syrian government has also slammed Saudi Arabia for politicization of Hajj pilgrimage, saying the Saudi authorities continue to deny Syrian citizens the right to perform this Islamic duty.
Fortune Telling: A Booming Business in Iran Cyberspace

Fortune Telling: A Booming Business in Iran Cyberspace

Fortune-tellers are cashing in on the laxity of rules in the virtual space to expand their business in Iran.

Iran Leader Calls on Hajj Pilgrims to Take United Stand against Israel

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Muslims should use the Hajj rituals this year to take a united stance against Israeli efforts to control the al-Aqsa Mosque.
International Olympiad in Informatics Kicks Off in Tehran6

International Olympiad in Informatics Kicks Off in Tehran

The 29th edition of the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), an annual international informatics competition for high school students from various countries, has started in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
US Student in Iran to Attend Olympiad despite Team’s Withdrawal

US Student in Iran to Attend Olympiad despite Team’s Withdrawal

An American student has come to Iran alone to attend the 29th International Olympiad in Informatics while his team has withdrawn from the event.

Iran U-17 Football Team to Play Friendly with France

The U-17 national football teams of Iran and France will play a friendly match to prepare themselves for the 17th edition of FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Golden Cigarettes New Way to Show Off Wealth in Tehran

Golden Cigarettes New Way to Show Off Wealth in Tehran

A new cigarette is being sold in the Iranian capital of Tehran, the paper of which is made from edible gold leaf. Sold for $315 a pack, these luxury products have gained huge popularity in the capital city among the rich.
Iran Wins One Gold, 4 Silvers in 2017 World Karate Games

Iran Wins One Gold, 4 Silvers in 2017 World Karate Games

Iranian karate practitioners have exhibited great punching, knee strikes as well as open-hand techniques at the 2017 World Games in Poland, and collected five medals, including four silver ones, at the international multi-sport event.
Iran Successfully Tests Satellite Carrier, Opens New Space Centre

Iran Successfully Tests Satellite Carrier, Opens New Space Centre

The Imam Khomeini National Space Center was officially inaugurated in Iran on Thursday with the successful test-launch of a homegrown satellite carrier dubbed Simorgh.

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