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Iran Beats Qatar to Move A Step Closer to World Cup Finals

Iran Beats Qatar to Move A Step Closer to World Cup Finals

Team Melli (The Iranian national football team) took vital step towards Russia with World Cup qualifying win over Qatar on Thursday.
Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz (27)

Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz

As we approach the end of winter and the beginning of the new season, Iranian people are preparing themselves to welcome Nowruz and celebrate the Persian New Year.
Mahram Tehran’s Former American Basketball Player Dies

Mahram Tehran’s Former American Basketball Player Dies

Chris Williams, an American basketball player who used to play in Iran’s Mahram Tehran, passed away on March 15 at the age of 36.
People perform Hajj rituals around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (File photo)

Iranians to Resume Hajj Pilgrimage as of This Year

Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization announced that the conditions for participation of Iranians in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage have been fulfilled following negotiations with Saudi officials after a hiatus in the wake of a diplomatic row with the kingdom.
egg festival

Giant Eggs Coloured ahead of Nowruz

On the occasion of the Persian New Year or Nowruz, Tehran has been decorated with large eggs, coloured by visual artists.
record of underwater breath

Viral Video Shows How Attempt to Break World Record Leads to Seizure

A young Iranian man was trying to break the world record of underwater breath-holding in the middle of a live TV show, but he was not that much successful in doing it.
ALBA Synchrotron

Iranian Researchers Gain Access to ALBA Facilities

Iranian government has prepared the ground for Iranian researchers and experimentalists to use the facilities of Spain’s ALBA Synchrotron, particularly its synchrotron [accelerator].
شرکت کردن ایران در حج امسال

Iran May Send Pilgrims to This Year’s Hajj: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the country may send nationals to Saudi Arabia to participate in the Hajj rituals this year.
persepolis al rayyan table

Iran’s Persepolis Defeated by Qatar’s Al Rayyan in ACL

Iranian professional football club Persepolis suffered a 3-1 defeat to Al Rayyan of Qatar in the 2017 AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Plaza Opened in Heart of Square in Central Tehran (14)

Plaza Opened in Heart of Square in Central Tehran

In a ceremony attended by Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the plaza of Valiasr Square was unveiled. The square is one of the major...

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