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Iran Says Turkey’s GAP Project Destroys Regional Ecosystem

An Iranian lawmaker has warned about the destruction of regional ecosystem by Turkey’s GAP (South Eastern Anatolian) Project, saying that the dam construction project is a Zionist plot.

Iraq Elections: Fake Sex Tapes Created to Taint Female Candidates

The release of sex tapes purportedly belonging to two female candidates in Iraq’s upcoming elections on the social media has sparked deep concerns among the country’s public opinion.

“Iran Producing 97% of Medicines It Needs Domestically”

Authorities say Iran produces almost all the pharmaceuticals it needs domestically, and at the same times keeps the prices of medicines low for people to be able to afford them.

Tabriz Pioneer in Curbing Use of Plastic Bags

The city of Tabriz, a city in the northwestern Iran and the Tourism Capital of Muslim world in 2018, has started an initiative to encourage people to stop using plastic bags.

Kaveh Madani; Outcast Genius or Fugitive Agent?

Kaveh Madani, a senior Iranian water expert who left the Imperial College of London to serve as deputy head of Iran’s Department of Environment, recently left his office after a few months over what he called the hard-liners’ pressure.

Girls Selling Handicrafts Online to Help Develop Their Remote Village

A group of Iranian girls from a faraway village in Iran’s most underdeveloped province have come up with a new initiative to sell their handmade crafts and spend the money they earn in the education and health sectors of their village.

IT, Telecoms Exhibition Opens on Iran’s Kish Island

A major communications and information technology exhibition has kicked off on Kish Island in southern Iran on Monday, April 23.

27 Provinces in Iran Spending Their Driest Year Ever

A quick review of the reports on precipitation in Iran over the past month indicates that 27 provinces across the country will experience their worst-ever drought throughout the current year.

Mummy Found in Southern Tehran May Belong to Former Shah!

A mummified body found in Shahr-e Rey in southern Tehran is assumed to be the body of the ex-king of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi.

Iranian Villager Turns His House into Popular Hotel Museum

A construction worker from a village in Iran’s Semnan Province hosts tourists from all over the country at his local home which he himself has turned into a hotel museum.

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