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Wrestlers Triumph in Beach World Championship

Wrestlers Triumph in Beach World Championship

Iran’s national beach wrestling team won four gold medals to top the 2016 Beach Wrestling World Championship in Croatia.

Rouhani Urges Muslim Leaders to Work to Counter Extremism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free from violence and extremism.
Iranian-Made App Predicts Tree Damage

Iranian-Made App Predicts Tree Damage

Derakhtban is an Iranian-made mobile application that can predict the date and time trees being uprooted or broken with 87% precision.
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Iranian Clerics Meet Nasrallah, Affirm Support for Hezbollah

A delegation of Iranian clerics representing scholars of the Qom Seminary held a meeting with Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, voicing support for Hezbollah in its confrontation with the Israeli regime and Takfiri terrorists.
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Muhammad Ali in Tehran

Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali paid tribute to the Father of the Islamic Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini, at his mausoleum in southern Tehran in these photos from May 1993.
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NIGC Urges Staff to Protect Environment

Managing-Director of the National Iranian Gas Company Hamid-Reza Araqi, in a message released on Sunday May 5, urged NIGC staff and officials to protect the environment and avoid polluting nature.
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Iran VP Congratulates Muslim Nations on Ramadan

Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri offered his congratulations to Muslim nations around the world on the occasion of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which started on either Monday or Tuesday in different countries.
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Iran and Indonesia to Cooperate on Village-Scale Energy Projects

Iranian and Indonesian officials in a meeting on Tuesday June 7 reviewed ways to develop cooperation in the field of village-level energy.
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A Swiss Child Wearing Black Chador

The Swiss tourist parents chose Chador as the traditional costume for their 2.5 years old daughter because as they say they want their daughter to wear what most of Iranian women and girls traditionally wear.
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‘Car-Free Tuesdays’ Gains Momentum in Iran

The campaign for car-free Tuesdays, which is gaining momentum across Iran, originated last November in Arak, a city overburdened by too many pollutant industries.

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