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Antiquities of Iraqi Origin Seized in Tehran Subway

More than 10 ancient relics, worth nearly $1m, were recently seized by the Police in one of Tehran’s subway stations from a man who seemed to have transferred them from Iraq to Iran.

Iran Unveils ‘Naseh’ Drone

The latest domestic drone at Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base, dubbed 'Naseh', was put on display on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by the Defence Minister.

Iran calls off Major Hajj

The spokesman of parliament's Judicial and Legal Affairs Committee has said Major Hajj has been cancelled due to the severance of ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Return of the Flamingo to Lake Urmia after 28 Years

A flamingo chick, which was last spotted and marked in Lake Urmia in 1988, has returned to its birthplace after 28 years – but it almost died due to the misbehaviour of some hunters.

Water skiing competitions in Kish

The qualifying competitions of Iran’s national water skiing team was held in Kish Island of Persian Gulf on Friday.    

Iranian Zoologist Discovers Unexpected Species of Rare Intertidal Spiders

In a recent study by Iranian Alireza Zamani, Russian Yuri M. Marusik and American James W. Berry, arachnologists, a new species of intertidal spider...

Abdullah Thanks Iran for Letting Afghan Children Get Schooling

Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah praised Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei for an order to provide Afghan children residing in Iran with the opportunity to receive education.

War Veteran Talks about Life after Being Wounded in Syria

Habib Adbollahi, a young war veteran wounded by Takfiri terrorists in Syria back in early January, says he used to congratulate others on “War Veterans Day”, but now he has become one of them.

Top Officer Supports Police’s “Moral Security” Plan

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Hassan Firouzabadi, threw his support behind the law enforcement’s Moral Security Plan, stressing that it has worried those who break social norms in Iran.

Islam urges justice, fairness toward non-Muslims: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Islam has ordered Muslims to treat the followers of other religions with “fairness and justice.”

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