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Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.


Iranian VP Resolved to Change Culture of Housework Division

Shahindokht Molaverdi, the Iranian Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, has recently talked about the government’s plans to facilitate the life and work of Iranian women.

Village Life in Southwestern Iran[:es]La vida rural en el suroeste de Irán

Zizi is a village lying 50 kilometres west of the city of Yasuj, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, in southwest of Iran where most people are farmers and sheep farmers.[:es]Zizi es un pueblo situado a 50 kilómetros al oeste de la ciudad de Iasuy, en la provincia de Kohguiluyeh y Boyer-Ahmad, al suroeste de Irán, donde la mayoría de la gente es campesina y ganadera.
Lavash Bread

Iran’s Lavash Bread Inscribed at UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Iran’s lavash (flatbread) in the list of its intangible cultural heritage.

World’s Second Oldest Living Man Is a 135-Year-Old Iranian

An Iranian man living in the Western city of Saqqez is reportedly the second oldest living person in the world.

Young Cleric Saves Animals’ Lives

A young Iranian cleric, who once became famous for donating his kidney to a kid, is also member of an animal protection group who feeds and rescues stray animals.
Sara Abdolmaleki

Iranian Athlete Struggles to Become a Champion Once Again

Sara Abdolmaleki, a former champion in women’s rugby, was seriously injured in a car crash in early 2016, but she wants to rejoin professional sports in the near future.
Tourist Couple

Iran Is the Paradise on Earth: Indian-Japanese Tourist Couple

Having travelled to 13 countries, a Japanese woman and an Indian man refer to Iran as the best tourist destination and the paradise of earth.

Thanksgiving in Iran: People Thank for Blessing of Pomegranate Harvest

People in a Western Iranian village annually hold a type of thanksgiving ceremony for the blessing of pomegranate harvest in the preceding year.
Stonebreaker Mother

Stonebreaker Mother; Breadwinner of Her Children[:es]Conozca a la “Mejor Madre” del año

Maryam Nasiri is an Iranian "exemplary mother" who used to break stones to make Halal money for her children.[:es]Maryam Nazirí es una "madre ejemplar" iraní que se dedica a romper piedras para llevar dinero a casa para sus hijos, dinero halal (lícito).

Iranian Man Finds a Bag with over $800,000, Returns It to Owner[:es] Un iraní...

An Iranian army commando from 35th Commando Brigade based in Iran's western province of Kermanshah returned a missing bag containing $837,000 to its owner.[:es]Un militar de la 35ª brigada de Comando de Irán occidental con base en la provincia de Kermanshah encontró una bolsa que contenía, 837.000 dólares y la devolvió al propietario.

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