Society

All the social, environmental, community and lifestyle news from across Iran, including the life and times of the capital, Tehran. There’s so much more to Iran than politics!

Taxi Driver Helps Desperate Indian Ambassador in Tehran’s Snowy Day

A Taxi driver in Tehran has helped the Indian ambassador free of charge after the diplomat broke his leg during a snowy day morning workout.

Wreckage of Crashed Plane Found in Central Iran

The wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane that crashed into the mountain on Sunday with 65 people on board has been found in an area in Dena heights.

Search Operation Underway in Iran to Find Wreckage of Crashed Plane

Several search and rescue teams have been searching the mountainous regions near the Iranian city of Semirom where a passenger plane with 65 people on board crashed on Sunday, but the operation has been hampered by severe weather.
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Iran’s Health Minister Appointed as WHO Commissioner

Iranian Minister for Health and Medical Education, Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi, has been appointed as the World Health Organization’s commissioner for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases.
Iran Leader, President Offers Condolences over Plane Crash

Iran Leader, President Offer Condolences over Plane Crash

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani have expressed their deep regrets over the “extremely tragic” crash of Aseman Airline’s passenger plane, which claimed dozens of lives on Sunday.

Plane with 66 People on Board Crashes in Central Iran

The Aseman Airline’s Tehran-Yasuj flight with 66 people on board has crashed in southern Isfahan province and all the passengers and crew members are confirmed dead.

Iran Condoles with Mexico over Deadly Copter Crash (+Video)

Iran’s foreign ministry has offered its sympathies to the Mexican people and government over a strong earthquake and the crash of a helicopter which was on a mission to help quake-stricken people.
Azeri Lady Finds Iranian Half-Sisters after 63 Years

Azeri Lady Finds Iranian Half-Sisters after 63 Years

An Azeri woman and her biological siblings, unknown to each other for over six decades, met for the very first time in Iran.

Iran Hosts Traditional Contests in Honour of Water

The fourth round of traditional “Kander Keshi” and “Jahleh Keshi” competitions has been held in a neighbourhood in the port city of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran.

Iran’s Rouhani Calls for Muslims’ Unity in Address to Indian Worshippers

Visiting India, President Hassan Rouhani has called on all Muslims across the world to preserve their unity in the face of the Israeli regime and other enemies.

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