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Assailant Gunned Down after Stabbing Cleric in Tehran

Assailant Gunned Down after Stabbing Cleric in Tehran

A man hurting a clergyman and a number of others in a stabbing spree at a subway station south of Tehran was shot dead by police on Saturday morning.
‘A Jewel Named Maryam Mirzakhani’

‘A Jewel Named Maryam Mirzakhani’

Iran’s former education minister has referred to the late Iranian math genius, Maryam Mirzakhani, as a gem stone, saying it was too early for her to die.
Iranian Math Genius Mirzakhani Dies of Cancer

Iranian Math Genius Mirzakhani Dies of Cancer

Maryam Mirzakhani, the internationally-renowned Iranian mathematician and the first female winner of Fields Medal, has died of cancer according to one of her relatives.
Iranian Envoys Attend Commemoration of Srebrenica Massacre

Iranian Envoys Attend Commemoration of Srebrenica Massacre

Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian and Iran's Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mahmoud Heydari attended the commemoration ceremony held for victims of Srebrenica genocide.
Saudi Arabia Starts Issuing Visa for Iranian Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia Starts Issuing Visa for Iranian Pilgrims

An Iranian official says the Saudi government has started issuing visa for Iranian Hajj pilgrims as of July 13.
Iranian Woman Elected as Best Sailor of Year

Iranian Woman Elected as Best Sailor of Year

Sailing is usually considered a muscular job worldwide. Women usually are not interested in the job given its demanding nature, but an Iranian woman has become a successful sailor.
Over 700 Expat Iranian Researchers Back Home

Over 700 Expat Iranian Researchers Back Home

The Iranian government says 710 Iranian researchers and experts, who were living abroad, have returned to the country and started cooperation in scientific and technological fields in the past few years.
Islamic Remedies for Skin Illumination, Youth

Islamic Remedies for Skin Illumination, Youth

An Iranian university professor has presented some Islamic remedies to restore youth to the skin.
Maryam Mirzakhani

Iranian Math Genius Fighting Cancer at US Hospital

Internationally-renowned Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been hospitalized in the US for deteriorating health conditions caused by cancer recurrence.
Sorena Sattari

VP Blasts US Deportation of Iranian Cancer Scientist

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari deplored the US move to deny entry to and deport an Iranian cancer researcher and his family, saying such measures only cause frustration in the scientific community.

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