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From Addict to Cyclist; How to Ride Again after 20 Years of Struggling with...

The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.
Supreme Leader

Leader Urges Immediate Punishment of School Official Accused of Sexual Harassment

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged immediate punishment of a school official accused of abusing a number of schoolboys in a Tehran high school.

Iranian Pupils Draw Paintings for Parentless Children

An exhibition of paintings drawn by little kids for unparented and neglected children was recently held in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Downtism Café; Cosy Hangout Run by Autistic, Down Syndrome Staff

A café was recently opened at a shopping centre near Vanak square in northern Tehran with staff suffering from autism and Down Syndrome.

4 Killed, 1,800 Injured in “Fireworks Wednesday” Incidents

Firecracker-related incidents left 4 people dead and over 1,799 others injured in Chaharshanbe Soori, a fire festival held on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Iranian calendar year, the head of Iran’s Center for Emergency Medical Services said.

7,500 Addicted Babies Born in Iran Every Year

The latest studies have revealed that 7,500 babies are being born in Iran every year with addiction to illicit drugs.

Positive News Can Boost People’s Morale: Psychologist

A psychologist says the publication of positive news can improve people’s morale, and the media must work harder to bring hope and joyfulness to the society with the contents they produce.

50 Surgeries to Resemble Angelina Jolie Turn Iranian Girl into Corpse Bride!

A young Iranian girl has gone viral after reportedly undergoing 50 surgeries to resemble her idol Angelina Jolie, but no avail.
Children

Iran Working to Handle Street Children’s Health Issues

An Iranian lawmaker says a committee should be set up to deal with the health issues related to street children.
Fighting Drugs Needs Int’l Cooperation, Global Consensus: Iran

Fighting Drugs Needs Int’l Cooperation, Global Consensus: Iran

An Iranian lawmaker says fighting narcotics requires regional and international cooperation as well as a global consensus.

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