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Life in the metropolis. The home of IFP News, Tehran is a city as big as New York, with all the energy and buzz, as well as the social and cultural issues, of a major capital. Simply put, life here is fast and fascinating – find out more in this section.

‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

Women who have recently converted to Islam or those who decided to change their lifestyle have launched a campaign in Tehran to promote the culture of wearing hijab.
Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

The twelfth female mayor of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s history has begun her work, setting the stage for more ladies to assume top jobs in the country.
Iranian City Collecting Child Labourers from Streets (4)

Iranian City Collecting Child Labourers from Streets

An Iranian social welfare official says a special van has started collecting child labourers from the streets of Tabriz in northwestern Iran.
Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani

Hashemi Rafsanjani Elected as Head of Tehran City Council

Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, the eldest son of the late Iranian politician Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was unanimously elected as the head of Tehran’s new City Council.

Baghdad Mayor Tours Tehran Tourist Attractions (+Photos)

Zekra Alwach, the female mayor of Baghdad, has visited a number of historical places and cultural heritage sites in a half-day tour of Tehran.
Mideast's First Robotic Restaurant Booming in Tehran

Mideast’s First Robotic Restaurant Booming in Tehran

RoboChef, the first interactive, robotic, and waiterless restaurant of the Middle East, has flipped the tables on how citizens of the Iranian capital eat out.
Mohammad-Ali Najafi

Reformist Najafi Elected as New Mayor of Tehran

Mohammad-Ali Najafi, a former education and science minister and a senior reformist politician, has been unanimously elected as the new Mayor of Tehran, replacing the incumbent conservative Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.
Citizen Apologies for Damage after 10 Years!

Citizen Apologies for Damage after 10 Years!

An anonymous Iranian citizen has apologized for having damaged a public bus back in 2006, offering compensation.
Bus Equipped with Evaporative Cooler Unveiled in Iran

Bus Equipped with Evaporative Cooler Unveiled in Iran

Iran has unveiled a bus equipped with evaporative cooler in the extremely hot and dry province of Sistan and Baluchestan in the country’s southeastern.
Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Members of Tehran City Council are going to discuss a plan to name one of the streets or places in the Iranian capital after late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.

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