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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.

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.
Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

The southwestern Iranian city of Dezful in Khuzestan province has been picked as the top age-friendly city.
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.

Iranian Researchers Produce Non-Toxic Rat Poison

A group of researchers in an Iranian knowledge-based company have managed to produce a non-toxic rodenticide using nanotechnology. The product is currently available on the market.

Enormous Book Garden Inaugurated in Tehran

Iran’s biggest scientific and cultural complex, with an area of about 70,000 square metres, has been inaugurated in the capital city of Tehran. The complex is home to the world’s largest bookstore.
Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

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