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Giant Eggs Coloured ahead of Nowruz

On the occasion of the Persian New Year or Nowruz, Tehran has been decorated with large eggs, coloured by visual artists.
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Plaza Opened in Heart of Square in Central Tehran

In a ceremony attended by Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the plaza of Valiasr Square was unveiled. The square is one of the major...

Iran’s Population Increases to Nearly 80m: National Census

The findings of the recent National Population and Housing Census show Iran's population is over 79.92 million, which is about 4.77 million more compared to the previous figure registered by the census conducted in the Iranian year 1390
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70 Foreign Envoys Plant Trees near Tehran (+Photos)

Foreign ambassadors and diplomats in Iran were invited by the Mayor of Tehran to take part in Iran’s National Arbour Day ceremony by planting tree saplings.
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Iran Traditional Taxi Industry to Launch Ride-Hailing App

Tehran’s Taxi Organization will launch its own app in the near future in an attempt to claim back its market share from local ride-hailing applications Snapp and TAP30, the head of the organization announced.
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Dangerous Firecracker Users to Be Jailed for Entire Nowruz Holidays

A week before the Persian festival of fire annually marked on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year, the police has warned citizens about the use of dangerous fireworks.
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Environment Is Everything: Mayor of Tehran

Tehran mayor says the environment is the most important index of quality in villages and cities, the loss of which will be a disaster.
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“Illegal Lodgings for Chinese Identified in Tehran”

An Iranian official says unauthorized accommodations housing Chinese tourists in Tehran have been temporarily shut down, but no lodgings have been sealed.
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Iranian Taxi Drivers Protest against E-Hailing Apps

Iranian taxi drivers staged a protest rally in front of the Iranian Parliament against two e-hailing companies in Tehran.
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Tehran to Launch Open-Top Bus Tours ahead of Nowruz

Tehran's tourism authority plans to launch the much-touted "hop-on hop-off" bus tours of the city before the two-week Norouz (Iranian New Year) holidays start on March 21.

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