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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.

50 Tonnes of Election Campaign Posters Removed from Tehran Streets

50 Tonnes of Election Campaign Posters Removed from Tehran Streets

A Tehran Municipality official says more than 50 tonnes of waste paper remaining from Iranian candidates’ campaigns for the recent elections have been collected and removed from the Iranian capital’s streets.
Rouhani Supporters Win All Seats in Tehran City Council

Rouhani Supporters Win All Seats in Tehran City Council

Reformist and moderate candidates have won all the 21 seats of Tehran’s City Council according to the final results declared by Tehran governor, ending the 15-year dominance of conservative councillors.
Tehran, Baghdad to Sign Twinning Agreement: Iraqi official

Tehran, Baghdad to Sign Twinning Agreement: Iraqi official

An Iraqi official declared the Iranian and Iraqi capitals, Tehran and Baghdad, will soon sign a twinning agreement and become sister cities.
Islamic World Mayors to Attend Summit in Iran's Mashhad

Islamic World Mayors to Attend Summit in Iran’s Mashhad

Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad is planned to host the First Summit of Mayors of the Islamic World in coming days, the head of Mashhad Municipality’s Public Relations Department announced.
New Look of Tehran’s 30th Tir StreetMore Appealing to Tourists

New Look of Tehran’s 30th Tir Street More Appealing to Tourists

30th TirStreet is among the oldest and original historical places in Tehran which has recently attracted greater attention to itself as a tourist attraction due to a number of changes and renovations it has undergone.
Millions of Dollars Saved Thanks to Iranians’ Participation in Online Census

Millions of Dollars Saved Thanks to Iranians’ Participation in Online Census

Nearly 50% of Iranian people chose to participate in the online version of the country’s national census in 2016, and this has helped the government save millions of dollars.
Women Applicants Register for Iran’s Local Elections

18,000 Women Applicants Register for Iran’s Local Elections

More than 18,000 female applicants have registered to contest in Iran’s City and Village Councils Elections due to be held on May 19, an Iranian official announced.
Women register for Iran Local Elections

MP Urges Competent Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.
egg festival

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.
Plaza Opened in Heart of Square in Central Tehran (14)

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...

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