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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.

Street in Tehran Finally Named after Eminent PM Mosaddeq

After long debates over the naming of an important part of Tehran after Iran’s most famous prime minister, the City Council finally changed Tehran’s Naft (oil) street to Mohammad Mosaddeq, the man who nationalized Iran’s oil industry.

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.

Largest Flag of Iran Hoisted in Tehran

In a Sunday ceremony attended by Tehran mayor as well as a number of Iranian lawmakers and top civilian and military officials, the flag...
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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.

Tehran Preparing for Nowruz with Colourful Street Arts

The third edition of “Baharestan” (Land of Spring) street art event is currently underway in the Iranian capital with the aim of promoting happiness and enthusiasm among the citizens ahead of the New Persian Year.
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Thousands of Buildings in Tehran Unsafe: Councillors

Nearly 3,000 buildings in Tehran are in the same condition as that of the Plasco Shopping Centre that collapsed on Thursday following a blaze, a member of Tehran City Council said.
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Architecture booms as Iran opens its doors to the world

Iran is "on the verge of a new era for architecture" according to local architects, as change sweeps through the Islamic republic following the lifting of...
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Tehran Finally Breathes Clean Air after Days of Severe Air Pollution

Breathing fresh air had turned to a distant dream for the people of Tehran during the past polluted days, but the capital city’s air became clean once again thanks to the recent rain and snowfall.
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.
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Child Labour in Iranian Capital

The Young Journalists’ Club (YJC) has released photos of innocent children selling flowers near the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in southern Tehran, capital of Iran.    

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