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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.
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Iran’s “Versailles Palace” Eventually Registered as National Heritage Site

Iran’s top cultural heritage body finally gave the green light for registration of the Sabet Pasal Mansion, commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, as a National Heritage Site following a considerable controversy over the imminent destruction of the architectural masterpiece.
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Hybrid Cars May Enter Tehran’s Restricted Zones without Traffic Permit

Hybrid cars don't need a traffic permit to enter restricted zones in Tehran as they produce little or no harmful emissions, said the head of the Executive Center of Tehran's Traffic Police.
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Iranians Commemorate Martyrs of Plasco Building Collapse

Iranian people gathered around fire stations across the country on Friday, January 20, to honour the heroism of the firefighters who lost their lives in the Plasco shopping centre’s collapse in downtorn Tehran.
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Iran’s First Online Census Gets into High Gear

Iranians have begun taking part in the country’s first national online census, with one official saying general response on the first day was “unprecedented”.
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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Drone Targeted by Tehran Anti-Aircraft Belongs to Advertising Agency

The drone which was shooed away by anti-aircraft forces in Tehran on Monday belonged to an advertising company.
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Iranian People Preparing to Celebrate Longest Night of the Year

The winter solstice, which is the shortest day of the year or the longest night of the year, is known as ‘Yalda Night’ and is annually celebrated by Iranian people across the world based on an ancient tradition.
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Special Tour of Tehran for Blind People

A programme is underway in Iran’s capital in which people can share their experiences of visiting Tehran’s tourist attractions with the blind through voice messages.
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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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