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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.

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Iran’s President Visits Site of Collapsed High-Rise on National Day of Mourning

As Iran is observing a national day of mourning on Saturday following the deadly collapse of Plasco building in central Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited the site of the collapsed high-rise in downtown Tehran to inspect the ongoing search and rescue operation there.
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President’s Text Message to Iranian Citizens: Know Your Civil Rights

Iranian President on Monday signed and unveiled the first-ever Iranian “Charter on Citizens’ Rights”, and then sent a text message to Iranian citizens, asking them to know their civil rights.
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Antiquities of Iraqi Origin Seized in Tehran Subway

More than 10 ancient relics, worth nearly $1m, were recently seized by the Police in one of Tehran’s subway stations from a man who seemed to have transferred them from Iraq to Iran.
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Iran’s Leader Praises Firefighters’ Sacrifice in Plasco Incident

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message eulogized the Iranian firemen who lost their lives while trying to contain a huge fire at the site of a high-rise in downtown Tehran, which later collapsed and killed several firefighters and citizens.
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.
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Abandoned Telephone Booth Changed into Aquarium

The municipality of Iran’s northern city of Rasht, in a creative move, turned one of the city’s old public telephone booths into an aquarium that has grabbed the attention of foreign media outlets.

Middle East’s First Robotic Restaurant Opens in Tehran

The first robotic restaurant of Iran and the Middle East has opened in the Iranian capital of Tehran with a completely digital ordering system.
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Plasco Shop Owners Resettled in New Commercial Centre

The shop owners of Plasco, the first modern commercial centre in Iran which collapsed last month, will continue their business in another shopping centre in Tehran.
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World Conference of Mayors and Councillors Kicks Off in Tehran

The 1st ‘World Conference of Mayors and Councillors 2016’ was inaugurated at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on Wednesday, July 20, with President Hassan Rouhani and over 2,000 participants in attendance.
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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.

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