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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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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.

Famous Artworks to Embellish Tehran for Second Year

Copies of famous works of art, including many by prominent Western and Iranian artists, will appear next week on billboards and tableaus across the capital city of Tehran.

Artists Renovate Urban Spaces

The Tehran Beautification Organization is hosting the annual Baharestan event, showcasing some of Tehran's urban arts in springtime.

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