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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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Firefighters Save a Cat Trapped under 20 Tons of Steel (+Video)

A poor cat trapped under tons of girders was saved by Iranian firefighters in the northeastern city of Mashhad.
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1.5 Milion Rats in Tehran: Unwanted Guests from Norway

A city official says the huge number of rats in the Iranian capital have mostly come from cargo ships arriving in Iranian ports.
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Pilot Cuts Flight Time to Save Afghan Worker’s Arm

An Iranian pilot cut the flight time by 20 minutes to help an injured Afghan immigrant regain the use of his hand, which had been cut off in an accident.
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Iranian Man Finds a Bag with over $800,000, Returns It to Owner[:es] Un iraní...

An Iranian army commando from 35th Commando Brigade based in Iran's western province of Kermanshah returned a missing bag containing $837,000 to its owner.[:es]Un militar de la 35ª brigada de Comando de Irán occidental con base en la provincia de Kermanshah encontró una bolsa que contenía, 837.000 dólares y la devolvió al propietario.
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Iranians Break World Record in Online Census[:es]Iraníes rompen el récord mundial en censo en...

Iranians’ participation in the country’s first online census has been unprecedented in the world, Iran’s ICT Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said.[:es]La participación de los iraníes en el primer censo en línea del país no tiene precedentes en el mundo, afirmó el ministro de TIC de Irán, Mahmud Vaezi.
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Tehran’s Towers: How Iranian Capital Embraced Bold Architecture[:es]Edificios de Teherán, una arquitectura excepcional

From its iconic Azadi (freedom) tower, which has ridden out a revolution, an eight-year war and innumerable protest rallies, to the elegant museum of contemporary art or the city theatre, Tehran has long been home to a brand of wacky, yet distinctively Iranian, contemporary buildings.[:es]Desde la torre icónica de Azadi (Libertad), que fue testigo de una revolución, de una guerra de ocho años y de concentraciones e innumerables protestas. A la elegante del museo de arte contemporáneo o del teatro de la ciudad de Teherán le ha sido durante mucho tiempo, el hogar de una gama de edificios contemporáneos y extravagantes, pero distintivamente iraníes.
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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”.
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Why Falafel Is So Popular in Iran

Falafel is a frugal way of eating for the middle and working class and has become very popular in Iran. But is it just so popular because of its low cost?[:es]Falafel is a frugal way of eating for the middle and working class and has become very popular in Iran. But is it just so popular because of its low cost?
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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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4,000 Doctors Visit Patients for Free on National Doctors’ Day

Thousands of Iranian doctors have been providing citizens of Tehran with free medical services on August 22, the National Doctors’ Day, which is annually marked on the birthday anniversary of renowned Iranian polymath and doctor Avicenna.

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