The Swiss tourist parents chose Chador as the traditional costume for their 2.5 years old daughter because as they say they want their daughter to wear what most of Iranian women and girls traditionally wear.
Earlier this week, a press conference was held for Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman. Interestingly, one of the top stories discussed in the presser was the way the film’s crew, particularly the actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti, and Farhadi himself, dressed in the Cannes Film Festival.
A former Miss Turkey has been sentenced to suspended jail for sending an insulting post about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on her Instagram.
Mohammad Javad Larijani, the Chief of the Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council, criticized Washington’s slow implementation of a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers (JCPOA), and suggested that Iran should not be so fast in fulfilling its obligations.
In a rare move in the history of Iranian administrations, First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri warmly welcomed a recent letter by the outspoken former MP Ahmad Tavakkoli which criticized the Oil Ministry’s new contracts, and asked Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh to correct them accordingly.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 26 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
For the second time, Iranian author Samira Jannatdoust (Paniz) won the prize for the best dessert and pastry cookbook at the 2016 Gourmand World Cookbook Award.
Hossein Fereydoun, the brother and special aide of President Hassan Rouhani, was absent for a couple of weeks from the president’s meetings and visits. Certain media had been covering rumours of his arrest, but he finally joined his brother on an official visit, putting an end to speculation.
France defeated Iran in straight sets (25-20, 25-18, 25-22) at the Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Tuesday May 31.
The 12-member governing board of the Iranian Parliament was put to a vote on Tuesday May 31, and the seats were almost split between two main factions, the reformists and the conservatives. What follows is IFP’s translation of IRNA’s coverage of the elections, with additional details from official Parliament news agency ICANA.