Translated by IFP


Meager share of medical tourism in overall tourism profits

An expert says given the country’s medical potential Iranian officials should do more to secure the inflow of cash via medical tourists.
Iran parliament

My father is bracing for upcoming legislative elections: Mohsen Rafsanjani

Will Hashemi unite with reformists in upcoming parliamentary elections?
The Kamkars

Most famous Iranian folkloric ensemble to stage charity concerts

The Kamkars, a very famous Iranian ensemble, are to stage charity concerts in Iran and Europe.
Iranian Nomads

Iranian nomads get together for an annual festival

A photo gallery of the 4th Iranian Nomad Festival in Isfahan.

Paintings of self-taught artists to go on display at Sa’dabad Palace

Sa’dabad Palace, which now serves as a museum, is to host an exhibition of paintings by self-taught artists.
Iranian Newspapers headlines

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Sept. 16

Today this section of IFP features a closer look at the front pages of as many as 19 newspapers.

Pope Francis is an IS target: Iraqi ambassador to Vatican

An Iraqi diplomat says an attempt on Pope Francis’ life by ISIL is likely.
Iran Nuclear Power Plant

Construction of two new nuclear plants starts by yearend: Official

Russia to build two new nuclear power plants in southern Iran.
Iran France agriculture

Iran and France move to boost agriculture ties

Iran and France sign deals to boost research and training cooperation in the agriculture sector.
Iranian women and politics

Iranian parties are too masculine

A female activist says political parties in Iran are dominated by men and should do more to give women a bigger role to play in their ranks.

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