Nowruz Is Here: Iran Celebrates Beginning of Persian New Year

People in Iran and a number of other countries are celebrating the beginning of the New Persian Year, historically known as Nowruz.

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Old Alleys of Tehran Tarted Up for Nowruz

The Municipality of Tehran has decorated the exterior of old houses in alleys of District 9 as part of a pre-Nowruz campaign called “Look Again”.

Iran to Let Women Prisoners Serve Time outside Jail

Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says some women prisoners could serve their sentences outside jail with electronically controlled handcuffs.

Iran Condoles with China over Chemical Plant Explosion

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has offered condolences to China over a deadly explosion in a chemical plant, which killed and wounded dozens of people.

Women in Bushehr Make Delicious Breads to Welcome Nowruz

Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.

135mn-Year-Old Cave: A Mysterious Tourist Attraction in Iran

An ancient cave in southwestern Iran draws large numbers of tourists and cavers every year thanks to its mysterious nature.

Iranian Couple Develops Technology for Rehab, Treatment of Joints

An Iranian researcher couple has circumvented sanctions and developed technologies which are very effective in medical treatment and rehabilitation.

Iran Condemns ISIS Attack on Kabul Gathering

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denounced the ISIS terrorist group’s deadly attack on a Nowruz gathering in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
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Iran Strongly Condemns Trump’s Decision on Occupied Golan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Syria’s Golan Heights as Israeli territory.

Iran’s World Heritage Sites: Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil

The Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, located in Khuzestan province in south-western Iran, is a temple of the 13th century BCE that the Elamites had built for their gods.

Iran Urges World to Condemn Demagogues Supporting White Supremacists

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community, particularly the Muslim world, to identify and condemn political leaders who encourage racism and white supremacy.

Iranian Farmer Doing Best to Save Crocodiles from Extinction

A man in Sistan and Baluchestan Province in southeastern Iran has dedicated his life to saving mugger crocodiles.

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris River, in which tens of people, mostly women and children, drowned.

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