Samira Shabani is the first helicopter pilot in Iran, with two years' experience of flying aircraft. She believes flying a chopper is more difficult than flying a plane.
The Persian New Year or Nowruz is celebrated in a wide range of ways in different cities of Iran as there are many different ethnic groups and a great cultural diversity across the country. However, there are also some Nowruz customs that are the same among all the people living in Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says the “provocative, meddlesome, and undiplomatic” comments made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Lebanon are indicative of Washington’s excessive outrage over the Lebanese nation’s unity and solidarity.
Each year, from late December to mid-April, tourists arriving in Iran’s southern waters face an amazing scene: the green plants of the shoreline, which can be best seen at a coast called Parsian.
The Iranian government has managed to increase the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) of an estimated 70 million children since about 30 years ago by adding iodine to the salt they consumed, a senior academic says.
Iranian armed forces and civil bodies have been deployed in northern Iran as flash floods seriously affected people of Golestan and Mazandaran provinces, leaving behind casualties and making thousands displaced.
An Iranian artist in the north of the country has started to turn the frontage of village houses into beautiful portraits of old men and women.
Since a long time ago, South Khorasan province in eastern Iran has been home to numerous rituals where locals pray for rain.
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.
Housewives in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr welcome the advent of the Persian New Year by making different types of bread.
An ancient cave in southwestern Iran draws large numbers of tourists and cavers every year thanks to its mysterious nature.
An Iranian researcher couple has circumvented sanctions and developed technologies which are very effective in medical treatment and rehabilitation.