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Fatemeh Askarieh

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Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.

Iran’s annual non-oil exports expected to touch $46bn

The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) predicted the country’s annual non-oil exports would amount to $46 billion in about two months.

Iran’s nine-month trade with neighbors tops $36.8bn, up 42%

Iran’s trade with its 15 neighboring states in the first nine months of the Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2021) witnessed a 42 percent growth in terms of value in comparison with the figure of its corresponding period in the previous year, said the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) on Thursday.

Report: US quietly ditches Israel gas pipeline to Europe

The US government silently abandoned an eastern Mediterranean pipeline project that would carry Israeli gas through Cyprus to Europe this week by submitting a non-paper to Athens explaining its reasons, according to a report by Middle East Eye.

Iranian president calls for expansion of ties with Tajikistan

Iran’s President Ebrahimi Raisi has expressed hope that bilateral ties with Tajikistan will further expand given the political will of the two countries.

Iranian negotiator: Vienna talks “positive”

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top negotiator in Vienna talks has described the negotiations as positive and progressive.

US military facility in Syria under rocket attack

A military facility housing American troops in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr has come under attack with rockets fired from nearby areas. Earlier, several rockets had hit an Iraqi military base housing American troops near Baghdad International Airport.

Iranian govt. spokesman’s 3-year-old child dies

Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori’s 3-year-old child has died of a disease. Bahadori posted a video on the internet as a sign of mourning.

Military expert: Israel not capable of intercepting all Iran missiles

A Russian military expert says Israel’s missile defenses potentially can intercept some of the Iranian missiles but not all of them, particularly when it comes to the most advanced and precise items.

Amir Abdollahian to West: End slogans that violate Iran’s rights

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said the West must end its previous slogans regarding Tehran’s nuclear program that violated the rights and interests of the Iranian people.

“Million doses of Covid vaccines administered in 100 days in Iran”

Iran’s Health Minister Bahram Einollahi says the new Iranian government has managed to administer over 100 million doses of Covid vaccine to citizens within its first 100 days in office.

WHO: Over 16mn Yemenis engulfed in food insecurity

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned more than 16 million Yemenis are food insecure. It comes as Saudi Arabia keeps bombing the southern neighbor in defiance of international calls to end its bloody war on the poor nation.

Iran: Hundreds of thousands of Covid vaccine shots administered

Iran’s Health Ministry announced on Tuesday 761,109 more Covid vaccine shots have been administered in Iran over the past 24 hours.

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned Tuesday’s deadly attack on a hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul.

Report: US raises Saudi-Israel normalization with MbS

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan has raised the possibility of normalizing relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel during the last month meeting with crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), American and Saudi sources told Axios.

Iran general: Northwestern borders will not change

The Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari has warned that Iran will protect its northwestern borders and will not allow any change to them.

Report: Three in four Venezuelans living in extreme poverty

Almost 77 percent of Venezuelans are now living in extreme poverty, according to a new study. Caracas has blamed Washington for keeping up its harsh sanctions against the Latin American nation which has been in political and economic turmoil.

Wildfire burning Iran’s Kouh-e-Nour forests

A huge wildfire is burning forests of Kouh-e Nour in the suburbs of the Iranian city of Kohgiluyeh.

EU mulls security, economic pacts with Afghanistan neighbors

The European Union (EU) says the block is seeking allies among Afghanistan’s neighbours, including Iran, in an effort to shore up support in the event the Taliban group becomes an unstable force.

Nuclear Talks Unlikely to Get Anywhere: Iran VP

Iran’s first vice president says negotiations on the country’s nuclear program are unlikely to bear fruit.

Outgoing Iran President ‘Apologises’ to People for Any Shortcomings

The outgoing Iranian president has apologised to people for any shortcomings and defects during the tenure of his administration.

Sormeh and Telli; Two Traditional Cosmetics Made in Iran’s Shahroud 

Sormeh or Kohl is one of the ancient eye cosmetics of Iran and Telli is a substance for maintaining the balance of the scalp and protecting the hair.

Original Dishes of Tehran: Nostalgic, Mouth-Watering, Ambrosial 

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is one of the nation’s largest cities and is home to a whole variety of cultures and traditions. However, local dishes of the capital are little known. 

Iran, Japan Implement Prisoner Exchange Deal

Iran’s embassy in Tokyo says the first group of Iranian convicted prisoners in Japan have left for Tehran, as part of a previous prisoner exchange agreement with Japan.

Iranian Newspaper Headlines on Eve of 2021 Elections

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, June 17, 2021, and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Zilu – An Original Artform from Iran’s Desert People

An analysis of structural techniques and designs shows that Zilu, although looking like a simple hand-woven thread rug, has a profound cultural richness and depth of thought.

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