Thursday, December 8, 2022

Iran

Persian leopards in Iran’s Golestan province

Protected areas of Iran's Golestan Province are considered as one of the best habitats for Persian leopards.

Historical bath of Kababian neighborhood, Hamadan

Kababian bath in the city of Hamedan in western Iran, was constructed in the late Qajar period.

12 Asiatic cheetahs left in Iran

Iran says only a dozen Asiatic cheetahs are left in the country warning that the endangered species is facing an extremely critical situation.

Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh passes away

Renowned Iranian director Hamid Labkhandeh has passed away at the age of 70.

Iran actor Payman Maadi among Sundance 2022 jury members

Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film festival will take place in hybrid format from Jan. 20 to 30.

Iran govt. paper hits out at Worker House for criticism over budget draft

The official newspaper of the government of Iran has attacked the Worker House for its criticism of the government’s proposal for the removal of a subsidized exchange rate for the US dollar in next year’s budget.

8 dead in Fars province floods; 2 missing

The death toll from floods triggered by torrential rains in the southwestern Iranian province of Fars has reached five.

“A Hero” nominated for awards in CFCA

Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s “A Hero” has been nominated for two awards from Chicago Film Critics Association.

Leakage contained at South Pars gas platform

A gas leakage in phase 16 of Iran’s South Pars field has caused the country’s gas production to fall by 15 million cubic meters per day.

Exquisite book in Tehran’s Armenian Museum

An old manuscript restorer says there is an exquisite book in the Armenian Museum in Tehran of which there are only seven similar copies in the world.

Iran Supreme Court acquits former central bank governor

Iran's Supreme Court has acquitted former Central Bank governor Valliollah Seif and his deputies who were convicted in October of squandering millions of dollars in public funds.

Urmia, capital of Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province covered in snow

It has begun to snow in many parts of Iran with the Meteorological Organization saying it will continue for several days.

Iran’s ‘Cinema Verite’ underway in Tehran

The 15th edition of the Iran International Documentary Film Festival “Cinema Verite" is underway in the capital Tehran.

Iran’s Leader meets nurses, families of late medical staff caring for COVID patients

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received a host of nurses and families of medical personnel who lost their lives to COVID-19 while treating and caring for patients inflicted with the deadly virus.

Handwoven Takab carpets registered by WIPO

Iran says handwoven carpets manufactured in the city of Takab in West Azarbaijan Province have been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ to contest in 2022 Oscars

"A Hero", written and directed by renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, will contest in the best international feature film category of the 94th Academy Awards.

Shahreza back to ancient tradition of cooking Samanu

Preparing the Iranian traditional sweet paste, Samanu, is part of the country’s ancient heritage and provides a time for families to get together in the city of Shareza, in the central province of Isfahan.

Deadly bus collision in Iran leaves 9 dead, 16 injured

A deadly road crash in central Iran has left 9 people dead and 16 others injured. One of the dead lost his life while being transferred to the hospital.

Iranian teacher travelling 80km daily to teach nomad students

An Iranian teacher, in western Iran, treks a long way across rough terrain every day to get to his students living in nomad-populated areas.

“Drone Crashes in Western Iranian Kouhrang County”

Local people in the western Iranian Kouhrang County have taken on social media, reporting a drone aircraft crash in the area and sharing footage of the incident.

Iranian woman oldest person on earth

A woman from Iran’s Razavi Khorasan Province is the oldest person on earth. Fatemeh Norouzi from the northeastern City of Torbate Jaam is 122 years old.

Wife of assassinated nuclear scientist becomes peace envoy

Mansoureh Karami, the wife of assassinated Iranian nuclear physics professor Massoud Alimohammadi has become the Iranian Red Crescent Society’s peace envoy.

Marzban 1000-year-old village in northern Iran

Marzban village is a tourist attraction in Iran’s northern province of Golestan which dates back to 1000 years ago. The village is located on the suburbs of the city of Azadshahr and at the foot of the mountain.

First group of migrant swans travel to Iran

The first group of migrant swans has touched down in Sorkhroud pond in the northern Iranian countyof Mahmoudabad in Mazandaran Province.

Migrant swans land in Mazandaran wetlands

The first group of migrant swans has landed in the wetlands of the Northern Iranian Province of Mazandaran.

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