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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. 

Iranian Movie Receives Int’l Award at Zagreb Film Festival

The Iranian documentaries “No Room for Angels” and “The Exodus” have been chosen to be screened at the 8th Iranian Film Festival in Paris.

Rooyin: The First Traditional Textile Village in Iran

The Iranian village Rooyin, which dates back to the Timurid era, is located in the northeastern province of North Khorasan.

Iranian Asylum Seeker Turns into Hero in Germany

Chia Rabiee, an Iranian Kurdish asylum-seeker in Germany, has turned into a hero in the country after he and several other passersby prevented a stabbing attack by an assailant, who had earlier killed three women and injured seven others with a knife.

Clove-Nailed Apple: Remembering First Love in Kurdish Culture

In the Kurdish culture, when a boy and a girl fall in love, they pick the best and biggest apple at hand and, as Kurds would say, they make it Mikhak-Riz or Mikhak-Koub, that is nail it with cloves. They then give the apple as a present to the other party and this symbolises love.

Two Iranian Journalists Killed, 17 Others Injured in Bus Crash

Two Iranian female journalists travelling to West Azerbaijan province to report on the revival of Lake Urmia were killed and 17 others were injured after their bus overturned.

Exhibit Showcasing Andy Warhol’s Works Opens in Tehran

An exhibition showcasing several of American Artist Andy Warhol’s works have opened at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

Iran Successfully Performs First Remote Robotic Surgery on Dog

The first remote robotic surgery in Iran has successfully been performed on a dog.

A World First: Charitable Online Taxi for Disabled in Iran

A charity NGO in Iran is about to launch the world’s first free online taxi service for the disabled people. The service, which is a brainchild of the director of Behesht-e Imam Reza charity, is specifically designed for the disabled with major movement problems as well as the mentally disabled.

“Jing Jelang” – Baluchestan Shoes for the Wealthy

“When the rich people in Baluchestan society wore these traditional shoes, they were called Jing jelang because of the noise they made while walking.”

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.

Chertmeh Polo; Appealing Cuisine Indigenous to Semnan

Chertmeh is one of the stews local to Semnan Province in central Iran, which is cooked using the sheep’s inner body parts including tail fat and liver. It is a traditional stew served with rice, which are known as Chertmeh Polo together.

Traditional Iranian House Named One of Mideast’s Top Hotels in 2021

A traditional Iranian accommodation has been chosen as one of the Middle East’s top hotels in 2021 once again by tripadvisor.com.

Exhibition of Ancient Persian Artefacts Opens in London Museum

An exhibition of artifacts belonging to Ancient Persia has opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, showcasing Iran’s 5,000-year-old history

Pateh-Sewing: A Traditional Iranian Handicraft

Pateh-sewing is an Iranian handicraft usually made by locals in the southeastern city of Kerman.

Remains of 12,000-Year-Old Infant Discovered in Hotu Cave in Northern Iran

Archaeologists have found one-of-a-kind traces of pre-historic hunter humans during exploratory work at Hotu cave in the northern province of Mazandaran.

Yekta Jamali Becomes First Iranian Woman to Win World Weightlifting Medal

Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran's first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.

A Gift from Former King of Iran Sold at Auction for €95,000

An Iranian-made Paykan presented by the former king of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi to Nicolae Ceaușescu, the former president of Romania, in 1974 has been sold at an auction for 95,000 euros.

Ista Village: A Rural Community Women Can’t Visit

The Iranian village of Ista is a rural community where locals have a unique lifestyle.

Iranian Scientist Working for NASA Returns to Iran Due to Unfair Treatment

An Iranian scientist who had received education and was working in the United States has returned home after receiving unfair treatment by American authorities.

Traffic Camera Operator Helps Iranian Man Find His Lost Phone (+Video)

An Iranian police officer has found and returned to its owner a lost mobile phone in the city of Babol in the north of the country with the help of traffic monitoring cameras.

Shahi Oil Mill: A Unique Museum in Iran’s Isfahan

The traditional horse-powered oil pressing practice is an ancient Iranian industry and one of the oldest activities in the world's food industry.

Iran’s First Female Sailor Starts Work at Caspian Sea

Kowsar Sadeghi Monfared, the first Iranian woman seafarer, has started her work at the Caspian Sea port city of Fereydounkenar.

Living in Bardeh Historical Castle

Life in Bardeh historical castle is ongoing just as in the past, contrary to most other historical structures, which are either abandoned or turned into museums after restoration.

Iran’s ‘Vanguard Museum’ Displays World War Legacies

The Vanguard Museum in Gilan province, northern Iran, recounts stories of world wars to preserve the past heritage for future generations.

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