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Feeding Stations to Be Set Up outside Tehran to Control Stray Dogs

A plan is set in motion to establish special locations outside the Iranian capital, Tehran, for feeding stray dogs.

Iranian Woman Turns into Entrepreneur after Retirement

A retired Iranian lady has created jobs for more than 1,000 people by launching her own business, and is running a campaign against the US sanctions.
Iranian MPs Vote to Step Up Acid Attack Punishment

Iranian MPs Vote to Step Up Acid Attack Punishment

The Iranian Parliament has passed legislation that steps up punishment for acid attacks and provides more support to survivors of such horrendous acts.

Iranian Woman Receives Badge of Pahlevani

An Iranian woman has for the first time received the badge of Pahlavani, a traditional sport originally used to train warriors in ancient Iran.

Iranian Firm Develops Herbal Antibiotics for Humans, Livestock

An Iranian knowledge-based company has successfully developed herbal antibiotics, in the forms of ointments and sprays, for both humans and livestock, and is now looking forward to expand its range of products with support from the country’s Innovation and Prosperity Fund.

First Stem Cell Transplant Performed on AIDS Patient in Iran

A blood-producing stem cells transplant operation in a patient suffering from AIDS has been conducted for the first time in Iran and in the Middle East.

Persepolis Claims Iran Pro League for 3rd Consecutive Time

Persepolis have won their 3rd successive title in Iran’s top flight, known as the Persian Gulf Pro League, after defeating their hosts Pars Jonoubi Jam, 1-0, on the final day of the Season.
World’s Smallest Prayer Book Held in Iranian Cathedral

World’s Smallest Prayer Book Held in Iranian Cathedral

The Vank Cathedral of Isfahan, which is considered a unique structure in the Christian world for its Persian architecture, is home to the world's smallest prayer book.

Dom-Dom Sahari: Ritual to Wake People at Dawn in Ramadan

The "Dom-Dom Sahari" ritual is among the rites performed in southern Iran in order to wake up people before dawn to say their prayers and eat Suhur (meal eaten at dawn before starting one's daily fast).
Researchers Discover New Gene Related to Heart Muscle Diseases

Researchers Discover New Gene Related to Heart Muscle Diseases

A group of Iranian researchers have, for the first time in the world, discovered a new gene related to diseases of the heart muscle or cardiomyopathy.

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