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All News about Iranian Lifestyle – Find out more about what daily life is really like in modern Iran. This section looks at the diversity and breadth of everything going on in the country, from food and fashion to celebrities and celebrations.

Pomegranate harvest starts in Middle East’s only reservoir of sour pomegranate

The harvest of wild pomegranate in Miankaleh Wildlife Sanctuary in northern Iran has started on October 12 and will continue for two weeks.

Iran to have highest elderly population growth

Head of Iran’s Scientific Association of the Elderly Ahmad Delbari says the number of senior citizens in Iran has doubled in over four decades.

Iranian teen receives posthumous medal of courage

Ali Landi, and Iranian teen who rushed to rescue the two women trapped in a fire in southern Iran and later died of his burns has been granted a medal of courage and self-sacrifice by Iran’s acting Minister of Education.

Iranians Bid Farewell to Ali Landi, the National Hero

A 15-year-old Iranian boy who sacrificed his life to save the lives of two of his compatriots has turned into a national hero as his heart-wrenching death has resonated with most Iranians nationwide.

55mn Iranians Using Social Media: Statistics

Official figures show a dramatic rise in the number of Iranians joining social networks, so much so that currently 65% of Iranian people have accounts with at least one social media outlet.

Confusion over lifting night-time traffic curfew in Iran

A lack of coordination between Iran’s National Task Force Against Coronavirus and traffic police on removing night-time traffic curfew has caused confusion among people.

Iranians Offer Special Votive Foods during Muharram

Preparing votive food in the month of Muharram is one of the traditions of Muslims, especially the people of Iran. During the months of Muharram and Safar on the lunar calendar, Shia Muslims mark the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, and also the Fourteen Infallibles.

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.

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.