Friday, May 20, 2022

Lifestyle

Iran health minister warns about ‘lowest ever’ fertility rate

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi has issued a stark warning about Iran’s alarmingly declining fertility rate.

Ayatollah Khamenei’s physician: The Leader has a very modest lifestyle

Dr. Alireza Marandi, the head of the medical team of Iran’s leader says Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has a very modest lifestyle.

Hamedan hosting snowman making festival

On the occasion of the arrival of the Ten-Day Dawn, marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, and the Lunar month of Rajab, with the help of Hamedan Municipality, a snowman making festival was held in the city in western Iran.

Tehran nights in run up to New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, some of the neighborhoods of the Iranian capital Tehran are bustling with Christian citizens who are shopping for the festive season.

“Reshteh Polo”, Yalda Night’s dinner in old Tehran

Perhaps many among the current residents of Tehran do not know that Reshteh Polo, or Persian noodle rice, has been a regular dinner for old residents of Tehran, who were both gastronomes and good-timers, but at the same time easygoing and frugal, on Yalda Night.

Traditional pumpkin festival held in north iran

The traditional pumpkin festival has been held in the city of Sari in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

Making Mashhadi sweets, time-consuming but enjoyable

These are small jam or chocolate sweets known in Iran as Mashhadi sweets. Each sweet is made up of two layers put on each other.

Iranian family raises red deer cub

In the spring of 2021, a shepherd found a red deer cub in the heights of Iran’s Mazandaran Province in northern Iran and decided to sell it.

Report: Halloween in Iran, cultural onslaught or a way to have fun

Iranian Labor News Agency has published an opinion piece on the occasion of Halloween saying the celebration, is inconsistent with Iranian culture.

Harvesting Bony Fish Along Mazandaran Coasts

With the arrival of Autumn, harvesting bony fish begins in the Caspian Sea.

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.

Ista Village: A Rural Community Women Can’t Visit

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

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.

A Unique Tourist Attraction in Iran: Cow Works Only When Owner Sings!

Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

Kalpouregan – The Only Living Pottery Museum in the World

Kalpouregan in Sistan and Baluchestan province is the only living pottery museum in the world. Female Baluchi artists have saved and kept the art of pottery from generation to generation for nearly 7000 years.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Latest news