Sunday, June 23, 2024


Moving in the same direction (PHOTOS)

Many Tehran commuters share a car on a daily basis heading in the same direction.

Man with amputated arms soldiers on (PHOTOS)

Physical disability seems to be too small an obstacle to prevent Hossein Shokuhi from leading a normal life.

A teacher’s foray into an apiary

Parsafar, who has now opened a store where she sells honey, puts her success down to her tireless efforts.

Iranian dolls handed to war-stricken Syrian, Palestinian children (PHOTOS)

As a token of appreciation, the Syrian and Palestinian children drew some pictures and handed them to Iranian representatives at the event.

An act of kindness toward animals (PHOTOS)

The couple believes this small act of kindness brings peace and blessings to their lives.

A Tehran cab with an exotic interior

Although I am not a famous person, sometimes the number of likes I get on my Facebook page equals those of celebrities, said the Tehran cabbie.

Iranian painter with no hands creates magnificent artworks

Azimi says he found it too challenging to put up with the difficult conditions at first, but with every passing day, he got better at using his toes to write and draw.

Cabbie returns briefcase worth $25,000 to owner

Bojnurd City Council and Municipality officials have praised Garivani for his decision to return the money.

A daycare center for golden agers

A daycare center in Iran takes care of people with physical and intellectual disability, and helps fill the void for the people well into their golden years.

The only woman who makes horseshoes in Iran (PHOTOS)

Making horseshoes for my horse inspired me to learn the skill, Ashnaei said.

Meet Iran’s next Bill Gates: a dropout-medical student

With a company in Turkey already established under his name and a new office in Tehran, the third-year college drop-out has made a name for himself.

A shepherd with thousands of Instagram followers

A young shepherd with thousands of Instagram followers says that he prefers to eat the fruits of his labor rather than living on his fame.

A man who’s put in a lifetime to clean up the environment

An Iranian retiree, who has spent 23 years on protecting the environment, asks people to do something in exchange for the calm they get from the environment.

It takes a lot of guts to earn your keep up there in the sky

Tina, a young Iranian girl, has tapped into her past rock climbing experience to make a living by cleaning the windows of high-rise buildings in Tehran.

Paralyzed Iranian man wants his name recorded by Guinness (PHOTOS)

Snapshots of a paralyzed Iranian man who has thrown a basketball through the net from a distance of about 26 m.

Seminary student opens brew bar

I believe seminary clerics must be in contact with people and live among them, says Hadi Hosseini.

Iftar tables set by wives of ambassadors of Islamic countries to Iran

Photos of an event in Tehran’s Milad Tower featuring different meals served for Iftar in different Islamic countries.

The largest street Iftar in Tehran

Images of the largest street Iftar in the capital where Muslims gathered to end their fast in the holy month of Ramadan.

Laughter Saturdays at Tehran subway stations

Images of what is being done to make people laugh underground.

Uncle Mamad’s Cabin (PHOTOS)

Images of a pick-up truck repurposed into a wooden camper of sorts and called home by Uncle Mamad.

Disability does not mean inability

The story of a physically impaired, but mentally accomplished, man who does big jobs against all odds and rises to the challenge.

Selfless teachers who put their students first

To me there is no difference between my children and students; how a father could stay indifferent to his child who is fighting cancer, said Kazem Jafari.

Story of Iranian woman with no arms gets global media attention

“Each body might have some limitations and deficiencies. But if you have a pure, elevated soul I think the body won't matter,” said the disabled Iranian woman.

Planting trees to remember the dead

The tree-planting event organized by Zoroastrians in cooperation with Tehran Municipality.

A cleric? A pilot? Both!

A look at the life of an Iranian colonel who has served his country both as a pilot and a cleric.

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