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All the social, environmental, community and lifestyle news from across Iran, including the life and times of the capital, Tehran. There’s so much more to Iran than politics!

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

Iranian Teacher Launches Libraries by Selling Waste Paper

An Iranian woman has launched several libraries using the money she made from collecting waste papers across the port city of Bandar Anzali in northern Iran. She is now running six libraries just one and a half years through this initiative.

Fire in Grand Bazaar of Tabriz Wounds 16, Burns 100 Stores

Firefighters have managed to contain a fire that engulfed the grand bazaar of Tabriz, a world heritage site and the world’s largest covered bazaar, on Wednesday night.

First Tooth Rich Source for Collecting Stem Cells

The umbilical cord blood is a good source of stem cells, but almost all researchers agree that dental stem cells are easier to grow.
Arabs Have ‘Genetic Problems’, Want to Be Under Occupation: Rabbi

Arabs Have ‘Genetic Problems’, Want to Be Under Occupation: Rabbi

A series of undated recordings have been released by an Israeli media outlet, in which two rabbis from a West Bank religious academy can be heard praising slavery, defending Adolf Hitler’s ideology and making racist comments while speaking about Jewish supremacy.

Why Wrestling Is Most Respected Iranian Sport

Wrestling in Iran is something beyond sports. Wrestlers in Iran are role models in humility, morality, and manhood. They feel responsible for solving quarrels and helping people stand against injustice.

Iran to Resume Sending Pilgrims to Umrah If Saudi Accepts Conditions

The deputy head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization said the dispatching of nationals to Saudi Arabia’s holy cities for performing the Umrah (minor Hajj) pilgrimage will resume if the kingdom accepts the Islamic Republic’s conditions.

Iran Congratulates Heads of Islamic States on Arrival of Ramadan

The Iranian president has, in separate messages, congratulated heads of Islamic states on the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan.

Iran Develops 4 Essential Cancer, Diabetes Drugs

Iran has unveiled four medicines for diabetes and cancer developed by Iranian researchers at knowledge-based companies.
Iran Sympathizes with Niger over Tanker Explosion

Iran Sympathizes with Niger over Tanker Explosion

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed regret over the explosion of a fuel tanker in the Nigerien capital of Niamey, which killed and wounded dozens of people.

Pateh-Sewing; Folk Art of Women in Iran’s Kerman

Pateh is one of the most common and unique needlework arts in the Iranian province of Kerman.

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