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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!

Iran Ranks 21st in Nanotechnology Patent Registrations in 2018

In 2018, 13,050 5 patent applications have been filed in two American and European offices, with Iran registering 42 patents and growing 68 percent year-on-year to be placed in the 21 place.

Cargo Plane Crash-lands at Iran’s Karaj Airport

Boeing 707 cargo plane with 16 people on board has crash-landed at an airport near Karaj in the vicinity of capital Tehran.

Africans Cooperate with Iranian Knowledge-based Companies in 3 New Fields

Companies that are active in polymer and petrochemicals, information technology, as well as oil and gas fields are working to expand the export of knowledge-based companies to the African continent.

Alvares Ski Resort; Largest of Its Kind in Iran

Alvares Ski Resort in the steep hillside of Sabalan Mountain is 12 kilometers away from Alvares village and 24 kilometers away from Sareyn county in the northeastern province of Ardabil.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Iran to Send Two Satellites into Orbit: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says domestically-manufactured rockets will carry two new satellites into orbit “in the coming weeks.”

Iran to Make Pars Satellite Operational by 2024

Iran is set to make operational its domestically-made satellite called Pars with 26 user systems for remote sensing to manage regional crises and natural disasters by 2024, said Deputy Head of Iranian Space Agency.

Nabio Island in Persian Gulf Attracts Growing Number of Tourists

Nabio is an un-inhabited island in the Persian Gulf. Located in the Hormozgan province, the island has attracted a growing number of tourists over the past years by its unique and pristine nature. It has a surface area of 5.1 kilometres with its highest point standing 36 metres above the sea level.

‘Europe Backtracks on Promise to Launch Mesbah Satellite’

Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi says the Islamic Republic should not wait for other states to launch Mesbah communication satellite, adding the Europeans have backtracked on their promise to launch the satellite.
Reports of Iraqi MPs Visit to Israel Arouses Controversy

Reports of Iraqi MPs’ Visit to Israel Arouse Controversy

The news of the visit of three Iraqi delegations to Israel last year, issued by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs on its Twitter account, has sparked controversy.

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