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Iran inaugurates world’s highest bungee jumping platform

Iran has opened the highest bungee jumping platform at an adrenaline-pumping height of 280 meters in the capital, Tehran.

Iranian engineer makes oil, gas pipeline leak detector, shatters US, British monopoly

An Iranian engineer has managed to manufacture a device that can detect and seal leakages in oil and gas pipelines in a new move to puncture the US-led sanctions imposed on Iran.

Iran wins 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup

Iranian National Futsal Team beat down Thailand 4-1 in the final match at the Bangkok Arena, denying the hosts their first title as champions of Asia.

At least 5 Iranians killed in bus crash in Armenia

A bus carrying Iranian passengers veered off road on Saturday in southern Armenia and left at least 5 people dead and 9 others injured, the Armenian Interior Ministry announced.

Iranian Sepahan’s coach Morais converts to Islam

Iranian football team Sepahan’s Portuguese coach Jose Morais announced that he has converted from Christianity to Islam “with honor.”

Iranian inventor awarded in Geneva inventions exhibition

An Iranian inventor has won a bronze medal in the 2024 Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions.

The Leader: Iran’s defense sector example of turning sanctions into opportunity

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the Islamic republic of Iran’s remarkable achievements in military equipment production attest to the fact that a “lively nation can turn sanctions into opportunities."

President Raisi: Iran to implement major electricity, water projects in 20 countries

President Ebrahim Raisi, who is on a trip to Sri Lanka to launch a hydropower complex, says Iran has plants to implement major electricity and water projects in 20 countries.

Flashfloods hit central, southeastern Iranian cities Isfahan, Yazd

Heavy rainfalls in several cities in central and southeastern Iran have triggered floods, causing damage and leaving several people missing.

Shirin Su lagoon in western Iran filled with water after recent downpours

The recent rainfalls in Iran have increased the level of water in the drying Shirin Su lagoon, in the western province of Hamedan, the head of the Environmental Protection Department of Hamedan's Kaboudar Ahang city said on Wednesday.

First batch of Iranian hajj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia after decade of hiatus

A group of hajj pilgrims departed on Monday from the Iranian capital Tehran for the Saudi city of Mecca for Umrah (lesser) hajj pilgrimage after a ten-year interval.

Olfati wins 2024 Olympics spot, makes history in Iran’s gymnastics

The World Gymnastics Federation announced on Monday that Iranian athlete Mehdi Olfati has secured a berth for the 2024 Paris Olympic.

Iranian MP calls situation in flood-hit areas of Iran’s southeast as “catastrophic”

An Iranian MP has warned of what he has called the catastrophic situation in the south of the country's Sistan and Baluchestan province following heavy flooding there.

Iran warns flood-affected regions to beware crocodiles

People in the southeastern Iran have been warned to be careful of mugger crocodiles following the massive floods that engulfed the region.

Iranian rescuers save crewmembers of Bangladeshi vessel after shipwreck 

An Iranian rescue boat saved 21 crew members of a foreign ship off the Sea of Oman following a reported shipwreck.

Iran wrestling team win both freestyle, Greco-Roman Asian championships

The curtains closed on the 2024 Asian Wrestling Championships held in Kyrgyzstan, marking a resounding victory for Iran in both freestyle and Greco-Roman categories.

Iran beach volleyball team finish runners-up in Thailand Samila Open

The Iranian beach volleyball national team were given a drubbing on Tuesday in the men’s final match of the AVC Beach Tour 23rd Samila Open to stand second in the event.

Female jimmy jump reaches Iranian football club Esteghlal’s goalkeeper 

A female Iranian jimmy jump, apparently a fan of Esteghlal FC’s, on Friday jumped down the fence between the spectators and the pitch to meet goalie of the Blues Seyed Hossein Hosseini after the referee whistled the end of the match against Aluminum FC in the central city of Araak.

Rare surgery in Shiraz: Operation on fetus with heart disease in mother’s womb

Iranian surgeons have carried out a rare surgical operation on a fetus with a heart condition in the mother’s womb.

Iran produces unique pollinating module for drones

A group of researchers from the Tehran-based Sharif University of Technology have designed pollinating module that can be installed on all types of Iranian and foreign drones for use in gardens in a completely smart manner.

Street sweeper sacrifices life to unclog sewage canal to ward off inundation

Images have gone viral on social media in Iran showing a street sweeper trying very hard to unclog a sewage canal in a street in the northwestern Iranian city of Ardebil to prevent a deluge.

Wrestling: Iran wins 2024 Asian Championships

The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has won the title of the 2024 Asian Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

101 people killed in road accidents during Eid ul-Fitr holidays

The commander of the Iranian traffic police says 101 people have died across the country during the Eid ul-Fitr holidays over the past few days.

Lightning lights up Iranian capital’s skyline

People in the Iranian capital Tehran, a dry city for most of the year, experienced heavy showers and lightning on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday. 

Iranian FM talks to regional counterparts, discusses Palestine, multilateral ties

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers have called for an immediate end to ongoing Israel’s crimes against Palestinians particularly in the Gaza Strip.

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