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Ski training camp for veterans, disabled athletes (PHOTOS)

The first stage of training camp special for veterans and disabled athletes is underway at the Shemshak Ski Resort in Tehran.      

Health slogans on Tehran billboards

A health slogan, aimed at reducing obesity, can be seen written on a billboard to encourage people to exercise and eat healthy to stay in shape.

Homemade pickles (PHOTOS)

Iranian women make homemade pickles, along with the health benefits, they are useful and tasty seasons for everyday meals; and in some cases it...

Iran, only developing country producing rare bloods systematically

Head of Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization's Immune-Hematology Laboratory said Sunday that 22 advanced world countries have national rare blood production programs, but Iran is the only developing country with such a program.

Iranian Ninja bags KIN’s Honorary Diploma

Marjan Riahi’s documentary Iranian Ninja has won the Diploma of Honor at KIN International Women’s Film Festival in Armenia.
Masoumeh Ebtekar

Ebtekar: Join 18° Celsius temperature challenge

Tehran, Jan 9, IRNA - Head of the Department of the Environment (DoE) Masoumeh Ebtekar has invited all Iranians to join a national campaign for reducing the country’s air pollution by keeping their homes’ temperature at 18° Celsius.

Iran ready to provide Lebanon medical needs: Health minister

Iran has the potential to provide Lebanon with its medical needs, Iran's visiting Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi has said.

All missing Iranian Hajj pilgrims identified: Iran

All Iranian pilgrims listed as “missing” in last year's deadly crush during Hajj rituals in Mina, near the holy Saudi city of Mecca, have been identified, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says.

Training instead of jail, an unusual sentence for an environment offender

A man who has been convicted of poaching has been sentenced to receiving environment training instead of imprisonment in Golestan Province.

Orthodox Christians observe Christmas in Iran (PHOTOS)

Iranian Christians have observed Christmas Day on January 6.

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