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I made a stand against the killer gasoline and they are taking revenge

The environment chief has said that the performance of the government should be analyzed, but that critical comments should be fair, and not one-sided.

Islamic Azad University ready to offer scholarship to Afghan students

The Afghan minister of higher education has asked the Islamic Azad University to grant scholarships to Afghan students and hire them for research and science-based projects.
Niloufar Ardalan

Iran’s female futsal player uses legal channels to defy travel ban

Niloufar Ardalan, the captain of Iran's women futsal team, has managed to legally defy the travel ban her husband had imposed on her and attend the 2015 Women's Futsal World Tournament in Guatemala.

Wildlife Census in national park (PHOTOS)

During the census-taking a number of poachers were apprehended.

Man kicks habit, employs former peers

Mohammad began smoking at the tender young age of nine. At 12 he first experienced opium and was a regular meth user between 2001 and 2009.
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Migratory birds arrive in northern Iran (PHOTOS)

The migratory birds arrive from Siberia in autumn to spend the winter in northern Iran which has milder weather.

Iranian researchers build fully automatic VTOL drone

The Iranian-built drone doesn’t need any runway for taking off and landing, and can continue flight even after one of its engines is damaged.

Tochal Piste officially opens in Tehran (PHOTOS)

The snow-covered slopes of Tochal are used by a lot of skiers in the capital every winter.
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Tabriz is home to one of the world’s most ancient Bibles

Representatives of the Vatican proposed on several occasions to buy it from Tabriz Library and were ready to offer a blank check in return, Manuchehr Jafari said.
Masoumeh Ebtekar

Supreme Leader has lent new credibility and weight to the environment

The head of the Environment Protection Organization has said that if the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is implemented properly, Iran will have more cooperation with other nations on cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

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