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Iran FM: Fighting Islamophobia collective effort by Islamic ummah

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called for collective efforts by the Islamic ummah to fight Islamophobia.

Former Iranian footballer Mehdi Mahdavikia in Hamburger SV Team of Century

Former Iranian National Football Team player Mehdi Mahdavikia is selected as the Hamburger SV Team of the Century again.

Iran’s Taekwondo athlete Nematzadeh books Olympics berth

Iran's Taekwondo star Mobina Nematzadeh secured a spot in 2024 Olympic Games on Friday after emerging victorious in a bout with her Japanese opponent at the Asian Qualification Tournament in China.

Iran gets Family Health Project approved by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the Family Health Project as an Iranian initiative that can help upgrade healthcare within societies across the world.

15 killed, over 4,700 injured in Iran’s year-end fire festival incidents

The traditional festival of fire, or Chaharshanbe Suri, which is a prelude to the Persian New Year has so far claimed 15 lives and left 4,720 people injured, according to the head of Iran's National Medical Emergency Organization.

Traffic chaos grips Tehran over Scarlet Wednesday or Chaharshanbeh Suri

The streets and highways of Tehran have ground to a halt since 15:00 local time on the eve of Scarlet Wednesday, commonly known as Chaharshanbeh Suri.

Homecoming in style: NASA’s “Cro-7” mission astronauts, including Jasmin Moghbeli, return to Earth

The astronauts of NASA's "Cro-7" mission, led by the  Iranian-American astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, touched down after spending approximately 200 days away from the planet's surface.

Iran’s natl deaf futsal triumph secures gold in 20th winter Olympics

In a thrilling showdown at the 20th Deaf Winter Olympics in Turkey, Iran's national deaf futsal team showcased their prowess by clinching the championship title against Japan with a 3-1 victory.

Iranian footballer launches initiative to help flood-hit people in Sistan and Baluchestan

Iranian National Football Team player Ramin Rezaeian has launched a tender to sell his shirt to help the flood-hit people of Sistan and Baluchestan province.

Revved rivalry: Drag derby sets stage for Tehran’s Persepolis vs. Esteghlal showdown

On the eve of the football derby between Tehran's old rivals Persepolis F.C. and Esteghlal F.C., fans of the blue and red teams held a derby car race in the Iranian capital.

Iranian scientist wins American Physical Society’s award

An Iranian graduate of Tehran's Sharif University of Technology has won the annual award of the America Physical Society (APS) for the year 2024.

Two women to referee Tehran’s 103rd Derby match from VAR room

The second female referee for the Wednesday football Derby of Tehran was picked by the Committee of the Referees of Iran.

Some 5,000 flood victims housed in emergency shelters in southeastern Iran

Around 5,000 flood-stricken people in southeastern Iranian Sistan-and-Baluchestan province have been housed in emergency shelters.

One killed, 3 injured in oil refinery blast in southern Iran

One person was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at an oil refinery in the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.

Iranian female referee to judge men’s derby in Tehran

An Iranian female referee is to judge a derby in Tehran from the video assistant referee (VAR) room, an unprecedented development in the sports history of Iran where women are not normally allowed to judge men’s competitions.

Aerial view shows vast areas in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan hit by floods

Images captured by a helicopter over Iran’s Sistan and Baluchstan Province shows massive swathes of land have been hit hard in the recent floods.

Former Tehran Friday prayers leader Ayatollah Emami Kashani laid to rest

Crowds of people on Monday held a funeral ceremony for late Friday prayers leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani.

Official: Mass migration of Iranian nurses ‘serious alarm’ for healthcare system

The mass exodus of the nurses from Iran over their working conditions and low salaries poses a serious threat to the country’s healthcare system, the head of the Iranian Nursing Organization has said in a renewed warning.

Iran scorns US stance on Tehran-Moscow space interaction

Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani brushed aside the US’ objection to aerospace cooperation between Tehran and Moscow following the recent Iran satellite launching into space, using a Russian Syouz missile.

Persian wolf crowned at 2024 Arnold Classic

Iranian bodybuilder Hadi Choopan has dethroned defending champion Samson Dauda, clinching the award in the Men’s Open at Arnold Classic 2024 that wrapped up on Saturday.

Relief operations underway in Sistan and Baluchistan province, southeastern Iran

Iran’s Red Crescent secretary  general says more than 150 operational teams have been sent to the flood-hit areas of southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan with the support of 5 neighboring provinces.

Iranian research institute wins GECF award in Algiers

Iran’s Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) has been granted the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)’s Award for Long-Term Commitment to Natural Gas in recognition of its contribution to the natural gas sector.

Iranian couples hold wedding ceremonies in polling stations

A bride and groom have cast their ballots in Iran’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections at a polling station in the city of Saveh, in central Iran.

Iran successfully receives signal from groundbreaking Pars 1 satellite

In a remarkable achievement, Iran has received signals from its recently launched Pars 1 satellite, which was successfully placed into a 500 km orbit from Russia's Vostochny launch base using a Soyuz launcher.

Iran Red Crescent rescues thousands amidst snow, blizzard crisis

The head of Iran's Red Crescent Rescue Organization, reported on the organization's extensive relief efforts for 15,986 individuals stranded in the snow and blizzard across 26 Iranian provinces.

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