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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 Denies Ankara Embassy Evacuation, Bomb Threat

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has denied reports of a bomb threat against and evacuation of the Iranian Embassy in Turkey.

Iran Produces Cooling Fabrics Using Nanotechnology

An Iranian knowledge-based company has used nanotechnology to produce nylon fabrics that could cool down human body by reflecting infrared radiation.

Hiring Relatives Banned in Tehran Municipality

The members of the Islamic City Council of Tehran have voted in favour of a law that prohibits hiring of the relatives of managers in Tehran municipality.

Iran to Annul Imprisonment Penalty over Failure to Pay Mahr

Iranian lawmakers are to revoke the imprisonment penalty for husbands unable to pay Mahr, the money that husbands undertake to pay their wives on demand based on Islamic law.

Quake-Hit Iranians Add Colour to Their Lives in Conex Boxes

The people whose houses were devastated by a strong earthquake in Iran’s Kermanshah province last year have started painting the conex boxes they use for temporary accommodation in order to make them more pleasant for living.

Iranian Firm Offering Nano-Products on Chinese Market

An Iranian knowledge-based company has found its way to the Chinese market by producing nanocomposites.

Nanotechnology Exhibition Opens in Tehran  

The 11th edition of the Nanotechnology Exhibition, also known as Iran Nano 2018, has kicked off in the Iranian capital of Tehran with the participation of 160 institutions.

Iran Finishes Third at Jakarta 2018 Asian Para Games

The Iranian delegation finished in third place in the third edition of the Asian Para Games concluded on Saturday.

Iranian-Armenian Painter Combines Western Art, Eastern Mysticism

Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.

Appearance of Hands May Give Clues about Diseases

Symptoms for certain diseases and conditions may appear on your hands, which could be very helpful for prompt diagnosis or treatment.

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