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Ali Larijani

Iran’s Larijani Highlights Importance of Int’l Quds Day

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of International Quds Day rallies, saying that massive presence of Muslims in the upcoming demonstrations across the world will display their “strong will” to help resolve the problems facing the Palestinian nation.
Forest Rangers Killed While Protecting Environment

Rouhani: Forest Rangers Killed While Protecting Environment

Iran’s President, in a message of condolence after the killing of three park wardens, said that they remain on the front line of preserving the country’s environment and natural resources.
Kristina Paltén - Iran

Sweden’s Ultra-Runner Makes Movie about Her Running in Iran

Kristina Paltén, a Swedish runner, says three things inspired her to pick Iran for running: its beautiful nature, the long distance, and her ambition to change the image of Iran and other Islamic countries.
Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi

Iranian Official Rejects Saudi Claims on Hajj Deal

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi dismissed as a “pure lie” a recent claim by Saudi ambassadors to Islamic countries that a deal proposed to Iran on this year’s Hajj pilgrimage was not different from those offered to other Muslim states.
Persépolis

Iranian Researchers Decipher Cuneiform Inscription

The software’s developer, elaborated on the cuneiform dictionary, saying, “The software is able to decipher and provide translation for the inscriptions which date far back to Achaemenid era into four languages of Persian, Kurdish, English and Arabic.”
Behdad Salimi

Weightlifting Olympics Gold Medallist Criticizes IOC’s Doping Scrutiny Policy

Iranian weightlifter and 2012 Olympic gold medallist, Behdad Salimi, voiced criticism against International Olympic Committee’s scrutiny policy towards Ilya Ilyin, the Kazakh weightlifter.
Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi

There Are Good People Even among Israelites: Senior Cleric

Ayatollah Mohammad Taqi Mesbah Yazdi, a prominent Iranian Shiite cleric in Qom, noted on Tuesday, June 21, that all Western people are not criminals and bad human beings.
Cold Father

Why Does Dad Want the Cooler Off?

Aging reduces men's under-skin fat, thinning their skin and making them more sensitive to chilly air, according to an expert in the field.
Afghan Refugees in Iran

Ministry of Health Apprehensive About Fresh Wave of Immigration

In an interview with ISNA, as translated by IFP, Mohammad Mahdi Gouya, the director of the Centre for Communicable Disease Control of the Ministry of Health, voiced concern over the new wave of immigrants to the country.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Muslims Must Unite, Fight Terror on Their Own: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Muslims should unite and show to the West that they can fight terrorism and extremism on their own.