Azarbaijan Cycling Tour Underway in Northwestern Iran

The 34th Cycling Tour of Iran, also known as Azarbaijan Cycling Tour, is being held on the roads of three Iranian Azeri-speaking provinces – East Azarbaijan, West Azarbaijan and Ardabil – in northwestern Iran with participation of 14 teams from 11 countries.

Iran Develops Nanoparticle to Remove Microbial, Chemical Contaminants

Researchers at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences have developed a new nanoparticle with unique properties that can remove chemical and microbial contaminants at the same time.

Iran Plans to Send Astronauts to Space, Launch High-Resolution Imaging Satellite

Iran’s ICT minister has unveiled plans to send Iranian astronauts to space, noting that a homegrown high-resolution imaging satellite will also go into orbit by 2021.
Massoumeh Ebtekar

Nearly 19% of State Managerial Posts Run by Women: Iran VP

Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs says roughly 19 percent of managerial posts at government institutions in the country are run by women, and the figure is expected to grow.

Iranian Official: Arbaeen Pilgrims Going to Iraq, Full Security Prevails 

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has dismissed concerns over the security of Arbaeen pilgrims in the wake of recent unrest in a number of Iraqi cities, saying Iranians are travelling to the Arab country without any problem as Iraq has ensured full security along the routes to Karbala.

Iran Vice President: Women’s Entry into Stadiums A Step Forward

Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs has lauded the admission of women to football stadiums as an important step forward for the protection of women’s rights.

Iranian Girl Wins AIAA’s Top Aircraft Design Award

An Iranian girl has made her childhood dream come true by presenting a plan for building some kind of airplane which earned her a prestigious title.

Iran Uses Nanotechnology to Develop Water-Repellent Construction Material

Iranian researchers have developed a type of mortar with nano-particles that can prevent the façade of buildings from getting dirty.

‘No Iranian City Will Have Problem in Access to Water in Two Years’

Iran’s Energy Minister says the country has plans to resolve its water problem by the end of the twelfth government’s term in 2021.

Tehran to Host Regional Meeting of WHO Ministers

Health ministers and high-level representatives of the 22 countries and territories of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean Region are to convene in Tehran on October 14-17.

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