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Hossein Nasr

Iran owes its independence to Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili

Seyyed Hossein Nasr, a George Washington University professor, credits Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardabili for the independence Iran enjoys today.
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Kiss captivity goodbye

Seven wild captive birds regained their freedom after environmental police of Marivan found them in a poacher’s house.
Donkey

A memorable lesson from donkeys on an Iranian island

It’s time some humans took a leaf out of a donkey’s book.
Prison

Inmates can pursue their studies to doctoral level

An Iranian jail offers special plans to boost the morale of prisoners, minimize the risk of their depression, help them straighten out and continue their education.
A distorted Koranic application

A distorted Koranic application appears in Apple and Samsung app stores

A distorted Koranic application in the app stores of Apple and Samsung draws Muslim anger.
Ali Jannati

Culture minister condoles with nation on demise of pop singer

Ali Jannati has extended his heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Iranian pop singer Morteza Pasha’ie.
Morteza Pashaei

Tehran bids tearful farewell to pop singer Morteza Pashaei

A big, tearful funeral procession is held in Tehran for the famed Iranian musician, composer and pop singer, Morteza Pashaei.
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Iran is to offer healthcare services to Afghan refugees

Iran’s Health Ministry is tasked with providing Afghan immigrants with basic healthcare services.
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One month in Mexico City; the women’s city

Mexico in the words of an Iranian filmmaker who traveled there to have her film screened at Guanajuato Film Festival.
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Kids in Tehran go to museums to listen to tales, so the story goes

Seven museums in Tehran host cultural events in which the public, children and adults alike, are being told tales in what is meant to encourage people to develop book reading habits.