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Latest Urban News in Iran – Life in the metropolis. The home of IFP News, Tehran is a city as big as New York, with all the energy and buzz, as well as the social and cultural issues, of a major capital. Simply put, life here is fast and fascinating – find out more in this section.

Confusion over lifting night-time traffic curfew in Iran

A lack of coordination between Iran’s National Task Force Against Coronavirus and traffic police on removing night-time traffic curfew has caused confusion among people.

Alireza Zakani Officially Elected as Tehran Mayor

Alireza Zakani has officially been chosen as the Tehran Mayor with 18 ‘yes’ votes by members of the Tehran City Council.

Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz Despite COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian people from all walks of life are preparing themselves for the Persian New Year or Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the new solar year.

Tehran Hosting Urban Arts Festival ahead of Nowruz

The 6th Tehran Annual Urban Arts Festival has opened in the run-up to the Persian New Year which starts on March 21, 2021.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Tehran No Longer a ‘Red Zone’; Many Businesses Can Reopen Saturday

Many businesses will be allowed to reopen in the Iranian capital Tehran as of Saturday, as the city is no longer in the so-called "red zone" in terms of coronavirus outbreak, according to health officials.

Civil Service Institutions Closed in Iran for One Week to Contain COVID-19

All government institutions have been closed across Iran as of November 28, 2020 for a week as part of restrictions enforced to stem the spread of coronavirus.
‘Our City’ Media Festival of Qom Calls for Entries

‘Our City’ Media Festival of Qom Calls for Entries

The first edition of “Our City” media festival, organized by the Qom Municipality, calls on participants to submit their works for the event, scheduled to take place this fall.
Iran Announces Tougher Restrictions to Rein in COVID-19 Outbreak

Iran Announces Tougher Restrictions to Rein in COVID-19 Outbreak

Iran has approved new restriction to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus which is killing over 300 people across the country every day.