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.
The three-month closure of currency exchange offices in the holy city of Qom in central Iran has prompted many ordinary people and even foreign pilgrims to turn to the city’s streets to exchange their money and even earn a livelihood.
The world's largest and most beautiful mosaic carpet has turned into a major tourist attraction in the Iranian city of Tabriz, the tourism capital of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 2018.