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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.

Big Afforestation Project Kicks Off around Tehran

Big Afforestation Project Kicks Off around Tehran

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a major project to establish a stand of trees covering an area of 1,290 hectares around the metropolis of Tehran.
Tehran’s Azadi Tower Lit Up in Solidarity with China (6)

Tehran’s Azadi Tower Lit Up in Solidarity with China

On behalf of Iranian people, the Municipality of Tehran has lit up the capital’s iconic Azadi Tower with messages of sympathy with the Chinese nation in their fight against Coronavirus.
Iranian Artists Painting the Urban Space

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Wall Paintings in Chabahar

Various wall paintings by the local artists of Chabahar in south-eastern Iran have given the port city an interesting, colourful look.

Schools Shut Down in Tehran over Heavy Snow

Heavy snowfall has blanketed the streets of Tehran, causing some traffic and forcing the closure of schools, authorities in the Iranian capital said.
Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Nanism is the name of a café in Tehran run by short-height people.
New Alert System Warns Tehran Citizens 20 Seconds Before Quake

New Alert System Warns Tehran Citizens 20 Seconds Before Quake

Tehran, the capital and most populous city of Iran, is being equipped with an earthquake early warning system that would notify people of an imminent quake as early as 20 seconds in advance, an official has announced.
Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

Evaz Recognized as First Child-Friendly Town of Iran

An Iranian town has been designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a safe town for children.
Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran (9)

Autumn Festival at National Garden of Tehran

An autumn festival is being held during the season’s last days in Tehran’s National Garden, a historical area dating back to Qajar era.
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Tehran Working to End Use of Children for Scavenging

Tehran Mayor has urged all Tehran citizens to inform the municipality if they see any street children being used for scavenging.
Tehran’s Iconic Milad Tower Turns Red on World AIDS Day

Tehran’s Iconic Milad Tower Turns Red on World AIDS Day

Milad Tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings and a symbol of the Iranian capital, turned red on the World AIDS Day on Saturday night November 30 in a bid to show Iran’s solidarity with HIV-infected patients.