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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.

Demonstrators Take to Streets to Protest Fuel Price Hike in Iran

Sporadic protests have erupted in various Iranian cities on Saturday one day after gasoline prices were tripled without any earlier announcement.

Tehran Citizens Surprised by First Autumn Snowfall

The first snowfall of autumn has blanketed many provinces of Iran, including the capital, Tehran, where citizens and officials have been surprised alike.

Tehran’s District One: Combination of Tradition, Modernity

The Iranian capital’s District One is located in the north and northeast of Tehran and is one of the most popular tourist hubs of the city.

Paratroopers Jump from Milad Tower

Thirty paratroopers, commandos and Special Forces recently jumped from Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower to demonstrate their military skills.

Young Girls Embellish Zahedan by Painting Masterpieces on Walls

A group of Iranian girls from the southeastern city of Zahedan are decorating their underdeveloped city by drawing the world’s most famous works of art on the walls of the streets.

Iranian Mourners Decorate Their Cities ahead of Ashura

As Shiite mourners in Iran and the rest of the world prepare to mourn Imam Hussein’s martyrdom anniversary, some people decorate their cities and towns with symbols related to Karbala events.

‘Green House’ in Tehran Uses Plastic Bottles for Decoration

Abolfazl Mahjouri is a creative man living in a south-eastern neighbourhood of Iran’s capital, Tehran. He has become a popular local figure because of the beautiful flower pots he has used to ornament his house’s facade.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Colourful Houses of Qazvin

About 3,200 square metres of walls in Navab street on the banks of Navab river in Qazvin have been painted on the occasion of Qazvin cultural week.

Art Garden Opens in Tehran with Vast Artificial Lake

A lake and garden representing different forms of art have been inaugurated in the Iranian capital.

Iranian Artist Carves Statues on Dried Trees

A skilled sculptor creates works of art with dried wood as he believes turning the trees that have been dried into sculptures can be a unique environmental recycling move.

Iran Successfully Tests E-Voting ahead of Parliamentary Polls

Citizens of Tehran went to the polls on Friday, July 26, 2019, to choose Assistants to the Islamic City Council of Tehran in the first fully-electronic voting in the country’s history.

Art Event in Kerman Keeps Memory of Dried Trees Alive

Wood Memory, an art event where Kerman’s dried trees are turned into artworks, is being held in this desert city’s Maths Park and National Library.

Iranian Cartoonists Hold Art Event on Nature Bridge

A number of Iranian cartoon artists participated in the third Tehran Art Evening, an artistic event held on Tehran’s Nature Bridge every Friday.

What’s Going On in Iran’s Beverly Hills?

It’s been a few years that a luxury town has been established in Lavasan in northeastern Tehran, based on the urban architecture of Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, California. But what’s going on there?

Dowlatabad; The Little Iraq in Heart of Iranian Capital

Iraqi Arabs have formed a neighbourhood, called Dowlatabad, in the south of the Iranian capital of Tehran. The quarter, located in Shahr-e Rey, has gradually turned into a tourist attraction for those who want to taste Arabic dishes.

New Scheme Cuts Traffic Congestion in Tehran by 35%

The newly launched traffic scheme has reduced traffic jam by 30-35 percent in the capital, Mardan Heidari, an official with traffic and transport affairs at Tehran Municipality has announced.

Iranian Researchers Develop High-Precision Licence Plate Reader

An Iranian group of academic experts has produced a homegrown smart system of licence plate readers with the unmatched accuracy of above 99 percent.

Street in Tehran Officially Called ‘Handicrafts Parade’

Tehran City Council has given a street in downtown Tehran the title of “Handicrafts Parade” on the occasion of the World Handicrafts Day, which is annually marked on June 10.

Public Iftar Ceremony in Tehran Tabiat Bridge

A simple Iftar meal was recently served for the public on Tehran’s iconic Tabiat Bridge with the help of local donors.

Park in St. Petersburg to Be Named after Iran’s Isfahan

Based on an agreement between the municipalities of Russia's St. Petersburg and Iran's Isfahan, a park called “Isfahan Park” will be launched in the historic Russian city.

Mild Weather Taking Tehran Citizens to Parks for Iftar

This year, just like the past few years, the holy Islamic month of Ramadan has coincided with the mild season in Iran, and many Iranian families go out to have their Iftar meals in the parks.

Stray Dogs of Tehran Controlled by Feeding Stations

A plan is set in motion to establish special locations outside the Iranian capital, Tehran, for feeding stray dogs.

Son Covers Street in Tehran with 200,000 Tulips in Mother’s Memory

An Iranian man annually plants thousands of tulip flowers on the edge of the pavement of Zarafshan Street in Tehran as a memorial to his late mother.

Mashhad Hosts Festival of Tulip, Daffodil Flowers

A festival of tulip and daffodil flowers is being held in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashhad, giving a scenic beauty to the holy city.

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