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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.

Photos of Eminent Iranian Women on Tehran Billboards

Tehran Municipality is displaying the portraits of a number of prominent Iranian women on billboards across the capital.

Snipers with Air Guns Deployed to Take on Tehran Rats (+Video)

Tehran Municipality is sending sniper squads equipped with night-vision air rifles to solve the capital city’s rodent problem, which seems to have grown to epic proportions as of late.

Japan to Help Cut Air Pollution in Smog-Choked Tehran

Based on a contract signed on Monday, Japan is to run a joint project with Iran to decrease air pollution in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Largest Flag of Iran Hoisted in Tehran

In a Sunday ceremony attended by Tehran mayor as well as a number of Iranian lawmakers and top civilian and military officials, the flag...

Tehran, Lahijan Host Snow Sculpture Festivals

The Iranian capital of Tehran and the city of Lahijan in Gilan province have played host to celebrations of ice artworks created by citizens during the recent snowy days.

Photos of Tehran Blanketed in Heavy Snow

The first heavy snowfall in Tehran and nearby provinces, which started on Saturday night, has painted the capital in white.

Heavy Snow in Tehran Shuts Schools, Airports

Heavy snowfall in Iran’s capital has shut the two main airports of the city while the authorities have announced that all schools across Tehran will also be closed on Sunday.

Special Places to Be Built for Protest Gatherings in Tehran

Tehran’s City Council has passed a plan that urges the municipality to build special places in the capital city for holding protest gatherings by Iranian citizens.

People Looking for More Resistant Homes after Tehran Quake

Following the recent earthquake in Tehran, some real estate agencies in the Iranian capital are boasting of offering houses that are resistant to magnitude-9 quakes.

“Iranian Police Not to Arrest People for Not Observing Islamic Dress Code”

The Tehran police chief says the so-called morality police will hold training classes for those who do not observe the Islamic dress code (hijab) instead of arresting them.

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