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UN: 10k children killed or maimed in Yemen war

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported at least 10,000 children have been killed or maimed in Saudi-led Yemen war. The body also announced four out of every five kids need humanitarian assistance in the war-ravaged country.

Iran Sympathises with Canada’s Indigenous Community

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has expressed sympathy with Canada's Indigenous community over the newly-discovered "genocide" of Indigenous children, urging the Ottawa government to think of its dark past before claiming to be an advocate of human rights.

Iranian Boy Comes Back to Life after 6 Years in Coma

An Iranian boy, who had gone into a coma when he was only 13, came back to life at the age of 19, but with a low level of consciousness.

Iranian Villager Nominated for Prestigious Children’s Literature Award

Abdolhakim Bahar whose voluntary activities to promote book reading have won him a reputation, lives in a remote village in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.

Iranian Teacher Spends Inheritance on Buying Tablets for Deprived Students

Hossein Assadi is an exemplary Iranian teacher and a scientific elite, with a track record studded with medals and certificates of commendation. But this is not what he is known for.

Difficulties of Online Learning in Iran’s Remote Areas

While millions of Iranian students do not go to schools and attend their classes remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, a huge number of kids in the remote areas have to travel along hard paths to find a place where there is celluar coverage.

Iran Condemns Terror Attack on Pakistani School

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned a deadly terrorist attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, which killed and injured a number of citizens, including children.

7-Year-Old Cancer Girl’s Wish Comes True in Ancient Castle of Shush

Zeynab, a seven-year-old Iranian girl, is battling against cancer. She always wished to become a queen one day and have her own castle and treasure.

Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on ‘Momo Challenge’

An Iranian child has lost his life due to taking on the so-called “Momo challenge".

Iran, UNICEF Sign Cooperation Deal

The Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Tehran have signed a cooperation agreement covering issues related to the youth and children, filmmaking and book reading.