The latest news and views about the Iranian people and their daily life
Iran vetting body okays project to transfer sea water to Sistan-Baluchestan
Iran’s Constitutional Council also known as the Guardian Council has given the go-ahead to a project to transfer water from the Sea of Oman to the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
Mashahd’s Robat-e Virani Ethnography Museum
The Ethnography Museum of Robat-e Virani is a key attraction near the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.
Yaldā Night with Covid
In Iranian culture, Yaldā is a symbol of being together on the last night of autumn and a warm reminder of the beginning of the cold season: winter.
Iran to have highest elderly population growth
Head of Iran’s Scientific Association of the Elderly Ahmad Delbari says the number of senior citizens in Iran has doubled in over four decades.
Fajr Theatre Festival: People Warmly Welcome Street Performances
Street theatre is one of the most popular parts of Fajr International Festival, which is held in Tehran every February.
Laughter Therapy Becoming All the Rage in Iran
Laughter has long been believed to be the best medicine for all diseases, and is said to be a major contributor to the proper functioning of the human body.
Two Families Living Primitive Life in Southern Iran
Two families are leading a primitive life in dark caves on heights near the city of Andika in southern Iran, seeking to preserve the land of their ancestors.
Iranians on Shopping Sprees in Run-up to New Year
Iranian people from all walks of life are going on shopping sprees as the Persian New Year is around the corner.
Iran Names 11 Candidates for ‘Person of the Year’ Award
Eleven candidates have been shortlisted for the Persian of the Year, a title awarded by the Channel One of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).
Life Expectancy among Iran’s Elderly Population Growing
Doing exercises by elderly men and women not only is useful for their health, but also can increase life expectancy in a society, as it has had its impact during the past few years.
“Iranians Always Sacrificing Lives to Defend Homeland”
A city councilor says Iranians have, throughout history, put their lives on the line to defend their homeland.
French Video-Mapping Artist Impressed by Iranians’ Lavish Hospitality
Stephane de Gerando, a French composer and multimedia artist who recently visited Iran for the very first time to put on a video-mapping performance, said he is impressed by the beauties of Iran and the nation’s hospitality.
“Iranians Have Always Fought for Peace throughout History”
Mohammad Beheshti, a senior cultural analyst and Iranian official, says the art of Iranians is that they have always fought for peace throughout history while some countries have fought for domination.
Azeri Lady Finds Iranian Half-Sisters after 63 Years
An Azeri woman and her biological siblings, unknown to each other for over six decades, met for the very first time in Iran.
Young Iranian Artist Launches Environmental Campaign for Children
While the Iranian capital Tehran is suffering from severe air pollution and its beauties are being covered under a thick layer of black smoke, a young artist has launched an individual campaign for children.
Iranian Centenarian Leading Simple Life with Octogenarian Wife
A 121-year-old Iranian man with dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren leads a simple life in in old village in the south of the country.
Iconic Farmer Who Saved Hundreds of Iranians Dies of Lung Disease
Iranian iconic villager, Azbar Ali Hajavi, also known as Riz Ali Khajavi, who bravely saved the lives of passengers of a train from a crash some 56 years ago, has succumbed to lung disease at the age of 86.
You Can Read Books When Standing in Bakery Line!
A bakery in Iran’s central city of Arak has provided a small library inside the shop to keep its customers entertained by books.
Iranian-Born Woman Elected to New Zealand Parliament
Golriz Ghahraman, an Iranian-born woman living in New Zealand, has been elected to the country’s parliament after the special vote count.
‘Mosques Should Unite People from All Walks of Life’
Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of IRGC Quds Force, says mosques are instrumental in safeguarding the society and should serve to bring people from all walks of life closer together.
Iranian Left-Handers Call for Recognition in National Calendar
The Iranian Left-Handers Club has called for the recognition of the international Left-Handers Day in Iran’s national calendar on August 13.
Museum of Iranian Dolls, Culture Opens in Tehran
The ‘Museum of Iran Dolls and Culture’ has been established in the Iranian capital of Tehran to make its visitors familiar with the stories of different ethnicities in Iran.
Iran to Hold Annual Sports Festival for Pensioners
An Iranian official says a permanent committee will be set up for the National Sports Festival of the Retired.
Brazilian Footballer Sends Iranians Heartfelt Appreciation Message
A Brazilian football player who has finished a successful season in Iran’s professional football league has posted a message on his Instagram account to extend his sincere thanks to the Iranian football fans.
Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City
The southwestern Iranian city of Dezful in Khuzestan province has been picked as the top age-friendly city.
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