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The latest news and views about the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad – Mashhad also spelled Mashad or Meshad, is the second-most-populous city in Iran and the capital of Khorasan-e Razavi Province

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

COVID-19 Pandemic Makes Lepers Lonelier Than Ever

A clergyman in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad is mingling with lepers who have slipped into oblivion for years and who everyone stays away from.
Iranian People Hold Vigil for George Floyd

Iranian People Hold Vigil for George Floyd

A group of Iranian people have held a candlelight vigil for the Black American man, George Floyd, who was killed by the US police.
Iran Reports Highest Daily COVID-19 Fatalities in Two Weeks

98-Year-Old Iranian Woman Recovers from Coronavirus

A 98-year-old Iranian woman has made a miraculous recovery from the coronavirus after a 27-day hospital stint in the holy city of Mashhad, northeast of the country.

Shiite Muslims Celebrate Imam Reza’s Birthday Anniversary

Shiite Muslims from Iran and many other countries on Sunday celebrated the birthday anniversary of their eighth imam, Ali bin Mousa al-Reza (PBUH), in his Holy Shrine in Mashhad and other parts of the world.

‘Spider Woman’ Says Finds Peace of Mind in Climbing Buildings

It has been five years since Farzaneh Attarbashi started to climb skyscrapers in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad for a living, spending hours hanging in the air while welding, drilling and installing glasses on windows.

Holy Quran Attributed to First Shiite Imam Unveiled in Iran

Iran has unveiled an old manuscript of the holy Quran, which is attributed to Imam Ali, the first Shiite Imam, and considered one of the oldest and most complete manuscripts of the holy book.

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.

Iran Using Adult Colouring Books to Attract Foreign Tourists

The tourism officials of the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad have adopted a new initiative to attract more foreign tourists.

Iran’s Mashhad to Host Int’l Food Tourism Exhibition

An international food tourism exhibition will be held in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad with the participation of businesspeople and economic advisers from 11 countries.

Playing with Water, Best Way to Beat Summer Heat in Iran

In the furnace-like temperatures of summer in Iran, a good way to beat the heat is to play in water parks and near the fountains.