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All the items and stories that focus on cultural and social issues in such fields as art, food, handicrafts, religion, customs and traditions, women, cultural heritage, book, lifestyle, and tourism.

7-Year-Old Cancer Girl's Wish Comes True in Ancient Castle of Shush 1

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.
Kahak A Traditional Town with Mesmerizing Tourist Attractions 1

Kahak: A Traditional Town with Mesmerizing Tourist Attractions

The town of Kahak in Iran’s north-central Qom province boasts picturesque scenery as well as historical monuments much revered by Iranians.
Master Farshchian I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him 1

Master Farshchian: I Saw Imam Reza’s Face and Painted Him!

Renowned Iranian artist Mahmoud Farshchian recounts how he painted his famous work of art which depicts Imam Reza, the eighth Shiite Imam.
A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor: A Basket Fish Trap Made in Southern Iran

Gargoor-weaving is one of the popular handicrafts in Bushehr province in southern Iran, as most of the people in the coastal region make ends meet by catching fish.
Muqarnas

Muqarnas: An Exquisite Ornamental Art in Iranian Architecture

Muqarnas is a kind of ornamented work in Iranian architecture and has contributed to the evolution of some forms of art.
Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Plane Carrying Live Sheep Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

A Boeing-747 cargo plane carrying live sheep has made an emergency landing in Iran after experiencing technical difficulties.
Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on 'Momo Challenge'

Iranian Kid Dies after Taking on ‘Momo Challenge’

An Iranian child has lost his life due to taking on the so-called “Momo challenge".
Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms 1

Air Polution Returns to Tehran as Winter Looms

The citizens of Tehran should now wear their face masks not just to contain the spread of the COVID-19, but also to protect themselves against the air pollution which annually hits Tehran as the winter looms.
Human Face Carved in High Relief Unearthed in Persepolis

Human Face Carved in High Relief Unearthed in Persepolis

A stone carving showing a human face in bas-relief has been newly discovered at the historical site of Persepolis in southern Iran.

Sistan and Baluchestan: Home to Wide Variety of Traditional Bread, Pastry

Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran is one of the country’s most amazing and panoramic areas, and home to a whole variety of tropical fruits and local foods.