Society and Culture
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Tehran Air Quality Company says the Iranian capital city is once again unhealthy for sensitive groups to breathe in due to the thick layers of dust and other particles.
The Mexican ambassador to Tehran has said he loves the epic Persian poems in the Shahnameh and expressed hope all people not just in Mexico but in all Spanish-speaking countries can read it.
May 18 marks International Museum Day and Cultural Heritage. On this occasion, visiting historical and cultural sites run by the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts in Iran was free for the public on Wednesday.
An Iranian deputy minister says Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has promised to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to hold a Persian carpet fair during the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
A tea festival has been held in Iran’s northern Caspian-littoral Gilan Province, which is home to the country’s largest tea estates, and where the Iranian tea drinking ritual runs deep.
All schools were declared closed in the Iranian province of Tehran, where the capital city is located, for Wednesday due to higher-than-normal pollution levels.
Analytical statistics from Iran’s Immigration and Passport Police show one in four people eligible to join the National Elites Foundation have left their home country for good since 2001.
Tehran’s Air Quality Control Company says the Iranian capitals’ air quality index is now at 220 , which is in the very unhealthy zone.
A group of Iranian people and media workers have held a gathering in Tehran against the Israeli military’s cold-blooded murder of a veteran Al Jazeera reporter who long covered the regime’s atrocities in the occupied territories.
Sporadic protests happened on Thursday evening in a few cities in Iran against price hikes of subsidized staple food.
The 33rd International Book Fair has opened in Iran’s capital of Tehran, with Iranian Minister of Culture Mohammad Mehdi Esma’eeli and his Lebanese counterpart, Mohammad Wissam El-Mortada, in attendance of the opening ceremony.
At least 527,000 foreign children, mostly Afghans, study in Iranian schools. According to a senior Education Ministry official, others include school children from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq, and a few other countries.
Iranians have, in recent days, witnessed a steep hike in prices of essential items, mainly wheat-based food, in the aftermath of a government decision to eliminate the subsidy for industrial use of flour.
One of the three cubs of cheetah named “Iran” has died. The cubs were born several days ago at the Touran Wildlife Refuge in the Semnan Province east of Tehran.
The Croatian head coach of Iran’s national soccer team, Dragan Skočić, has praised the Iranian people for “unique hospitality,” saying he has found Iran to be different from political misportrayals of the country.