Sunday, March 3, 2024

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Relief operations underway in Sistan and Baluchistan province, southeastern Iran

Iran’s Red Crescent secretary  general says more than 150 operational teams have been sent to the flood-hit areas of southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan with the support of 5 neighboring provinces.

Iranian singer Shervin Hajipour sentenced to over 3.8 years behind bars for ‘propagation against Establishment’

Shervin Hajipour, the singer of a song called ‘Baraye,’ has published the text of a court verdict against him, in which the Iranian artist has been sentenced to a total of 3 years and 8 months in prison for “propagating ideas against the Establishment and inciting people to riot,” reported the website.

Iranian couples hold wedding ceremonies in polling stations

A bride and groom have cast their ballots in Iran’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections at a polling station in the city of Saveh, in central Iran.

Iran Red Crescent rescues thousands amidst snow, blizzard crisis

The head of Iran's Red Crescent Rescue Organization, reported on the organization's extensive relief efforts for 15,986 individuals stranded in the snow and blizzard across 26 Iranian provinces.

Miraculous emergency birth rescue in snow-stranded region in northern Iran

During a phone call to the emergency center, a critical pregnancy situation unfolded in the snowbound region of Jajan, in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran.

Official: Plans underway to facilitate Iranian singer Moein’s return to country

During the past few months there have been reports and denials that the Iranian pop singer Nasrollah Moein who lives in self-exile in the US will be given the green light to return to the country.

Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran 6-1 Belarus, comes third

Iran's national beach soccer team showcased their prowess in the UAE World Cup 2024 ranking match against Belarus, securing a decisive 6-1 victory, coming third in the world.

Iranians celebrate Imam Mahdi’s birthday anniversary

Iranians around the country have marked the anniversary of the birthday of Imam Mahdi, the twelfth Shiite Imam.

World Beach Soccer: Late Brendo goal sends Brazil to final

Brazil beat Iran 3-2 to reach the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup final.

Iran tourism: Tarikdareh, smallest but spectacular ski slope

The Tarikdareh ski slope is the closest piste to the center of the city of Hamedan in western Iran.

Persian leopard spotted in Iran’s Qazvin province

Iran’s environmental guards have spotted an Iranian leopard while patrolling the protected areas of Alamut in Qazvin province, west of the capital Tehran.

Iranian snooker player crowned champ in 2024 Asian competitions

An Iranian snooker player has won the 2024 Asian Snooker Championship title with a brilliant victory.

Iranian movie “My Favorite Cake” wins FIPRESCI Prize at Berlin Film Festival

The movie “My Favorite Cake” made by Iranian directors Behtash Sana’eeha and Maryam Moqaddam has received the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at the Berlin Film Festival.

2024 Beach Soccer World Cup: Iran beat UAE, set to play Brazil in semi-final

In a dazzling display of skill and determination, Iran's national beach soccer team secured a spot in the semi-finals of the 2024 Beach Soccer World Cup.

Renowned Iranian actress Pardis Afkari dies, aged 60

Iranian actress Pardis Afkari, born in 1963, bid farewell to the world on Thursday, succumbing to a battle with a rapidly progressing case of liver cancer.

Iran’s Gheymeh Nesar, Baghlava win gold medals in world culinary competition

Iran’s representative in the international cooking completion held in Pakistan has bagged the top awards for 2024.

Iran tourism: Naneh Massoumeh Alley in Iran’s Bushehr shows off appealing paintings

Naneh Massoumeh, Persian for Grandma Massoumeh, is the name of an alley in the southern Iranian city of Bushehr, along Persian Gulf, which stands out because of its colorful paintings on the walls.

Iranian specialist: JN.1 COVID-19 variant not lethal

After the first case of JN.1 variant of COVID-19 was detected in Iran, an Iranian infectious disease specialist has sought to sooth concerns among the public, saying the substrain, although highly transmissible, is not fatal.

Iran’s beach soccer team beat Tahiti at FIFA world cup, move to quarterfinal

Iran’s national beach soccer team made a thrilling comeback and defeated Tahiti on Monday to stand atop Group B of the 2024 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.

Omid, migratory Siberian crane, hasn’t returned to Iran

The only survivor of a flock of Siberian cranes, named Omid or hope in Persian, has not returned to Iran this year to its winter refuge, the head of Iran's Environment Protection Organization says.

Mazandaran’s red river turns into haven with migratory swans

The enchanting "Red River" in Mazandaran province in northern Iran becomes a haven for migratory swans each year during the cold seasons.

Leopard spotted wandering in Hyrcanian forest in northern Iran

Park rangers have recorded thrilling pictures of a last remnant of the endangered Persian leopards in a forest in the northern Iranian province of Gilan.

Iranian athletes clinch gold, silver medals in Ice Climbing World Champion

Iranian ice climber Mohammad Reza Safdarian won the gold medal in 2024 Ice Climbing World Championship in Edmonton, Canada on Saturday.

Iran beach soccer team defeat Argentina, move up to knockout stage

Iran secured their second win in their second match in Group B of FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup - UAE 2024 against Argentina on Saturday which propelled them to the knockout phase.

16 Iranian athletes banned from sports activities in 2023 due to doping offences

Sixteen Iranian sportspeople have been deprived of all sports activities since the beginning of 2023 due to doping offences.

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