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The governor of Iran’s western Ilam Province says necessary arrangements have been made to enable the pilgrims holding emergency passports to cross the border into Iraq, and there is currently no issue facing their journey.
Paria Shahriari, who headed the Beach Soccer Committee at the Iran Football Federation, becomes the first Iranian woman to join the International Federation of Association Football, FIFA.
Famous Iranian singer Homayoun Shajarian says he finally received a visa to enter Canada for a summer tour of concerts, but Ottawa’s foot-dragging in issuing the entry permit made him miss two of the planned performances.
Another fire has ripped through Anzali Lagoon in Iran’s northern province of Gilan and is still raging, prompting local officials to call in aerial firefighting teams.
Iranian Actress Negar Javaherian has climbed to the summit of the world’s fifth highest mountain, Mount Damavand.
After the death of two of the three Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran, the third sibling, named Pirooz or victor, is now four months old, living in the capital Tehran’s Pardisan wildlife park.
The Iranian Judiciary says sentences have been handed down to 21 people found guilty in the case of a tragic building collapse in the southwestern city of Abadan, which claimed the lives of 43 people.
Mehdi Taj has been elected as head of the Football Federation of Iran for a four-year term.
Some 21,000 people in 27 cities across Iran lost their lives due to air pollution, with 6,000 of the deaths in the capital Tehran, according to Iran’s National Air and Climate Change Center.
The Iranian interior minister swept aside the smear campaign launched against the Islamic Republic’s security, saying the country is safe for foreign tourists.
The results of recent excavations conducted jointly by Iranian and French archeological teams at the Qal-e Kord Cave in the city of Avaj, in the northwestern province of Qazvin, show the cultural deposits in the vicinity of the cave are more than 400,000 years, making it the oldest human settlement discovered in Iran.
The body of ethics scholar the late Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Nasseri has been laid to rest in the central city of Isfahan after a funeral procession in the city.
Pegah Farajian, 42, is an Iranian business management expert. She used to serve as an employee at a private firm for 10 years, and when she decided to change her occupation, she went for a job that she loved and was close to her favorite sports field.
The director of Iran’s National Museum says excavations at the Sialk Archeological Hills in the central city of Kashan have unearthed the remains of a house dating back to the 4th millennium B.C.
A large crowd attended a funeral ceremony outside the Iranian capital Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Friday to commemorate the renowned poet Houshang Ebtehaj.
Iran’s young Taekwondo boys and girls have been crowned champions at the 4th Asian Cadet Taekwondo Championships in the city of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Women in Iran for the first time bought tickets to watch a national football match between two soccer clubs at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
A group of residents in Iran’s ancient capital Hamedan gathered outside the governorate building for the second consecutive night on Wednesday to express their fury with the cut in water supplies in the city for the past several days.
Iran, recovering from the coronavirus blow to its tourism industry, earned 2.5 billion dollars from hosting 3 million foreign tourists during the past eleven months, a 40 percent increase compared to last year, according to official figures.