Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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Official: Pilgrims holding emergency passports can easily enter Iraq from Iran

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.

Shahriari becomes 1st female Iranian football manager to join FIFA

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.

Canada allows entry to famous Iranian singer Shajarian after foot-dragging

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.

Fire engulfs Anzali Lagoon in northern Iran once again

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 novelist Abbas Maroufi dies at 65

Iranian novelist, poet and journalist Abbas Maroufi loses the battle with cancer and dies at the age of 65.

Iranian actress Negar Javaherian climbs to summit of Mount Damavand

Iranian Actress Negar Javaherian has climbed to the summit of the world’s fifth highest mountain, Mount Damavand.

Persian cheetah cub born in captivity doing well, turns 4 months old

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.

France denies Iran national golf team visas

France had refused to grant visas to the players of Iran national golf team for the 2022 international competitions.

Iran hands down sentences to convicts in case of deadly building collapse

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 becomes head of Iran’s Football Federation

Mehdi Taj has been elected as head of the Football Federation of Iran for a four-year term.

Official: Air pollution killed 21,000 Iranians last year

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.

Iran Tourism: Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz

One of the places that has recently been added to the tourist attractions in Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Iranian province of Fars, is the Flower and Bird Museum of Shiraz.

Interior minister assures foreigners Iran safe for tourism

The Iranian interior minister swept aside the smear campaign launched against the Islamic Republic’s security, saying the country is safe for foreign tourists.

Where is the oldest human settlement in Iran?

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.

Body of ethics teacher Ayatollah Nasseri laid to rest in Iran’s Isfahan

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.

Iranian poet Ebtehaj rests in eternal peace

Prominent contemporary Iranian poet Amir Houshang Ebtehaj was laid to rest on Saturday morning in his hometown in the northern Iranian city of Rasht with a large crowd in attendance for his burial ceremony.

Industrial rope access: A job between air and ground

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.

Iranian families host pilgrims of Arbaeen walk

A convoy of the lovers of Imam Hussein (AS), the third Shia Imam, from all provinces across Iran is moving on the Bandar Imam Khomeini route towards the city of Shalamcheh on the border with Iraq.

Remains of 6000-year-old house unearthed in Iran’s Kashan

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.

Funeral held in Tehran to commemorate Iranian poet Ebtehaj

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 girls, boys crowned champions at Asian competition

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 attend football match in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium

Women in Iran for the first time bought tickets to watch a national football match between two soccer clubs at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

People in Iran’s Hamedan angry over water cut

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 sees 40 percent rise in tourism revenues

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.

Baghali Polo Recipe

Baghali Polo Recipe (a delicious Persian dish). Baghali Polo, rice mixed with fava beans and dill, can be either served with chicken or meat.

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