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German Artist Holds ‘Homage to Hafez’ Exhibition in Iran

The works of German artist Guenther Uecker have gone on display in Iran’s northern city of Rasht at an exhibition entitled “Homage to Hafez”.
Pomegranate Paste; A Delicious Autumn Flavour (2)

Pomegranate Paste; A Delicious Autumn Flavour

Pomegranate paste is a popular flavouring in Persian cuisine, known as a basic ingredient of many delectable Iranian dishes with a mouth-watering aroma.
More Chinese Tourists in Iran after Lifting Visa Regime

More Chinese Tourists in Iran after Lifting Visa Regime

China’s ambassador to Iran says the number of Chinese tourists in Iran has increased with the efforts of the Iranian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts and thanks to the cancellation of visa regime for Chinese tourists, but it is still far from the optimal goal.
Autumn Leave under Snow

Tehran Citizens Surprised by First Autumn Snowfall

The first snowfall of autumn has blanketed many provinces of Iran, including the capital, Tehran, where citizens and officials have been surprised alike.
Teenager Stabs Family to Death under Influence of Khashoggi Murder

Teenager Stabs Family to Death under Influence of Khashoggi Murder

An Iranian teenager has, in an insane move, murdered his father, mother and brother with a knife under the influence of the way Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated in the Arab country’s consulate in Istanbul.
Russian ‘Cultural Days’ Underway in Iran 1

Russian ‘Cultural Days’ Underway in Iran

Russia's cultural week in Iran has begun with the participation of foreign ambassadors and Russian citizens residing in Iran.
90% of World’s Opium Seized by Iran Official

90% of World’s Opium Seized by Iran: Official

Secretary-General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni says Iran's global opium seizure has risen from 76% to 90%.
Twitter User Finds Smart Way to Raise Funds for Cancer Kids

Twitter User Finds Smart Way to Raise Funds for Cancer Kids

An Iranian Twitter user has applied a smart trick to raise funds for the Iranian Mahak Society to Support Children with Cancer.
Gorgeous Desert Lake Created in Hottest Spot on Earth

Lut Desert Gorgeous Lake in Hottest Spot on Earth

The flooding which struck Iran's southeastern Kerman province in early spring this year has created a beautiful lake in the heart of Lut Desert regarded as the hottest spot on earth.
Young Man Dedicates Himself to Taking Care of Handicapped Dog (18)

Young Man Dedicates Himself to Taking Care of Handicapped Dog

Brown is a dog who lost its leg in a car accident in Tehran, but survived thanks to a young Iranian man who is now helping him live a better life.