Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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‘German court allows repatriation of Iranian poet’s body for burial at home’

A Cologne court is said to have issued the permission for repatriating the remains of renowned Iranian poet Amir-Hushang Ebtehaj, who passed away recently in Germany, after the transfer process was blocked due to legal complications.

Iranian footballer Mehdi Tarmei on UEFA list of best goal scorers

UEFA Champions League has, in a tweet, announced eight football players who scored more goals than others for their clubs and countries in 2022, including Iran’s Team Melli (national football team) striker Mehdi Taremi. 

China to resume issuing visas for Iranian students

China has agreed to resume issuing visas to Iranian students intending to pursue education in Chinese universities after almost two years, the Consular Affairs Department of the Iranian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Iran U18 Volleyball team stands second in Asia

Japan won the title of the Asian Men’s U18 Volleyball Championship after winning Iran 3-0 in the final match in Tehran.

Iranian voice acting icon Manouchehr Esmaili passes away

Iranian voice acting maestro Manouchehr Esmaili, known as ‘the man of a thousand voices’, has passed away in the capital Tehran at the age of 83.

Rare Persian leopard spotted in Iran’s Jiroft

A scarce Persian leopard on the UN’s endangered species list has been caught on camera in a protected area in southeastern Iranian city of Jiroft, an official has confirmed.

Iranian students outshine in world astronomy, astrophysics Olympiad

Iranian students have shown off their ingenuity by winning the first spot at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics 2022 (IOAA) among 250 prodigies from 45 countries.

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers win title in world championships

The U20 Greco-Roman World Championship ended on Sunday in Bulgaria with the Iranian team winning the first place.

Iranian official calls surge in number of migrant doctors “worrying”

The director of Iran’s Medical Council has issued a stern warning over the surge in migration of physicians with different specialties from the country.

‘Over 6,000 pilgrims entering Iraq from Iran’s Mehran border crossing daily’

An Iranian official says over 6,000 pilgrims are currently entering Iraq from Iran’s western Mehran border crossing on a daily basis, as the neighboring country is preparing to host a large Shia mourning ceremony in a few weeks.

Iran Tourism: A cup of tea at Chalous’ Chai-Khoran Palace

The Chai-Khoran Palace was a temporary retreat for Pahlavi kings and was built almost 70 years ago, during Reza Shah Pahlavi’s reign. The Chai-Khoran Palace is approximately 4,000 square meters in area, has a European-style architecture, and is located on the south of Mo’allem Square in Chalous in northern Iran. It has been registered as a national heritage site in Mazandaran Province.

Iranian Muay Thai fighters grab 17 medals in 2022 competitions

Iranian Muay Thai fighters snatched 17 different medals in 2022 IFMA Youth World Championships in Malaysia.

Iranian interior minister denies female spectators banned from entering stadiums

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi denies claims that women are not allowed to enter football stadiums in the Islamic Republic.

Report: Mashhad, a thriving cosmetic surgery hub

Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad is known first and foremost for the holy shrine of the eighth Shia Imam, which draws millions upon millions of pilgrims from across the nation and other counties in the region, but the tourists have in recent years been thronging the city for an ulterior motive as well.

Iranian actor named on list of 25 best movie performances of ’90s

A prominent international film industry and review website lists Iranian actor Homayoun Ershadi as one of the 25 best in the 1990s for his brilliant performance in award-winning Iranian movie ‘Taste of Cherry.’

Iran in third place of medals in Konya Islamic games

On the 8th day of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, Iran ranked third among competing countries in terms of medals won so far.

Morocco volleyball coach advises tourists to test Iranian cuisines

Morocco’s national volleyball team’s head coach, fresh from a trip to Iran, says Iranian hospitality and cuisines are exemplary among countries across the world.

Iran wins U20 World Championships in Bulgaria

Iran’s national youth freestyle wrestling team have won the U20 World Championships in Bulgaria.

Fencer grabs Iranian women’s 1st epee medal in history

A fencer won the first medal in the history of Iranian women's epee fencing in the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games 2021 in Turkey.

Meet the Iranian boy who swims, runs like the wind without legs

If you are a fan of watching motivational videos on social media, you may have encountered awe-inspiring footage and images of a young Iranian boy who swims and runs like a professional despite having lost his two legs in early childhood.

Famous Iranian photographer dies of brain hemorrhage

Babak Borzouyeh famous Iranian photographer has died after slipping into a coma due to brain hemorrhage.

Iran’s Ahangarani awarded in Dokufest 2022 short film festival

Pegah Ahangarani, Iranian actress and filmmaker, has been awarded the special jury award of the 21st Dokufest international documentary and short film festival in Kosovo for her short film "I Am Trying to Remember".

Iran’s women’s volleyball team takes silver at ISG 2021

Iran’s women’s volleyball team lost to Turkey 3-0 in the final match of the 2021 Islamic Solidarity Games on Monday night, securing a silver medal in the competitions.

Iran’s indoor hockey team comes second in Asia

Iranian men's hockey team has become runners-up in the Asian championships after suffering a defeat against Malaysia.

Water outage hits Iranian city after flooding

People in the Kouhrang, the largest city in the western Iranian province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad have been living without water for 7 days now.

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