Sunday, April 2, 2023


Milad Tower, a tourist destination in NW Tehran

Nowruz has long been associated with traveling in Iran. During the New Year holidays, Tehran, as the busiest city in Iran, becomes secluded as citizens travel.

Iranian capital covered in winter snow again

On Thursday, residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, woke up to a beautiful snowfall, which blanketed streets in white.

Heavy snow blankets Tehran 

Heavy snowfalls on Sunday caught urban service authorities unawares and icy roads slowed the traffic across the Iranian capital.

High salary of young girl at Tehran’s city council causes furor

The high salary of a young girl working at Tehran’s City Council has caused a furor among people after her purported payroll receipt went viral on social media.

Rats tuning into big headache for Tehran

The boom in the number of bulky rats, known as Norwegian rats, on the streets in the Iranian capital Tehran has become a big source of annoyance for the residents.

Mahdi Chamran re-elected as Tehran City Council chair

Members of Tehran’s Islamic City Council have re-elected Mahdi Chamran as the chair of the body for one more year.

Parachutists jump off Tehran’s Milad Tower to mark Islamic Republic Day

Parachutists have jumped off Tehran’s Milad Tower, Iran’s tallest, to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic, which followed the ouster of the Pahlavi monarchy in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Storm rips through Tehran, injures 9

A storm hit the Iranian capital Tehran on Thursday afternoon, injuring 9 people.

Tehran holds ceremony celebrating Nowruz

The Iranian capital Tehran has held a ceremony featuring traditional music and arts to celebrate Nowruz, a festival that marks the Persian New Year.

A secret police prison turned museum in downtown Tehran

The Ebrat Museum, located in downtown Tehran, once served as a prison facility run by the highly-notorious SAVAK secret police prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Hostage-taking ends in Tehran after police intervene

A hostage-taking situation ends following police intervention in central Tehran.

Tehran ‘most unsafe’ Iranian province for investment: Study

A study finds that Tehran was the “most unsafe” province in Iran for investment in the past spring, whereas West Azarbaijan Province in the northeast has been classified as the best spot for that purpose.

Fajr Intl. Music Festival to be held in Tehran

The 37th Fajr International Music Festival will kick off on February 11 in the Iranian capital Tehran, hosting artists from Italy, Germany, Afghanistan and Egypt along with Iranian musicians.

Tehran nights in run up to New Year

With the New Year fast approaching, some of the neighborhoods of the Iranian capital Tehran are bustling with Christian citizens who are shopping for the festive season.

Gas blast kills two at Tehran flower market

A gas explosion at a flower marker in the Iranian capital Tehran has left two people dead and several others injured.

Tajrish Bazaar on the eve of Yalda Night

Yalda Night is one of the most important Iranian customs and celebrations that's several thousand years old.

Exhibition of Vintage Cars Opens in Tehran

An exhibition of Iran’s classic cars has opened in Tehran, showcasing an invaluable collection of vintage cars of historical importance.

Tehran Experienced Only 2 Days of Clean Air in 9 Months: Reports

Reports indicate the Iranian capital, Tehran, has experienced clean air for only two days since late March, 2021.

Alireza Zakani Officially Appointed as Tehran Mayor

Alireza Zakani has been officially confirmed as the Mayor of the Iranian capital city, Tehran.

Diamond Mansion; A Royal Structure in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

The Golestan Palace is the former royal Qajar complex located in Iran's capital city, Tehran.

Iran’s Nat’l Sports Museum: A Display of Nation’s Athletic History, Honours

Iran’s National Sports, Olympics and Paralympics Museum is a treasure trove of the country’s history.

Alireza Zakani Officially Elected as Tehran Mayor

Alireza Zakani has officially been chosen as the Tehran Mayor with 18 ‘yes’ votes by members of the Tehran City Council.

Ordibehesht House; Cultural Centre in Tehran’s Historic Oudlajan Neighbourhood

This is “Ordibehesht House”, a magnificent memento from Zand dynasty’s era, which housed Mirza Mohammad Nazer and his family during the rule of Nasereddin Shah from Qajar dynasty.

Original Dishes of Tehran: Nostalgic, Mouth-Watering, Ambrosial 

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is one of the nation’s largest cities and is home to a whole variety of cultures and traditions. However, local dishes of the capital are little known. 

Massive Fire Breaks Out at Tehran’s Oil Refinery

A massive fire has broken out at Tehran's Tondguyan oil refinery, creating a heavy black smoke in the south of the capital.

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